The Central Bank pumped in Rs109.00bn into the banking on August 18, in an open market operation. The injection was made in a one-day contract at 5.71pc. The central bank had received bids worth Rs138.00bn.

A week earlier on August 18 the SBP had injected a massive Rs939.60bn into the banking system.

According to the weekly statement of position of all scheduled banks for the week ended August 5, 2016, deposits and other accounts of all scheduled banks stood at Rs10,160.66bn after a 1.40pc fall over the preceding week’s figure of Rs10,304.71bn.

Compared with last year’s corresponding figure of Rs8,982.07bn, the current week’s figure was higher by 13.12pc.

Deposits and other accounts of all commercial banks stood at Rs10,103.88bn against preceding week’s deposits of Rs10,248.04bn, showing a decline of 1.41pc.

Deposits and other accounts of specialised banks stood at Rs56.79bn, up 0.20pc against previous week’s figure of Rs56.67bn.

Total assets of all scheduled banks stood at Rs13,788.88bn, smaller by 1.57pc over preceding week’s figure of Rs14,008.26bn. Current week’s figure is higher by 9.76pc compared to last year’s corresponding figure of Rs12,562.10bn.

Total assets of all scheduled banks also fell by 1.57pc over the preceding week’s figure

Total assets of all commercial banks stood at Rs13,564.04bn, smaller by 01.58pc over previous week’s figure of Rs13,782.75bn, while total assets of specialised banks at Rs224.84bn, were lower 0.30pc over the previous week’sRs225.52bn.

Gross advances of all scheduled banks stood at Rs5,074.32bn, lower by 0.81pc over the preceding week’s figure of 5,116.12bn.

Compared with last year’s corresponding figure of Rs4,549.67bn, current week’s figure is higher by 11.53pc.

Advances by all commercial banks fell to Rs4,911.22bn from previous week’s Rs4,953.12bn indicating a fall of 0.84pc, whereas advances of specialised banks stood at Rs163.100bn against previous week’s Rs163.004bn.

Borrowings by all scheduled banks decreased in the week under review. It fell by 3.07pc to Rs1,639.17bn against previous week’s Rs1,691.02bn. Compared to last year’s corresponding figure of Rs1,665.87bn, current week’s figure is lower by 1.60pc.

Borrowings by commercial banks in the week at Rs1,562.71bn were smaller by 3.20pc against previous week’s Rs1,614.21bn. Borrowings by specialised banks stood at Rs76.45bn against the previous week’s Rs76.81bn.

Investments of all scheduled banks stood at Rs7,058.73bn against preceding week’s figure of Rs7,067.60bn, showing a fall of 0.12pc.

Compared to last year’s corresponding figure of Rs6242.30bn, current week’s figure is higher by 13.08pc.

Investments by all commercial banks stood at Rs7,017.56bn, smaller by 0.10pc against preceding week’s figure of Rs7,024.26bn, whereas investment by all specialised banks stood at Rs41.17bn against preceding week’s figure of Rs43.34bn.

Cash and balances with treasury banks of all scheduled banks increased over the week and stood at Rs770.11bn against previous week’s Rs899.52bn, showing a decline of 14.38pc. Current week’s figure increased by 5.00pc compared to last year’s corresponding figure of Rs733.51bn.

Cash and balances of all commercial banks stood at Rs766.66bn, lower by 14.48pc over previous week’s Rs896.50bn. Cash and balances of all specialised banks were larger by 14.26pc at Rs3.44bn against the preceding week’s Rs3.01bn.

 

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