Nasir Jamal

The auto ruse

Carmakers’ heavy reliance on imports means they are vulnerable to foreign exchange fluctuations Published Nov 18, 2019 07:01am

CPEC in renewed focus

‘Chinese firms are excessively pampered by their government. They expect similar treatment from us’. Updated Nov 12, 2019 07:29am

The ‘Azadi’ effect

The bigger concern is more to do with Pakistan’s image as a stable business environment. Published Nov 04, 2019 07:23am

Helping the poorest of Balochistan

The non-profit organisation Islamic Relief Pakistan has spent Rs250m to implement sustainable interventions ... Published Oct 28, 2019 06:48am

Headed down a sustainable path?

There are enough signs to believe that the worst is over. But is it? The stock market is thriving and the benchmark... Published Oct 14, 2019 07:06am

Bridging the trust deficit

The economy is still in a precarious state in spite of some early signs of improvement. Updated Oct 07, 2019 09:17am

Mobile phone imports jump 98pc

The mobile phone import bill, on a month-on-month basis, in July doubles in terms of value from $37.3 million to $73.8m. Updated Sep 18, 2019 08:24am

In pursuit of (hot) money

These speculative capital flows can move in and out very quickly, potentially leading to currency instability. Updated Sep 16, 2019 09:47am