Dec 20, 2018

Foreign share in govt. securities drop 45 pc Featured

Foreign investments in government securities dropped by Rs. 145.84 billion, or 45.29 per cent, during the 50-week period that ended on 12th December 2018, Central Bank statistics show.

The foreign ownership of government securities decreased from Rs. 321.95 b on 03rd January 2018 to Rs. 176.11 b on 12th December 2018.

Between December 05 and December 12, that figure dropped from Rs. 180.94 b to Rs. 176.11 b.

CB statistics give the foreign share in government securities to be worth Rs. 232.10 b by 23 October 2018 and by December 12 that declined by Rs. 60 b.