An Idiot’s guide to Central Banking
Recently, there has been a spotlight on the activities of the Global Central Bankers who manage the global money supply. Primarily, there are 3 major active Central Banks – the US Federal Reserve (FED), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan
Updated 22-Dec-2012 at 05:42 AM by AsifAmeer
Updated 22-Dec-2012 at 05:43 AM by AsifAmeer
The Story of growing Remittances
By Asif Punjwani September 28th, 2012
If there is an economic news that officials do not mind repeating in every press release, that news is the growing remittance Pakistan has been enjoying lately, about $1.2 billion a month. I somehow get this feeling that Ministry of Finance is claiming credit for it
Updated 13-Nov-2012 at 02:02 AM by seeku
Couple of months ago I was lashed out for questioning PTI's fiscal deficit. I was constantly asked if I have a solution to address it or to remain quiet. I am throwing this policy out there. Although I would love to see PTI pick it up, but any party can pick it up if they have the marbles.
An Asset-backed, Asset-based Taxation policy
By Asif Punjwani September 1, 2012
No party can have
Asalaamu Alaikum. Sheikh, we need to talk. Its about Riba, Banking & Currencies. I feel Islamic Scholars have been treating the symptom as the root cause in financial matters. I will share a few examples here.
I have heard it multiple times from different Imams of
The Looming Currency Crisis
Asif Punjwani on 1, Jun 2012
In my previous article, I had stated that Rupee will see a 15% depreciation before or by summer. Summerís here! But the 15% depreciation isnít. Congratulations Pakistan! You have dodged the forex bullet. Thereís egg on my face for calling the wrong shot. Lekin picture abhi baaki hai mere dost!