Sharjil Haque | The Daily Star
  • Sharjil Haque

    The writer is a macroeconomic analyst based in Washington D.C.

  • Creating a modern and diverse capital market in Bangladesh

    In most market economies around the world, companies can typically choose between many financial assets to raise money for growth and capital expenditure.
  • Choking global stock markets: The Coronavirus effect

    Investors had begun 2020 in an optimistic frame of mind. After all, last year was one of the best for global stocks since the financial crisis.
  • The need to transform the capital market

    In most market economies around the world, investors can typically choose between many financial assets to put their money in. The demand for different financial products arises from an elemental property of risky assets: uncertainty in payoffs.
  • No winds of change

    Riding on the long bull-run of 2017, investors in Bangladesh's stock exchange may have thought that perhaps the year 2018 will not be too bad either. After all if past record is any guide, election years typically mean more money being pumped into the market.
  • Economic challenges in 2019

    The curtains are falling on the year 2018 and for our economy it was yet again a roller coaster ride of achievements and disappointments. Challenges remain but if our economy's long history of unfaltering resilience is any guide, sooner or later we are going to overcome them.
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