/Tag:Banking Sector

BB should be given full autonomy to supervise banking sector independently: Prof Mustafizur Rahman

Published in The Daily Star on Sunday, 31 December 2017 Looking back, looking ahead: Scams dent good show in economy Sajjadur Rahman Scams in the banking sector have paled the country's fair economic performance in the outgoing year. Bangladesh has achieved [...]

2017-12-31T18:38:20+00:00 December 31st, 2017|CPD in the Media, Mustafizur Rahman|

২০১৭ সাল ছিল ব্যাংক কেলেঙ্কারির বছর: ড. দেবপ্রিয় ভট্টাচার্য

দেশের অর্থনীতিতে ২০১৭ সাল ছিল ব্যাংক কেলেঙ্কারির বছর, এমনটাই মনে করেন অর্থনীতিবিদ ও গবেষণা প্রতিষ্ঠান সেন্টার ফর পলিসি ডায়ালগের (সিপিডি) বিশেষ ফেলো ড. দেবপ্রিয় ভট্টাচার্য।

2017-12-31T18:37:36+00:00 December 31st, 2017|CPD in the Media, Debapriya Bhattacharya|

Mustafizur Rahman for an independent commission to resolve crisis in financial sector

Most of the fourth-generation banks that secured permission on political consideration have become a burden for the government, bankers and economist have observed.

2017-12-24T18:16:58+00:00 December 24th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Mustafizur Rahman|

Govt and BB should focus on establishing discipline in banking sector: Mustafizur Rahman

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has defended setting up more new banks in the private sector even though the newly opened lenders are struggling to stay afloat and the economists are vehemently opposed to the move.

2017-11-28T13:58:07+00:00 November 28th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Mustafizur Rahman|

Increased number of loan takeover will aggregate pressure in banking sector: Mustafizur Rahman

The loan takeover culture has created risks of increase in bad loans as the country’s banking sector lacks skilled human resources to manage big loans, economists and bankers said.

2017-11-26T12:44:02+00:00 November 26th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Mustafizur Rahman|

Mounting defaulted loans affecting the GDP growth: Mustafizur Rahman

The defaulted loan in the banking sector increased by Tk 6,159 crore or 10.67 per cent in the third quarter (July- September) this year compared to the previous quarter (April-June) thanks to banks' reckless lending practices.

2017-11-23T15:17:07+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|CPD in the Media, Mustafizur Rahman|

Banks lack technical expertise in analysing eligibilities of borrowers: Dr Moazzem

As of June this year, the amount of accumulated default loans stood at around Tk1,19,000 crore, which is 12% of Bangladesh’s GDP.

2017-10-09T15:09:51+00:00 October 9th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Khondaker Golam Moazzem|

অর্থনীতিতে ক্যান্সার – ড. ফাহমিদা খাতুন

Published in সমকাল on Friday, 14 July 2017 ব্যাংকিং খাত বাংলাদেশের অর্থনীতির অন্যতম ভিত। এখানে পুঁজিবাজার, বন্ড ও ইক্যুইটি মার্কেট_ আর্থিক খাতের এসব অংশ তেমন শক্তিশালী নয়। সঙ্গত কারণেই ব্যাংকিং খাতের ওপর অর্থনীতির নির্ভরতা অনেক। যথার্থভাবেই বলা হয়, এ খাত বাংলাদেশের অর্থনীতির [...]

2017-07-23T11:00:36+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Fahmida Khatun, Op-eds and Interviews|

Growing malignancy in the banking sector – Dr Fahmida Khatun

The banking sector has been passing through a turbulent period for some time. Given that a sound financial sector is key to sustained economic development, good health of banks is crucial. This is more so when almost 80 percent of financial assets is owned by commercial banks.

2017-05-29T10:43:31+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Fahmida Khatun, Op-eds and Interviews|