Home sweet home

As the world changes, it pivots and zooms into our homes, which now play a much bigger role in our lives.

Correcting market failure

This publication is generally in favour of free markets, which in practice can often mean an opposition to what we view as...

Cutting through red-tape with e-residency

Estonia is the first country in the world to establish ease of business through e-residency, and Pakistanis may benefit from it

The last refuge of the scoundrel

Perhaps we should not be surprised that it has come to this, but – even though we make it our business to...

The culture of safety

In the aviation industry, safety is a given, right? Wrong, especially in Pakistan

Getting our act together

It was only a matter of time, we suppose. Last week, the United States joined the European Union in banning Pakistan International...

The uncanny similarities between Wirecard and Inov8

Don’t speak to the press; just sue them and accuse them of being in cahoots with the competition. Oh, and run a bad business.

Privatisation is not a revenue generator

Here is how the federal finance ministry thinks about privatisation: the government will sell assets in absolute desperation when it needs to...

10 focus areas for Pakistan’s economic prosperity

In order to build long-term competitiveness and prosperity in the Pakistani economy, here are some things that merit the government’s attention

If you’re not paying for journalism, you’re paying to not have journalism

Quality is the staple product of this stapled product. Or so we think. As do you, if reader feedback is to be...

Name’s matter, even in the stock market

"Whats in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" - Romeo & Juliet  Shakespeare...

The time for quick fixes at PIA is over

There is much about the crash of Flight PK-8308 that we do not know, including the precise cause of the crash. But...

The burden of over-regulation

In this edition of Profit, both our cover story and one of our main feature stories are about the financial services sector,...

Why the market cannot be trusted to develop a vaccine

  Are there enough incentives for firms to develop a vaccine for Covid-19? On the face of it, I shouldn’t even be asking...