Mutaher Khan

Ignoring the little guy

Ignoring the little guy

The usual cyclicality in SME financing volumes aside, the sector’s access to credit hasn’t improved. Published 16 Jan, 2023 07:02am

Changing times for tech

For the near future, the deal flow will remain depressed, especially for relatively later-stage startups. Updated 03 Jan, 2023 03:36pm
Saving water, one drip at a time

Saving water, one drip at a time

A drip irrigation system can allow upto 50pc water savings and improve yields by supplying water directly to the roots. Published 26 Dec, 2022 07:01am
Death by a thousand cuts

Death by a thousand cuts

The economic disaster is right in front of us and it’s not possible to look away. Updated 19 Dec, 2022 09:25am
The faults in our committees

The faults in our committees

Back-of-the-envelope calculations suggest that the value of annual committees is Rs4 trillion at base prices, using conservative Updated 12 Dec, 2022 08:53am
Chaotic times of the bird

Chaotic times of the bird

Based on the daily downloads, Twitter hit its peak in Pakistan in early April when the NA saw a no-trust vote against Imran Khan. Updated 22 Nov, 2022 09:30am
The rise of Islamic fintechs

The rise of Islamic fintechs

Pakistan ranks ninth out of a list of 64 countries, with a market size projected to be $2.8bn by 2025. Updated 07 Nov, 2022 08:26am

Jumping on the gravy train

Pakistan is reeling from extremely high inflation, brought on by an ambitious spending programme and subsidised financing. Updated 31 Oct, 2022 08:04am
Dude, where is the regulator?

Dude, where is the regulator?

SBP and SECP need to realise customers also deserve at least some of the benevolence they bestow upon their subject entities. Updated 12 Sep, 2022 09:20am