Editor’s Note: The great chasm

The median age of Pakistan is less than 24 years. Ours is one of the youngest countries in the world, and one governed by...

Taking the fight to the big boys

In this issue we narrate the interesting times in Pakistan’s digital ad industry through a case study on one of its leading players, Bramerz....

Editor’s Note: There is more to the IMF than bailouts

It is not an often-appreciated fact, but politicians actually do try to keep most of their major campaign promises, at times regardless of whether...

Editor’s Note: Moral cowardice

For a minute there, we had hope.To anyone who has hoped for a more tolerant Pakistan, where a person is judged not by their...

Seth-ification ahoy!

Received wisdom told us that, given enough time, sophistication and exposure to best modern practices, family-run firms would transform into professionally run companies, with...

Editor’s Note: SBP’s Hotel California

It doesn’t make sense. Just doesn’t.Here are three banks that are clearly up for sale. Three solid banks, with great fundamentals, not some haemorrhaging...

Editor’s Note: Time to test the energy policy

Long before he ever became finance minister, Asad Umar had begun formulating what would eventually become the energy policy of the Imran Khan Administration....

THE FIRST STEP TO SOLVING A PROBLEM

Dr. Daniel Ritz, President and CEO of PTCL and Jeff Daniels, the acclaimed American actor, seem to have more than their name in common....

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 military bureaucracy...

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, the national...

“Look Ma, no profits!”

Farooq Tirmizi, our contributing editor isn’t too confident about the viability of Daraz.pk, as is plain to see in his write-up on page 22.And...

Editor’s Note: The adult in the room?

If campaigns are conducted in poetry, and governing in prose, it appears that the Imran Khan Administration – at least insofar as Finance Minister...

Editor’s Note: Moving the national debate

Elections have consequences, as commentators in mature democracies are wont to say, and perhaps none more so than those in a republic that is...

Editor’s Note: The cost of borrowing

In his first speech to his fellow citizens as the Prime Minister-elect of Pakistan, Imran Khan stated his desire to have Pakistan play a...

Editor’s Note: ‘He’s a pleasure to work with’

In our edition dated June 10, 2018, Profit did an evaluation of the respective economic agendas of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan...

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