Editor’s Note: A culture of accountability

Business journalism in Pakistan has historically been a loser beat, and in most news organisations, it still is. And come to think of it,...

Editor’s Note: The power of humility

At the highest level of the corporate world, humility is not a virtue recognised as valuable by most. This is unsurprising given the level...

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...

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 the sector;...

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 miniscule the...

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...

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 Lahore University...

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...

Editor’s Note: Policy Reversals

There is no clearer indication that the current administration has absolutely no clue what they are doing on matters of fiscal policy than the...

Editorial–Incentivising consumers for desired behaviour

  The promise of digital banking is alluring. The realization so far has been elusive. Though the field might not exactly be dormant, it is...

Time is of the essence

  Rivers of gold. That's what media mogul Rupert Murdoch once said about the classifieds section in newspapers. Now, though I am definitely no Pakistani Murdoch,...

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: For once, it’s not their fault

The rupee’s precipitous dive on Friday, November 30 has led to recriminations and accusations of incompetent economic management on the part of the Imran...

Editor’s Note: What will PTI’s economic policy look like

So it happened at last. The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, after 22 years of struggle, has finally managed to win an election, albeit with more than...

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 ever dwindling...

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