forex 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. 

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Government’s decision to hike fuel prices will hurt every section of society

The rise in fuel prices is an illogical decision that will only harm ordinary citizens and fail to deal with the root causes of the crisis that Bangladesh is currently facing.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Singapore June core inflation hits 13-year high

Singapore's key consumer price gauge rose at its fastest pace in more than 13 years, official data showed on Monday, increasing pressure on the central bank to consider tightening monetary policy again later this year if inflation pressures persist.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Inflation, forex pressure: Govt moves to rein them in

The government has ramped up its measures to contain the pressure on foreign currency reserves and inflation, drafting an action plan to discourage non-essential imports and bring relief to the poor and the vulnerable from the spiralling cost of living.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

NBR imposes up to 20% regulatory duty: Import of 135 items to cost more

National Board of Revenue today slapped up to 20 percent regulatory duty on around 135 products as part of the government's broader objectives to discourage imports and contain volatility in the foreign exchange market.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Fighting inflation, forex crisis: Is hiking policy rate the next tool for BB?

Central banks around the world have commenced hiking policy rates in order to contain the inflationary pressure stemming from the ongoing global supply chain disruption and demand recovery.