The incentive in going green

Either hot or very cold, mostly in the extreme, the weather is hardly ever temperate. One’s neighbourhood is hit by water scarcity,...

In stock brokerage consolidation, JS Global Capital to acquire BIPL Securities

The JS Group’s flagship retail and institutional stock brokerage firm to acquire a rival firm originally owned by KASB

Big Brands sponsor raves in Pakistan to attract young money

Electronic dance music pulsates as revellers wave their arms in unison and coloured spotlights crisscross the ceiling of a lakeside wedding hall....

Marketing Pakistan

Marketing Association of Pakistan (MAP) will hold the Sixth Marketing Conference in Lahore on 13th-14th March, under the title of MARCON ’17,...

Cut out the middlemen, increase profits

Pakistan’s textile exports have been falling at 3.5 per cent per year since fiscal 2013. Yet Feroze1888 Mills Limited has increased its...

Good news and bad news at Hub Power Company

The website for the China Power Hub Generation Company (CPGHC) is not exactly what one could call slick. Awkward photos of Prime...

2020 was supposed to be the beginning of the recovery. Then Covid

Pakistan’s economy is going to contract this fiscal year, with GDP (gross domestic product) growth expected to stand at -0.38%, a significant...

Who owns Pakistan?

Ownership of the largest companies in Pakistan remains highly concentrated, but the wealth of the current economic elite may be a pair of golden handcuffs, keeping them invested in the industries of the past rather than looking to the future

The magnetic pull of Zainab

After attending his classes at the Karachi University, Adnan Khan occasionally navigates towards Zainab Market, ignoring several glitzier shopping malls along the...

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

Pakistan Post has changed for the better. But will this be good enough?

During their early rule in the subcontinent, the Mughals employed runners who would take daak (letters and parcels) from one point to...

After GIDC reduction, fertiliser companies pass on costs cuts to farmers

The two largest fertiliser companies in Pakistan, Fauji Fertilizer, and Engro Fertilizer, have both reduced their prices for urea fertiliser by Rs300...

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Could electric vehicles break the dominance of the Big Three car companies in Pakistan?

The infamous cartel of Japanese auto manufacturers has been ruling the roost in Pakistan’s car market for a lifetime. The big three...

Is Qmobile’s iron grip beginning to slip away?

When it comes to hardware technology, one hardly finds a local brand as big as Qmobile. Regardless of which side of the...