Big power of nano-loans

Big power of nano-loans

‘Jazz customers should not simply stay on as phone customers — they should be encouraged to turn their phones into ... Published 20 Sep, 2021 08:05am
Electricity-gas pricing trade-off

Electricity-gas pricing trade-off

Finally, govt has decided to start giving price signals to consumers based on energy availability and its cost of supply.
Updated 20 Sep, 2021 08:59am
The economy of EVMs

The economy of EVMs

The EVM-based elections in 2023, according to relevant circles, will double the cost of the extensive exercise.
Updated 20 Sep, 2021 08:31am
Flawed policies produce trade deficit

Flawed policies produce trade deficit

Pakistan’s foreign trade model has some structural flaws that make it difficult to sustain export gains over a long time.
Updated 20 Sep, 2021 09:08am
Working on reviving confidence

Working on reviving confidence

Past experience shows progress on CPEC will remain tentative with diminished chances of Chinese investments in mega projects.
Updated 20 Sep, 2021 08:53am

Stamina for growth

Trade opportunities for Pakistan with Afghanistan and the region may open faster than initial expectations
Published 20 Sep, 2021 08:05am
Data points

Data points

Making cars affordable for more people
Published 20 Sep, 2021 07:57am

Wasted rubber

The world produces 1.5bn waste tyres a year, creating a major environmental ...
Published 20 Sep, 2021 07:57am

Smart glasses

Ray-Ban and Facebook have teamed up to create a pair of smart glasses ...
Published 20 Sep, 2021 07:57am

Fewer men than women

The share of men enrolled in US colleges and universities at the end of the ...
Published 20 Sep, 2021 07:57am

Fashion’s footprint

Fashion was responsible for 2.1bn metric tonnes of greenhouse-gas...
Published 20 Sep, 2021 07:57am
A spiral of inflationary pressures

A spiral of inflationary pressures

Housing societies capture fertile patches creating a paucity of land directly impacting food production and subsequently prices
Published 20 Sep, 2021 07:57am
Port tariff swapping

Port tariff swapping

The petroleum division pointed out that it was clearly decided in two inter-ministerial meetings that tariffs should ...
Published 13 Sep, 2021 06:30am

Exit strategy post blitzscaling

Access to capital has become easier as we are seeing many foreign VCs showing interest in Pakistan
Published 13 Sep, 2021 06:30am
The vibrant district of Matiari

The vibrant district of Matiari

Figures indicate that while cotton is faced with a decline in acreage in many districts, it is faring better in Matiari.
Updated 13 Sep, 2021 08:20am
Prioritising economy over politics

Prioritising economy over politics

While the private sector at large seems to be feeling a bit jittery there are others who see the glass still half-full.
Updated 14 Sep, 2021 11:13am