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1 SBP issues new notes worth Rs 80 billion Wednesday, 07 August 2013 671
2 Banks providing new currency sans long queues Monday, 05 August 2013 441
3 SBP beat SSGC Monday, 29 July 2013 461
4 SBP likely to withdraw condition of NTN,,,,Sale and outward transactions of $10,000 Monday, 29 July 2013 468
5 SBP devises strategy to discourage money laundering Wednesday, 24 July 2013 445
6 Islamic banking growing: SBP chief Friday, 19 July 2013 494
7 Remittances hit record high of $13.92 billion: SBP Thursday, 11 July 2013 539
8 Skimming fraud: advice to SBP Monday, 08 July 2013 499
9 SBP left with $5 bn foreign exchange reserves Friday, 05 July 2013 448
10 National Savings Schemes interest rates reduced Saturday, 29 June 2013 523
11 Collection of taxes: SBP field offices, NBP branches open till Sunday Friday, 28 June 2013 103
12 SBP to intensify efforts towards promoting Islamic banking awareness Saturday, 22 June 2013 154
13 SBP argues against fiscal orthodoxy Monday, 17 June 2013 163
14 Economy will continue to face fiscal, external challenges: SBP Friday, 14 June 2013 166
15 SBP releases new network expansion policy for exchange cos Tuesday, 04 June 2013 169
16 SBP seeks public opinion on new banknotes Saturday, 04 May 2013 170
17 State Bank reserves hit 10-year low Monday, 22 April 2013 159
18 SBP, Smeda facilitate SMEs access to finance Wednesday, 17 April 2013 128
19 Inflation to fall below govt’s target of 9.5pc: SBP Tuesday, 16 April 2013 123
20 Fresh IMF loan turns dearer as SBP doubts FBR can do the job Monday, 15 April 2013 138
21 Delayed SBP report to appear this week Thursday, 11 April 2013 261
22 Election 2013: SBP disclaims reports regarding defaults Saturday, 06 April 2013 270
23 SBP completes scrutiny of 16,000 candidates Friday, 05 April 2013 262
24 SBP approves Rs105.84m for deserving students Wednesday, 03 April 2013 293
25 SBP releases payment to rice exporter Wednesday, 27 March 2013 287
26 SBP directive to hurt banks’ profitability Tuesday, 26 March 2013 252
27 As SBP enforces minimum deposit rate, banks expect hit on earnings Tuesday, 19 March 2013 262
28 Banks directed to pay minimum six percent profit rate Monday, 18 March 2013 276
29 SBP governor calls for secure branchless banking transactions Friday, 15 March 2013 270
30 SBP asked to implement formal transaction system Thursday, 07 March 2013 279
31 PM appoints SBP deputy governor Wednesday, 06 March 2013 158
32 Financial system must play role in economic uplift: SBP Tuesday, 05 March 2013 167
33 SBP taking measures to arrest rupee slide Thursday, 28 February 2013 139
34 Exchange companies must mention nature of transaction: SBP Saturday, 23 February 2013 167
35 ECP to get updated list of loan defaulters Friday, 22 February 2013 173
36 SBP open for complaints against exchanges Saturday, 16 February 2013 200
37 Violating instructions: SBP asks general public to lodge complaint against exchange companies Friday, 15 February 2013 136
38 Autonomy of SBP Wednesday, 13 February 2013 192
39 SBP keeps interest rate unchanged Saturday, 09 February 2013 184
40 SBP may keep policy rate unchanged Friday, 08 February 2013 161
41 SBP for building inclusive, stable financial sector Saturday, 02 February 2013 152
42 GDP growth 3.7pc in FY-12: State Bank warns of debt trap Thursday, 31 January 2013 122
43 SBP injects Rs690 billion in banking system Tuesday, 29 January 2013 131
44 SBP introduces certain changes in 'SFP', relevant notes Wednesday, 23 January 2013 172
45 Good corporate governance can provide impetus to economic growth: SBP Wednesday, 16 January 2013 162
46 SBP cuts refinance rate, service charges Wednesday, 02 January 2013 645
47 SBP’s advice Saturday, 29 December 2012 11
48 SBP reserves improve Monday, 24 December 2012 375
49 SBP considers preparing strategic roadmap for expanding payment system Thursday, 20 December 2012 210
50 SBP allows mills to export 500,000 MTs of sugar Wednesday, 19 December 2012 125
51 SBP defends minor adjustment: Policy rate goes below 10pc after five years Saturday, 15 December 2012 254
52 SBP to unveil monetary policy on Friday Wednesday, 12 December 2012 345
53 PIBs auction: SBP accepts Rs seven billion bids Friday, 07 December 2012 522
54 SBP extends validity of refinance schemes Thursday, 06 December 2012 344
55 KMC, SBP yet to resolve 21-year-old issue Wednesday, 05 December 2012 351
56 SBP asked to intervene in rupee fall Friday, 30 November 2012 493
57 SBP issues instructions for IBIs profit, loss distribution policies Tuesday, 20 November 2012 420
58 SBP moves fail to check rupee fall Monday, 19 November 2012 352
59 SBP injects Rs546 billion in banking system Saturday, 17 November 2012 297
60 FDI posts growth of 65% in Jul-Oct 2012 Friday, 16 November 2012 274
61 SBP to publish bank-wise data Saturday, 03 November 2012 670
62 State Bank earned Rs 260 B profit last fiscal Friday, 02 November 2012 145
63 SBP profit up by 44 percent in fiscal year 2012 Wednesday, 31 October 2012 251
64 State Bank of Pakistan enters Chinese bond market Tuesday, 23 October 2012 413
65 SBP conjures stick for sugar daddies Saturday, 20 October 2012 172
66 SBP sells treasury bills worth Rs170bn Thursday, 18 October 2012 211
67 SBP warns about fraudulent prize schemes Tuesday, 16 October 2012 247
68 State Bank injects Rs603bn into banking system Saturday, 13 October 2012 208
69 SBP striving to provide services to all segments of society: Muktadir Wednesday, 10 October 2012 212
70 State Bank of Pakistan to buy govt paper in reverse repo Monday, 08 October 2012 192
71 State Bank to buy govt paper in reverse repo Saturday, 06 October 2012 156
72 SBP likely to cut discount rate to single digit Friday, 05 October 2012 192
73 LCCI seeks reduction in mark up rate Wednesday, 03 October 2012 216
74 SBP’s liquidity support Monday, 01 October 2012 186
75 OMOs/reverse repo facility: No ‘held to maturity’ securities for borrowing: SBP Saturday, 29 September 2012 191
76 Monetary policy on Oct 5 Friday, 28 September 2012 173
77 Pakistan’s foreign reserves drop to $14.841 billion: SBP Friday, 28 September 2012 118
78 SBP’s advice Thursday, 27 September 2012 355
79 SBP pumps Rs561bn in banking system Tuesday, 25 September 2012 164
80 Rs500 banknotes legal tender till Oct 1 Friday, 14 September 2012 302
81 State Bank implements currency swap arrangement with Turkey Wednesday, 05 September 2012 458
82 SBP enhances coverage, quality of external debt statistics Tuesday, 04 September 2012 314
83 SBP issues instructions for claims under TUF scheme Friday, 31 August 2012 364
84 Govt borrowing declines by Rs108 billion Thursday, 30 August 2012 370
85 About 93pc banks’ branches offering RTOB services: SBP Saturday, 25 August 2012 330
86 SBP chief eyes transformed Pakistan Wednesday, 15 August 2012 494
87 Cheaper borrowing: To spur economy, interest rate slashed to 10.5% Saturday, 11 August 2012 413
88 State Bank asked to cut discount rate to single digit Friday, 10 August 2012 404
89 Slash discount rate by 250 basis points Tuesday, 07 August 2012 493
90 SBP urged to bring discount rate down to a single-digit Saturday, 04 August 2012 420
91 SBP receives $1.1 billion under CSF Thursday, 02 August 2012 194
92 SBP to unveil monetary policy on August 10 Tuesday, 31 July 2012 199
93 Ramazan banking hours released by SBP; Zakat collection on July 23 Wednesday, 18 July 2012 263
94 SBP takes steps for sound, vibrant financial culture in the country Saturday, 07 July 2012 284
95 Branchless banking grows by 23pc Friday, 29 June 2012 297
96 SBP allows NIB Bank to conduct due diligence Thursday, 28 June 2012 272
97 Banks invest 99pc money in govt papers Tuesday, 26 June 2012 213
98 Undocumented economy quite vibrant: SBP Saturday, 23 June 2012 244
99 SBP launches microfinance credit bureau Thursday, 21 June 2012 264
100 Current account deficit swells to $3.77bn in 11 months Tuesday, 19 June 2012 231
101 SBP injects Rs 119.500 billion in reverse repo Saturday, 16 June 2012 292
102 SBP for focusing on SME banking Tuesday, 12 June 2012 303
103 SBP to announce monetary policy Wednesday, 06 June 2012 382
104 Implementation of IBAN standard in Pakistan Wednesday, 16 May 2012 279
105 SBP studies strategies on stress testing Saturday, 12 May 2012 346
106 SBP injects Rs111.350 billion in reverse repo Friday, 11 May 2012 307
107 SBP sells treasury bills to the Government to meet budgetary Expenses Thursday, 03 May 2012 464
108 Six banks in queue to acquire HSBC Pakistan operations Friday, 27 April 2012 410
109 Hydel power can be generated at Rs 6 per kilowatt Wednesday, 25 April 2012 266
110 SBP raises Rs 29bn from Ijara Sukuk Tuesday, 24 April 2012 263
111 GoP Ijara Sukuk: holding limit enhanced Monday, 23 April 2012 536
112 Forex reserves rise to $16.6 billion Friday, 20 April 2012 409
113 State Bank of Pakistan keeps key policy rate steady at 12 pct Saturday, 14 April 2012 432
114 Forex reserves improve to $ 16.522 billion Friday, 13 April 2012 399
115 Banks must adopt agri. financing: Ashraf Khan Thursday, 12 April 2012 477
116 SBP injects Rs222.8bn in the market Saturday, 07 April 2012 448
117 SBP allows multiple Cr. transfers through PRISM System Friday, 06 April 2012 428
118 SBP injects Rs242.500bn in the market Tuesday, 03 April 2012 438
119 SBP to announce monetary policy on April 13 Friday, 30 March 2012 454
120 Agri credit disbursement surges by 19pc to Rs 172.563 billion Thursday, 22 March 2012 452
121 SBP allows MFBs to extend Rs0.5mn lending Monday, 19 March 2012 323
122 SBP aims to provide basic banking services Friday, 16 March 2012 381
123 October-December 2011:Branchless banking network expanded by 16pc Thursday, 15 March 2012 308
124 SBP for enhancing due diligence to check money laundering Tuesday, 13 March 2012 339
125 SBP injects Rs.346.250bn Saturday, 10 March 2012 325
126 State Bank strategic dilemma Thursday, 08 March 2012 344
127 SBP outlines mechanism for processing cases of sugar export Tuesday, 06 March 2012 343
128 Foreign exchange reserves fall to $16.42 billion Friday, 02 March 2012 301
129 SBP allows loans write-off under PM relief package Wednesday, 29 February 2012 364
130 Rs.1798.987bn notes in circulation Saturday, 25 February 2012 314
131 SBP accepts bids for T-Bil Thursday, 23 February 2012 288
132 Create liquidity to resolve circular debt issue: SBP governor Tuesday, 21 February 2012 372
133 SBP injects Rs342bn in the marketSBP injects Rs342bn in the market Saturday, 18 February 2012 336
134 Foreign exchange reserves rise to $16.77 billion Friday, 17 February 2012 378
135 Double-digit inflation: SBP keeps policy rate unchanged at 12% Monday, 13 February 2012 390
136 SBP asks MFBs to report quarterly un-audited CARs Thursday, 09 February 2012 389
137 SBP injects Rs 37bn in the market Wednesday, 08 February 2012 365
138 SBP launches SME clusters survey Tuesday, 07 February 2012 383
139 State Bank of India to get $1.6bn from government Tuesday, 31 January 2012 410
140 Rs. 1763.543bn notes in circulation Saturday, 28 January 2012 379
141 SBP and financial inclusion Tuesday, 24 January 2012 626
142 SBP injects Rs 242.450bn in reverse repo market operation Saturday, 21 January 2012 616
143 SBP to announce monetary policy on February 11 Friday, 20 January 2012 595
144 SBP enhancing scope of financing Thursday, 19 January 2012 577
145 37 percent decline in FDI Wednesday, 18 January 2012 580
146 NPLs: Cash recovery down 20pc Tuesday, 17 January 2012 574
147 Action against currency speculation: SBP reduces 2 banks NOP,warns others Thursday, 12 January 2012 506
148 SBP injects Rs 41.400bn in the market Tuesday, 10 January 2012 486
149 Bank holiday on Jan 2 Saturday, 31 December 2011 671
150 E-banking transactions jump 19pc to Rs12tn: SBP report Friday, 30 December 2011 511
151 State Bank of Pakistan conversion rates Thursday, 29 December 2011 690
152 Monetary policy and SBP Wednesday, 28 December 2011 694
153 SBP asks banks to improve services Tuesday, 27 December 2011 429
154 SBP move to rescue rupee Monday, 26 December 2011 437
155 SBP announces coupon rate for 3-year Ijara Sukuk Saturday, 24 December 2011 524
156 SBP wants quick steps to contain fiscal deficit Tuesday, 20 December 2011 527
157 SBP decreases interest rate by 1.5 pc Saturday, 08 October 2011 1383
158 SBP likely to cut policy Saturday, 08 October 2011 1142
159 Kardar for less reliance on SBP s borrowing Wednesday, 11 May 2011 2111
160 SBP launches Rs500m canola cultivation scheme in flood-hit areas Wednesday, 06 October 2010 2422
161 KP, Fata and Pata: SBP announces 7.5 percent mark-up on business loans Friday, 02 July 2010 2975
162 SBP puts PET resin in negative list under EFS Tuesday, 29 June 2010 3013
163 Conversion to Islamic system: SBP develops criteria for conventional banks Saturday, 26 June 2010 3004
164 Credit risk, infected loans major challenges: SBP s quarterly performance review of banking system Tuesday, 08 June 2010 2192
165 SBP extends FSV benefit to four years Friday, 04 June 2010 1976
166 SBP accepts bids of Rs10,785.449m Thursday, 27 May 2010 1078
167 The policy rate game Tuesday, 25 May 2010 866
168 Discount rate may remain unchanged: Monetary Policy today Monday, 24 May 2010 1312
169 SBP exempts MFBs time deposits from CRR Friday, 14 May 2010 1539
170 SBP-related bills not yet approved: Cabinet sets up panel to evaluate Haj Policy Thursday, 13 May 2010 1117
171 SBP Governor s view of the economy Saturday, 08 May 2010 760
172 SBP to regulate shareholdings in banking companies: Senate body approves proposed amendments to BCO Friday, 07 May 2010 1311
173 SBP allowed to regulate CIBs Monday, 03 May 2010 1005
174 Textile sector exporters: SBP extends deadline for submission of claims Tuesday, 27 April 2010 1247
175 SBP announces five-day working week for banks Saturday, 24 April 2010 2816
176 SBP modifies procedure to prepare financial statements Wednesday, 21 April 2010 1435
177 SBP moot on branchless banking opens today Saturday, 17 April 2010 980
178 SBP announces Inland Freight Subsidy payment rule Wednesday, 14 April 2010 1104
179 SBP injection dips to Rs 20 billion Tuesday, 13 April 2010 1116
180 Import of second hand machinery: SBP extends LTFF facility till June 30 Wednesday, 07 April 2010 991
181 Cabinet to clear SBP Amendment Bill today Tuesday, 06 April 2010 1268
182 Used machinery import refinance: SBP may extend deadline under LTFF Monday, 05 April 2010 1155
183 SBP to increase ERF mark-up to treasury bills rate Saturday, 03 April 2010 1359
184 State Bank relaxes MCGF Friday, 02 April 2010 881
185 SBP increases EFS, LTFF refinance rates Thursday, 01 April 2010 2084
186 briefs... Tuesday, 30 March 2010 672
187 SBP keeps interest rate unchanged at 12.5pc Monday, 29 March 2010 749
188 No change in key rate likely: Monetary Policy today Saturday, 27 March 2010 643
189 Suit filed against EGIBL Wednesday, 24 March 2010 1059
190 NWFP, Fata & G-B SME agriculture sectors: SBP launches two credit schemes Saturday, 20 March 2010 882
191 SBP deputy governor given one year extension in service Thursday, 18 March 2010 638
192 KARACHI : The statement of affairs of the State Bank of Pakistan Tuesday, 09 March 2010 1018
193 Due diligence of RBS: two banks allowed by SBP Friday, 05 March 2010 734
194 SBP s direction to banks/DFIs Friday, 26 February 2010 724
195 SBP has no objection to Pak banks entering India Tuesday, 23 February 2010 675
196 Major housing initiative under way: SBP Monday, 22 February 2010 726
197 SBP urged to cut interest rate Monday, 22 February 2010 862
198 $1.2 billion fifth SBA tranche: talks with IMF start in Dubai today Monday, 15 February 2010 1018
199 More powers to SBP Friday, 12 February 2010 1228
200 SBP given powers to take control of banks, impose losses on shareholders: Banking Companies (Amendment) Bill 2009 passed by National Assembly Tuesday, 09 February 2010 1086
201 Banks unaudited CARs: reporting time reduced to 18 days Monday, 08 February 2010 937
202 Steps against speculation, dollar smuggling: foreign exchange companies to submit daily report to SBP Thursday, 04 February 2010 1075
203 SBP constitutes body to resolve textile issues Wednesday, 03 February 2010 1246
204 Letter of credit: SBP allows 100 percent advance payment Tuesday, 02 February 2010 2218
205 SBP s tone implies monetary easing ahead Monday, 01 February 2010 947
206 Depositors protection scheme on the cards Saturday, 30 January 2010 613
207 SBP asks banks not to levy service charges on SMC accounts Thursday, 28 January 2010 1042
208 SBP facilitates School Management Committees Wednesday, 27 January 2010 974
209 Condition of placing shares in CDC account: LHC suspends operation of SBP s directive Tuesday, 26 January 2010 1932
210 Rice procurement: SBP told to manage extra financial limits Friday, 22 January 2010 588
211 SBP likely to retain key rate at 12.5 percent: monetary policy on January 30 Saturday, 16 January 2010 1022
212 SBP revises procedure for non-competitive bids for T-bills Friday, 15 January 2010 1434
213 SBP lowers C/A deficit forecast: economy expected to grow despite militancy Wednesday, 13 January 2010 497
214 SBP lowers c/a deficit forecast Wednesday, 13 January 2010 1374
215 State Bank announces clean note policy Wednesday, 06 January 2010 2094
216 SBP reduces timelines for payment of remittanc Tuesday, 05 January 2010 687
217 SBP s Financial Stability Review Thursday, 31 December 2009 535
218 SBP list submitted in court includes Nawaz period Wednesday, 23 December 2009 1055
219 SBP says Rs 193.4 billion loans written off in 12 years: Supreme Court to offer single opportunity Wednesday, 23 December 2009 2013
220 SBP loans for govt cross Rs.100b level Wednesday, 23 December 2009 620
221 SBP unveils agri credit scheme for war-hit areas Tuesday, 22 December 2009 692
222 SBP launches 3 NWFP-specific schemes Saturday, 19 December 2009 598
223 SBP To Launch Electronic Bond Trading Next Year Friday, 18 December 2009 550
224 NA Body Blames Govt, SBP For Sugar Crisis Wednesday, 16 December 2009 492
225 SBP Will Not Be Selling The Family Silver Or Gold Monday, 14 December 2009 812
226 Microfinance Role Vital To Alleviate Poverty Monday, 14 December 2009 561
227 Govt. Borrowing From SBP Up By 256% Thursday, 10 December 2009 625
228 SBP Says E-Payments Growing Wednesday, 09 December 2009 464
229 State Bank Announces Payment of 6% R&D Tuesday, 08 December 2009 770
230 SBP Directs Banks To Pay $10bn Oil Import Bill Monday, 07 December 2009 544
231 SBP Governor Sees Little Dubai Impact Friday, 04 December 2009 409
232 Banks Told To Stop Loan Recovery In Terror Hit Areas Thursday, 03 December 2009 613
233 SBP Introduces Financing Facility For Renewable Energy Wednesday, 02 December 2009 468
234 REAP welcomes SBP credit facility for rice exporters Tuesday, 01 December 2009 549
235 SBP Chief Lauds Islamic Banks Performance Thursday, 26 November 2009 540
236 SBP Allows Foreign Currency Microfinance Loans Thursday, 26 November 2009 674
237 State Bank Cuts Interest Rate To 12.5 Pc Wednesday, 25 November 2009 462
238 Infrastructure Development Bank to be set up Tuesday, 24 November 2009 451
239 State Bank Earns Record Rs204bn in 2008-09 Tuesday, 24 November 2009 542
240 SBP Striving to Ensure Sound Financial System Tuesday, 24 November 2009 425
241 Economic Indicators Moving Positively Monday, 23 November 2009 644
242 State Bank Urged To Cut Interest Rate Monday, 23 November 2009 605
243 State Bank Fines 19 Banks, Dfis Friday, 20 November 2009 645
244 Sugar Financing: SBP Withdraws All Guidelines Friday, 20 November 2009 823
245 SBP, PTA Agree On Regulatory Framework For Mobile Banking Thursday, 19 November 2009 713
246 Cut-Off Yields On T-Bills Slashed Thursday, 19 November 2009 990
247 SBP Assures Abundant Liquidity For Export Sector Thursday, 19 November 2009 553
248 SBP may cut rate by 50-100 basis points: monetary policy on November 24 Wednesday, 18 November 2009 824
249 Npls Rise 56pc Marring Growth Prospects Wednesday, 18 November 2009 486
250 Wheat Buying Loan for Pvt. Sec. Wednesday, 11 November 2009 580
251 New Agri-Fin. Scheme By SBP Saturday, 07 November 2009 481
252 SBP launches refinancing facility for SMEs Wednesday, 04 November 2009 474
253 More powers to SBP: National Assembly body approves AML bill 2009, banking Ordinance Wednesday, 04 November 2009 1449
254 SBP likely to reduce rate further Wednesday, 04 November 2009 437
255 SBP Launches Pilot Project Phase II Friday, 30 October 2009 598
256 SBP announces financing scheme for ginners Saturday, 05 September 2009 649
257 SBP eases rules for microfinance banks Friday, 28 August 2009 899
258 SBP says banks have excess liquidity Friday, 31 July 2009 691
259 SBP seen slashing discount rate Thursday, 23 July 2009 1605
260 SBP asked to waive export proceed condition Wednesday, 22 July 2009 995
261 SBP provides Rs215m for microfinance institutions Wednesday, 22 July 2009 699
262 Banking Sector Reform--A Vision and Strategy for the Next 10 Years Monday, 20 July 2009 3533
263 SME Bank near bankruptcy Tuesday, 14 July 2009 1450
264 SBP amends LTFF regulations Friday, 26 June 2009 701
265 SBP chief leaves for Dubai for IMF talks Saturday, 09 May 2009 710
266 Monetary policy may ease: SBP governor Wednesday, 08 April 2009 651
267 SBP lowers GDP growth forecast to 2.5-3.5pc Saturday, 04 April 2009 777
268 Banking system effectively tackled challenges: SBP Monday, 30 March 2009 1950
269 SBP governor concerned about rising NPLs Wednesday, 25 March 2009 811
270 SBP may scale down interest rate in coming monetary policy Saturday, 21 March 2009 1094
271 SBP plans system to protect banking record Friday, 20 March 2009 617
272 Borrowers to benefit from cut in KIBOR: SBP Thursday, 19 March 2009 1769
273 No bar on opening bank branches in Iran: SBP governo Monday, 16 March 2009 736
274 Interest rates should come down: SBP chief Saturday, 14 March 2009 620
275 SBP amends rules to prevent money laundering, terrorist financing Wednesday, 11 March 2009 1528
276 Dried shelled vegetables L/C cash margin waived Wednesday, 11 March 2009 841
277 SBP announce new policy for banks overseas operations Saturday, 07 March 2009 1122
278 State Bank to launch Special Pilot Project to improve access of agri credit on fast track: Salim Raza Saturday, 07 March 2009 648
279 SBP gets Rs26 billion from banking system Thursday, 05 March 2009 610
280 SBP asks banks to allow grace period to exporters Monday, 02 March 2009 553
281 Pakistan not facing balance of payments difficulties: SBP governor Monday, 02 March 2009 2896
282 SBP to set up dept for microfinance credit facility implementation Tuesday, 24 February 2009 610
283 SBP amends banking prudential regulations Thursday, 12 February 2009 2094
284 SBP likely to maintain tight monetary stance Thursday, 29 January 2009 937
285 Rupee may slip after SBP stops dollar supply for furnace oil Thursday, 29 January 2009 654
286 State Bank instructions on revaluation Wednesday, 28 January 2009 731
287 SBP scales up export refinance by Rs3bn Tuesday, 20 January 2009 871
288 SBP announces exposure limits reduction process Tuesday, 20 January 2009 1001
289 SBP issues credit card guidelines Monday, 19 January 2009 1115
290 SBP to be reformed, made more autonomous: NA told Saturday, 17 January 2009 431
291 Raza takes charge as SBP governor Saturday, 03 January 2009 419
292 Raza takes charge as SBP governor Saturday, 03 January 2009 -
293 SBP develops guidelines for exchange companies Friday, 02 January 2009 845
294 CNIC deadline for account holders extended Thursday, 01 January 2009 553
295 Dr Shamshad to leave SBP on January 1 Tuesday, 30 December 2008 470
296 Saleem Raza to become SBP governor Monday, 29 December 2008 433
297 SBP asks banks to loan rural community Tuesday, 23 December 2008 512
298 SBP allows industries to defer loan payments Tuesday, 16 December 2008 456
299 SBP decides to include ACU euro Tuesday, 16 December 2008 875
300 Provisions for bad debts surge to alarming Rs228bn: SBP Tuesday, 16 December 2008 443
301 ly exchange firms’ employees can export soft currencies Saturday, 13 December 2008 709
302 Country not in danger of default: SBP chief Thursday, 30 October 2008 552
303 SBP may take more steps to revive consumer confidence Wednesday, 29 October 2008 562
304 Banking system escaped major ravages: SBP Tuesday, 28 October 2008 511
305 SBP moves to end liquidity crunch Tuesday, 14 October 2008 794
306 Meeting budgetary, external sector needs: government plans to privatise some assets: SBP Thursday, 04 September 2008 429
307 Government borrowing 'totally unsustainable': SBP Wednesday, 30 July 2008 427
308 SBP for 'draconian steps' to put economy back on track Monday, 28 July 2008 452
309 Advance payment for imports facility slashed by 50pc Wednesday, 30 April 2008 895
310 Private sector credit to pick up in H2: SBP governor Wednesday, 05 December 2007 494
311 SBP profit increases to Rs108 billion Tuesday, 30 October 2007 496
312 SBP for proper distribution of new notes Tuesday, 02 October 2007 422
313 No introducer needed for bank account: SBP Friday, 28 September 2007 993
314 Banks adopt safeguards for export finance Friday, 31 August 2007 558
315 SBP allows foreign service providers to enter banking industry Saturday, 14 July 2007 579
316 Repo pricing method changed Friday, 18 May 2007 723
317 State Bank tightened monetary policy fearing expansionary pressure: second quarterly report issued Saturday, 31 March 2007 566
318 SBP wants Shariah adviser approves product Wednesday, 07 March 2007 534
319 Monetary policy giving results: Shamshad Saturday, 10 February 2007 471
320 NBP Act to be amended Friday, 05 January 2007 468
321 SBP to sell Rs64 billion of T-bills Monday, 20 November 2006 402
322 Sustainable financial systems for poor needed: SBP chief Tuesday, 17 October 2006 476
323 No restriction on loans against property: SBP Thursday, 12 October 2006 689
324 Exchange cos may handle Hajj remittances Saturday, 07 October 2006 477
325 SBP Shariah Board may lose power Wednesday, 27 September 2006 910
326 SBP to install biometric security system Wednesday, 23 August 2006 400
327 SBP probes image-hitting drive Thursday, 22 June 2006 386
328 SBP moves to discourage sugar hoarding Monday, 12 June 2006 494
329 State Bank to continue tight monetary policy Monday, 05 June 2006 533
330 SBP accepts Rs 10 billion PIBs at discount price Friday, 19 May 2006 466
331 Foreign banks urged to offer new financial solutions Thursday, 04 May 2006 516
332 SBP further tightens monetary stance Wednesday, 19 April 2006 489
333 ATM cash balancing on daily basis ordered Friday, 07 April 2006 952
334 Pakistan to float bond on 24th Friday, 17 March 2006 537
335 SBP maintains treasury bills cut-off yield, accepts Rs 8 billion bids Thursday, 02 March 2006 712
336 SBP forms body to meet long-term financing needs Tuesday, 28 February 2006 482
337 Up to 7pc GDP growth rate expected Thursday, 16 February 2006 522
338 SBP advises banks/DFIs to use KIBOR as benchmark rate Thursday, 02 February 2006 1806
339 SBP to organise special training for farmers Wednesday, 01 February 2006 524
340 Banks, SBP at odds over TFC reporting Saturday, 28 January 2006 1011
341 Key rates will be changed at appropriate times: SBP Friday, 27 January 2006 427
342 ACAC expresses satisfaction over the disbursement of credit to the Agri. sector during first half of FY06 Thursday, 26 January 2006 339

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