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National savings giving banks a run for their money

  The history of National Savings Organization dates back to the year 1873 when the Government Savings Bank Act, 1873 was promulgated. During the First World War, the British Government introduced several schemes for collection of funds to meet the expenditure. It was in this context that the Post Office Cash Certificates and during the Second World War, Post Office Defense Savings Certificates were floated. The need to setup a …

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Growing network of ATM rejuvenated the banking industry

  During the second quarter of current fiscal year, the network of ATMs continued to grow reaching from 10,099 to 10,736 and additionally 5,689 POS machines were added to the network, showing a growth of 12.82 percent compared to first quarter of fiscal year 2016. Number of cards, issued by the banks, increased by 16.27 percent and it reached a total of 33 million by the end of the quarter. …

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Home remittances by Pakistani workers assume considerable importance

  Provides a vital cushion to foreign exchange and money market stability The home remittances by overseas Pakistanis have become a considerable source of external flows, which have provided the much needed cushion to foreign exchange as well as money market as both money and foreign exchange markets exhibited relative tranquility in Pakistan. While talking to PAGE, Sirajuddin Aziz, President and CEO Habib Metro said that Pakistani banks and other …

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