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Dr Farrukh Saleem
Dr Farrukh Saleem

The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad.

  • September 15, 2019

    Ten questions

    How can a government committed to austerity cause a budgetary deficit that is the highest in at least 40 years?

  • September 08, 2019

    Financial warfare

    More than ten years ago, the US Department of Treasury and the Pentagon teamed up to undertake financial warfare.

  • September 01, 2019

    Electrocuted in Karachi

    There are 4,416 cities in the world with a population of over 150,000. Question: Name the city in which dozens of lives are lost from electrocution...

  • August 25, 2019

    Continuity

    The collective wisdom of investors at the Pakistan Stock Exchange has given General Bajwa’s extension a full thumbs-up.

  • August 11, 2019

    US vs China

    The war between the US and China is getting hotter. Artificial intelligence is the new weapon of war. In the US corner are: Google, Microsoft,...

  • August 04, 2019

    Economic slowdown

    Let us divide up the economy into two categories: dollar-denominated and rupee- denominated. In August 2018, when the PTI took over the reins of the...

  • July 28, 2019

    Some good news

    Red alert: The economy is slowing down at a pace much faster than I had expected only a few weeks ago. This surely is stagflation – persistent...