Dawn News

Afshan Subohi

Crash in rawhide prices

In an uncertain situation, businesses see no charm in entering the market on borrowed capital, says Feeroz. Published Oct 05, 2015 06:51am

What went wrong where?

The Dawn Business team seeks to look for clues to the riddle in the opinion of stakeholders for the benefit of those who Published Sep 13, 2015 06:50am

Elusive stability

The federal budget 2015-16 has proven to be an albatross around the neck of the government — former KCCI president. Updated Sep 07, 2015 07:54am

Devolution magnet

Sindh and Punjab ready to give an undertaking to the FBR to make up for any shortfall in its assigned revenue target. Updated Aug 24, 2015 10:24am

Privatisation signals

We understand the sensitivities, but the government can no longer afford to let scarce public resources bleed Published Aug 17, 2015 06:26am

Auto policy draft

“We have provided a level playing field for the current car assemblers and the new companies interested in investing Published Aug 10, 2015 06:48am

Pulls and pushes

Federal Finance Secretary Dr Waqar Masood dismissed apprehensions regarding the centralisation of the decision-making. Updated Aug 03, 2015 09:13am

Surge in Eid business

Eid sales at all-time high, with minimum 10pc expansion and Rs850bn in business estimated this season. Updated Jul 21, 2015 09:15am

Learning from Greek episode

A committee has been constituted in the commerce ministry to monitor the developments in Europe. Updated Jul 13, 2015 08:24am

Changing charity landscape

There is no systematic data collection to quantify the value of philanthropy, but the activity is massive. Updated Jul 06, 2015 10:34am

Flexibility in budget-making

The govt’s haste in getting the finance bill endorsed during the opposition’s walkout from the NA is unnecessary. Updated Jun 29, 2015 09:40am

Sindh budget: sift facts from fiction

Budget proposals avoid addressing issue of investor's trust deficit or closing the widening development gap with Punjab. Updated Jun 22, 2015 09:32am

Tracking poverty, unemployment

Ahsan Iqbal, the planning and development minister, disputed the finance ministry’s unemployment rate figure at a press Published Jun 15, 2015 06:40am

Business not enthused

The reluctant private sector finds the business environment not yet congenial for long-term investment in industry. Updated Jun 08, 2015 07:50am