Monday, June 29, 2020

Muzammil Aslam

Are Trump and IK becoming the best friends?

Are Trump and IK becoming the best friends? The answer is yes. Trump means business and Imran Khan IK wants peace. Trump wants to stop US spending over Afghan war, but don’t want to loose control over Afghanistan. While...

Amnesty: why different from past ones and why is so exciting…

Finally, the amnesty scheme is out. Apparently, amnesty scheme is much awaited and for the first time business communities screaming for amnesty. What is different in this amnesty scheme is real estate asset declaration. The silent features of the real...

Gold and Dollars are also not preferred asset class

While everyone pondering about interest rates & exchange outlook. We have seemed to miss the bashing at gold market. Lack of liquidity had triggered sell off at local gold market. Currently gold is available around 5% under-cost. Just today gold...

Pakistan side has depicted huge solidarity, Indians are not united

Pakistan has sent message of peace while surprised India today. On the other side of border, there has been huge panic and apparently Indians are not united. Pakistan side has depicted huge solidarity. Indian fears would be increased  on account...

FATF’s another deadline, IMF bailout- Equity market to play in green

It would be interesting to see how market will treat FATF news. FATF has given one more deadline to implement CFT (Counter Terrorism Financing). Simultaneously, appreciated government commitment to eliminate infrastructure of ML (Money Laundering). Importantly, FATF will decide...

PM Khan meets IMF chief, what’s ahead? 

The news came over weekend that Imran will meet Christine Lagarde at the sideline of Dubai Summit, and some corners of media went ahead and linked meeting with 14th IMF program conclusion. I resisted myself to comment on this...

Pakistan to add IMF soon…

While the Economic Reform Package will take front seat on Jan 23rd, Asad Umer will keep IMF considerations on priority. The recent actions by ECC, news headline by IMF representative on bailout negotiations, and the meeting of US Senator Graham...

Asad Umer to aim Industrialisation while maximising tax revenues on 23rd Jan Mini-Budget

By Muzammil Aslam Mini Budget to be announced on Jan 23rd, Finance Minister. Stock market investors will hear good news. We believe, some relief expected in capital gain and dividend taxation. Plus, carry forward losses to 3 years Exports...

Pakistan sails between FATF and IMF smoothly

While we are busy discussing UAE visit, Pakistan delegation is already meeting FATF reps at Sydney last Saturday. As per our understanding, the meetings will last for three days. Crackdown on money laundering, recent aggressive raids by FIA on illegal...

About Me

Muzzammil Aslam has over 15 years of experience in the fields of Economics, Equity Research, Business Development and Financial / Capital markets. Worked as Ex- Chief Executive Officer, EFG Hermes Pakistan Limited. Heading brokerage and inter-bank business and company affairs. He was engaged with KASB Securities Ltd. as Head of Business Development from 2004 to 2009 and with JS Global Capital Ltd. as Head of Business Development and Head of Research from 2009 to 2012. Thereafter, he has been managing his own economic research consultancy firm "Emerging Economics Research". Further, his work on economics has been actively pursued by key government institutions. By qualification, Mr. Aslam holds Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Public Administration Degrees from the University of Karachi, MAS Degree in Economics from Applied Economics Research Centre, University of Karachi and Master of Science Degree in Economics from the University of Bath, United Kingdom. Contact: [email protected]
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