This company is about to get a licence to buy local gas to sell to corporations privately. Not everyone is happy

EGas collects natural gas produced during oil extraction and transports it in special trucks to bridge gas demand. But what is the controversy behind their renewed licence?

Near Lahore’s Walton Road, Seth Abid’s leftovers are up for grabs

Silently and almost in obscurity, Premier Villas has become popular in a location where the real estate market seemed dead. Here’s how it happened

The economy is in the dumps. What asset classes have stood the test of time?

With the economy faltering, what is the best place to park your money? We assess multiple asset classes to unveil the return patterns

Sher Afzal Marwat has locked horns with Lucky Cement over how they spend their CSR money. Does he have a point?

Legally speaking, there is nothing binding Lucky Cement to have a CSR budget and to spend it in a certain way. But things are often done differently in countries with more developed legislation

The boardroom meltdown at Al-Shaheer

Is the revolving door culture in the boardroom a cause or symptom of the company’s recent downturn?

Will an AI revolution kill Pakistan’s BPO industry?

While the government insists our BPO sector is bursting with potential — is it prepared for the AI storm awaiting it?

Inside the Defence Budget: Has inflation hit the military?

The dollar value of the military budget in the last four years has actually decreased

Govt is taxing mutual funds. What long-term impact can this have on the mutual fund industry?

The goal of the budget proposals might be to increase tax revenue but it can have a real impact on the shift taking place in the mutual fund industry

Will fiscal year 2025 be a better year for the private sector?

It would seem that the long battle with inflation is finally coming to an end

The govt is finally trying to fix Pakistan’s increasingly worrying pension problem. Is it too little too late?

The federal pension bill exceeds Rs 1 trillion mark. What are the reforms being implemented, and are the measures strong enough given how bad things have gotten?

The budget has quashed any rumors about high taxes on stock market earnings. What does the ensuing rally mean for the year to come?

The benchmark index has been on a rout and there are few signs that it is going to stop any time soon

The govt is punishing filers and non-filers alike. The only difference is the latter might manage to escape

There is an incoherence between the treatment of the formal and informal sectors of the economy. And those documented can’t escape

Changes to look out for in the banking sector for the next fiscal year

Banks to pay higher effective taxes as the government disallows provisions to be treated as expenses

The IMF has raised the alarm bell on Pakistan’s microfinance sector. Where does it stand?

Microfinance in Pakistan is in dire straits and has become a bit of a ticking time bomb because of the high risk of loan defaults and Covid era damages

A little known Pakistani company is suing Zoom for over $2 million. What in the world is happening?

Pakistani tech company D-Tech Consultancy has filed a $2.2 million lawsuit against US tech giant Zoom, claiming they are owed over a million dollars in unpaid commissions