Are single-screen cinema halls going extinct in Bangladesh?

Every district town and divisional city in the country has movie theatres. Around 80% of the industry’s workforce have changed professions in the last 10 years. Most of the cinema hall owners have...

Woven garment exports hit record high in Dec 2021

Bangladesh has ramped up its woven garment exports in recent months. The garments industry exported goods worth USD 1.86 billion in woven garments in December 2021 -- the highest recorded amount....

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Are brokers stealing money meant for the stock market?

Regular investors of the stock market usually buy their shares from brokerage houses. People usually deposit the money in these houses in good faith to place orders to buy shares. But some brokers...

Extended rainfall spoiling harvest: How will it affect the market?

Tropical cyclone Jawad brought two consecutive days of continuous rainfall in the country, which in turn marred the upcoming winter harvest in many districts.

How is the value of dollar determined?

For the first time in history the value of one US dollar has exceeded the 90-taka mark in informal market The moment our economy started to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the value of taka...

Govt seeking new investors for rail projects after China pulls out

China pulled out of two of the largest railway projects -- Joydebpur-Ishwardi Double-Line Project budgeted at TK 14,250 crore and Akhaura-Sylhet Dual-Gauge Railway Line budgeted at TK 16,104 crore....

January 20, 2022
January 20, 2022

Are single-screen cinema halls going extinct in Bangladesh?

Every district town and divisional city in the country has movie theatres. Around 80% of the industry’s workforce have changed professions in the last 10 years. Most of the cinema hall owners have...

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Woven garment exports hit record high in Dec 2021

Bangladesh has ramped up its woven garment exports in recent months. The garments industry exported goods worth USD 1.86 billion in woven garments in December 2021 -- the highest recorded amount....

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Are brokers stealing money meant for the stock market?

Regular investors of the stock market usually buy their shares from brokerage houses. People usually deposit the money in these houses in good faith to place orders to buy shares. But some brokers...

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Remittance flow takes a hit in the last quarter of 2021

In November 2021, the flow of remittance saw a decline. A lot of Bangladeshis living abroad are choosing to use illegal channels locally known as “Hundi”. This illegal system has led to a fall in...

December 29, 2021
December 29, 2021

How well did Bangladesh's economy fare in 2021?

Eventful 2021 is coming to an end. Every sector of the economy fell victim to the never-ending coronavirus pandemic this year. Sometimes the fraudulent activities of e-commerce companies were the...

December 26, 2021
December 26, 2021

What’s the dispute between Bangladesh Bank and BSEC about?

It is now becoming an open secret that there have been conflicts between Bangladesh Bank and BSEC recently. What are the conflicts about? What can be the consequences?

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Highest inflation rate recorded in October

Prices of most products have gone up in the global market due to recovering demands after the pandemic, alongside unprecedented shipping charges, and supply obstacles. As a result, inflation is...

December 22, 2021
December 22, 2021

Cyber criminals infiltrate NBR server, discharge 156 tons of consignment

Once again, The National Board of Revenue’s (NBR) “highly secure” server got infiltrated. Cyber criminals used backdoor access to authorise phantom discharge of at least 156 tons of consignment...

December 21, 2021
December 21, 2021

Dhaka-centred investment affecting national GDP

Almost eight percent of the country’s jobs are based in Dhaka City. This number rises to 40 percent when Gazipur, Narayanganj and other areas of greater Dhaka are included. Population density and...

December 17, 2021
December 17, 2021

How to sell gold at fair prices?

Buying and using gold jewellery is a cultural phenomenon. People also buy gold as financial security or a rainy day fund. However, buying gold is only the first step. How would you get a fair price...