Yearly Archives: 2018

Challenges of 2019

Challenges of 2019

Pakistan’s economy in 2018 faced many challenges like trade, current account and budget deficits, high inflation, depletion in foreign currency reserves, depreciation of Pakistan rupee against US dollar and political situation of the country. The trade deficit is continuously increasing; the government has announced to form a new policy for …

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The year between hype and hope!

The year between hype and hope!

The year 2018 was a unique year in the history of Pakistan as it witnessed a new political party coming into power which, since 1988, was being shared predominantly between two political parties including an 8-year period of General Pervez Musharraf’s rule (1999-2007). With the transition of power completed in …

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Pakistan capital market outlook

Pakistan capital market outlook

Pakistan capital market is likely to remain volatile and reactive to the news flows. Exchange rate parity will be the key driver, any bout of currency depreciation, either under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program or otherwise, may result in market witnessing bearish spells. Finalizing an IMF program may be …

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Necessity of industrial status for telecom sector

Necessity of industrial status for telecom sector

Pakistan has the highest mobile penetration rate in the South Asian region. There is a tough competition among five cellular mobile companies operating in the country. These operators include Mobilink, Ufone, Warid, Telenor and Zong. The mobile phone operators compete by offering users attractive packages and drastic reduction in call …

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Scope in Pakistan’s renewable energy

Scope in Pakistan’s renewable energy

Pakistan contains vast renewable energy potential. As per last national plan, Pakistan can only have a 5 percent of total generation from renewable power (mainly wind, solar and bagasse only). It is being said that Pakistan should set the target of generating at least 30 percent of its electricity from …

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Historic low of rupee in 2018: what is the impact?

Historic low of rupee in 2018: what is the impact?

The calendar year 2018 is going to be ended. Pakistan rupee has lost about a third of its value against US dollar since the start of the year. The analysts attribute rupee’s persistent depreciation to balance of payment crisis and the country’s dwindling foreign exchange reserves. With the devaluation of rupee last month when the …

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Market Indicators

Market Indicators

Market indicators are a series of technical indicators used by traders to predict the direction of the major financial indexes. Most market indicators are created by analyzing the number of companies that have reached new highs relative to the number that created new lows, also known as market breadth. PAKISTAN …

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