Not reliant on interest rates alone-interview with Zafar Masud, Director General, National Savings

Zafar Masud is a career banker and finance expert of proven credentials in top positions in corporate and investment banking and cash...

Why this book by Sirajuddin Aziz is a must-read

Presently the President and CEO of Habib Metropolitan Bank, with extensive experience of working in China, Hong Kong, Nigeria, the UAE and...

Post recovery, Byco set to become Pakistan’s largest fuel refiner

It is a breezy Friday afternoon in Mauza Kund, Hub (Balochistan), about 50 kilometers west of Karachi and a stone’s throw from...

Monsanto’s strong suit: Higher harvests, lower resources

Monsanto Company recently released its 2017 Sustainability Report, titled ‘Growing Better Together’. The report demonstrates Monsanto’s commitment to sustainability and details the...

Habib Metro shows how (not) to compete against the big boys and win

Habib Metro is a boring, unexciting bank. It’s neither big nor small. Nobody uses its credit card. It won’t serve you if...

Huawei, postmodern China in microcosm

Coinciding with Deng Xiaoping’s inspired new modernization design to transform People’s Republic of China around 13 years post the Cultural Revolution turmoil,...

Interview: David-Dohyung Kim, Director, Global Brand Management

Huawei, constantly redefining the future of technology Q: What has taken Huawei so long to become the brand it has? What is your...

How high should a high-rise be

The members of the Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) heaved a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court judgement allowed construction...

An economic imperative: Adding women to Pakistan’s workforce in substantive numbers

Working longer hours than the usual nine-to-five, her day starting at 9 am but extended up to 7 pm a little more...

Social media changing female entrepreneurship dynamic

Maham Sohail runs a food delivery service page on Facebook, Home Bakers. As the title suggests, she delivers homemade food items of...

PSL: Good cricket but bad business

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is said to be raking in somewhere around Rs1.7 billion annually in revenue through its flagship event,...

Why ‘no profit’ still makes Zong happy

Faraz Ahmed, a resident of Anda Mor, North Karachi, wakes up at four every morning and sets off to his vendor’s home...

What makes AkzoNobel go bullish on Pakistan?

With a board meeting, a product launch and the company’s business review all crammed together, Jeremy Rowe, AkzoNobel’s managing director for decorative...

The FATF ‘grey list’ means more trouble for Pakistan than you think

At Profit, we have normally tried to stay away from politics as much as possible in our coverage of Pakistan’s economy. This...

Sugar Sharks: How does the most powerful lobby in Pakistan get its way?

Scores of sugarcane-laden lorries are parked on the main road in front of an abandoned car-making plant in Sujawal district, about 130...