Pakistan: IMF staff-level agreement may help avert crisis

  • The IMF granted staff-level approval for the delayed 7th and 8th ECF reviews and an extension by 9 months and US$950mn

  • Programme resumption contingent on Board approval, with market reaction pointing to concerns that it may not be granted

  • If approved, the programme will help plug Pakistan's large external funding gap and prevent a BOP crisis; retain Buy

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