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Khurram Husain

Load-shedding and an election

Load-shedding is not the result of power shortages as much as it is the result of financial shortages and a Updated Apr 20, 2017 09:30am

Trading priorities

What our trade policy suffers from is too much strategic input, and not enough economic thinking. Published Apr 13, 2017 02:20am

Mystery of CPEC payments

It appears that power-generation machinery is landing at the port but the outgoing payments cannot be seen. Updated Apr 06, 2017 08:22am

Khanani gets 68 months in US prison

KARACHI: After spending more than a year in a Miami jail, money changer Altaf Khanani has been sentenced to 68 ... Updated Apr 04, 2017 07:52am

Reko Diq ruckus

“But this is a scandal of historic proportions.” Published Mar 30, 2017 02:53am

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