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Can an increase in remittances boost Pakistan’s economy?

Waqas Shabbir | Inflows of workers' remittances sent by overseas Pakistanis have witnessed a much-needed surge. It has increased to $14.6 billion from $14.058 billion, exhibiting...

Pakistani exports witness a 24% increase

News Analysis | Pakistan exports have shown a boost of 24% in March, apparently due to plunge in the rupee and better export policy initiatives....

Government launches online tax payment to broaden tax net

News Analysis | The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), in collaboration with the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday, 20th of March, cut the...

Rao Anwar tired of playing ‘cat & mouse’: Appears before the...

News Analysis | The notorious former SSP Malir Rao Anwar finally appeared before the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday after absconding for almost 2 months...

Supreme Court bans Shahid Masood for three months

News Analysis | The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday banned senior anchorperson Dr. Shahid Masood from appearing on his television show for three months...

Pakistan’s online shopping frenzy: e-commerce set to cross $ Billion mark

News Analysis | Pakistan’s e-commerce sector is set to cross the $1bn mark, two years sooner than predictions by experts. Earlier, experts had predicted that...

Plight of rice exporters: Pakistan needs a new bank that deals...

News Analysis | Pakistan is an agriculture based economy since the majority of the population is, directly or indirectly, employed in the agricultural industry. It...

Pakistan on its way to becoming a cashless economy

News Analysis | Like a number of other developed and developing countries in the world, Pakistan is also shifting towards a paperless, cashless economy. Paper...

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...

Economic impacts of Pakistan being placed on terror watch list

News Analysis | Seeking diplomatic success, Pakistan sent Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail to attend the six-day meeting of Financial Action...

Long Term Plan (LTP) of CPEC is a mystery

 Raja Waqas Shabbir | Economic and financial stability is connected with political stability- was the much talked about statement of Army Chief Qamar Zaman Bajwa...

Dr. Shahid Masood’s claims about Zainab’s murderer prove false

News Analysis | The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), on Friday, released a report in which they clarified that the accused in Zainab’s murder case...

State Bank optimistic after forecast growth in economy

News Analysis | The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued a statement that the prospects for economic growth remain strong, noting that the economy...

Is the Chinese Yuan behind Trump’s anger at Pakistan?

M K Bhadrakumar | The Indian media have ignored the momentous announcement by Pakistan’s central bank on January 2 notifying that it has taken “comprehensive...

Pak China trade set to replace dollar with yuan

News Analysis | Starting the year on an optimistic note, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced that all arrangements for using Chinese yuan for...

Why is Pakistan helping Indian farmers?

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has accused the ruling government of helping the Indian farmers by importing their products. Continuing his pressure on...

Does the growth in FDI depict the true picture of Pakistan’s...

News Analysis | In contradiction to the current debate bashing Pakistan economy for its poor performance, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) released its report on Wednesday....

State Bank of Pakistan performing despite obstructions

Ikram Sehgal | Over the years, many highly developed economies with sophisticated markets and long functioning banking systems have faced significant banking crises or banking...

Pakistan’s economy: Growing or declining?

News Analysis | The State Bank of Pakistan has issued a report on the performance and state of the economy for the year 2016-17. The economic...

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...

The summoning of the Sharif family by JIT: Shall we praise...

Saad Rasool | Last week had been consumed with speculations and talk about Mr. Nawaz Sharif and his family’s appearance before the Panama case JIT....

Pakistan’s Challenge: Investigating the King’s Coterie

Saad Rasool | There is a fantastic (true) story about Morris Dees, a civil rights lawyer in the United States who, at the peak of...

Pakistan Army: The hope that got shattered

Saad Rasool | The Dawn Leaks issue has fizzled out, almost as inexplicably as it arose. And, in the aftermath, a significant fraction of Pakistanis...

JIT assemble!

The special bench of the Supreme Court which will be overseeing the Panamagate investigation has finalized the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that will be...

SECP gives 291 names for JIT: Who will be the chosen...

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has indicated that it will forward the names of all of its 291 officials of grade...

Any hope from JIT for Justice?

The six departments, which were assigned the task to submit names for the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), have submitted their list of names to...

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