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November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

What does the IMF loan mean for Bangladesh?

This fiscal year alone, the Bangladesh Bank has supplied more than $4.5 billion to the market to support the exchange rate, while the import bill averages $6 billion a month.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Three factors holding back economy

The interest rate cap on loans, the frequent changes to the exchange rate regime and a relaxed attitude to enforcing austerity measures are the major challenges facing Bangladesh in restoring stability in the economy. 

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Bangladesh’s currency conundrum: What role can interest rates play?

Bangladesh Bank can better fix the currency turmoil by freeing both interest rate and exchange rate to adjust over time.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Price hike: Don’t worry, be happy – no matter what

If things are bad, there must be a good reason for it.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

‘Bangladesh Bank should go for flexible rates for exchange, interest’

He came up with the remark while delivering speech at the “First MAM Kazemi Memorial Lecture on Monetary Policy” held in Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Banks asked to convert export proceeds into taka immediately

Bangladesh Bank has asked banks to convert major export earnings of businesses into taka immediately as it looks to increase the supply of US dollars in the economy.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Forex market volatility: Banks to suggest uniform exchange rates

The Bangladesh Bank today asked banks to suggest uniform exchange rates of the taka against the US dollar in order to bring back the stability in the country’s foreign exchange market.

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.