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Banking

The brave new banking world
Banking

The brave new banking world

‘Banks want to play tech companies,’ read a headline in this newspaper earlier this month. Given a private sector ch
Updated 20 Nov, 2019 06:21am
Banking

NBP 9MCY19: Sound and strong

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has continued its strong performance, as reflected by strong profit numbers for 9MCY19.
Updated 31 Oct, 2019 08:11am
Banking

Bank Alfalah: upbeat profits

Bank Alfalah Limited (BAFL) posted double digit year-on-year growth in pretax profits for 9MCY19, despite the challengin
Updated 28 Oct, 2019 06:47am
Banking

Bank Al Habib profits grow

Bank Al Habib Limited (BAHL) is doing pretty well. It posted a sizable 30 percent year-on-year increase in pre-tax profi
Updated 25 Oct, 2019 06:02am
Banking

ABL goes smooth

Allied Bank Limited (ABL) announced its 9MCY19 financial results last week, accompanied with an interim dividend of Rs2
Updated 21 Oct, 2019 06:25am
All is well at MCB
Banking

All is well at MCB

The challenging economic conditions seem to have done no harm to MCB Bank’s profits. The bank also continued with the ri
Updated 18 Oct, 2019 06:02am
Profits grow at UBL
Banking

Profits grow at UBL

UBL announced its 9MCY19 financial results yesterday, making good strides, accompanied with an interim dividend of Rs3/s
Updated 17 Oct, 2019 07:25am
HBL: pretax profits up
Banking

HBL: pretax profits up

Having had a slightly challenging 2QCY19, in terms of profitability, the country’s largest commercial bank, HBL stag
Updated 16 Oct, 2019 06:40am
Banking

NBP – impressive again

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) keeps churning profits, and 1HCY19 was no different. Save from a higher effective tax ra
Updated 02 Sep, 2019 05:17am
Banking

JSBL 1HCY19

JS Bank Limited has had it tough in 2019 so far. That should not come as a surprise as most sectors have had it tough th
Updated 28 Aug, 2019 06:50am
Banking

Changing sentiments?

Last week the news flow was positive; and the stock market reacted to it with 9 percent recovery. A fresh wave of positi
Published 26 Aug, 2019 06:46am
Banking

BOP: double digit growth

The Bank of Punjab (BOP) rode on the exemplary top line growth, which trickled down to the bottom line, posting a double
Published 26 Aug, 2019 06:05am
Banking

FDI: finding neverland

FDI data is here; FDI isn’t - unless one really counts those peanut-sized net inflows of $73.4 million in July 2019.
Updated 29 Aug, 2019 05:10am
Banking

Askari Bank marches on

The blueprint for banks this season – big, mid-sized and small, has been by and large the same. Bank on higher interest
Published 23 Aug, 2019 05:57am
Banking

The yield curve inversion

The market participated with full heart in the recent PIB auction, indicating that the pulse in rates is peaked. Market
Published 23 Aug, 2019 05:44am
Banking

Current account in control

The current account deficit is down to $579 million in July19; almost one fourth of what was in the July18 – just before
Published 22 Aug, 2019 06:50am
Banking

Bank Al Habib sails smooth

Bank Al Habib Limited (BAHL) posted a strong 1HCY19 financial performance, registering 21 percent year-on-year increase
Published 22 Aug, 2019 06:47am
Banking

ABL 1HCY19: well poised

Allied Bank Limited (ABL) posted its financial results for 1hCY19, accompanied with an interim dividend of Rs2 per share
Published 21 Aug, 2019 05:41am