Amid a ruckus and uproar from the opposition benches, Federal Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin unveiled the Rs8.478 trillion budget for the next fiscal year. Tarin, the third finance minister in as many years to present...

Pakistan’s public debt surges to Rs38bn in 9MFY21

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s total public debt was recorded at Rs38,006 billion at the end March 2021, registering an increase of Rs1,607 billion during the first nine months of the current...

NEC approves 4.8pc GDP growth target for FY22

ISLAMABAD: The National Economic Council (NEC) which met here on Monday has approved the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth projections for the financial year 2021-22 (FY22), including the proposed...

War on cash – Will the real payments revolution please stand up?

Contrary to common perception, Pakistanis are absolutely desperate to begin using internet-based payments; will the handful of well-funded fintech startups be able to break through the massive barriers to entry and get Pakistan on the road to its digital revolution?

In its efforts to please expats, the govt gives a new lease on life to car manufacturers

The SBP’s new dollar hungry scheme is serving an already overserved segment of Pakistanis

With third-party cookie erosion around the corner, a second-party data marketplace takes shape

The true benefit of a second-party data marketplace may be in its implicit impact on predicting the behavior of target audiences

Bank Al Habib buys Centrepoint from TPL Properties for nearly $50 million

The nation is curious: exactly how much did one of the fanciest buildings in the largest city sell for?

WorldCall: An acquisition or another Pump and Dump?

As the PSX had a record breaking day, what went on behind the scenes

Pakistan’s ticking pension time bomb

The government must change its pension plans unless it wants to buckle under the weight of pension liabilities

Putting women at the center of Asia’s pandemic recovery

Bridging the gender divide is crucial to economic recovery and prosperity

Why isn’t the PTA worried about the data of Pakistani citizens being misused?

As Pakistanis’ digital footprint grows, so do the threats to the confidential details of its citizens. Without data protection laws in place, bad actors in India may be able to misuse Pakistani citizens’ private data that they should not even have access to

Why a Master Data Management project is the way to go

If we can protect our data and do this right, everyone from businesses to govt departments will win

Unlocking creativity that resonates with Pakistan audiences in the time of corona

Last year’s initial lockdown led to a surge of in-home entertainment as a source of distraction and entertainment. And while time spent watching TV...

A checklist for CMOs interested to export with Amazon

The advertising industry in Pakistan is shifting focus to digital marketing in eCommerce, transforming the retail industry, and the way in which sellers need...