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15pc increase in BOK's half year profit after tax PESHAWAR: The Bank of Khyber (BOK) has shown remarkable results for the half year ended June 30, 2014, said a spokesman for the bank here Saturday. The Bank managed to post a pre-tax profit of Rs. 969 million against Rs. 823 million of the corresponding period of 2013 showing an increase of 18%. Profit After Tax (PAT) stood at Rs. 634 million thus showing an increase of 15% over the corresponding period. The deposits grow by 9% from Rs.77,218 million as of 31.12.2013 to Rs. 84,349 million as of June 30, 2014 .Investments have shown healthy rise of 13% from Rs. 53,363 million to Rs. 60,493 million as of June 30, 2014. As on June 30, 2014, the Bank's paid-up capital stood at Rs. 10.00 billion. The Minimum Capital Requirement (MCR) of the State Bank of Pakistan has been fully met by the year ended December 31, 2013 and the ...

Country's total liquid foreign reserves stand at 13,414.8 million KARACHI: The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 13,414.8 million on Septemeber 05, said a State Bank of Pakistan press release issued on Thursday.As per breakup of the foreign exchange position the reserves held by State Bank of Pakistan were said to be US$ 8,693.4 million whereas the net reserves held by other banks were US$ 4,721.4 million bringing the total to US$ 13,414.8 million.During the week ending on September ...
SBP auctions PIBs of Rs 152.5920991bn KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Wednesday auctioned Pakistan Investment Bonds for 3, 5,10 and 20 years maturity with total realised amount of Rs 152.5920991 billion which includes the accrued interest of Rs 2,713.904 million.The face value of these PIBs is Rs 156,951.400 million, said a SBP statement here.The coupon rates are 11.25 %, 11.50 %, 12.00 % and 13.00% for 3, 5, 10 and 20 years maturity bonds respectively.The settlement date is September ...
SBP injects Rs70,900mn into market KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday injected Rs 70,900 million into the market for seven days during its open market operation (OMO).The bids offered were of Rs 75,900 million. The rate of return is 9.96 percent, said SBP statement here on Friday. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
EOBI to provide monetary benefits for 385,332 beneficiaries in 2014-15 ISLAMABAD: Employees' Old-Age Benefits Institute (EOBI) would provide monetary benefits to about 385,332 its eligible insured persons and their survivors during current financial year (2014-15).An official of EOBI told APP here on Thursday that EOBI will disburse Rs16.790 billion among its eligible insured persons and their survivors fulfilling the prescribed conditions regarding qualifying age and payment of contribution.He said that these benefits have proved to be a major factor in combating poverty adding that scheme ...
SBP sells Rs 190,271.392 GoP market treasury bills KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Wednesday accepted bids of Rs 190,271.392 million for selling Government of Pakistan Market Treasury Bills with different maturity dates. The face value of these bids was Rs 195,728.510 million.The bids sold through primary dealers were of 3-months, 6-months and 12-months tenure, said SBP release. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Out of order ATMs create problems for customers ISLAMABAD: Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) have become a problem mainly for the salaried class due to faulty Machines, particularly during the first week of every month when usually salaried class drew money for domestic consumption.Most of the time the ATMs remain out of order or their link down and the situation was no more different during this weekend when majority of ATMs were either out of order or were not functioning properly.If fortunately, there happens ...


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Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.807 bln
Exports $1.911 bln
Imports $4.718 bln
WeeklyOctober 23, 2014
Reserves $13.465 bln