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PM Khan orders price control campaign as inflation soars

Inflation has risen to 9.1% in the PTI’s tenure

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June 28, 2019


Constructing a house to cost more as cement prices increase

Restrictions on cargo trucks, higher fuel prices also contributing factors

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June 7, 2019


Taking loans becomes more expensive as SBP increases interest rate

State Bank increases the benchmark interest rate to 12.25%

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May 20, 2019


Karachi, your breakfast just became more expensive

Bread prices have been raised by up to Rs9

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April 14, 2019


IMF estimates Pakistan’s GDP growth to slow down to 2.9% 

Says unemployment will rise to 6.2% in 2020

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April 9, 2019


The dollar had a volatile year in 2018

So we decided to show it Pacman-style

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April 8, 2019


Should You Sell or Buy Dollars Right Now?

Since 2017 the dollar has gone up by 20%

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April 5, 2019


PM calls meeting to review prices of essential goods

Inflation hit a five-year high last month, jumping to 9.4%

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April 4, 2019


More unemployment and layoffs likely in Pakistan: Fitch

The GDP will slow down and job market will remain tight, predicts the research firm

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March 13, 2019


Bus fares, house rent and food cost more now as inflation jumps to 7.2%

This is the highest rate of inflation in four and a half years

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February 2, 2019


Gold is trading at an all-time high, but air travel is cheaper this year

Inflation has gone up since December 2017

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January 2, 2019


‘Inflation is on the rise but don’t worry, Imran Khan is an honest man’

Aleem Khan says inflation is likely to rise because the nation’s coffers are empty

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November 15, 2018


Brace for impact as inflation hits four-year high

Eating chicken is going to be more expensive now

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November 2, 2018


MA degrees in Pakistan to cost more this year thanks to inflation

PBS report says prices rose 5.12% in Sept

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October 1, 2018


You can thank the State Bank for higher credit card bills

The central bank is expected to increase its interest rate by 0.5% on Saturday

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September 27, 2018


Welcome back from vacations: Going to school will cost more now as fares shoot up

Students returning from summer vacations will pay more to get to school this term because of a weaker rupee, which resulted in higher transportation costs in July. Food and petrol will also become more expensive in the coming months. This is because the inflation rate for July was higher than analysts’ forecast of 5.5%. The…

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August 1, 2018


Brace for inflation as dollar hits all-time high

In other words, an average MBA program in the US just became Rs400,000 more expensive.

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July 16, 2018


Facebook helps barter trade in inflation hit Argentina

At an abandoned train station in Buenos Aires’ working-class suburb of San Miguel, hundreds of Argentines gather with bags of clothes, rice, flour and sugar to trade. Most are women, some accompanied by children. Cardboard signs with their names scrawled in black marker hang from strings around their necks. They walk slowly around the old…

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July 6, 2018


The Panama Papers case was God’s decision, says Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan has said that the Panama Papers case against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was God’s decision. “I was not behind the Panama Papers case,” he said while addressing the business community in Karachi on Wednesday. “When I said that the umpire raised his finger, I meant it was God’s…

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July 4, 2018


Economic Survey: Finance Adviser says inflation has dropped to 13-year low

ISLAMABAD: The inflation has reduced in Pakistan while the agriculture sector has witnessed improvement, with 5.8 percent GDP growth in 2017-18, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail said on Thursday. The adviser unveiled Pakistan Economic Survey for fiscal year 2017-18. He said the agriculture sector has improved and inflation has reduced in the…

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April 26, 2018


Fixed Price

By Zara Maqbool Ever since my husband and I started our own retail business what thing that stood out for us more than anything was the culture of bargaining and discounting that is so strongly prevalent in Pakistan. And since now I am at the receiving end of it, it makes me realize how painful…

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March 26, 2018