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Economic distress

Moody’s says it right
Editorials

Moody’s says it right

EDITORIAL: Finally, it’s taken a key ratings agency to turn the spotlight towards some, by no means all, of the...
Updated 20 Jul, 2024 05:58am
IMF is here to stay
Opinion

IMF is here to stay

The IMF and Pakistani authorities have reached a staff-level agreement on a 37-month Extended Fund Facility (EFF)...
Updated 20 Jul, 2024 06:00am
Old wine in new bottles
Opinion

Old wine in new bottles

The incumbent government, as all earlier ones, is jubilant over securing a staff-level agreement with International...
Updated 19 Jul, 2024 07:04am
Outlook for 2024-25
Opinion

Outlook for 2024-25

The last week’s article on outlook for 2024-25 by this writer in Business Recorder had focused on the projections...
Updated 16 Jul, 2024 07:52am
Tax-to-GDP story
Editorials

Tax-to-GDP story

EDITORIAL: Once again the tax-to-GDP ratio for the last fiscal clocked in at nine percent and, typically, once again...
Updated 13 Jul, 2024 07:33am
‘Nationwide protests’?
Opinion

‘Nationwide protests’?

It seems the mainstream press is finally waking up to the social implications of the new tax regime. So far it’s...
Published 11 Jul, 2024 05:51am
About energy reforms
Editorials

About energy reforms

EDITORIAL: It seems we’ve all but reached the point where unaffordable energy alone will break the working class,...
Published 11 Jul, 2024 05:51am
Outlook for FY25
Opinion

Outlook for FY25

The fiscal year, 2024-25, promises to be an eventful year. It will see early negotiations between the Government of...
Updated 09 Jul, 2024 07:39am