Sukanta Halder

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

In search of cheaper homes

When SM Laizur Rahman got a notice from his landlord saying that his flat’s monthly rent would go up by Tk 3,000 starting next January, he could not believe it.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Pressure on economy: Next three months are critical

 For the Bangladesh economy, the next three months are expected to be delicate as the measures the government has taken so far to steady the ship amid the global economic tempest start to play out.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

IDRA asks insurers to hire actuaries

The insurance regulator of Bangladesh has directed all life insurers to set up an actuarial department and appoint actuaries with a view to assessing and managing the risks of financial investments and insurance policies. 

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Retailers in tight spot as shoppers tighten belts

Retailers in Bangladesh are feeling the pinch as consumers have been buying less for the last few months because of the continuous increase in the prices of daily necessities and growing uncertainty. 

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

Nursery sales see massive drop

Nurseries across Bangladesh saw a massive drop in sales in the last four months due to the rising cost of living along with higher production costs and low rainfall.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

Sugar prices hit record high

Sugar prices have started rising afresh to hit a record high of as much as Tk 125 per kilogramme at retail in the two main cities of Bangladesh, namely Dhaka and Chattogram, further straining the wallets of consumers as inflation continues to bite.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

Bida identifies factors holding back furniture sector

The furniture sector is considered a promising sector of Bangladesh thanks to the abundance of labourers, the flow of capital, technological facilities, and higher demand in the global market. 

November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022

Wheat flour prices keep rising

The price of wheat flour has kept rising in the retail market of Bangladesh due to a decrease in imports amid higher costs of the staple in the global markets, handing a fresh blow to the consumers already struggling to make ends meet. 

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

Fresh blow to consumers as wheat flour prices jump

The price of wheat flour has increased in retail markets due to a decrease in imports and rise in international market prices, dealing a fresh blow to the people who are already struggling to make their ends meet.

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

Raging inflation chokes FIXED-INCOME GROUP

Bangladesh Bank data show deposit growth in the banking sector fell to 9.35 per cent in June this year from 13.80 per cent in June last year.