Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Pakistan’s lockdown gamble appears to have paid off

Pakistan's prime minister Imran Khan (Getty images)

Pakistan’s stock exchange isn’t typically seen as one of the world’s best, but in recent weeks it has outperformed almost every other rival market. In terms of weekly profit, the Pakistan stock market was among the world’s top-performing last week. In August, it was Asia’s best and the fourth-best globally. For many, this has been a surprising turnaround in a country that registered a nine-year

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