Punjab Govt planning early launch of Quaid-e-Azam Business Park

Punjab Govt, after its new budget (2020-21), is gearing to stimulate business and investments across Pakistan's biggest province. Soft launch of "Quaid-e-Azam Business Park"...

Did JS bank really increase its profits by 1000%?

Growing from strength to strength, JS Bank reported a profit before tax of PKR 628.5 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 as...

Chinese investment in India soars in spite of boycott calls

Amid the clamour to boycott Chinese goods and cut trade ties, in the wake of the killing of its 20 soldiers in a border...

Yemen faces economic disaster as Saudi remittances dwindle

On top of war and the coronavirus pandemic, Yemen faces looming economic disaster as a crisis gripping its main benefactor Saudi Arabia dents remittances...

How successful was SBP’s rozgar scheme

For private security services Covid-19 pandemic posed multiple problems. The closing down of business and industries meant loss of revenues for them, reducing overheads...

Ways Covid-19 can accelerate development in Pakistan

Human health and wellbeing have never seemed more essential to economic development than they are today. In the midst of a global pandemic, I am...

Trump threatens decoupling from China amid talks

US President Donald Trump threatened decoupling of the United States from China, maintaining that he had the option to separate from China's deeply intertwined...

Iraqis furious over austerity measures amid massive reform plan

Like she had done for years, Nisrine Saleh arrived at the bank to withdraw her monthly pension, paid by Iraq's government. But this time,...

Middle East problems amplified by coronavirus

A second wave of the coronavirus pandemic is raising its ugly head. It is putting Middle East leaders at a crossroads as they struggle...

Why lower energy costs don’t trickle down in Pakistan

As energy prices hit new lows in international markets - due to plummeting global demand owing to the Coronavirus - business dynamics in Pakistan...

PTI govt presents its second federal budget with total outlay of Rs 7294.9 billion

The federal budget for the next fiscal year 2020-21 with a total outlay of 7294.9 billion rupees was presented. Minister for Industries and Production...

Economy of Pakistan and The Coronavirus

Around the globe, countries are trying to manoeuvre through the coronavirus; monetary and fiscal policies are extensively being used to ensure the economic impact...