Government inaction smokes away Rs25 billion annually

Gold Leaf is a popular cigarette brand in the country, and Kabir Khan usually puffs up on it. But occasionally when he...

How a 30 year old became a media tycoon

Deep into the winding, messy streets of a Lahore township, on one end of a broken road stands a building...

Will Askari Bank’s new CEO succeed in his desire to shake the bank out of its stupor?

Abid Sattar took over as the CEO of Askari Bank in August 2018. Somebody forgot to tell his LinkedIn profile, which still...

A touch of modernity reaps much higher returns

Nestle, MRI collaboration on Chaunsa Project already a huge success Frustrated with persistent decrease in the yield and productivity of his mango orchards,...

The Profit Digital Banking Roundtable: “Lessons from the frontline”

We’ve been to all the conferences, heard the keynotes, and have been fed the vision of digital banking for years now. But...

Is Open Skies really causing trouble for Pakistani airlines?

Domestic aviation industry experts insist that liberal aviation policies are hurting their competitiveness, but the truth is much more complicated

Neck-deep in debt, is ChenOne and its parent company about to make a comeback?

Chenab Group, the retailer’s parent conglomerate, appears to be in the process of securing a restructuring agreement with its lenders. But will it be enough to revive the flagging retail chain and its textile export operation?

It’s not just about the Salary!

According to a research study by The American Institute of Stress (AIS), 80 percent of employees working in the corporate sector feel...

Pakistan’s Newest Billionaire

Given the quantitative nature of financial analysis, it is easy to forget that investing is fundamentally about understanding people. You can stare...

NA body recommends govt to prioritise railways projects

  ISLAMABAD: Standing Committee on Pakistan Railways (PRs) has recommended the projects of PRs may be given priority by the government, especially the...

Bank spreads take a hit even before the COVID-19 pandemic

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, and before the drastic cut in interest rates, banking spreads were already experiencing a tough time. The weighted...

Can ITU become Pakistan’s MIT?

Umar Saif’s brainchild is meant to be a research-focused institution. But it remains to be seen whether it has the ingredients necessary to be globally competitive

3 men show how to successfully mix business with pleasure

Abandoning jobs mid-career is something that the less adventurous abhor. After all who would want to leave the safety of a job...

Pakistan does not have a billion-dollar software company. Meet the man who wants to change that

Amir Wain is building i2c into a SaaS powerhouse that is rapidly turning into one of the country’s largest software exporters

Shopkeepers’ scam adds fizz to profits

Retail prices of Coke and Pepsi remain unnoticed while retailers overcharge consumers day in, day out by as much as 40 percent – making millions over the top, apparently unnoticed