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Mobile banking accounts touch 1.8 mln mark
Last date for exchanging Rs 5 banknote is Dec. 31
SBP Governor, Mr Yaseen Anwar stresses upon banks, mobile network operators to promote Branchless Banking
SBP brings down policy rate to a single digit (9.5%)
SBP asks banks to facilitate public in exchanging demonetized Rs 5 banknote
Overseas Pakistani Workers Remit Over $5.98 BLN in First Five Months of FY13
International Strengthening Fund approves Rs 632 million for MFBs/MFIs: Kazi Abdul Muktadir
SBP extends the validity of its various Refinance Schemes / Facilities by one year
SBP and Bank of Korea sign Memorandum of Understanding
SBP extends the scope of Credit Guarantee Scheme
SBP Reminds Public to Exchange Rs. 5 Banknote till 31st December 2012
SBP Reminds Public to Exchange Rs. 5 Banknote till 31st December 2012
Mr. Yaseen Anwar Stresses the Need for Continued Collaboration amongst D-8 Central Banks to further strengthen their Economies
Joint Communiqué of 2nd Meeting of The Governors of Developing Eight (D-8) Countries Held In Islamabad 21 November 2012
SBP Deputy Governor Outlines Four Key Aspects for D-8 Central Banks' Cooperation
SBP issues instructions to improve transparency and bring standardization in IBIs Profit & Loss distribution policies and practices
State Bank gains international recognition for its regulatory role in microfinance and branchless banking
SBP Deputy Governor asks microfinance banks to expand access to financial services in Pakistan
Overseas Pakistan Workers Remit Nearly $5 0 BLN in First Four Months of FY13
SBP Governor stresses the need for developing & implementing good governance practices to provide impetus to economic growth
SBP decides to publish Bank-wise Excess Cash Reserve Data
SBP signs Agency Agreement with PBoC in Beijing
Mobile Phone & Smart Card banking accounts surge to nearly 1.45 million: Kazi Abdul Muktadir
SBP warns general public about fraudulent prize schemes in foreign currency
SBP BSC Sets Up Customer Facilitation Centers for Smooth Functioning of ATMs
EID-UL-AZHA: State Bank Facilitates General Public in Obtaining Fresh Currency Notes
Overseas Pakistani Workers Remit Nearly $3.6 Bln in First Quarter of FY13
SBP to achieve the desired goal of ‘Banking For All’: Kazi Abdul Muktadir
SBP cuts policy rate by 50 bps to 10%
SBP makes mandatory for all banks to install at least one ATM while opening new branch from next year
Begum Ismat Anwar, wife of Late Commodore S. M. Anwar passes away
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SBP decides to disseminate FDI data on both inflows and outflows basis
Huge potential exists in global remittance market for Pakistan: Yaseen Anwar
State Bank asks banks to submit new prudential returns for effective monitoring of all kinds of risks Regulations more comprehensive
SBP makes Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Regulations more comprehensive
Oct. 1 is the last date for exchanging old design & bigger size Rs 500 banknote
Overseas Pakistani Workers Remit Over $2.46 Billion in First Two Months of FY13
Branchless Banking shows impressive growth in fourth quarter: SBP
SBP slashes refinance rate under three financing schemes by 150 basis points
SBP Deputy Governor stresses upon banks to promote SMEs through prudent banking solutions
Currency Swap Arrangement with Turkey becomes operational from today: SBP
State Bank developing new five-year strategic plan for Islamic banking industry: Kazi Abdul Muktadir
SBP enhances coverage & quality of external debt statistics by adopting Special Data Dissemination Standard
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SBP reminds public to exchange old design & bigger size Rs 500 banknote
SBP issues instructions to banks on Technology Up-gradation Fund Scheme
93% banks’ branches offering real-time online banking services in Pakistan: SBP
SBP BSC issues fresh currency notes worth Rs 114.23 billion during Ramazan
SBP Governor calls for transforming Pakistan into a developed state as envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam
SBP warning to banks on issuance of fresh currency notes
Overseas Pakistanis remit $1.2 billion in July
State Bank cuts policy rate by 150 bps to 10.5%: Yaseen Anwar
SBP to facilitate general public in obtaining fresh currency notes during Ramazan-ul-Mubarak
Banks surpass annual agri. credit disbursement target during last fiscal year
SBP announces banking and office hours for Ramazan-ul-Mubarak
Workers’ remittances cross $13bn mark for the first time in Pakistan history
Kazi Abdul Muktadir appointed Deputy Governor, State Bank of Pakistan
SBP steps to create sound & vibrant financial culture in the country: Yaseen Anwar
SBP issues minimum standards for sale of third party products by banks/ DFIs
State Bank Appoints Eleven Primary Dealers For FY 2012-13
SBP allows additional two months to exporters for matching performance requirement under EFS
Branchless Banking continues to show rising trend: SBP
State Bank allows banks to exchange Rs. 500 old design banknote till October 01, 2012
Pakistan’s economic performance is notable despite challenges: SBP Third Quarterly Report
SBP allows Microfinance Providers to mobilize funding from non-bank sources/capital market
Microfinance-exclusive Credit Information Bureau to reduce risk of multiple borrowing & loan defaults: Yaseen Anwar
Agricultural credit disbursement surges by over 13% to Rs 255.027 bn in first 11 months of FY12
Mr. Yaseen Anwar calls upon regional central bankers to go beyond text book approaches to tackle economic problems
SBP advises banks to process cases of sugar export
SBP Governor stresses upon banks to give top priority to SME banking
Workers’ remittances rise 19.54% to $12.07 billion in first eleven months of FY12
State Bank Keeps Policy Rate Unchanged at 12 Percent
State Bank refutes rumours of mixing of gold in Rs. 1/- & Rs.2/- coins
SBP prescribes Standard Application Format for Refund of Fine under the Export Finance Scheme
SBP extends validity period of Scheme for Financing Power Plants Using Renewable Energy
SBP issues Guidelines for Combating Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing
Pakistan not facing any risk in making IMF repayments: SBP Governor
SBP advises exchange companies to strengthen their compliance culture
E-banking transactions surge by 6.47% to Rs. 6,871 bn in third quarter
Agricultural credit disbursement surges by over 15% to Rs 223.845 bn in first ten months of FY12
SBP decides to implement International Bank Account Number (IBAN) Standard in Pakistan
SBP Revises Guidelines on Stress Testing to Further Strengthen Risk Management Capacity of Banks /DFIs
Workers’ remittances rise over 20% to $10.88 billion in first ten months of FY12
Agricultural credit disbursement rise 17% to Rs 197.361 bn in first nine months of FY12
SBP allows Waseela Microfinance Bank to commence nation-wide operations
SBP revises criteria for renewal of licences of Exchange Companies
State Bank Leaves Policy Rate Unchanged at 12 Percent; Increases Minimum Profit Rate on Saving Deposits from 5 to 6 Percent
Workers’ remittances up by 21.45% to $9.73 billion in the first nine months of FY12
Rs 223.663 million to be disbursed as interest-free loans amongst 1,568 deserving students
SBP allows The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi to work as NMI
Dr. Fehmida Mirza to inaugurate Fourth Hari Melo at Badin on March 25
Agricultural credit disbursement surges by 19% to Rs 172.563 bn in first eight months of FY12
Economy showing signs of modest improvement: SBP Second Quarterly Report
State Bank allows MFBs to lend Micro- enterprises up to Rs. 500,000/
SBP allows financing to dairy sector under LTFF
SBP aims to provide basic banking services to every adult in Pakistan: Yaseen Anwar
State Bank again advises banks to desist from issuing demonetized banknotes
Branchless Banking network expands by 16 percent to 22,512 in second quarter of FY12: SBP publication
Workers' remittances rise over 23% to $8.59 billion in first eight months of FY12
We must stay ahead of counterfeiters and protect the integrity of our currency,’ says Yaseen Anwar
SBP, SECP joint task force set up to establish vibrant corporate debt market
Pakistan holds enormous potential for economic growth despite challenges: Yaseen Anwar
Islamic banking industry in Pakistan set to double its market share in next five years: Yaseen Anwar
Banks asked to submit compliance report of every order of Banking Mohtasib/SBP Governor
SBP allows banks to write-off outstanding loans of three more districts under Prime Minister's Fiscal Relief Package
Payment Systems infrastructure in Pakistan depicts upward growth trend: SBP Report
Agricultural credit disbursement surges by 20% to Rs 149.658 bn in first seven months of FY12
State Bank keeps policy rate unchanged at 12 percent
Workers’ remittances rise over 21% to $7.44 billion in first seven months of FY12
SBP to issue banknotes with Mr. Yaseen Anwar's signature from February 10, 2012
SBP waives condition of obtaining succession certificate from legal heirs of deceased account holders valuing up to Rs. 100,000
SBP launches new project on SME clusters survey in Pakistan
SBP and ICIEC Sign MoU to Promote Trade and Investment in Pakistan
Government making headway towards improving its finances: SBP First Quarterly Report
Mr. Yaseen Anwar asks banks to adopt agri. financing as viable business model
Financial Literacy Program to serve the interests of all financial sector stakeholders: Yaseen Anwar
State Bank's Clarification
SBP, LUMS study to help increase lending to SMEs
SBP Central Board Decides to Change the Monetary Policy Announcement Schedule
SBP, PTA sign MoU to promote Mobile Banking in Pakistan
Over 800,000 Branchless Banking accounts have been opened: Yaseen Anwar
Workers’ remittances rise over 19% to $6.33 billion in first half of FY12
Consumer expectation surveys will facilitate the process of designing a forward-looking monetary policy: Yaseen Anwar
SBP Governor urges banks to develop effective strategy for the sustainable growth of SME sector

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