• No Surprise; It Keeps Growing

    It is often said that numbers do not lie, but when it comes to the Bangladesh economy, the saying appears to be on shaky grounds.

  • Inflation rises slightly in September

    Inflation increased by 0.07 percentage points to 6.24 percent in September from the previous month primarily due to the increased economic activities for Eid-ul-Azha.

  • Inflation goes up slightly

    Inflation slightly rises in July by 0.38 percentage points due to the increase of non-food inflation during the outgoing Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Bangladesh goes one step forward

    Bangladesh yesterday graduated from the low income status to lower middle income nation (LMIC), meeting the World Bank's requirements comfortably.

  • Inflation falls slightly in May

    The overall inflation rate has dropped by 0.13 percentage point to 6.19 percent in May, thanks to the price fall of food items.

  • The new pay scale: Unfounded fear of inflation?

    WHO does not like a pay increase? The new pay scale - the proposed increase in the salary of government employees - is likely to be implemented in the upcoming fiscal year beginning from next July.

  • Nikkei Index

    Nikkei hits 20,000 after 15 years

    Investors were focused on Japan as the country's benchmark Nikkei 225 index traded above 20,000 for the first time since 2000.

  • US dollar

    Dollar drop is worst since 2011 as investors rethink Fed policy

    The dollar slumps the most since October 2011 after the Federal Reserve reduced projections for interest- rate increases and expressed concern the dollar's surge is weighing on exports and inflation

  • Inflation rises to 6:14pc in Feb

    The inflation rate in the county has risen by 0.1 percent in February than that of January this year.

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