Editors Note: Passing the baton

She’s going to be the fourth Tapal to run the tea empire. The odds are against Mehvish Tapal. At least statistically speaking....

Imran Khan at Davos

Of all leaders Pakistan has ever had in its history, Imran Khan should be completely comfortable at Davos. Only once before did...

Editors Note: Dalda goes public

With our financial capital markets as nascent as they are, any discussion of a major company going public is going to be...

‘Voodoo’ Economics, Habib Metro bank and a noodle

We were spoiled for choice this issue of Profit when it came to deciding what our cover story would be. It’s a...

Running a tight ship

One of my all-time favorite movies has to be Braveheart (1995). The movie had many powerful scenes and the one that we...

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...

Will the real economy please stand up?

Is it the robust economy with one of the best performing stock markets in the world? Or is it the economy with...

Editor’s Note: The silver bullet

‘The government should drop the ancient practice of doling out plots as end-of-career economic security to its elite cadre of civil and...

Editor’s Note: The relevance of financial journalism

At Profit, we see it as our role to ensure that those rays of optimism that one may feel from the generally...

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...

Keeping fingers crossed

Things aren’t too bad on the foreign exchange reserves front. At $22.4 billion, our reserves seem to be sitting pretty; higher than...

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...

Editor’s Note: PIA’s turnaround effort

It is no secret that Pakistan’s state-owned enterprises are almost invariably badly run, but even by the Government of Pakistan’s atrocious standards,...

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...

Editor’s note: Clicks but not without bricks

Yes, digital is the future in all sectors, including banking. Yes, Standard Chartered has a bit of a first movers advantage within...