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Khurram Husain

So much for corruption

Malik Qayyum was the political football that got kicked around for two decades. Updated Feb 23, 2017 09:30am

NA questions the economy

Where economic matters are concerned, questions asked by MNAs reveal their poor understanding. Published Feb 09, 2017 03:54am

To ban or not to ban?

On the matter of terror financing and shutting down the operation of listed terror group, the demand was non-negotiable. Published Feb 02, 2017 06:13am

Building and losing reserves

What happens if we should find ourselves in a dip at some point in the future, and there is nobody to bail us out? Published Jan 26, 2017 07:02am

Uprooting GDP

Is it possible to measure the economic health of a country simply on the basis of one number? Published Jan 22, 2017 07:31am

In the twilight of globalisation

The process that began almost 25 years ago challenged every country. Some adapted but others, like Pakistan, missed Published Jan 19, 2017 03:30am

Country of sheep

We are turning crooks into heroes on our TV screens, while the courageous and articulate amongst us are violently weeded Published Jan 12, 2017 02:40am

Birth of another dependency

We seem to be substituting CSF inflows with commercial borrowings from China as a stopgap measure to plug our current Updated Jan 05, 2017 12:43pm

2016: The year of the CPEC

China and Pakistan began to discover the reality of embracing each other more tightly in 2016. Updated Jan 02, 2017 10:32am

What’s up at the regulators?

There is still a long way to go before we get to ‘regulatory capture’, but there are good reasons to be vigilant. Published Dec 29, 2016 01:31am

The five-thousand-rupee question

In the case of the Rs5,000 note, simply easing it out of circulation is relatively straightforward. Updated Dec 22, 2016 09:50am

CPEC cost build-up

To properly afford the CPEC projects, the country will need to lift its exports, boost its productivity. Updated Dec 15, 2016 12:06pm

Holding businessmen accountable

Will Regent Plaza simply be painted over, equipped with new furniture, and throw its doors open again as if nothing Updated Dec 08, 2016 02:35pm

The giddy brigade

What exactly does ‘joining CPEC’ mean? Use of the port? Use of the roads to drive cargo to the port? Updated Dec 01, 2016 02:20pm

Falling business confidence

A growing number of business leaders are beginning to say that the government is unresponsive to the concerns of Published Nov 24, 2016 01:40am