Library - State Bank of Pakistan

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Financial Literacy Sites

Nationwide Financial Literacy Program (NFLP) - Pakistan

Domestic Financial Institutions

Private Sector Commercial Banks

Allied Bank Ltd.

Askari Bank Ltd.

Bank Al-Falah Ltd.

Bank Al-Habib Ltd.

Faysal Bank Ltd.

Habib Bank Ltd.

Habib Metropolitan Bank Ltd.

JS Bank Ltd.

KASB Bank Ltd.

MCB Bank Ltd.

myBank Ltd.

NIB Bank Ltd.

Samba Bank Ltd.

Silk Bank Ltd.

Soneri Bank Ltd.

Summit Bank Ltd.

Standard Charted Bank (Pakistan)

United Bank Ltd.

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Public Sector Commercial Banks

First Women Bank

National Bank of Pakistan

The Bank of Khyber

The Bank of Punjab

Sindh Bank

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Foreign Banks Operating in Pakistan

Barclays Bank Plc.

Citi Bank NA

Deutsche Bank AE

Oman International Bank SAOG

The Bank of Tokyo – Mitsubishi Ltd.

The Hong kong Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd.

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Islamic Banks

Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Ltd.

Bank Islami Pakistan Ltd.

Dawood Islamic Bank Ltd.

Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Ltd.

Meezan Bank Ltd.

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Microfinance Banks

First Micro Finance Bank Limited

FINCA (Formerly Kashf) Microfinance Bank Limited

Khushhali Bank Limited

Network Microfinance Bank Limited

Pak Oman Microfinance Bank Limited

Rozgar Microfinance Bank Limited

Tameer Micro Finance Bank Limited

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Specialized Banks

Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan (IDBP)

SME Bank Ltd.

The Punjab Provincial Cooperative Bank Ltd. (PPCB)

Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd.

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Development Financial Institutions (DFIs)

Bankers Equity Limited

House Building Finance Corporation

Pak Brunei Investment Company Limited

Pak China Investment Company Limited

PAIR Investment Company Limited

Pak Libya Holding Company Limited

Pak Oman Investment Company (pvt.) Limited

Pakistan Kuwait Investment Company Limited

Saudi Pak Industrial & Agricultural Investment Company Limited

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Housing Finance Companies

Asian Housing Finance Limited

CitiBank Housing Finance Co Limited

House Building Finance Corporation

International Housing Finance Limited

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Investment Banks

Escorts Investment Bank Limited

First Credit & Investment Bank Limited

First Dawood Investment Bank Limited.

IGI Investment Bank Limited (Formerly First International Investment Bank Limited)

Innovative Investment Bank Limited

Security Investment Bank Limited.

Trust Investment Bank Limited. 

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Leasing Companies

Capital Assets Leasing Corporation Limited.

Grays Leasing Limited. 

Invest Capital Investment Co. Limited.

Natover Lease & Refinance Limited.

NBP Leasing

Orix Leasing Pakistan Limited.

Pak Gulf Leasing Company Limited.

Pakistan Industrial & Commercial Leasing Limited.

Saudi Pak Leasing Company Limited.

Security Leasing Corporation Limited.

Sigma Leasing Company Limited.

SME Leasing Limited.

Standard Chartered Leasing Limited.

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Modaraba Companies

Allied Rental Modaraba Limited

Al-Noor Modaraba Management (Pvt.) Limited.

B.F. Modaraba

B.R.R. Guardian Modaraba

Crescent Standard Modaraba

First Elite Capital Modaraba

First Equity Modaraba

First Fidelity Leasing Modaraba

First Habib Bank Modaraba

First Habib Modaraba

First IBL Modaraba

First National Bank Modaraba

First Pak Modaraba

First Paramount Modarba

First Prudential Modaraba

First Punjab Modaraba

First Udl Modaraba

KASB Modaraba

Modaraba Al-Mali

Standard Chartered Modaraba

Trust Modaraba

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Mutual Funds

ABL Income Fund

ABL Stock Fund

AKD Income Fund

AKD Index Tracker Fund

AKD Opportunity Fund

Alfalah Alpha Fund

Alfalah GHP Income Multiplier Fund

Alfalah GHP Islamic Fund

Alfalah GHP Principal Protected Fund

Alfalah GHP Principal Protected Fund II

Alfalah GHP Value Fund

Al Meezan Mutual Fund

AMZ plus Income Fund

AMZ Plus Stock Fund

Asian Stocks Fund Limited

Askari Asset Allocation Fund

Askari Income Fund

Askari Islamic Asset Allocation Fund

Askari Islamic Income Fund

Askari Sovereign Cash Fund

Atlas Fund of Funds

Atlas Income Fund

Atlas Islamic Stock Fund

Atlas Islamic Income Fund

Atlas Stock Market Fund

BMA Chundrigar Road Savings Fund

BMA Empress Cash Fund

Crossby Dragon Fund

Crossby Phoinex Fund

Equity Participation Fund

Dawood Islamic Fund

Dawood Money Market Fund

Dominion Stocks Funds Limited

Faysal Balanced Growht Fund

Faysal Income & Growth Fund

Faysal Savings Growth Fund

First Capital Mutual Fund Limited

First Dawood Mutual Fund

First Habib Income Fund

Golden Arrow Selected Stock Fund

HBL Income Fund

HBL Multi Asset Fund

HBL Stock Fund

IGI Income Fund

IGI Islamic Income Fund

IGI Stock Fund

Investec Mutual Fund Limited

JSA 30 Fund

JS Aggressive Asset Allocation Fund

JS Aggressive Income Fund

JS Capital Protected Fund

JS Capital Protected Fund II

JS Fund of Funds

JS Income Fund

JS Islamic Fund

JS Principal Secure Fund I

JS Value Fund Limited

JS Growth Fund

KASB Asset Allocation Fund

KASB Capital Protected Gold Fund

KASB Cash Fund

KASB Islamic Income Opportunity Fund

KASB Income Opportunity Fund

KASB Stock Market Fund

Laxon Equity Fund

Laxon Income Fund

Laxon Money Market Fund

MCB Dynamic Allocation Fund

MCB Dynamic Cash Fund

MCB Dynamic Stock Fund

MCB Energy Fund

MCB Growth Fund

MCB Investment Fund

Meezan Balanced Fund

Meezan Capital Protected Fund I

Meezan Cash Fund

Meezan Islamic Fund

Meezan Islamic Income Fund

Metro Bank Pakistan Sovereign Fund

NAFA Income Opportunity Fund

NAFA Government Securities Liquid Fund

NAFA Income Fund

NAFA Islamic Aggressive Income Fund

NAFA Islamic Multi Asset Fund

NAFA Multi Asset Fund

NAFA Savings Plus Fund

NAFA Stock Fund

NAMCO Balanced Fund

NAMCO Income Fund

National Investment Unit Trust

NIT Equity Market Opportunity Fund

NIT Government Bond Fund

NIT State Enterprises Fund

Pak Oman Advantage Asset Allocation Fund

Pak Oman Advantage Islamic Income Fund

PAK Oman Islamic Asset Allocation Fund

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Venture Capital

Pakistan Private Equity Limited

TMT Venture Limited

TRG Pakistan Limited

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Chambers of Commerce

Directory of Chambers of Commerce & Industry in Pakistan

Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce & Industry

ICC Pakistan

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Larkana Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI)

Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Sialkot Chamber of Commerce & Industry

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Stock Exchanges

Islamabad Stock Exchange

Karachi Stock Exchange

Lahore Stock Exchange

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International Financial Institutions

African Development Bank

Asian Development Bank

Bank for International Settlements

Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)

Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI)

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

European Investment Bank (EIB)

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – The World Business Organization

International Finance Corporation

International Monetary Fund

Islamic Development Bank

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)

Paris Club

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)

The World Bank

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Western Union

World Trade Organization

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Government Bodies

Board of Investment

Central Board of Revenue

Export Promotion Bureau

Federal Bureau of Statistics

Ministry of Commerce

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Industries & Production

National Institute of Banking & Finance

National Savings Organization

National Tariff Commission

Privatization Commission

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Small & Medium Enterprise Development Authority

State Bank of Pakistan

The Institute of Bankers in Pakistan

The official web gateway to the Government of Pakistan

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Key Government Documents

Acts & Ordinances

Banking Companies Ordinance 1962 (LVII, 1962) and Banking Companies Rules 1963 made under the Ordinance (as amended up to 30th June 2007)

Anti-Money Laundering Ordinance, 2007

Payment Systems and Electronic Fund Transfer Act, 2007

Microfinance Institutions Ordinance 2001 (LV of 2001) as amended up to 1st July 2007

Draft Banking Act, 2006

The Financial Institutions (Recovery Of Finances) Ordinance, 2001

The Banks (Nationalization) Act, 1974 (XIX of 1974) as amended up to 7th June 1997

National Accountability Bureau Ordinance, 1999

An Ordinance to provide for the establishment of SBP Banking Services Corporation

SBP Act, 1956 (As amended upto 31-05-2003)

Companies Ordinance 1984

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SBP Circulars & Notifications

Agricultural Credit Department

Banking Inspection (On-Site) Department

Banking Policy & Regulations Department

Banking Surveillance Department

Business Support Services Department 

Consumer Protection Department

Domestic Market & Monetary Management Department

Exchange Policy Department

Finance Department

Foreign Exchange Returns-Coding system

Financial Markets Strategy & Conduct Department

Infrastructure & Housing Finance Department

Islamic Banking Department

Microfinance Department

Offsite Supervision & Enforcement Department

Payment Systems Department

Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS System)

SME Finance Department

Statistics and Data Warehouse Department

Treasury Operations Department

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SBP Guidelines

ACD Financing Scheme for Small Farmers

ACD Guidelines for Fisheries Financing

Draft Guidelines for Branchless Banking

Guidelines for Banks/DFIs

Guidelines for Commercial Banks to undertake Microfinance Business

Guidelines for Infrastructure Project Financing - IPF

Guidelines for Islamic Microfinance Business by Financial Institutions

Guidelines for Setting Up of a Commercial Bank

Guidelines on Horticulture Financing

Guidelines on Islamic Financing for Agriculture

Guidelines on Stress Testing

Instructions and Guidelines for Shariah Compliance

Licensing Requirements and Guidelines for Setting Up Microfinance Banks

PSD Guidelines for Account Holders using Credit / Debit / Smart Cards (URDU)

PSD Guidelines for Standardisation of ATM Operations

Reporting Guides - Monetary and Financial Statistics

Risk Management Guidelines for Islamic Banking Institutions

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SBP Prudential Regulations

Prudential Regulations for Agriculture Financing

Prudential Regulations for Corporate / Commercial Banking (as of 31st January, 2009) – English Version

Prudential Regulations for Corporate / Commercial Banking (as of 31st January, 2009) – Urdu Version

Prudential Regulations for SMEs Financing (as of 31st January, 2009) – English Version

Prudential Regulations for SMEs Financing (as of 31st January, 2009) – Urdu Version

Prudential Regulations for Consumer Financing (as of 31st January, 2009) – English Version

Prudential Regulations for Consumer Financing (as of 31st January, 2009) – Urdu Version

Prudential regulations for Micro Finance Banks

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International Development Organizations

Accion International

Department for Internatioanl Development

Directory of Development Organizations

The Per Jacobsson Foundation

International Development Organization

Microfinance Gateway


Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

The Seep Network

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The Utility Economic Development Association (UEDA)

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