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Will Pakistan overcome its demons to attract foreign investors

News Analysis | Over the last couple of years, Pakistan’s image has been developing as an investment hub, but the markets in 2017, experienced some...

Pakistan’s budget deficit could expand due to election spending

News Analysis | The World Bank, on Wednesday, warned Pakistan that its budget deficit may increase due to weak tax revenues, expenditure escalation and increasing...

Can depreciating rupee generate enough exports to counter growing debt and...

News Analysis | The depreciation of the rupee is a double-edged sword. Under IMF pressure, Pakistan authorities decided to depreciate the rupee, which has directly...

Sharif on dangerous course of defiance

Aasim Kaker | Nawaz Sharif has been dismissed for the third consecutive time as Prime Minister of Pakistan, making history. Sharif’s political party ‘Pakistan Muslim...

Nawaz’s Economic Achievements: Rhetoric & Reality? – Asad Umar

Asad Umar l Nawaz Sharif is going around trying to build a narrative to rescue his sinking political ship these days. An important element of...

The big crash is coming

Jacob G. Hornberger | American statists are convinced that the modern-day United States is immune from an economic catastrophe arising from its welfare-state, regulated-economy way...

Increasing foreign debts: When will Pakistan be truly ‘independent’?

Rida Hussain | Pakistan soon would be marking the 70th year of its independence and within these 70 years, Pakistan has gone through a roller...

Super Tax: Government taxing the same few taxpayers again & again

The Super Tax was introduced for the first time in 2015. It was initially supposed to be a temporary measure to fund Pakistan Army’s...

Pakistan’s expected debt to be $110 billion by 2020

There is increasing concern in Pakistan over the foreign loans situation and the direction this is taking the country. To offset the declining foreign currency...

Chinese President calms markets assuring them of economic stability

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said the nation must "unswervingly" crackdown on financial irregularities and illegal behaviours, while improving shortcomings in its...

Why Pakistan’s finance minister is misleading country on debt figures

Dr. Ashfaque H. Khan, Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha, Dr. Salman Shah and Mr. Sakib Sherani|  The speed at which Pakistan’s debt, both domestic and external,...

Are Pakistani politicians dancing with Perkin’s hitmen?

Imtiaz Gul | John Perkins, the best selling author of the book 'Confessions of An Economic Hitman,' talks of how corrupt rulers of smaller developing nations...

National debt, liabilities cross Rs2.2 trillion

Tahir Sherani | Nov 21, 2016 Pakistan's overall debt and liabilities have soared to an all-time high and have crossed Rs2.2 trillion ─ an increase...

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