Finance – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:00:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Comprehending the Islamic Finance system http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/comprehending-the-islamic-finance-system/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/comprehending-the-islamic-finance-system/#respond Sun, 19 May 2019 19:59:12 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28799 In the contemporary world, one cannot deny the importance of the strong economy for the wellbeing of the common people. As the modern world has become a global village, no country can afford to have a solitary economic system to succeed in this inclusive economic world. The modern economic system is based on a set …

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Huge task for progress of Islamic Finance industry http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/huge-task-for-progress-of-islamic-finance-industry/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/huge-task-for-progress-of-islamic-finance-industry/#respond Sun, 19 May 2019 19:53:52 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28867 Profits of the Islamic banking industry increased by 48 percent during the quarter Oct-Dec 2018, according to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). The SBP report issued last month said that profitability ratios like return on assets and return on equity were recorded at 1.4% and 22.3%, respectively by end Dec 2018. During the period …

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Meezan Bank’s profit after tax rises to 49pc in March 2019 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/meezan-banks-profit-after-tax-rises-to-49pc-in-march-2019/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/meezan-banks-profit-after-tax-rises-to-49pc-in-march-2019/#respond Sun, 19 May 2019 19:45:44 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28919 During the quarter ended March 31, 2019, the profit after tax (PAT) of Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s leading Islamic bank and the Best Bank in Pakistan grew to Rs 2,851 million from Rs 1,915 million in the same period previous year, showing a growth of 49 percent. The earnings per share (EPS) on enhanced capital increased …

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Emerging trends of Islamic banking and finance industry in CIS countries http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/29/emerging-trends-of-islamic-banking-and-finance-industry-in-cis-countries/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/29/emerging-trends-of-islamic-banking-and-finance-industry-in-cis-countries/#respond Sun, 28 Apr 2019 19:51:41 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28186 The total volume of Islamic Banking and Finance has been exceeded $2.6 trillion globally. The growth of the Islamic banking and finance volume in different continents and regions is continuous with the positive node but sometime it varies region to region. Due to the reason, about 2,500+ Islamic banking and financial institutions are working in every region …

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Brexit extension: how much will it actually cost the UK to leave the EU? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/brexit-extension-how-much-will-it-actually-cost-the-uk-to-leave-the-eu/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/brexit-extension-how-much-will-it-actually-cost-the-uk-to-leave-the-eu/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:05:17 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28007 EU leaders have agreed a short extension to Brexit until October 31 at the latest, in order to give the British parliament time to agree a deal. This date avoids the UK still being a member when the next EU budget cycle starts – but what does it mean for the “divorce bill”, the money …

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Addressing the challenges in Islamic Finance education in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/addressing-the-challenges-in-islamic-finance-education-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/addressing-the-challenges-in-islamic-finance-education-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 20:02:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27156 The Islamic financial industry has witnessed a phenomenal growth in the past decade in terms of the number of Islamic financial institutions and their asset base which is a strong indicator of its steady demand at the grass-root level. In Pakistan, this demand is evident from the growth of full-fledged Islamic banks as well as …

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Innovative urban financing can make our cities stronger http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/innovative-urban-financing-can-make-our-cities-stronger/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/01/innovative-urban-financing-can-make-our-cities-stronger/#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 19:05:00 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27216 Cities are the defining form of human organization in the 21st century. In 1980, just 1.7 billion people lived in cities. By 2050, the world’s urban population will swell to 6.4 billion. By the end of this century, 80-90% of humanity is expected to be city dwellers. The vast majority of tomorrow’s urban growth will occur in …

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Personal Finance by the masses http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/25/personal-finance-by-the-masses/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/25/personal-finance-by-the-masses/#respond Sun, 24 Feb 2019 19:56:12 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25931 A youth in his late 20s, a banking professional, was not glad when asked about his investment. He disclosed that he invested certain amount in one asset management company with the aim that his money would compound. As per his statement, he paid certain amount around five months ago to a representative of an asset …

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Review of personal finance — Standard and Islamic http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/25/review-of-personal-finance-standard-and-islamic/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/25/review-of-personal-finance-standard-and-islamic/#respond Sun, 24 Feb 2019 19:53:27 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25966 “Financial peace isn’t the acquisition of stuff. It’s learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can’t win until you do this.”― Dave Ramsey Finance is always of great importance, be it in a business or in one’s everyday life. As it is important …

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New financing system can improve women economic status http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/25/new-financing-system-can-improve-women-economic-status/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/25/new-financing-system-can-improve-women-economic-status/#respond Sun, 24 Feb 2019 19:50:43 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25935 Present government should create conditions leading to the economic empowerment of women in Pakistan. They should be provided opportunities to play their role at all levels and in all types of development activities. They must have the opportunity and be provided with an environment to develop their talents. Rural women should get the possibility to …

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