Nadeem Hussain

Digital banks: force multipliers?

Digital banks: force multipliers?

Time will tell if the licenses issued by the central bank will succeed like their microfinance licenses or never take off. Published 31 Jul, 2023 11:29am
The case for cloud computing

The case for cloud computing

A world-class tier cloud service will have a far superior cyber security and recovery plan than a bank would typically have. Updated 24 Jul, 2023 08:30am
Exporting talent

Exporting talent

The space for freedom is shrinking with every passing day. Updated 30 Dec, 2022 09:05am
ECONOMY: PAKISTAN’S STORY OF DEBT

ECONOMY: PAKISTAN’S STORY OF DEBT

The trajectory of Pakistan’s economy can't be explained without delving into debt it has accumulated over the last 75 years. Published 18 Dec, 2022 04:40am
CHEATING THE SYSTEM

CHEATING THE SYSTEM

Cheating in board examinations is rampant across Pakistan and it is not just limited among students. A unique social support... Published 28 Aug, 2022 04:25am
THE FALSE PROMISE OF ONE UNIT

THE FALSE PROMISE OF ONE UNIT

Why was the One Unit conceived and implemented, and what relevance does it hold in today’s politics? Updated 04 Jul, 2022 12:13pm
Banks or fund managers?

Banks or fund managers?

Bank CEOs must tell their boards about structural imbalances that exist in the banking industry Published 31 May, 2021 07:02am
The age of digital banks

The age of digital banks

Digital banks that have a path to profitability offer digital lending, personal finance management and robo-advisory. Updated 24 May, 2021 09:35am

Low-cost housing: a slow start

Banks’ experience in housing finance is limited to providing funding to their own staff or to the high-end customers in... Published 17 May, 2021 06:40am
Regulators’ force multipliers

Regulators’ force multipliers

Lack of interest among commercial banks for non-banked customers and limited capital for fintechs are not a regulatory issue Published 07 Dec, 2020 07:25am
Unbundling the banks

Unbundling the banks

Anybody, including fintechs, should be able to offer banking products on a core banking application... Published 16 Nov, 2020 07:08am
Digitising the kiryana eco-system

Digitising the kiryana eco-system

E-commerce’s share even in the most digitally advanced countries has not crossed 25pc; in Pakistan, it is less than 1pc Published 09 Nov, 2020 07:49am