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Correcting perceptions about MSCI downgrade

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) index was downgraded from Emerging Market to Frontier Market recently by MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International). Some people are linking this subject to the state of…

The future of the dollar

The prolonged Russia-Ukraine conflict and the Middle East crisis have resulted in a radical shift in the global landscape, one that is resonating across economic, geopolitical, and cultural realms. Among…

Language of war and peace

Austrian linguistic philosopher Wittgenstein says, “The meaning of a word is its use in the language.” This implies that words do not have intrinsic meanings in language themselves, and they…

Vietnam eyes China model to seek index upgrade

Vietnam is planning to relax its stock market settlement procedures for foreign investors, a critical measure to convince equity index managers to upgrade the country to emerging market status and…