What can investors do when stockmarket is bleeding?

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange has been falling for the last few months. The benchmark index of the premier bourse experienced a rise on May 23 after losing 556 points or 8.3 per cent...

What is Bangladesh's per capita national debt?

Bangladesh's per capita income is rising by the day. That is great news. But do you know the national debt per capita of a child born today or yesterday? What is the Bangladeshi government&...

What steps should govt take to keep the value of taka stable?

CPD Honorary Fellow Mostafizur Rahman analyses the contemporary issues of Bangladesh's economy, the future economic condition of Bangladesh and the value of money in today's Star Connects.

How ready is Bangladesh for LDC graduation?

Bangladesh will lose all its benefits of being an underdeveloped country when it graduates to a developing country -- with the garments sector being hit one of the hardest.

Is the ADB telling Bangladesh to learn from Sri Lanka’s mistakes?

What is the possibility of Bangladesh ending up in an economic disaster like that of Sri Lanka? This has been the topic of discussion on social media of late. ADB economists have advised Bangladesh...

Will Bangladesh’s garment exports to Russia stop due to war?

Bangladeshi garment exporters to Russia did not see the eastern European country’s war with Ukraine coming. They became really worried about their payments from Russian buyers when the US...

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

What can investors do when stockmarket is bleeding?

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange has been falling for the last few months. The benchmark index of the premier bourse experienced a rise on May 23 after losing 556 points or 8.3 per cent...

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

What is Bangladesh's per capita national debt?

Bangladesh's per capita income is rising by the day. That is great news. But do you know the national debt per capita of a child born today or yesterday? What is the Bangladeshi government&...

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

What steps should govt take to keep the value of taka stable?

CPD Honorary Fellow Mostafizur Rahman analyses the contemporary issues of Bangladesh's economy, the future economic condition of Bangladesh and the value of money in today's Star Connects.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Should the value of taka be depreciated?

Over the past year, the value of taka depreciated 3.18% against the US dollar. It is 8.56 percent in India, 30.7 percent in Pakistan and 79.82 percent in Sri Lanka. Depreciation of Maldives...

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

How was last week’s stock market?

The benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell 307 points in the last week. The same trend was seen in the Chattogram Stock Exchange. Why did the market fall? Which were the top traded...

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

How was last week’s stock market?

The benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) rose 90 points in the last week. The same trend was seen in the Chattogram Stock Exchange. Why did the market fall? Which were the top traded...

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

How much will trade deficit widen, dollar price rise?

Bangladesh’s export earning has been failing to keep pace with the import bills since the middle of 2021. At the same time, the flow of inbound remittance started decreasing and the taka began...

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Whose per capita income rising?

The per capita income in Bangladesh rose by 9% year-on-year to US $2,824 in 2021-22 fiscal year, according to government data. People, however, are not seeing increase in their income, which can...

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

How would the 'unlimited' data packages work?

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has directed the mobile phone operators to roll out two types of new internet data packages, which will offer mobile users with data...

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

Rana Plaza tragedy: After 9 years, has workers’ safety been ensured?

After the Rana Plaza building collapse in 2013, which claimed the lives of at least 1,138 people, the garments sector of Bangladesh was put under immense pressure -- especially from international...