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    Development projects overcapitalised: CPD

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 04, 2018

    Centre for Policy Dialogue on Sunday suggested the government to examine the issue of over capitalisation of development projects, mega infrastructure projects in particular, to...

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    Current account deficit hits fresh record at $6.32b

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on April 16, 2018

    Deficit in the country’s current account increased to $6.32 billion in the first eight months of the current fiscal year 2017-2018 setting a fresh record...

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    Bank, non-bank officials asked to join March 22 celebration

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on March 14, 2018

    The financial institutions division has asked the Bangladesh Bank, state-owned commercial and specialised banks, and non-bank entities to join a procession on March 22 for...

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    The political economy of Trump’s trade war

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on March 06, 2018

    PRESIDENT Trump’s latest bombshell of a 25 per cent tariff on steel and 10 per cent on aluminium imports has raised the spectre of a...

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    Promotion of entrepreneurship stressed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 01:19am on December 30, 2017

    Senior bankers at a meeting in Rajshahi on Thursday stressed the need for boosting investment in small and medium enterprise sector...

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    Central banks, trade and bubbles threaten the 2018 status quo

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:39pm on December 19, 2017

    After a year of relatively healthy global economic growth, economists are predicting pretty much the same for 2018 — a neither too-hot nor too-cold Goldilocks...

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    Rubber-timber treatment plant to boost national economy: Muhith

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Moulvibazar | Updated at 01:06am on December 09, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Friday said the ‘Rubber-Timber Treatment Plant’ will play a vital role in boosting national economy by creating employment opportunities in...

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    Govt looks for S Alam’s finance sources, said Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on November 27, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said that they were looking for sources of finance of S Alam Group following the takeover of the Social...

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    Next budget would be Tk 4,68,000 crore

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:54pm on November 26, 2017

    The size of the next national budget is likely to be Tk 4,68,000 crore which will be last one in the current tenure of the...

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    Economists for evidence-based policymaking for better outcome

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on November 18, 2017

    Experts and economists on Saturday suggested that the government should adopt an evidence-based policymaking process for making sound and effective economic decisions, getting better outcomes...