Finance

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Financial Feminist – the podcast to answer your money struggles

Money expert Tori Dunlap swoops in almost like a superhero with her podcast Financial Feminist.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

What You Must Do Before Going to Hajj

Hajj demands thorough and meticulous preparation that takes time.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Curfew in Sri Lanka: Shoot-on-sight ordered

Sri Lanka’s defence ministry yesterday ordered troops to shoot on sight people involved in looting or damaging property, a day after mobs targeted the homes of ruling-party politicians.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Budget FY 2022-23: Tackling challenges of inflation and Covid losses

It appears normal service will resume with fiscal 2022-23’s budget, which will see the return of double-digit growth in size -- a practice introduced by former finance minister AMA Muhith.

August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016

Reform or divorce in Europe

In response to asymmetric shocks and divergences in productivity, there would have to be adjustments in the real (inflation-adjusted) exchange rate, meaning that prices in the eurozone periphery would have to fall relative to Germany and northern Europe.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

ADP implementation reaches 41% in 9 months

ADB rate of implementation, including self financed projects, during first nine months (July-March) of current fiscal year (FY16) reaches 41% with overall expenditure of Tk 41,888 crore.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Does Bangladesh deserve a higher sovereign rating?

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-15, global sovereign rating agencies Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch assigned Bangladesh a 'stable' sovereign credit outlook.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

Sri Lanka's Rebirth

Sri Lanka is fortunate to have a low level of urbanisation today; but this is likely to change in the next two decades. This gives the country the opportunity to create model cities, based on the adequate provision of public services and sound public transport and attuned to the cost of carbon and climate change.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Anatomy of two E-waste disasters

Discarded end-of-life electronic and electrical devices, or e-waste, are the fastest growing waste stream in the world.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

BUILDING ON WHAT WORKS BETTER

Bangladesh, with the support and vision of the Bangladesh Bank, has seen remarkable progress in Mobile Financial Services (MFS) in recent years.