How the private sector killed off the MQM

The political party died when its reason for existence – securing access to middle-class government jobs – was made redundant by a rising private sector

Has CPEC hit a major roadblock?

China’s infrastructure building spree across the nation seems to have been halted due to Pakistan’s inability to pay its loans

Economic Survey 2017-18: Govt blames political uncertainty for missing growth targets

Miftah says highest growth rate of 5.79 per cent achieved in 13 years. Ahsan says all promises made by his party in its manifesto fulfilled.

Seven Pakistani entities added to US export control list

The United States has added seven Pakistani companies to a list of foreign entities that are subject to stringent export control measures, according to online...

Revisions in aid to Pakistan unlikely to shake its finances: Moody’s

LAHORE: International rating agency Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) has maintained that Trump administration’s revision of US military aid is highly unlikely to have material...

FATF grey-listing does not affect Pakistan’s ability to borrow: IMF deputy director

The grey-listing of Pakistan by the global watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has no direct consequences for its ability to borrow from the...

The FATF ‘grey list’ means more trouble for Pakistan than you think

At Profit, we have normally tried to stay away from politics as much as possible in our coverage of Pakistan’s economy. This is not...

Automotive sector down 7.1pc, while cements lacked 6.1pc in February

LAHORE: Investors at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) had a mixed month of February. Political uncertainties mostly led investor confidence amongst a severe lack of...

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