economic crisis

Bangladesh economy: Not in crisis but under stress

Bangladesh’s economy is experiencing stress because of the pressure on the foreign exchange reserves, but the situation is not as alarming as many think, said top brass in the financial sector yesterday. 

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Bangladesh’s forex reserves slip below $39b

Foreign exchange reserves in Bangladesh slipped below $39 billion owing to high import payments.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Bangladesh economy: Not in crisis but under stress

Bangladesh’s economy is experiencing stress because of the pressure on the foreign exchange reserves, but the situation is not as alarming as many think, said top brass in the financial sector yesterday. 

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

IMF Loan Talks: Here's how we need to prepare

The economy needs firm handling to ensure the situation doesn't turn into a crisis.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Three ways a strong dollar impacts emerging markets

The US dollar is on a tear, strengthening around 11 per cent since the start of the year and – for the first time in two decades – reaching parity with the Euro. 

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Don’t allow criminals to milk the banking sector

Authorities must take stern action to stop scams and frauds

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Surviving the economic crisis with sanity: warning satire ahead

The recent economic crisis has placed everyone on the edge of their seats. Citizens are worried about everything from power shortages to being unable to catch-up with the rising inflation. Hence, in these troubled times, RBR comes up with few solutions to minimise the scare and live a better life than expected.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

SME stocks soar though giant firms struggle

Shares of small capital-based companies surged abnormally on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the past month whereas the benchmark index of the premier bourse of Bangladesh, as well as blue-chip securities, has been in a bearish mood. 

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Bangladeshi workers struggling amidst economic crisis in Lebanon

Bangladeshi migrant workers continued to face financial hardship in Lebanon, while many found it difficult to remit money home after making ends meet, due to a prolonged economic crisis there.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Sri Lanka’s petrol stocks now less than a day's demand

Sri Lanka’s Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera has warned that the petrol stock of the nation can meet the demand for less than a day.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Businesses can avail flexible loan repayment facility up to Dec

Large industries, SMEs and the flood-hit agriculture sector will enjoy a flexible loan repayment facility up to December this year as Bangladesh Bank yesterday revived the partial loan moratorium amid a deepening economic crisis.