THE central bank mopped up Rs137.8bn of liquidity from the banking system last week through an open market operation in a one-day contract, at a rate of return of 7.48pc.

According to the weekly statement of position of all scheduled banks for the week ending April 30, deposits and other accounts of all scheduled banks rose 1.68pc to Rs8,747.49bn, against the preceding week’s figure of Rs8,603.06bn.

Deposits and other accounts of all commercial banks went up by 1.7pc to Rs8,724.672bn in the week, against the preceding week’s figure of Rs8,578.771bn. Deposits and other accounts of all specialised banks stood at Rs22.814bn in the week, against the previous week’s figure of Rs24.293bn.

Cash and balances with treasury banks of all scheduled banks increased by 10.04pc during the week under review to Rs782.433bn, against the earlier week’s figure of Rs711.044bn.

Cash and balances with treasury banks of all commercial banks stood at Rs780.024bn in the week, against the preceding week’s figure of Rs709.204bn, showing a rise of 9.98pc.

Cash and balances with treasury banks of all specialised banks stood at Rs2.409bn in the week, against the preceding week’s figure of Rs1.84bn.

Investments of all commercial banks stood at Rs5,730.213bn in the week, against the preceding week’s figure of Rs5,852.176bn, down 2.08pc. Investments of all specialised banks stood at Rs22.268bn in the week, against the preceding week’s figure of Rs27.311bn.Investments of all scheduled banks stood at Rs5,752.481bn in the week ending April 30, against the previous week’s figure of Rs5,879.487bn, depicting a fall of 2.16pc.

Gross advances by scheduled banks stood at Rs4,472.693bn in the week under review, showing an increase of 0.65pc over the earlier week’s figure of Rs4,443.602bn.

Advances by commercial banks increased to Rs4,324.413bn in the week, against the previous week’s figure of Rs4,295.794bn, or by 0.66pc.

Advances by specialised banks stood at Rs148.28bn in the week, against the previous week’s figure of Rs147.808bn.

Total assets of all scheduled banks stood at Rs12,333.92bn in the week ending April 30, higher by 1.63pc over the previous week’s figure of Rs12,135.56bn.

Total assets of all commercial banks stood at Rs12,145.949bn in the week, higher by 1.66pc over the previous week’s figure of Rs11,947.244bn.

Total assets of all specialised banks stood at Rs187.971bn in the week, against the previous week’s figure of Rs188.315bn.

Borrowings by all scheduled banks rose 2.88pc to Rs1,590.12bn in the week under review, against the previous week’s figure of Rs1,545.56bn.

Borrowings by all commercial banks went up by 2.96pc to Rs1561.11bn in the week, against the previous week’s figure of Rs1,516.26bn. Borrowings by specialised banks stood at Rs29.011bn, against preceding week’s figure of Rs29.305bn.

Other liabilities of all scheduled banks stood at Rs463.861bn in the week ending April 30, against the preceding week’s figure of Rs460.303bn, showing an increase of 0.77pc.

Other liabilities of all commercial banks went up by 0.45pc to Rs438.465bn in the week, against the previous week’s figure of Rs436.499bn.

Net assets of all scheduled banks stood at Rs1,294.984bn in the week under review, against the preceding week’s figure of Rs1,305.852bn, depicting a fall of 0.83pc.

Net assets of all commercial banks stood at Rs1,185.24bn in the week, lower by 0.9pc against the preceding week’s figure of Rs1,196.01bn.

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