A disease Pakistan can do without

In this week’s cover story, we explore the advent of share buybacks in Pakistan’s capital markets, with major companies listed on the...

Breathing room to act

After months of speculation, at least we know where Pakistan stands: by the skin of our teeth, the country remains connected to...

How not to hold businesses accountable

Business publications have a natural bias: we tend to be pro-capitalism, pro-free markets, and pro-entrepreneurship. What we at Profit try to do...

Time to deregulate oil prices

If there is one habit we wish the government of Pakistan would try to kick, it is the insane attempts to assert...

Dear CEOs, please stop whining

One of the professional hazards of being a financial journalist in Pakistan is that when you get to meet and talk to...

Can PTCL’s new CEO turn back the clock?

The market just isn’t big enough for these many players. This is a statement that is thrown around a lot these days,...

Shortsighted moves on trade

There is absolutely no scenario in which Pakistan evolves from being the low-income country it is today to becoming a high-income or...

The wrong kind of governing

You can always trust the government of Pakistan to take a look at a problem created by the private sector in the...

The most worrying chart (Editor’s Note)

There is one chart that gives us a heart attack every time we look at it: one that shows Pakistan’s...

Ego and insecurity (Editor’s Note)

Being the best and being good enough are not the same thing, a distinction that the students, faculty, and alumni of the...

For the love of all that is holy, leave the rupee alone! (Editor’s Note)

We were almost there. After letting the rupee lose about a third of its value, albeit begrudgingly, there was hope that the...

A tale of two entrepreneurs (Editor’s Note)

This week, Profit chronicles the tale of two men who are in some ways a study in contrasts: one who is at...

No, Prime Minister, the problem is you (Editorial)

The premiership of Imran Khan is what happens when the collective wisdom of upper middle class drawing rooms in Pakistan comes to...

Editor’s Note: Fuel price populism

There is absolutely no subject over which the Pakistani media collectively loses its mind over more than fuel prices. No matter how...

Editor’s Note: Why data journalism is struggling in Pakistan

This week, Profit will include two, seemingly contradictory ideas. We are replacing our “News Briefings” section with a “News in Numbers” section,...

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