Ahsan Habib

DSE welcomes budget but investors don’t

However, the move could have little effect on revitalising the market in the past as it was seen that black money holders do not prefer parking funds in stocks when the amnesty was in place.

3d ago

Most state enterprises turned a profit. That was overshadowed by loss-makers

The highest loss, at Tk 6,118 crore, was incurred by the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) in July-April of the fiscal year. Its provisional loss was Tk 11,163 crore in the full year of 2022-23.

4d ago

A fresh blow to stock investors

In yet another blow to stock market investors, the government plans to impose a capital gains tax on them from next fiscal year.

6d ago

Budget unlikely to make dent in soaring inflation

The new budget for the upcoming fiscal year is unlikely to provide respite from one of the longest spells of sustained inflation in Bangladesh as the government’s measures appear to be missing the impetus required to contain the price spiral.

6d ago

Govt to set conservative revenue target

The overall revenue generation target will be Tk 537,000 crore in the new fiscal year that begins on July 1, which is 7.4 percent higher than that of the goal of the outgoing financial year.

1w ago

Foreign investors continue to sell shares

The net foreign portfolio investment in Bangladesh continued to fall in the July-March period of fiscal year 2023-24 due to the negative economic outlook, repeated devaluation of the local currency against the US dollar, and policy instability.

1w ago

Keep spending on tight leash

The national budget for the fiscal year of 2024-25 is going to be presented in parliament on Thursday with monumental tasks ahead for the government to collect more revenues and contain stubbornly high inflation.

1w ago

Stocks shed 1,000 points in 3 months

The key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange plunged by 1,000 points in a span of three months as investors keep selling their holdings, fearing further deterioration of economic indicators.

2w ago
June 10, 2024
June 10, 2024

DSE welcomes budget but investors don’t

However, the move could have little effect on revitalising the market in the past as it was seen that black money holders do not prefer parking funds in stocks when the amnesty was in place.

June 9, 2024
June 9, 2024

Most state enterprises turned a profit. That was overshadowed by loss-makers

The highest loss, at Tk 6,118 crore, was incurred by the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) in July-April of the fiscal year. Its provisional loss was Tk 11,163 crore in the full year of 2022-23.

June 7, 2024
June 7, 2024

Budget unlikely to make dent in soaring inflation

The new budget for the upcoming fiscal year is unlikely to provide respite from one of the longest spells of sustained inflation in Bangladesh as the government’s measures appear to be missing the impetus required to contain the price spiral.

June 7, 2024
June 7, 2024

A fresh blow to stock investors

In yet another blow to stock market investors, the government plans to impose a capital gains tax on them from next fiscal year.

June 4, 2024
June 4, 2024

Govt to set conservative revenue target

The overall revenue generation target will be Tk 537,000 crore in the new fiscal year that begins on July 1, which is 7.4 percent higher than that of the goal of the outgoing financial year.

June 4, 2024
June 4, 2024

Foreign investors continue to sell shares

The net foreign portfolio investment in Bangladesh continued to fall in the July-March period of fiscal year 2023-24 due to the negative economic outlook, repeated devaluation of the local currency against the US dollar, and policy instability.

June 3, 2024
June 3, 2024

Keep spending on tight leash

The national budget for the fiscal year of 2024-25 is going to be presented in parliament on Thursday with monumental tasks ahead for the government to collect more revenues and contain stubbornly high inflation.

May 27, 2024
May 27, 2024

Stocks shed 1,000 points in 3 months

The key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange plunged by 1,000 points in a span of three months as investors keep selling their holdings, fearing further deterioration of economic indicators.

May 26, 2024
May 26, 2024

Scope for investing in stocks has never been so narrow

Bangladesh’s stock market has never fallen into such a bad situation in terms of the narrowing of investment opportunities in the last 30 years, said Abu Ahmed, a stock market analyst.

May 23, 2024
May 23, 2024

Consumption stays low for two straight years as inflation bites

According to a provisional estimate of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), consumption of goods and services grew 3.53 percent in 2023-24, up from 2.52 percent in the last fiscal year.

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