recession

December 21, 2022
December 21, 2022

Export stands out in turbulent year

Bangladesh's export sector showed its prowess in 2022 despite the devastating Russia-Ukraine war, unprecedented freight costs, energy crisis, record inflation and a risk of a recession that loomed throughout the outgoing year.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Our fiscal space is narrowing fast

Both global and local macro-challenges can have serious implications for the people of Bangladesh

November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

Could we have avoided the current economic crisis?

Do we have the political will to come out of it?

November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

How to navigate a recession

A recession is a substantial decline in overall economic activity, lasting more than a few months, typically visible in real gross domestic product, actual income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Bitcoin drops below $20,000, lowest since December 2020

Bitcoin dropped below the $20,000 level on Saturday to its lowest point in 18 months, extending its slide as investors showed they were unnerved by growing troubles in the industry and as the general pull-back from riskier assets continued.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

‘Bangladesh facing biggest macroeconomic challenge in a decade’

The country is facing the biggest macroeconomic challenge in the last one decade, said Selim Raihan, executive director of the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (Sanem).

December 19, 2015
December 19, 2015

Brazil's finance minister replaced amid economic upheaval

President Dilma Rousseff on Friday replaced Finance Minister Joaquim Levy, a fiscal conservative appointed just over a year ago, with a close ally, Planning Minister Nelson Barbosa, the Brazilian leader's office says in a statement.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Japan relapses into recession in July-Sept

Japan's economy slid back into recession in July-September as uncertainty over the overseas outlook hurt business investment.

March 9, 2015
March 9, 2015

Fortune of the few, forget the rest

AS the country battles with layers of snow in the biting cold, its economy brings some positive news.

February 16, 2015
February 16, 2015

Japan comes out of recession but growth still disappoints

Japan, the world's third largest economy grows at a slower than expected pace