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Recovery from crisis impossible without addressing banking sector’s vulnerability

Economists today expressed deep concerns over the current situation in the banking sector of Bangladesh and warned that the recovery from the current economic crisis would not be possible without addressing the sector’s vulnerability.

Currency outside banks keeps rising

The volume of currency outside the banking sector of Bangladesh has been increasing since November amid higher inflation and the erosion of confidence among people in some banks

Risk management challenges that our banks face

Risk management is concerned with reducing earnings volatility and avoiding losses, especially large ones.

Banking reform roadmap useless if past failures not understood

Bangladesh Bank’s banking sector reform roadmap of last week will come to no use if the implementation failures of previous roadmaps cannot be understood, said eminent economist Wahiduddin Mahmud yesterday.

Banking sector distressed by reform failure: key economist

Bangladesh Bank's banking reform roadmap is nothing new, but failures to implement it has distressed the sector, said eminent economist Wahiduddin Mahmud

Banks’ lending slows for liquidity crunch

The banking sector’s lending growth squeezed in the April to June quarter owing to a shortage of liquidity at most banks and their unwillingness to extend credits to borrowers already struggling to pay back, official figures showed. 

BB asks banks to regain people’s trust

People are increasingly opting for keeping cash, which is a major concern in this era of digital banking as it indicates a lack of trust in banks, said Bangladesh Bank Governor Abdur Rouf Talukder yesterday. 

Banking sector’s ills: Now what as BB hits the nail on the head?

For the first time, the central bank has published full-fledged data on stressed assets of banks, laying bare the sector’s deep ills that have been a subject in the public discourse for long as irregularities and scams often make headlines.

Is dual citizenship to blame for money laundering?

“Is Bangladesh a place of looters?” – this question was raised by the High Court last month.

June 10, 2024
June 10, 2024

Recovery from crisis impossible without addressing banking sector’s vulnerability

Economists today expressed deep concerns over the current situation in the banking sector of Bangladesh and warned that the recovery from the current economic crisis would not be possible without addressing the sector’s vulnerability.

March 21, 2024
March 21, 2024

Currency outside banks keeps rising

The volume of currency outside the banking sector of Bangladesh has been increasing since November amid higher inflation and the erosion of confidence among people in some banks

February 29, 2024
February 29, 2024

Risk management challenges that our banks face

Risk management is concerned with reducing earnings volatility and avoiding losses, especially large ones.

February 11, 2024
February 11, 2024

Banking reform roadmap useless if past failures not understood

Bangladesh Bank’s banking sector reform roadmap of last week will come to no use if the implementation failures of previous roadmaps cannot be understood, said eminent economist Wahiduddin Mahmud yesterday.

February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024

Banking sector distressed by reform failure: key economist

Bangladesh Bank's banking reform roadmap is nothing new, but failures to implement it has distressed the sector, said eminent economist Wahiduddin Mahmud

September 20, 2023
September 20, 2023

Banks’ lending slows for liquidity crunch

The banking sector’s lending growth squeezed in the April to June quarter owing to a shortage of liquidity at most banks and their unwillingness to extend credits to borrowers already struggling to pay back, official figures showed. 

August 17, 2023
August 17, 2023

BB asks banks to regain people’s trust

People are increasingly opting for keeping cash, which is a major concern in this era of digital banking as it indicates a lack of trust in banks, said Bangladesh Bank Governor Abdur Rouf Talukder yesterday. 

August 16, 2023
August 16, 2023

Banking sector’s ills: Now what as BB hits the nail on the head?

For the first time, the central bank has published full-fledged data on stressed assets of banks, laying bare the sector’s deep ills that have been a subject in the public discourse for long as irregularities and scams often make headlines.

March 8, 2023
March 8, 2023

Is dual citizenship to blame for money laundering?

“Is Bangladesh a place of looters?” – this question was raised by the High Court last month.

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

CPI 2022: Disappointing global and Bangladesh performances

CPI 2022 shows how corruption, conflict and insecurity are interrelated and feed each other.

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