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...

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.

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

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...

Why the Pakistan Banao Certificates are a bad investment

My first job out of college was at a brokerage firm in New York whose offices were just two blocks north of the Roosevelt...

PTI needs to deliver “tangible” economic improvements to retain its high popularity: Fitch Solutions

It stated downside risks to policy-making are rising due to a united opposition and enactment in the country

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...

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

Trump readies tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese goods despite talks: source

Trump, who had already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods, said a week ago that he would be adding tariffs on another $200 billion in goods

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

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