Riaz Riazuddin

Exchange rate bluff

Exchange rate bluff

Foolish statements uttered by officials, past or present, destroy the credibility of economic policies. Published 20 May, 2022 06:25am
Pricking the bubble

Pricking the bubble

Short- to medium-term pain must be endured for gaining long-term economic benefits. Updated 31 Mar, 2022 08:55am
Our monetary policy goals

Our monetary policy goals

Fears regarding the SBP Amendment Bill, passed by the NA and Senate, are misplaced. Published 29 Jan, 2022 07:13am
Our monetary stimuli

Our monetary stimuli

As soon as rehab starts, our bureaucrats and technocrats find ways to escape from it, longing fervently for the stimulus again. Published 30 Dec, 2021 07:25am
Wages of our labour

Wages of our labour

Not only are wages low, there also seems to be gender discrimination... Published 17 Dec, 2021 07:25am
Our savings & taxpaying habits

Our savings & taxpaying habits

There is always a cacophony of protests when the rates go up although they benefit the savers. Published 06 Dec, 2021 06:59am
How happy or miserable are we?

How happy or miserable are we?

Does high inflation cause as much stress as unemployment? In fact, the latter is far more dreadful. Updated 12 Nov, 2021 09:06am
Keep the dollar flying

Keep the dollar flying

The fear of flexibility in the exchange rate has been shared by most, if not all, our finance ministers. Published 09 Oct, 2021 06:59am