The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has acknowledged Pakistan’s stronger economic activity and kept the global growth forecast largely unchanged at six per cent for the current year and 4.9pc for the next year. In its...

SBP maintains policy rate at 7pc

The State Bank of Pakistan has decided to maintain the policy rate at 7 per cent for the next two months, the central bank's governor, Reza Baqir, announced on...

Pakistan ranks top 10 in business environment: report

BEIJING: Pakistan has been ranked one of the world’s top 10 economies with the most improved business environment due to taking measures which improved its ability to attract foreign...

Pakistan’s private equity potential

Profit explains what private equity is, and talks to some of the major stakeholders about the future

What’s your credit history?

How Pakistan needs to help out its credit bureaus - for its own good

As the government continues to back construction, real estate is hustling

The amnesty schemes given to the construction industry have been a boon for real estate

It might be time to reconsider Indo-Pak trading ties

As the smuggling of Indian and Pakistani products continues to thrive through third country channels, why not accept the reality and formalise trading ties?

Can the Pakistani eCommerce industry survive without tax relief?

They got their way with the budget. But will it be enough?

Influencer matchmaking AI is not the silver bullet it claims to be

While it has solved a lot of problems, a one-fit solution can never be our best bet

How can influencers evade exploitation from advertisers?

As advertising continues to pivot towards influencers, they need to look out for themselves

Do we need a Google financial office in Pakistan?

During a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue, an FBR representative stated that it had warned digital platforms that...

Jo Banain Gai Khain Gai (We will eat what we make)

The main focus of our economic policy should be efficient production of exportable goods and agricultural products. Our standard of living faces a collapse due to a lack of industrial and agricultural production

Three eCommerce ideas gaining mainstream traction in Pakistan

The pandemic led boom in eCommerce has changed a lot