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  • Stocks bearish on monetary policy concerns

    KARACHI: Stocks exten­ded decline for the second day with the KSE-100 index losing 119...

    Analysts said that a bit of fear overpowered investors’ greed, as they chopped their positions and booked profits owing to uncertainty regarding the monetary policy, to be announced on Saturday (today)...

  • Monetary policy on 23rd

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Tuesday that the bi-monthly monetary policy will be announced on May 23...

    Since November 2014, the SBP cut its policy rate thrice to 8 per cent...

  • Monetary policy fears

    FOR the first time this year, the State Bank has said that “headline inflation is expected to reverse its declining momentum” in the months to come...

    On two occasions earlier this year — January and March — the central bank had also cautioned about a possible reversal in declining inflation, but that note of caution was pegged on a hypothetical “increase in aggregate demand” and possible reversal in the downward trend of oil...

  • Monetary policy on 12th

    KARACHI: The State Bank will announce the monetary policy on Sept 12...

    In the last monetary policy, the State Bank kept the interest rate unchanged...

  • Monetary policy

    Inflation may well be coming down, and the bank is clear enough in pointing towards the reasons behind the sustained declines seen in this area...

    But inflation is not the only indicator coming down...

  • SBP announces monetary policy, discount rate stays at 6.5pc

    KARACHI: Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mahmood Ashraf Wathra on Saturday announced the country's monetary policy for the upcoming fiscal year...

    The SBP governor announced an improvement in the balance of payments (BoP) position in the second half of FY14-15, saying, "The deduction in the external current account deficit due to a decline in the import bill and steady growth in workers remittances are the key factors behind the...

  • Monetary policy body constituted

    KARACHI: The State Bank announced on Thursday that Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has been constituted...

    In November 2015, amendments in the SBP Act 1956 were enacted which shifted the responsibility of monetary policy from State Bank to the MPC...

  • Monetary policy

    THE State Bank decided to keep interests steady in its latest monetary policy announcement after a year of continuous decreases...

    The decision reflects prudence in face of a divided outlook on inflation...

  • Special body to make monetary policy

    ISLAMABAD: Future monetary policy making will be shifted to a specialised body led by State Bank of Pakistan governor and will include parliament nominees as well as bankers and government officials on its board...

    “As soon as the Senate approves a relevant proposal, the State Bank will lose the power to formulate the monetary policy and a Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will assume the said responsibility,” an official informed... ...

  • Monetary policy on 30th

    KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra will announce monetary policy for next two months on Saturday...

    In the previous Monetary Policy Statement in May the interest rate was reduced by 25 basis points from 6 per cent to 5...

  • Monetary policy

    IF there were any hopes that a newly constituted independent monetary policy committee would inject some new life and independence of thought into the analyses being put out by the State Bank, they stand dashed following the release of its first monetary policy statement on Saturday...

    The statement gives us a rather understated, and in some places a very misleading, picture of the economy...

  • ‘Monetary policy headed in right direction’

    KARACHI: Trade and industry has appreciated the State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) decision to keep the interest rate unchanged, saying that the availability of cheap capital would help spur industrial growth...

    President of the Lasbela Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Maqsood Ismail believed the SBP’s decision would give further space to the industry which was passing through a difficult period...

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