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Interest rates and impact on the economy

Interest rates and impact on the economy

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is in a monetary tightening phase raising discount rates continuously for the last few months but persistent demand pressure in the economy is forcing it to add certain basis points in this quarter as well. …

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Key economic issues facing Pakistan (Facts & Figures)

Home Remittances / The Role of exchange companies in Pakistan economy (Facts & Figures)

Interest Rate Structure In Pakistan (%) w.e.f. SBP Reverse Repo Rate SBP Repo Rate SBP Policy (Target) Rate SBP Repo Rate End User Export Finance Scheme Rate Rate of Remuneration on FE-25 CRR w.e.f. Rate w.e.f. Rate 17-Nov-14 9.50 7.00 …

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Global Banks Hike Up Interest Rates

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On Wednesday the United States Federal Reserve continued their incremental increase of the interest rate by a quarter of a percent, bumping the rate up to 2.25 percent. While not featured on the below chart, Indonesia hiked their interest rate by a quarter of a percent …

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Consumer Financing Transactions Post Quarterly Growth

CONSUMER FINANCING TRANSACTIONS POST QUARTELY GROWTH

Consumer finance is an organized financial product across the globe, particularly in mature economies, where it constitutes a significant portion of banks’ lending portfolis. Economists focus that consumer financing has considerably contributed to the economic turnaround of Pakistan by stimulating …

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Why incumbent government is reluctant in approaching IMF?

IMF Bailout package… cure or curse?

It is becoming a serious cause of concern for Pakistanis that the incumbent government is borrowing foreign exchange at far higher interest rates as compared to the rate charged by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). While the ruling junta continues …

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