Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman

The (not so) dignified exit of a dignified man

Without detracting from the undeniable fact that as the governor of the BB, the buck stopped with him, it may be fairly said that the 'graceful' exit of Professor Rahman has probably raised more questions than it has resolved.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Exit of a good man

The former Bangladesh Bank (BB) governor must be lauded for taking the moral responsibility for the bank's financial mishap that led to a US$101 million heist from BB account at the New York Fed.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

The (not so) dignified exit of a dignified man

Without detracting from the undeniable fact that as the governor of the BB, the buck stopped with him, it may be fairly said that the 'graceful' exit of Professor Rahman has probably raised more questions than it has resolved.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

The state of our institutions

The BB Governor has done the only moral thing to do, resign. But that is only one aspect of the issue. The matter has generated several questions and people need credible answers to those.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

BB sues unidentified persons for reserve heist

Bangladesh Bank files a case against unidentified persons under money laundering prevention act for the recent heist of US$101 million from BB account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Quitting out of moral responsibility: Atiur

Atiur Rahman, who resigned as Bangladesh Bank governor this morning, says he opted to quit out of moral responsibility over the heist of US$101 million from the central bank’s account with the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

Central bank cuts policy rates

The central bank has cut its policy rates for the first time in three years in an effort to spur investment and the GDP growth.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Forex reserve hits $27bn mark

The foreign currency reserve of Bangladesh hits a new record crossing a $ 27-billion mark.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

BB launches instant fund transfer system

Bangladesh Bank (BB) launches Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) with 55 banks.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Dr Atiur wins "Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015, Asia" award

Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Atiur Rahman has been awarded with "Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015, Asia".