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OLD COVER STORIES 1996 - 1999

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YEAR 1999

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1998 AN EVENTFUL YEAR (Dec 28,1998 - Jan 03,1999)
THE OUTLOOK FOR MUTUAL FUNDS  (Jan 04 - 10, 1999)
THE UNEXPLORED COAL RESERVES (Jan.11 - 17, 1999)
TRANSPORT IN BAD SHAPE (Jan 18 - 24, 1999)
LEASING SECTOR' DETERIORATION PERFORMANCE (Jan 25 - 31, 1999 )
RESTRUCTURING THE KESC (Feb 01 - 07, 1999)
FPCCI's EXPORT TROPHY AWARD 1997-98 (Fe 08 - 21, 1999)
PAKISTAN's GOLD TRADE (Feb 22 - 28, 1999)
PESTICIDES AND THEIR EFFECTS (Mar 01 - 07, 1999)
IMPORTANCE OF FERTILIZER (Mar 01 - 07, 1999)
MAJOR AGRICULTURAL PROBLEMS (Mar 01 - 07, 1999)
TARGETING AGRICULTURE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH (Mar 01 - 07, 1999)
REFINING SECTOR NEEDS ACCELERATION (Mar 08 -14, 1999)
THE UNUTILIZED POTENTIAL OF PAPER AND BOARD INDUSTRY  (Mar 15 - 21, 1999)
KARACHI: STEP-MOTHERLY TREATMENT? (Mar 22 - 28, 1999)
THE DAY OF RECKONING (May 31 - Jun 6, 1999)
THE FAST FOOD CRAZE (Jun 07 - 13,1999)
TOO MUCH MONEY (Jun 14 - 20, 1999)
THE BUDGET (Jun 21 - 27, 1999)
FOREIGN BANKS IN PAKISTAN (Jun 28 - Jul 04, 1999)
UNEMPLOYMENT - A NIGHTMARE (Jul 05 - 11, 1999)
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YEAR 1998

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LOW PRODUCTIVITY RESTRICTING AUTO-INDUSTRY GROWTH (Dec 21- 27, 1998)
DECLINING FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN PAKISTAN (Dec 14 - 20, 1998)
ELECTRONIC MEDIA FACING NEW CHALLENGE  (Dec 07 - 13, 1998)
TIME TO CONTROL EDIBLE OIL IMPORTS (Nov 23 - 29, 1998)
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN (Nov 16 - 22, 1998)
HOW TO AVERT PAKISTAN's FINANCIAL CRISIS? (Nov 02 - 08, 1998)
IMPLICATIONS OF MULTIPLE EXCHANGE RATES (Nov 02 - 08,1998)
BUSINESS EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 1998)
ROLE OF PRIVATE VARSITIES (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 1998)
HAMDARD UNIVERSITY (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 1998)
QUALITY EDUCATION — A TOP PRIORITY (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 1998)
BUSINESS EDUCATION (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 1998)
PLASTIC INDUSTRY STRUGGLING FOR SURVIVAL (Oct 19  - 25, 1998)
IMPROVED PROFIT MARGIN REQUIRED FOR EXPANSION TO MEET ENHANCED DEMAND (Oct 12 - 18,1998)
ENGRO PAKTANK TERMINAL AT PORT QASIM (Oct 12 - 18, 1998)
ICI's PTA PLANT STARTS COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION (Oct 12 - 18,1998)
FERTILIZER INDUSTRY's SOLID PERFORMANCE (Sep 07 - 13, 1998)
POST-BUDGET IMPLICATIONS (Jun 22 - 29, 1998)
OPPOSITION REJECTED BUDGET FIGURES (Jun 22 - 29, 1998)
WHY GLOBAL ECONOMIC LIBERALIZATION SPELLS TROUBLE FOR BORROWERS (Mar 02 - 08, 1998)
QICT (Feb 23 - Mar 01, 1998)
SOFTWARE EXPORTS (Feb 17 - 22, 1998)
TEXTILE INDUSTRY (Feb 10 - 16, 1998)
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEBT MARKET IN PAKISTAN (Feb 03 - 09, 1998)
CORPORATE EARNINGS (Jan 12 - 18, 1998)
ENGINEERING INDUSTRY (Jan 05  - 11, 1998)
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YEAR 1997

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INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION (Dec 29 - Jan 04, 1997)
EPZA  (Dec 22 - 28, 1997)
REAL ESTATE (Dec 15 - 22, 1997)
BUSINESS SCHOOLS (Nov 25 - Dec 01, 1997)
NATIONALIZATION TO PRIVATIZATION (Nov 17 - 23, 1997)
GLASS INDUSTRY (Nov 10 - 16, 1997)
THE CAPITAL MARKET THOUGH 1997 (Nov 03 - 09, 1997)
A WALK THROUGH THE CENTRAL DEPOSITORY SYSTEM (Nov 03 - 09, 1997)
CDC: HOW IT WORKS (Nov 03 - 09, 1997)
DEVELOPING THE CORPORATE DEBT MARKET (Nov 03 - 09, 1997)
THE KSE IS NOW AT PER WITH REGIONAL MARKETS (Nov 03 - 09, 1997)
REPLACING CLA WITH SECP (Nov 03 - 09, 1997)
TRANSPARENCY AND AWARENESS ARE THE KEYS (Nov 03 - 09, 1997)
FUTURE OF CAPITAL MARKETS IN PAKISTAN (Nov 03 - 09, 1997)
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (Oct 27 - Nov 02, 1997)
DOWN-SIZING AND GOLDEN HANDSHAKE SCHEME (Oct 20 - 26, 1997)
THE ADVANTAGE TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (Oct 20 - 26, 1997)
THE SORRY STATE OF DISCLOSURE PRACTICES IN PAKISTAN (Oct 13 - 19, 1997)
SHIPPING (Sep 29 - Oct 05, 1997)
IS THE REDUCTION IN TRADE DEFICIT SUSTAINABLE (Sep 22 - 28, 1997)
INSURANCE INDUSTRY (Sep 15 - 21, 1997)
GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE (Sep 15 - 21, 1997)
ADVERTISING (Sep 08 - 14, 1997)
THE CENTRAL DEPOSITORY GOES ONLINE (Sep 01 - 07, 1997)
SWAMPED IN THE MIRE OF BLACK MONET (Aug 25 - 31, 1997)
MARBLE INDUSTRY FLOUNDERING FROM NEGLECT (Aug 04 - 10, 1997)
OIL REFINING (July 28 - Aug 03, 1997)
THE MILLENNIUM BOMB (July 21 - 27,1997)
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YEAR 1996

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Institutional Decay and vacillating leadership (Dec 28 - Jan 03, 1996)
The Year in Review 1996 (Dec 28 - Jan 03, 1996)
Cost of living squeezing out the middle class (Feb 10 - 16, 1996)
Inflation: The 'ostrich' factor (Feb 10 - 16, 1996)
Micro-enterprise Financing (Feb 17 - 23, 1996)
Institutional support for informal sector (Feb 17 - 23, 1996)
Foreign Banks: Which way forward? (Apr 20 - 26, 1996)
Curbing Land Speculation would benefit the financial sector (Apr 20 - 26, 1996)
The Trade Deficit (May 04 - 10, 1996)
Highlights of Economic Survey 1995-96 (May 04 - 10, 1996)
Record trade deficit foreseen (May 04 - 10, 1996)
Investment Banks : How many can survive? (May 18 - 24, 1996)
Fertilizer industry (May 25 - 31, 1996)
Domestic banks: what's in store? (Jun 01 - 07, 1996)
REAL ESTATE (Jun 15 - 21, 1996)
CONSUMER FINANCE (Jun 15 - 21, 1996)
Highlights of the Finance Bill (June 22-28, 96)
Harsh budget: PM explains compulsions (Jun 22 - 28, 1996)
The Federal Budget 1996-97 (Jun 22 - 28, 1996)
Pakistan Telecommunications Corporation Limited (Jun 22 - 28, 1996)
The Outlook for Foreign Investors (Jun 22 - 28, 1996)
Budget : APTMA keeps mum! - Why? (Jun 22 - 28,1996)
No incentives (Jun 22 - 28, 1996)
Additional burden on private sector (Jun 22 - 28, 1996)
Budget '96: Anti-people and anti-productivity (Jun 22 - 28, 1996)
NWFP budget (Jun 29 - Jul 05, 1996)
NFC award: No consensus (Jun 29 - Jul 05, 1996)
Agriculture tax on feudal: Is it possible at all? (Jun 29 - Jul 05, 1996)
Provincial budgets (Jun 29 - Jul 05, 1996)
The Power Sector (Jul 06 - 12, 1996)
Power sector privatization: At what cost? (Jul 06 - 12, 1996)
Hydel power: The only way out (Jul 06 - 12, 1996)
KESC's pre-tax profit increases 1037 per cent! (Jul 06 - 12, 1996)
Chairman clarifies KESC's position (Jul 06 - 12, 1996)
United Bank Limited (Jul 06 - 12, 1996)
Automobile industry: Taxed to kill? (Jul 13 - 19, 1996)
Indigenisation: Only a matter of will (Jul 13 - 19, 1996)
CAR DEALS (Jul 13 - 19, 1996)
Indus Bank's results (Jul 13 - 19, 1996)
Prudential Commercial Bank (Jul 20 - 26, 1996)
Allied Bank (Jul 20 - 26, 1996)
Govt. Of Pakistan Trade Policy
PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY (Aug 10 - 16, 1996)
The drug pricing tussle (Aug 10 - 16, 1996)
The common use of banned drugs (Aug 10 - 16, 1996)
Pharma prices and the health ministry viewpoint (Aug 10 - 16, 1996)
Paramount Leasing's 10% cash dividend (Aug 10 - 16, 1996)
Engro Chemical Pakistan (Aug 17 - 23, 1996)
LTV Modaraba (Aug 17 - 23, 1996)
First Allied Bank Modaraba (Aug 17 - 23, 1996)
Schon Bank (Aug 17 - 23, 1996)
Bolan Bank (Aug 17 - 23, 1996)
Union Bank (Aug 17 - 23, 1996)
Union Leasing (Aug 17 - 23, 1996)
Citicorp Investment Bank (Aug 17 - 23, 1996)
The construction boom (Aug 17 - 23, 1996)
Karachi's low-income housing (Aug 31 - Sep 06, 1996)
Housing shortage on the increase (Aug 31 - Sep 06, 1996)
Rising Real Estate Prices (Aug 31 - Sep 06, 1996)
Huge losses at Hoechst (Aug 31 - Sep 06, 1996)
Tobacco Industry (Sep 07 - 13, 1996)
Imported cigarettes: Impacts on the local market (Sep 07 - 13, 1996)
Tobacco production on the increase (Sep 07 - 13, 1996)
Cigarettes  And Advertising Revenues (Sep 07 - 13, 1996)
CresBank's sharp drop in profits (Sep 07 - 13, 1996)
How strong is MCB? (Sep 07 - 13, 1996)
Brooke Bond's 290% cash dividend (Sep 21 - 27, 1996)
Standard Chartered Mercantile Leasing Company (Sep 28 - Oct 04, 1996)
Polyester staple fibre (Oct 05 - 11, 1996)
Strong growth at Hinopak (Oct 19 - 25, 1996)
Record profits at Altas Honda (Oct 19 - 25, 1996)
Private Sector Mutual Funds (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 1996)
The 8.5% devaluation of the Pak rupee (Oct. 26 - Nov 01, 1996)
The Rs. 20 bn cut in development expenditure (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 1996)
Pak-Suzuki sales grow by 38.6% (Oct 26 -  Nov 01, 1996)
Devaluation and mini-budget (Oct.26 - Nov 01, 1996)
The Winners and the Losers from the Rs 40 bn Mini Budget (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 1996)
The State of the Economy (Nov 02 - 08, 1996)
Rupali polyester's 65% fall in operating profit (Nov 09 - 15, 1996)
The Economic Outlook (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 1996)
Malik Meraj Khalid (Nov 09 - 15, 1996)
The 'change' sends mithai sales skyrocketing (Nov 09 - 15, 1996)
After N.A dissolution (Nov 09 - 15, 1996)
The Capital Markets can benefit most from the present change. (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Regulators must protect small shareholders (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Economic stability depends on political stability (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Can the STFB be a viable debt instrument? (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Corporate finance review (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Benefits of a foreign/local joint venture in brokerage (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
The benefits of the upcoming CDC (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Why Pakistan needs a takeover law (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Can Faisalabad House a stock exchange? (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Operational problems at the ISE (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Karachi Stock Exchange (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
Lahore Stock Exchange through history (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
The KSE Annual Report 1996 (Nov 16 - 22, 1996)
The troubled cement industry (Nov 23 - 29, 1996)
The incentives package (Nov 30 - Dec 06, 1996) 
Surviving in the insurance business (Dec 07 - 13, 1996)
The potential of the shipping sector (Dec 07 - 13, 1996)
Dewan Salman's 81% drop in profits (Dec 07 - 13, 1996)
Gadoon Textile's 50% cash dividend (Dec 07 - 13, 1996)
Sind Alkalis' Rs. 4.2 m loss (Dec 07 - 13, 1996)
Over expansion in the sugar industry (Dec 14 - 20, 1996)
Pakistan’s chronic fiscal deficit (Dec 14 - 20, 1996)
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