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Raising commitments to tackle climate change

In an alarming imbalance struggling families in rural Bangladesh spend...

Independence of central bank in the age of populism

Populism, we may say, springs from activities where policies of...

The imperative for tax reforms

DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT: Bangladesh has shown strong resilience and dynamism by...

Economic downturn and interest rate cuts

The fear is growing that the global economy is moving...

Asia's multilateral balancing act

After World War II, Asia emerged from years of conflict...

Rejuvenating retail banking

Despite its promise retail banking has fallen short of its...

Techniques of teaching in the digital age

Around the world, digital technology is transforming the way young...

UN appears off-track on development agenda

The two key goals in the UN's development agenda are...

Bringing Islamic banking under legal framework

When Islamic banking is becoming the fastest growing banking system...

Strengthening socio-economic protection for the poor

Bangladesh is now on its way to graduate from the...

Factoring & bill discounting: Meeting working capital needs

Bangladeshi businessmen often face short-term cash crisis before and after...

Will the IMF finally learn from Argentina?

Argentina's politically intractable foreign-debt crisis serves as a powerful reminder...

Intractable dimensions created by the Rohingya presence

Since late 1977, Bangladesh has had to be a gracious...

NRC an internal matter of India, its ramifications for good neighbourly relations

The purpose of National Register of Citizens (NRC) update in...

Introducing e-KYC

Bangladesh Bank plans to launch e-KYC from next December. Many...

Electric vehicle a transformation force, needs comprehensive policies

Despite the absence of policy support and subsidies, electric vehicles...

Banks, NBFIs: Building a strong risk-management culture

Over the decades, the country's financial services industry has undergone...

The costs of heightened conflict in the Himalayas

As a series of conflicts in the Hindu Kush Himalayan...

Combating desertification and drought

Forest fires, droughts and other forms of land degradation cost...

Demystifying negative interest rate policy

When the US Federal Reserve  Chairman talks, central bankers and...

Combating illiteracy: Achieving sustainable development

Literacy is a fundamental right of all. It contributes to...

How to remain competitive after textiles & clothing sector transformation

Bangladesh's textile industry has attained the 30th position worldwide in...

Liberalising offshore banking to serve export sector better

Offshore banking was allowed in 1985. Bangladesh Bank (BB) announced...