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Rising global economic uncertainties

‘Businesses, governments, and investors were already navigating a foggy global landscape before the tragic events unfolding in the Middle East. …Even in the highly unlikely event that the geopolitical situation…

Public health vs economic health

Focusing exclusively on public health rather than trying to strike a balance between human and economic health, China seems to have succeeded by March 15, in preventing, to a large…

Debt suspension initiative

Pakistan hopes to a make a potential saving of $ 2.7 billion or nearly 1% of 2019 GDP, as the Paris Club, recognising Islamabad’s eligibility to benefit from World Bank’s…

Is the stock market out of line?

It is. I say this because I think that as the stock market climbs by nearly 60 per cent in the past six months, its rise is not in sync…

Bond vigilantes and inversion anxiety

One of Wall Street’s enduring lessons, “inverted yield curves don’t always predict recessions, but all recessions have inverted yield curves”, is back in the headlines as yields on 10- and…

FY2023-24 Budget

The government is expected to present the budget for the next fiscal year in the first week of June. Budgets in Pakistan have always been quite an event with lobbies…