Don’t cast your vote before you’ve seen these WhatsApp leaks

Two fictional characters each representing the PTI and PML-N, engage in an enlightening WhatsApp conversation that can help prospective voters make the key decision at the ballot box.

Rupee likely to fall below 125 to dollar after Eid

The rupee’s approximately 4 per cent drop against the dollar last week, from 115.63 on Monday to 121.39 by the close on Thursday, once again rattled the currency market amid renewed fears of inflation and a Balance of Payments (BoP) crisis.

As water crisis deepens, drought reality hits Pakistani population

Per capita water availability has been on a downward trend for decades. In 1947, when Pakistan was created, the figure stood at about 5,000 cubic meters per person, according to the World Bank. Today it is 1,000 cubic meters

Air Arabia says working to protect its investment in Abraaj

Abraaj’s founder Arif Naqvi is a board director of the Middle East low-cost carrier, according to Air Arabia’s website.

Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant’s efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com.

Don’t cast your vote before you’ve seen these WhatsApp leaks

Two fictional characters each representing the PTI and PML-N, engage in an enlightening WhatsApp conversation that can help prospective voters make the key decision at the ballot box.

Insafian vs Nooni: The choice before the voters

How the major national parties stack up on matters of economic policy

Energy: colliding visions for powering Pakistan

Both the PTI and PML-N offer competing proposals for how best to manage Pakistan’s electricity generation sector

Healthcare: the (hitherto) ignored priority

If one had to reduce the state of an entire nation’s healthcare to a single number, it would be average life expectancy, particularly how that has changed over time. For Pakistan, that number stood...

Water and climate change: the (hopefully not) insurmountable challenges

Here is the bad news when it comes to climate change: if the government of Pakistan consisted of 100% extremely competent and completely uncorrupt officials, if they devoted all of their resources and energy...

Fixing a badly broken school system

Both parties agree that the school systems need fixing, and both are focused foremost on physical infrastructure

Will the new boss at the PSX clean house?

The new CEO of the country’s only stock exchange has big plans to expand investor participation in Pakistan. But does he dare take on the power of the brokers?

Shan Foods, intent on spicing it up with a listing on the bourse

With disposable incomes on the rise, the Pakistani international spices giant not just doubles its size in the last three years, but with new products and an acquisition part of its expansion plans, the family-run business is evaluating tapping into funds from the capital market

What makes Pakistan plump for IMF time and time again?

Pakistan has been approaching International Monitoring Fund (IMF), intermittently, since 1988. The last programme was successfully completed during the period 2013-16. However, within a...

The year in energy

Corrupting power

Editor’s Note: Moving the national debate

Elections have consequences, as commentators in mature democracies are wont to say, and perhaps none more so than those in a republic that is...

Editor’s Note: The relevance of financial journalism

At Profit, we see it as our role to ensure that those rays of optimism that one may feel from the generally positive long-term...
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Don’t cast your vote before you’ve seen these WhatsApp leaks

Two fictional characters each representing the PTI and PML-N, engage in an enlightening WhatsApp conversation that can help prospective voters make the key decision at the ballot box.

Insafian vs Nooni: The choice before the voters

How the major national parties stack up on matters of economic policy

How Arif Naqvi’s fall from grace put Abraaj on brink of bankruptcy

Abraaj filed a petition in the Cayman Islands, requesting the court to appoint PwC as their provisional liquidator

Kia Sportage SUV set to be launched in Pakistan: Report

The price of the Kia Sportage has not been revealed by the company

Launch of KIA Rio 2018 could threaten car industry’s ‘big three’

LAHORE: The KIA Rio 2018 has reportedly been displayed at the showroom of KIA lucky motors Pakistan, causing speculation in car enthusiasts about pricing...

Energy: colliding visions for powering Pakistan

Both the PTI and PML-N offer competing proposals for how best to manage Pakistan’s electricity generation sector

Will the new boss at the PSX clean house?

The new CEO of the country’s only stock exchange has big plans to expand investor participation in Pakistan. But does he dare take on the power of the brokers?

KIA-Lucky Motors launches Grand Carnival, its first passenger car in Pakistan

South Korean auto manufacturer, KIA Motors, in collaboration with its local partner Yunus Brothers Group – Lucky Cement, has launched Grand Carnival in Pakistan.