KARACHI: The investment in prize bonds has soared to Rs929.64 billion by January 2019 as compared with Rs794.09 billion by the same month of the last year, showing an increase of 17.07 percent.
According to statistics issued by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the savings mobilized through prize bonds had increased to Rs929.64 billion January 2019 through different categories of prize bonds.
The statistics have shown the investment in higher denomination prize bonds increased more rapidly then the lower denomination.
Following is the position of investments in different prize bonds:
(Rs in million)
|S. No.||Prize Bonds||Jan 2019||Jan 2018||% Increase|
Investment in registered prize bonds surges by 30pc