Financial sector: Attaching top priority to risk management

It is a well-known fact today that the financial system...

Belated regulatory actions amid stock anomalies

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) and the Dhaka Stock...

The current account counts

NEW HAVEN - In an increasingly interconnected global economy, cross-border...

Money-laundering: Restoring trust in banking system, monetary flows

Shadow-banking, discussed in the previous Scopus piece of this series...

Hello Chattogram!  

Chattogram might appear as a small dot on the map...

Extending micro-insurance to small farmers

Agriculture plays a key role in Bangladesh's development. Over the...

15 useful money-saving tips while travelling abroad for medical treatment

Many would know that travelling abroad for availing medical treatment...

Role of constitutional and statutory bodies in national life

In a democratic polity the right to rule a country...

Balm for the stressed-out corporate employee

Note to self:“It’s not stress that burdens us. It’s our...

Britain's Brexit conundrum

It took long three years for Britain to become a...

Simplification and extension key to GTF sustainability

With its own funds, the Bangladesh Bank created the US...

Collecting national statistics inexpensively

Data, and its refined form information, are the lifeblood of...

Food production: Need for modern technologies

Bangladesh seems to be out of the shadow of famine...

Foreign trade strategies—2030 and beyond

Over 80 per cent merchandise exports of Bangladesh are destined...

America's Neville Chamberlain

When countries get nervous about their security, they often insist...

Tariff backlash

Tariffs typically raise living costs, but when they backlash, the...

Prioritising welfare in economy

Economics deals with financial activities of human beings. It has...

Deadly heat waves scorch the Earth

The summer of 2018 has been extremely harsh to say...

The role of SOEs in rendering public services

Historically, the private sector has been unable or unwilling to...

Financialisation of the economy

A new term has emerged in the lexicon of economic...

Embracing agricultural mechanisation for achieving SDGs

The sustainable development goals (SDGs) related to agriculture aim at...

Diversifying concentrated export basket in Bangladesh

Although export has been one of the key growth drivers...

Enter the brave new world of web cinema  

The growth and evolution of a nation's culture is a...