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Growing resilience of financial systems in Pakistan

Growing resilience of financial systems in Pakistan

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued its flagship annual publication, the Financial Stability Review (FSR) for CY20. The Review presents performance and risk assessment of various stakeholders in the financial sector including banks, non-banking financial institutions, financial markets, …

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Cryptocurrency: knowing the future in Pakistan

Cryptocurrency: knowing the future in Pakistan

Cryptocurrencies are attaining mainstream acceptance, with Bitcoin’s price reaching record levels as investors, such as Elon Musk, are pouring funds into it. The Morgan Stanley, one of the biggest US bank, is offering its wealth management clients access to bitcoin …

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Review of payment system in Pakistan

Review of payment system in Pakistan

Researchers identified that in early 2000s, digital payments became a worldwide phenomenon. In developing states of South Asia digital payments within the realm of Mobile Banking has presently caught more attention. With the help of digital payments, consumers pay bills …

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CPI, SPI and WPI in statistics

CPI, SPI and WPI in statistics

According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) the consumer price index (CPI) inflation general, grew by 9.7 percent on yearly basis in June 2021 as compared to a rise of 10.9 percent in the previous month and 8.6 percent …

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Setting the priorities in post-pandemic era

Setting the priorities in post-pandemic era

More than one year has passed but the battle against pandemic still continues. Governments and businesses are struggling hard to reduce the damages caused by the on-going Covid-19 pandemic to the socio-economic fabric across the world without any discrimination of …

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Growth of Islamic Banking in Pakistan

Growth of Islamic Banking in Pakistan

Statistics show that in Pakistan the composition of Islamic banking industry (IBI) stayed similar with 22 Islamic banking institutions comprising 5 full-fledged Islamic banks (IBs) and 17 conventional banks having standalone Islamic banking branches (IBBs) at the end of December …

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