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State Bank of Pakistan unveils Rs200 billion exports stimulus

By Shahnawaz Akhter Published in The News, January 29, 2020 KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday unveiled a trade financing package worth Rs200 billion to help export industries overcome the challenges posed by a slowing economy. Reza Baqir, governor SBP announced new measures for the export sector, increasing concessional financing for the exporter. The […]

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Jan

Betting on hot money

By Nasir Jamal Published in Dawn, January 27, 2020 The foreign portfolio investment (FPI) in short-term government debt in recent months has spawned a controversy and debate on the potential benefits and risks of such flows. Popularly known as hot money, global capital inflows were recently a target of criticism by Princeton economist Atif Mian. In a[…]