Ahsan Habib

Govt to form autonomous body for debt management

The unit will work under the Finance Division

2h ago

New rules in the making to give more autonomy to Bangladesh Bank

The government is going to amend the Bangladesh Bank Order, 1972 to align it with global best practices and give the central bank more autonomy so that it can initiate steps to help the economy deal with pressure.

3d ago

Export data mismatch: Is it the tip of the iceberg?

Accurate data is a crucial input for taking effective policies and putting the economy on the right track. If the data is not correct or time-befitting, policies might be proved wrong. Then, development successes will be only on paper and will not reflect reality.

5d ago

Export data mismatch: is it the tip of the iceberg?

Accurate data is a crucial input for taking effective policies and putting the economy on the right track. If the data is not correct or time-befitting, policies might be proved wrong. Then, development successes will be only on paper and will not reflect reality..In Bangladesh, economists

5d ago

Number of DSE mobile app users halves in 4 years

The number of users of the Dhaka Stock Exchange’s (DSE) mobile app has more than halved in the past four financial years, apparently due to a protracted bearish trend in the market.

1w ago

$14b export data puzzle is unnerving

You can lie with data or illuminate the truth with data. And there’s something in between -- half-truths.

1w ago

Ensure same pension scheme for all

A pension scheme in which the employee and employer make equal contributions is welcome in this economy, but it has to apply to all, be they public university teachers, bureaucrats or other government employees, economists say.

1w ago

FY24: A brutal year that gutted stock investors

For stock investors in Bangladesh, the just-concluded fiscal year was the worst in four years, with the benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange losing over 1,000 points.

1w ago
July 14, 2024
July 14, 2024

Govt to form autonomous body for debt management

The unit will work under the Finance Division

July 11, 2024
July 11, 2024

New rules in the making to give more autonomy to Bangladesh Bank

The government is going to amend the Bangladesh Bank Order, 1972 to align it with global best practices and give the central bank more autonomy so that it can initiate steps to help the economy deal with pressure.

July 9, 2024
July 9, 2024

Export data mismatch: Is it the tip of the iceberg?

Accurate data is a crucial input for taking effective policies and putting the economy on the right track. If the data is not correct or time-befitting, policies might be proved wrong. Then, development successes will be only on paper and will not reflect reality.

July 8, 2024
July 8, 2024

Export data mismatch: is it the tip of the iceberg?

Accurate data is a crucial input for taking effective policies and putting the economy on the right track. If the data is not correct or time-befitting, policies might be proved wrong. Then, development successes will be only on paper and will not reflect reality..In Bangladesh, economists

July 7, 2024
July 7, 2024

Number of DSE mobile app users halves in 4 years

The number of users of the Dhaka Stock Exchange’s (DSE) mobile app has more than halved in the past four financial years, apparently due to a protracted bearish trend in the market.

July 5, 2024
July 5, 2024

$14b export data puzzle is unnerving

You can lie with data or illuminate the truth with data. And there’s something in between -- half-truths.

July 4, 2024
July 4, 2024

Ensure same pension scheme for all

A pension scheme in which the employee and employer make equal contributions is welcome in this economy, but it has to apply to all, be they public university teachers, bureaucrats or other government employees, economists say.

July 2, 2024
July 2, 2024

FY24: A brutal year that gutted stock investors

For stock investors in Bangladesh, the just-concluded fiscal year was the worst in four years, with the benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange losing over 1,000 points.

July 1, 2024
July 1, 2024

Islami Bank dethrones Sonali Bank to become largest lender by deposits

Islami Bank Bangladesh PLC has become the largest lender in the country by total deposits for the first time, surpassing Sonali Bank PLC, despite loan scams in recent years. 

June 30, 2024
June 30, 2024

Record budget support helps govt meet IMF’s reserve condition for first time

Bangladesh is going to fulfil the International Monetary Fund’s condition on foreign exchange reserves in June on the back of record budget assistance from global creditors, the first time since the IMF approved its $4.7 billion loan programme more than a year ago.

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