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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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Agenda for modernization of public services

Agenda for modernization of public services

Given the dysfunctional nature of most public services in the country, there is an urgency in adopting a modernization agenda for capacity building to deliver required outcomes. It is important to adopt a holistic approach for the modernization task. The …

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Good year to invest in equity Mutual Funds

Good year to invest in equity Mutual Funds

Foreign outflow on the back of Pakistan’s entry into emerging market space, and political turmoil following the dismissal of Nawaz Sharif as the prime minister of Pakistan were some of the chief determinants pulling the local bourse southwards. As a …

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