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The smart grid in Naya Pakistan

The smart grid in Naya Pakistan

Enormous challenges lie ahead for the newly-formed government in Pakistan. One of the acutest conundrums is the power outages/load-shedding, let alone the price of the utility. By and large, the discussion about electricity in Pakistan begins with a few topics …

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Reinvigorating capital market of Pakistan

Reinvigorating capital market of Pakistan

The newly installed government in Pakistan faces a mammoth task of reinvigorating capital market of the country. This should be among the top five most important items of the economic agenda. The fiscal consolidation requires some other unpopular measures that …

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PSX’s Narrow Market Syndrome

PSX’s Narrow Market Syndrome

Narrow Market Syndrome is a situation where few stocks, few intermediaries, and few Investors/Shareholders drive the major chunk of business. Evaporated Volumes, wider-spreads and vanished liquidity are the abetting conduits which deny exits and restrict entry to the very few …

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National fund for Pakistan and likely partaking

National fund for Pakistan and likely partaking

The continuing economic downturn in Pakistan with a debt servicing projections at $31.3 billion until 2022-23 calls for immediate measures. Inevitable steps are required about dwindling exports, burgeoning imports, ballooning twin deficits and exceeding debt liabilities. The Finance Minister divulged …

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