The Financial Express (FE) is the first financial daily of Bangladesh in English under the ownership of company -- International Publications Limited which was incorporated under the Companies Act in the year, 1993. The FE started its journey in 1993. In terms of circulation this daily now ranks second, both in its print and on online editions, among its contemporaries, in English language, in Bangladesh. It has currently syndication arrangements with the London-based Financial Times (FT) and the Prague-based Project Syndicate.
The FE’s prime objective is dissemination of fair and objective news and information. It makes its best efforts to keep its readers informed about the ongoing social, economic, financial and political developments daily (excepting its announced holidays) in its print edition, and also round-the-clock through its online version. It gives extensive coverage of economic and business developments taking place at home and abroad, in its both print and online editions. The FE puts particular emphasis on publication of in-depth analyses, views and opinions on major domestic, regional and global trade, business and other related issues.
The FE attaches importance to the broad principles of a competitive market-oriented economy; it remains steadfast in its commitment to promoting its goals and objectives in an environment in which the public policies should be geared to playing a facilitatory role under a transparent rule-based system and also to fostering inclusive growth and participatory socio-economic and political development in countries like Bangladesh. Besides, the newspaper is focussed on promoting economic and financial literacy in the country through its reader-friendly presentation of news and views.
The FE is committed to serving the interest of its readers and people in general. While upholding professional and ethical values of journalism, the FE takes into account the prevailing laws of the country that are applicable to publications of the newspapers. It respects human rights and dignity of all citizens and takes particular care about not maligning anyone, no matter what his or her social standing is. The copyright that the newspaper establishment, The Financial Express, enjoys with regard to all that is printed in the daily and posted on its website, are its legal rights. All those who read the daily or visit or view its website, are under legal obligation to respect, and not to infringe upon, those rights of the FE.