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Khurram Husain

Sighting land

What will really happen once the SEZs are ready is something that will only be known by its effects. Updated Mar 23, 2017 08:14am

CPEC enclaves

What is the plan for these Special Economic Zones here in Pakistan? Will only the Chinese have access to them? Updated Mar 09, 2017 08:00am

Regulating the stock market

The message going out to brokers is ‘don’t play with money you don’t have, and don’t even think about gambling with... Published Mar 02, 2017 01:04am

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