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Iran dismisses central bank head running for president

TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed the central bank governor, Abdolnaser Hemmati, one of the few moderates running in the June 18 presidential election. Hemmati, a technocrat who was appointed central bank governor in 2018, said he accepted the

SBP approves Rs238.2 billion under Rozgar scheme

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has approved Rs 238.2 billion for 2,958 businesses under its Rozgar scheme to protecting businesses and their employees from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The central bank has so far deferred Rs 659.5

Governor SBP urges regional central banks to tackle challenges

ISLAMABAD: Governor State Bank of Pakistan Dr Reza Baqir highlighted the importance of efficient and robust governance structure in the banking industry for sustainable economic growth of a country. The central bank governor was addressing a seminar on “Emerging Trends