Md Abu Talha Sarker

Stocks sink to lowest level in 3 years as investors sell and go away

Bangladesh’s stock market has been going through a bear run for the last two months despite petering out of election-linked uncertainty, signaling that the worries about the macroeconomic challenges are far from over.

2w ago

Digital Bliss: Cashless spree for Eid

Sales continue to surge for lifestyle products, home appliances, electronics, and groceries in anticipation of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival and the pinnacle of business activity in Bangladesh.

3w ago

Bancassurance to help insurers break new ground

Bancassurance will open a new horizon for the insurance industry in Bangladesh as the collaborative arrangement will help insurers expand their coverage at low cost, according to industry people.

Increase in house rent puts further burden on tenants

Tenants in Dhaka city face house rent hikes in the middle of an inflation fuelled economy

Villagers grow food for all. But they end up paying more for it

People living in rural Bangladesh have witnessed more erosion in their purchasing power and well-being than the urbanites as the former are paying more for both food and non-food items

How long can fixed-income groups cope with higher inflation?

The cost-of-living crisis has kept stressing out fixed and lower-middle-income groups in Bangladesh as inflation has persisted at elevated levels while their salaries and incomes have seen little upward adjustments.

Tea gardens seeing fresh investment

The jump in consumption of tea, once a preserve of the elite, brought about by the rise in people’s purchasing power over the past decade has presented tea garden owners with a renewed and compelling business case.

Nippon Paint eyes top spot in Bangladesh’s paint market

Nippon Paint Bangladesh, a concern of Nippon Paint Holdings of Japan, has drawn up a strategy to be a leader in the growing paints and coatings industry in Bangladesh, said a top official.  

March 28, 2024
March 28, 2024

Stocks sink to lowest level in 3 years as investors sell and go away

Bangladesh’s stock market has been going through a bear run for the last two months despite petering out of election-linked uncertainty, signaling that the worries about the macroeconomic challenges are far from over.

March 24, 2024
March 24, 2024

Digital Bliss: Cashless spree for Eid

Sales continue to surge for lifestyle products, home appliances, electronics, and groceries in anticipation of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival and the pinnacle of business activity in Bangladesh.

January 31, 2024
January 31, 2024

Bancassurance to help insurers break new ground

Bancassurance will open a new horizon for the insurance industry in Bangladesh as the collaborative arrangement will help insurers expand their coverage at low cost, according to industry people.

January 9, 2024
January 9, 2024

Increase in house rent puts further burden on tenants

Tenants in Dhaka city face house rent hikes in the middle of an inflation fuelled economy

December 15, 2023
December 15, 2023

Villagers grow food for all. But they end up paying more for it

People living in rural Bangladesh have witnessed more erosion in their purchasing power and well-being than the urbanites as the former are paying more for both food and non-food items

October 6, 2023
October 6, 2023

How long can fixed-income groups cope with higher inflation?

The cost-of-living crisis has kept stressing out fixed and lower-middle-income groups in Bangladesh as inflation has persisted at elevated levels while their salaries and incomes have seen little upward adjustments.

August 16, 2023
August 16, 2023

Tea gardens seeing fresh investment

The jump in consumption of tea, once a preserve of the elite, brought about by the rise in people’s purchasing power over the past decade has presented tea garden owners with a renewed and compelling business case.

August 9, 2023
August 9, 2023

Nippon Paint eyes top spot in Bangladesh’s paint market

Nippon Paint Bangladesh, a concern of Nippon Paint Holdings of Japan, has drawn up a strategy to be a leader in the growing paints and coatings industry in Bangladesh, said a top official.  

August 8, 2023
August 8, 2023

Why meat prices rising despite surplus production

While the Department of Livestock Services (DLS) estimates a surplus of meat production in the country, prices of all – be it chicken meat, mutton or beef -- have risen, raising questions about the authenticity of production and demand estimates. 

August 6, 2023
August 6, 2023

Beef prices stay the same despite promises

Beef is still selling at the going market rate of Tk 750 to Tk 800 per kilogramme (kg) in Dhaka even though the Bangladesh Dairy Farmers’ Association (BDFA) recently reduced the price by Tk 50.

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