The government has revised the rate of profit by 20-125 basis points on various saving schemes, to mobilise high investment in saving products.

The Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS), which works under the Finance Ministry, announced an increase in the rate of profit on savings and regular accounts.

Meanwhile, the CDNS kept profit rates on Pensioner Benefit Accounts, Behbood Saving Certificates, special savings accounts, and Defence Saving Certificates unchanged.

The rate of profit on regular income was increased by 24 basis points each to 12.60% while the rate of profit on a savings account was revised upwards by 125 basis points to 13.50%.

Here is a list of rates on other saving certificates:

The CDNS, which offers saving certificates to individual investors, reinvests the money in government papers like Pakistan Investment Bonds (PIBs) and treasury bills (T-bills).


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