Jehangir Siddiqui Bank tops the State Bank of Pakistan’s list of Primary Dealers

Karachi, July 04, 2012 (PPI-OT): The State Bank of Pakistan recently, 2nd year in a row has declared JS Bank as the Number 1 Primary Dealer of Government Securities for the year 2011-12. JS Bank was also the Number 1 Primary Dealer of Government Securities for the year 2010-2011.

JS Bank is one of only 11 State Bank of Pakistan appointed Primary Dealers authorized to participate in the auctions of Government of Pakistan securities comprising of Treasury Bills (T-Bills) and Pakistan Investment Bonds (PIBs).

JS Bank has outperformed all other Primary Dealers during what has been an extremely challenging year for Pakistani banking is testament to the strategic vision of the management as well as the hard work of the Fixed Income Team in Treasury.

The listing displays the growing confidence that customers have in the bank’s ability to better handle their fixed income transactions and sends a clear signal to the market that JS Bank has emerged as a key player with an agenda of performance driven growth and service excellence in Pakistani banking.

JS Bank is counted amongst the most performance driven banks on Pakistan’s banking landscape. The Bank now has an online network of 150 branches in 80 cities across Pakistan. In its unrelenting effort to provide high quality products and services, JS Bank continues to pursue the path of innovation and excellence.

For more information, contact:
Nabeela Darugar
Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications
JS Bank Limited
Tel: (92 21) 111 JS BANK (572 265) Ext: 330
Fax: (92 21) 263 1803
Mobile: (92 321) 8298270
Email: nabeela.darugar@jsbl.com