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The asset yields of the banking sector may well be low but that has not stopped Askari Bank Limited (AKBL) posting a decent 9MCY15 performance. The banks top line grew reasonably well on the back of a fatter balance sheet. AKBL witnessed a decent deposit growth during the period - which was allocated well between advances and investments.
The recently concluded third calendar quarter saw EFU Life (KSE:EFUL) maintain its strong growth profile in core business, with investment income suffering due to the equity market correction in the August and September.
With growing middle class and low inflation, it seems that hotel industry in Pakistan is picking up. At least that can be assumed after looking at the first quarter result of Pakistan Services Limited (PSL) posted on the website of KSE. PSL after performing decently in FY15 has started FY16 with a phenomenal growth.
“If you wanna know what China’s gonna do, best pay attention to the shi san wu (13-5), the shi san wu, and the shi san wu!” The jingle is from a catchy video released last week by Xinhua, the Chinese state-run news agency, to highlight to the outer world significance of China’s Thirteenth Five-year Plan. Global interest in the Communist Party of China’s (CCP) days-long deliberations suggests plenty were paying attention.
According to a recently released scientific study, if climate change is left unchecked, parts of Persian Gulf would be severely hit by heat waves, enough to threaten human survival in the region over the next 70 to 100 years.
Feroze1888 Mills has performed superbly once again; the leading manufacturer and exporter of terrycloth products saw its top line improve by 11 percent year-on-year, while costs were higher by just 3 percent. The company?s gross profit skyrocketed by 53 percent as a result, and bottom line growth was a massive 71 percent over last year.
Over the years, Service Industry Limited reminds one of those companies where one year of high growth is followed by another year of falling profitability. However, it seems that this trend is about to break. After closing 2014 on positive note, it appears that the shoe company will also have another great year.


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Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.197 bln
Exports $1.729 bln
Imports $3.926 bln
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Reserves $19.713 bln