Sound and stable, despite the rather steep fall

From 52,000-plus, the KSE-100 index’s fall to 41,000 points or thereabouts in under three months, Haroon Askari, Acting Managing Director (AMD) PSX remains unperturbed....

Another trip to the IMF?

Pakistan has gone to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) many times for the ‘last time.’ This time it was for a 36-month Extended Fund...

Who’s fault is it anyway?

The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice. – Brian Herbert. In...

Gunning for capital growth

Introducing equity investment in Pakistan, Capventures brought $5 million as FDI to Pakistan from the UK, the UAE and Hong Kong – yet kept...

Tetra Pak, a marvel of technology

Presently the Managing Director of Tetra Pak Pakistan, a position he took up in November 2015, Jorge Montero joined the Tetra Pak group about 24 years...

Where money is not the prime mover

Not a medical doctor himself but having received training in hospital management, Fahdel Sheikh is upscale Aadil Hospital’s owner and director. With a pleasant...

Growing bigger and bigger

One day at school in the early 2000s we were ushered to the library hall for ‘TV time’. Most students assumed it was going...

Why should Suzuki improve models, if people continue to patronise?

Hirofumi Nagao, former Pak Suzuki CEO having served the last of his third stint in Pakistan, fires a shot across the bow for new entrants: ‘Talk is cheap, in practice competing is difficult’.

Why Ishaq Dar deserves bouquets and not brickbats

Interview: Dr. Ishrat Hussain Former Governor, SBP Having served two back-to-back terms as SBP governor in Pervez Musharraf’s dispensation, Dr Ishrat Hussain has had a...

We need to revisit the whole taxation system

Dr Muhammad Irshad superannuated as Chairman FBR/Secretary Revenue Division on the last day of June this year after an illustrious professional career spanning over...

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 company’s progress...

Kuch meetha ho jaye!

For some weeks now, Cadbury Dairy Milk is splurging its marketing rupees on a commercial featuring the fetching Mawra Hocane and the seasoned maestro...

That unmistakable Shezan touch

Not the most highbrow or fashionable of either the bakeries or restaurants, Shezan has the kind of consistency and reliability that makes it stand out and rub shoulders with the best of the best in business

How Akhuwat impacts lives through the miracle of interest-free microfinance

$500 million worth of loans disbursed to 2.2 million families over a period of 16 years

In Conversation with Roshanay Zafar

Founded in 1996, Kashf was the first NGO microfinance institution envisioned to become a 'one-stop financial service provider' for low income women and their...

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