AKM Zamir Uddin | The Daily Star
  • AKM Zamir Uddin

  • BB to block funds of 10 banks

    The central bank will take punitive actions against 10 private banks for failing to attain their farm loan disbursement target in the last
  • Cash Incentive Scam: BB blocks rehiring of Janata's audit firm

    Bangladesh Bank has rejected Janata Bank's plea for reappointing Syful Shamsul Alam & Co to audit the state-owned bank's financial health as it found that the firm allegedly helped Crescent Group embezzle government funds of Tk 408 crore in cash incentive.
  • Imports hit all-time high

    For the first time in Bangladesh's 47-year history, imports crossed the $50 billion mark in a single fiscal year, fuelling fears of inflation and further depreciation of the local currency against the dollar.
  • Widening trade gap to erode reserves: BB

    Bangladesh Bank has hinted the foreign exchange reserve and the exchange rate may face some pressure due to the growing trade gap and current account deficit.
  • Curious logic of govt's costly borrowing

    The cost of borrowing, be it for the government or businesses, is imperative: the lower the costs, the better.