Rupee devaluation fails to spur growth in exports, touch $9.120 billion in 5MFY19

Trade deficit for July-November FY19 fell to $14.51 billion or 2.0% from $14.81 billion in the corresponding period of last year

Pakistan spends an average 2.1% of GDP on infrastructure: Fitch Solutions

The research agency said that China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will keep playing an important role in spurring infrastructure development across Asia

IMF to check Pakistan’s debt sustainability before giving loan

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday said that Pakistan’s capacity to return loans will be assessed, adding that it will consider the details of...

Rupee devaluation fails to spur growth in exports, touch $9.120 billion...

Trade deficit for July-November FY19 fell to $14.51 billion or 2.0% from $14.81 billion in the corresponding period of last year

Pakistan spends an average 2.1% of GDP on infrastructure: Fitch Solutions

The research agency said that China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will keep playing an important role in spurring infrastructure development across Asia

Engro’s Rs60 billion question

How the conglomerate will deploy this capital over the next few years will define its future for the next generation – and possibly that of Pakistan

The taxi driver in the age of Careem

Careem may have opened up earning opportunities for many, but for others, it has left financial devastation in its wake

Airbnb gains traction in Pakistan and no one has noticed

The app is rapidly finding users, even though it has not yet customized its platform for the local market’s needs

In a market dominated by Toyotas and Suzukis, a Porsche dealership thrives in Lahore

Demand for luxury car in Pakistan is rising, and would rise faster if the government changed its import regulations, says Abuzar Bokhari

Karachi vs Lahore: Where is Pakistan’s Silicon Gali?

Pakistan’s startup culture and ecosystem is still nascent, but which metropolitan area has a head start?

How well has the PTI performed on its 100-day agenda?

Most macroeconomic indicators have worsened since the Imran Khan Administration took office, but the party appears set to initiate some key economic reforms

NETSOL stock riding high after key wins in signing new clients

Pakistan’s only NASDAQ-listed company appears poised for faster growth after a recent spate of stagnation

Rabeel Warraich’s $30 million bet on Pakistani entrepreneurship

How a 33-year-old middle-class Pindi boy became the first professional venture capitalist in Pakistani history

Pakistan’s Basic Billionaires

How the wealthy elite in Pakistan remains unimaginative with their use of capital, and why that is holding the nation back

Editor’s Note: The fourth factor

In his now seminal tome The Wealth of Nations, Scottish economist Adam Smith posited that there were three major factors of production in an...

Editor’s Note: For once, it’s not their fault

The rupee’s precipitous dive on Friday, November 30 has led to recriminations and accusations of incompetent economic management on the part of the Imran...
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Govt plans visa on arrival for 55 countries to uplift tourism sector

Adviser to the Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood said on Tuesday that Pakistan is considering allowing visa on arrival for...

Pakistan’s Basic Billionaires

How the wealthy elite in Pakistan remains unimaginative with their use of capital, and why that is holding the nation back

Rupee to weaken to Rs148 against greenback by end of FY19: Fitch Solutions

It expects the trade deficit to narrow over the coming months irrespective of oil price dynamics taking the country’s dollar shortage and recent rupee weakness into context

SBP governor hints further devaluation of rupee

ISLAMABAD: As the experts have already expected a further decrease in the value of Pakistani currency against the dollar, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)...

Engro’s Rs60 billion question

How the conglomerate will deploy this capital over the next few years will define its future for the next generation – and possibly that of Pakistan

Alibaba’s partner Whale Cloud to invest $70m in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Considering the demographical and geo-strategic location of Pakistan and the vision of the new government, Whale Cloud, partner of Ali Baba Group, has shown...

Systems Ltd granted Rs240m LRMIS contract in Balochistan

Initially, the execution will be carried out in four districts of Baluchistan namely Quetta, Gwadar, Jaffarabad and Pishin

Saudi Arabia to make its ‘largest foreign investment’ in Pakistan: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Asad Umar said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia is about to make “the largest foreign investment in Pakistan’s history” which...