Is the broadcaster about to don the banker hat?

Buying a bank is one of many steps in making it big in Pakistan. Will Salman Iqbal succeed?

How Asaan are the new Asaan Digital Accounts?

And what will the accounts manage to do for Pakistan’s financial inclusion numbers

Pakistan’s microfinance industry: A change brewing within?

As the microfinance banking model becomes increasingly unviable, players in the industry are reassessing their options

Why the IMF wants two private banks to recapitalize

In the recent staff report published by the IMF, two private sector banks were specifically highlighted. Why? And how do they plan on dealing with this?

Do branch banking networks really matter for Pakistan?

Even with digital banking on the rise, some banks are focusing on classic brick and mortar branches

Has the FIA sealed Hascol’s fate?

The company was pinning hopes on a restructuring deal with its lenders, but with the FIA dossier now out, would the banks dare pursue this deal any further?

Is the First Women Bank Limited too pink to fail? We hope so

If a ‘bank’ created for ‘women’, fails to either serve women, or function as a viable commercial bank, then why should it...

NBP audit report yet to be reviewed, finalised: AGP

The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) in a meeting with National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has clarified that the audit report sent...

HBL to deploy POS terminals at NADRA centers nationwide

ISLAMABAD: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has awarded the mandate for the deployment of Point-of-Sales (POS) terminals to HBL for the...

Who will buy Samba Bank and why?

A set of traditional and non-traditional buyers are lining up to make their bid for Pakistan’s smallest bank

Will the SBP continue to be strung along by “greedy” banks?

Banks will do what’s best for their profits. Shouldn’t the government and SBP be more prudent?

No disruption in digital banking services post cyber-attack on NBP

ISLAMABAD: 1LINK, Pakistan's first largest switch and payment system, confirms that there has been no disruption of any interoperable banking services during...

Summit Bank’s annual results – three years later

The notifications tell us nothing new about the bank, so why all the secrecy?

HBL, DIBPL join hands to become lead advisors, arrangers for Eighteen

Karachi: HBL and Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited (DIBPL) joined hands as mandated lead advisors and arrangers for Eighteen (Elite Estates Pvt....

BankIslami’s North Korean entanglement featuring Seth Rogen and the English Premier League

Yes, you read that right, and you’re going to want to keep reading on