Banks begin witnessing Eid-related drawdowns on deposits at least two weeks before the start of Ramazan
Poor development of engineering industries keeps export-oriented sectors dependent on machinery imports
NPCs intoxicating returns is reason number one for the meteoric rise in forex inflows through Roshan Digital Accounts.
Within the NSS regime, inflation-protected certificates of investment can initially be introduced for certain segments...
The launch of a digital rupee that is freely exchangeable with the digital yuan may ...
Honest and serious joint efforts can work wonders for the economy.
The decline in the current account deficit is the biggest reason for the rupee’s gains.
It is naïve to hope the SBP will maintain its low policy rate of 7pc July onwards
Future monetary policies will exclusively aim at achieving yearly inflation targets in a manner that does not deviate from ...
A lot depends on how fast Pakistan can attract international retailers to its domestic market
The SBP should consider assigning sub-targets for agricultural development loans to banks.
Big and sustainable gains in exports are impossible to attain without achieving economies of scale in export industries.
Reliance on foreign funding over an extended period of time hides structural ...
Debt servicing in the first half of 2020-21 consumed three times more than the amount spent on defence.
When a government aims to achieve a certain level of economic growth, it normally adds to inflationary pressures in the economy.
We can expect an even sharper rise in the merchandise trade deficit in Jan-June
Thicker inflows of personal loans to address financial hardships can help contain social evils associated with joblessness
Our external borrowings will go down if a reasonable portion of remittances goes into savings and investment.
Rising government borrowing makes little contribution to increased supplies.
The outlook for major crops appears good with the only exception of cotton.