M. ALI KEMAL

  • The budget estimates of 2020-21 are out. It is a kind of festival in Pakistan. Every year announcement of budget creates panic in the economy and its players. Stock market behaved vaguely one week before and after the budget. Majority remains unhappy and few have positive opinions. These opinions ...

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  • The incidence of the COVID pandemic was linearly increasing until it started affecting other parts of China and then exponentially increased as it spread globally. It has infected over 5 million people globally, with 335000 deaths (CFR 6.44%) and 2.1 million people recovered. The first case of ...

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  • The world economy has turned upside down in the last few months after the coronavirus outbreak in China. Globally, stock markets have collapsed. Factories are shut down, airports are deserted, offices have stopped their operations and shops are closed to try to contain the virus. Social distancing, ...

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  • Islamabad - Finance Minister Ishaq Dar revealed Rs4394 billion federal budget of 2016-17 yesterday. Besides, Rs. 800 billion federal PSDP the major chunk similar to that of last year goes to interest payments and defense payments. It is a mere estimation of taxation and expenditures. Every year ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The budget 2015-16 does not bring happiness in everyone's life. I call it partly friendly in my previous article. Nevertheless, there are certain problems which are not addressed. Let's look at the neglected sectors which are not addressed in the budget and forgotten issues.Services ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Budget is nothing more than an estimate of income and expenditures. However, in Pakistan we celebrate or mourn it as a major national event. We also have a tendency of estimating our expenditure first and then, according to the budget deficit (which is either dictated by IMF or some ...

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  • M ALI KEMALMix and match budget was presented with a view that economy will move in the right direction with higher growth, lesser budget deficit, better investment opportunities, higher exports and better tax collection. Budget is none other than an interesting exercise to make a plan for next ...

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