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Dr Kamal Monnoo

Dr Kamal Monnoo

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Old Recipes, New Packaging!

As this government establishes its grip and slowly begins to unleash its economic vision, some glaring policy dichotomies emerge that are rath­er...

03.04.2024 40

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Responsible Governance

I will try and keep my today’s piece on something rather ba­sic and simple, yet perhaps two of the most powerful ele­ments today in international...

27.03.2024 80

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How to know if inflation is getting better?

Although inflation is still running uncomfortably high and many Pakistanis are struggling to keep up with rising prices, new data showed that price...

20.03.2024 50

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The next Budget may be the key!

As the new government takes over with a lot of questions hanging over its legitimacy, the only way it can silence its detractors is to perform on the...

06.03.2024 30

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A Government in the Making!

Trust we finally have a consensus within two main political parties to form a coalition government, even though the partners continue to tread...

28.02.2024 10

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IMF or no IMF!

One has often been asked wheth­er entering an IMF programme is a good or a bad thing for Paki­stan? After all the lender of the last re­sort has...

07.02.2024 60

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Economy - Anxious Moments

As elections inch closer, these tend to be anxious moments for the economy. By all accounts the current interim set-up seems to be do­ing a decent...

31.01.2024 20

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How Exactly do we want to Grow?

Given Pakistan’s population size and that too perhaps the youngest in the world a supporting GDP growth has been elusive for more than a decade now....

17.01.2024 30

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Is Inflation Getting Better?

Although inflation is still running uncomfortably high and many Pakistanis are struggling to keep up with rising prices, new data showed that price...

10.01.2024 40

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The Growth Mantra

02.01.2024 10

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Bond buybacks & debt restructuring

Historic economic literature outlines on how when the real (discount) value of a debenture (and or debt) falls below a certain threshold, then why it...

19.12.2023 10

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How to know if inflation is getting better?

12.12.2023 10

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Tax Reforms

The dichotomy of the undocumented sector is that more the economy tanks or moves to a recessionary trend more the undocumented sector thrives. As...

28.11.2023 30

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Fresh Challenges

21.11.2023 30

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Current Developments in Bangladeshi Textiles

Bangladesh’s prime minister has offered a stern response to the striking garment workers amid some deadly clashes over pay. After unions rejected a...

15.11.2023 30

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Stock Exchange - A closer look!

Pakistan’s stock exchange seems to be performing very well and only last Friday broke all recent records by closing at more than the 53k index....

07.11.2023 10

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Belt & Road - Latest

Prime Minister Kakar will be visiting China this week to attend the scheduled Belt & Road moot where one wonders what our endeavour would really be?...

18.10.2023 40

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Pakistan First

The excessive flooding of posts on social media on the recent upsurge of Pakistan’s small arms & ammunition exports to the USA and on how the United...

08.10.2023 30

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Confusing Causation with Correlation!

One takes it that SIFC’s mandate now stands enhanced to also include the tasks of addressing the problems faced by domestic investors and fixing the...

04.10.2023 30

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The usual complacency Wake

The current steps taken by the present government to address market distortions cum non-economic malaise are very welcome, at best these are...

26.09.2023 7

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Good omens

Some of the economic policymaking over the last two weeks has been quite heartening. Finally, it seems that people at the helm of the affairs not only...

19.09.2023 10

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