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From chaos to stability

The past year was climactic in British politics, so much so that ‘The Economist’ termed the state of affairs rather dramatically ‘Britaly’. British politics – with its legacy of honouring…

The dual-use dilemma

Due to the intensifying geopolitical and technological competition, defence and security forces around the world now integrate civilian technology to stay ahead of their adversaries. This has given rise to…

Why educating girls is a game changer

This week we celebrate International Women’s Day, one of my favourite events of the year. It’s the chance to celebrate sisterhood, to encourage our men and boys in the fight…

Outlook 2023

After a very disappointing and disorderly year end, the global market is probably heading for another difficult period. With very few potential opportunities in the pipeline, it is more likely…

Sunak’s plans

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced his controversial plan to reduce international student intake in universities across the country. His government sees this plan as a step towards controlling…

Understanding the forex market

The last few months have been a roller coaster for the Pakistani Rupee (PKR) and there is a lot of talk about market determined rate, artificially strong Rupee and manipulation.…

Impending economic doom

There is a global economic crisis at play here. More than a decade of cheap money is coming to an end, and global economies are now playing catch-up. The punch…

Economic model

While it has long been blatantly obvious that the global economic model is not working for all, the rate of accumulation of wealth by a small minority is now breathtaking…

Dead capital

Efficient management of state-owned land and its use that is in line with the needs of cities is inevitable. If it is underutilized or used for non-productive purposes, then it…

Truss’ challenges

After the state funeral of its longest-serving monarch Queen Elizabeth II, British politics is returning full-throttle with Liz Truss back under pressure over a deepening economic crisis. Proving all the…