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Uncertainties Galore

Uncertainties galore

Recently, President Obama talked about leaving "soft footprints" on the pages of history. Does this imply that the US will no more be leaving "hard footprints" like the ones left…

The Poor State Of The State Bank

The poor state of the State Bank

In modern days, a central bank has an important role to play in managing the economy. The positions of the governor and deputy governors of a central bank are of…

Economic Turnaround?

Economic turnaround?

Is the economy turning around? The good news is that the economy is growing at its fastest pace since 2008. The bad news is that inflation remains a potent threat.…

‘Too Big To Fail’ Still Thriving

‘Too Big to Fail’ still thriving

Five years after Lehman Brothers' seismic bust and just two years after euro member Greece defaulted, the concept of being too big or too strategic to fail is alive and…

The Economics Of Privatisation

The economics of privatisation

Pakistan is willing to sell its silver. Why? The probable reason is that these public sector institutions have been very inefficient and are bleeding the economy. There are very many…

Trade With India: Why Oppose It?

Trade with India: why oppose it?

Narendra Modi, known for his unrepentant virulent anti-Pakistan stance, has a clear lead in opinion polls, and is widely expected to be India's next Prime Minister. His latest tirade against…

The Image Factor

The image factor

The 'Jamshed Dasti affair' has prompted the pro-democracy elements to come to the rescue of the parliamentarians, and rightly so. But the problem is that recent events have tarnished the…