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Prospective avenues for investment in 2018

Prospective avenues for investment in 2018

In the wake of widening external deficits, dwindling reserves and uncompetitive exports in the back drop of political uncertainty, the million-dollar question that arises is where to invest in 2018? Well, definitely not the Bitcoins, at least till the time …

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Soaring trade deficit remains a concern

Soaring trade deficit remains a concern

Pakistan’s trade deficit widened in just four months due to increasing imports of the country putting further pressure on the foreign exchange reserves. Trade deficit had recorded $12.1 billion during first four months (July to October) of the ongoing financial …

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Twin Deficits: Skeletons In The Closet

Twin Deficits Skeletons In The Closet

With the affairs of Ministry of Finance now an open secret, the cat is finally out of the bag. The fresh statistics have exposed the cosmetic touches done to the economy causing concerns about long-term sustainability of the external sector. …

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No Incentive For Small Savers

No Incentive For Small Savers

Experts have been consistently saying that Pakistan has one of the lowest savings rate, but the successive government have been failing in coming up with the policies that can encourage people to save. The prevailing conditions demand all the political …

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Current account deficit widens in Sep 2017

Current account deficit widens in Sep 2017

Since 2000, the worldwide economic situation has been characterized by large global imbalances, in mainly elevated surpluses in the rapidly industrializing Asian states (notably China) and in northern Europe (Germany), paired with a large deficit in US. As the International …

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