Birupaksha Paul

EXIM-Padma Bank 'merger': Turning rotten apples into fresh oranges?

Bangladesh Bank deserves credit for forging the deal of signing the MoU between EXIM Bank and Padma Bank on March 18.

4w ago

Why do people stash dollars under pillows?

It's because of the inflation-led pressures on Bangladesh’s taka and the central bank's undervaluation of the US dollar.

The farce of expressing PCI in taka

This is nothing more than a poor trick that will eventually produce no real gain.

How default culture plagues Bangladesh’s banking sector

A pre-Socratic Greek philosopher named Parmenides first articulated the famous idea: “Nothing comes from nothing.” Later, it appeared in Aristotle’s Physics. The Roman philosopher,

New monetary policy is appropriate in direction, but inadequate in dosage

Why this behind-the-curve approach to fighting inflation?

Why our balance of payments won’t balance out post-election

With the facade of the elections at its height, prevailing financial issues seem to have faded into the background.

Politicians’ wealth surge and why nations fail

The unbridled rise of moral hazards that engulf a nation and force it onto the path which leads to all areas becoming massively politicised, resulting in the youth being eager to become politicians for the wrong reasons.

Little to achieve if Bangladesh Bank isn’t sincere

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will require a certain amount of foreign currency reserves to ensure the next installments in the future.

March 23, 2024
March 23, 2024

EXIM-Padma Bank 'merger': Turning rotten apples into fresh oranges?

Bangladesh Bank deserves credit for forging the deal of signing the MoU between EXIM Bank and Padma Bank on March 18.

March 11, 2024
March 11, 2024

Why do people stash dollars under pillows?

It's because of the inflation-led pressures on Bangladesh’s taka and the central bank's undervaluation of the US dollar.

February 20, 2024
February 20, 2024

The farce of expressing PCI in taka

This is nothing more than a poor trick that will eventually produce no real gain.

February 20, 2024
February 20, 2024

How default culture plagues Bangladesh’s banking sector

A pre-Socratic Greek philosopher named Parmenides first articulated the famous idea: “Nothing comes from nothing.” Later, it appeared in Aristotle’s Physics. The Roman philosopher,

January 25, 2024
January 25, 2024

New monetary policy is appropriate in direction, but inadequate in dosage

Why this behind-the-curve approach to fighting inflation?

January 3, 2024
January 3, 2024

Why our balance of payments won’t balance out post-election

With the facade of the elections at its height, prevailing financial issues seem to have faded into the background.

December 18, 2023
December 18, 2023

Politicians’ wealth surge and why nations fail

The unbridled rise of moral hazards that engulf a nation and force it onto the path which leads to all areas becoming massively politicised, resulting in the youth being eager to become politicians for the wrong reasons.

December 14, 2023
December 14, 2023

Little to achieve if Bangladesh Bank isn’t sincere

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will require a certain amount of foreign currency reserves to ensure the next installments in the future.

November 28, 2023
November 28, 2023

Our rising foreign debt and financial worries

The growth of debt exceeding the growth of GDP is a clear sign of vulnerability, the consequences of which are already present.

September 19, 2023
September 19, 2023

Correcting the dollar’s price is the only medicine we need

A single, sensible policy can make a motley of weird prescriptions totally redundant.

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