Betting on expatriates — once again

By Dilawar Hussain Published in DAWN on August 24, 2020 The Roshan Digital Account is yet another initiative to encourage the sixth largest diaspora (8.5 million people) in the world to invest in Pakistan’s capital markets. In addition to enabling non-resident Pakistanis (NRPs) to invest in the country’s stock market, the Roshan Digital Account will allow them […]



Pakistan received record $2.7bn remittances in July: SBP

Published in Dawn, August 18th, 2020 KARACHI: The country received record high remittances of $2.768 billion in the first month of the new fiscal year, following the record $23bn remittances during the outgoing financial year. “This ($2.768bn) is the highest-ever level of remittances in a single month in Pakistan,” the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said in[…]



Economy report card

By Rashid Amjad Published in DAWN on August 10, 2020 EACH one of the four governments that has been in power since 1999, including the current one, has spent its first two years stabilising the precarious economic situation it inherited. Faced with the imminent threat of default, each had little option but to turn to the IMF[…]