KARACHI - HBL and Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaboratively create awareness of using the PMEX trading platform for HBL clients.
HBL and PMEX will work together to create awareness amongst the smallholder farmers for the adoption of the Electronic Warehouse Receipt Financing (EWRF) to achieve the broader objective of financial inclusion and poverty alleviation.
Speaking on the occasion, Aamir Kureshi, Head Consumer, Agriculture & SME Banking – HBL, said, “HBL is the market leader in Electronic Warehouse Receipt Financing (EWRF) and has actively partnered with the stakeholders for uptake of EWRF regime in Pakistan. EWRF has been established as the most convenient and cost-effective system of farmer financing against the crop harvest stored under quality warehousing. Through this partnership, we look forward to facilitating the farmers with better market access, price visibility, and transaction settlement.”
Speaking on the occasion, Ejaz Ali Shah, Managing Director - PMEX, said, “We are delighted to enter into a strategic partnership with HBL. We are committed to creating a vibrant, unified national market for indigenous agricultural commodities for ushering in economic growth. Together with HBL, we look forward to working on the propagation of EWR to help farmers achieve greater financial inclusion, avoid distress selling, improve earnings, and facilitate the Government of Pakistan in achieving documentation of trading of agriculture commodities.”
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on March 28, 2023 (Tuesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||345.5||349|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.92||36.27|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||178||180|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 204,300 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,160.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Karachi||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Islamabad||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Peshawar||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Quetta||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Sialkot||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Attock||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Gujranwala||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Jehlum||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Multan||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Gujrat||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Nawabshah||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Chakwal||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Hyderabad||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Nowshehra||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Sargodha||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Faisalabad||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Mirpur||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
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