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The Financial Express

A thriving partnership throughout the decades

1973 was an eventful year. The Watergate scandal, the end of the war in Vietnam and the international oil price crisis following the Yom-Kippur-war all took place in 1973. The European Union (EU) saw its first enlargement, increasing its number...

Islamic banking system & potential monetary policy tools

Islamic Banking System (IBS) refers to the financial services in...

The state of democracy now, globally

Democracy watchers do not have happy tidings to convey, imperilled...

Importing power from Adani plant in India

The 1,600 MW (800 x 2) coal fired power plant...

Antony Blinken's visit to the Middle East with a  geo-strategic vision

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his latest visit...

Bracing for deadly fires

The breaking of news of the Gulshan fire on the...

Bracing for another difficult summer

With the end of winter and a steady rise in...

Growing ties between China and Iran: The recent visit of Raisi to China

Iran's president, Ebrahim Raisi, has returned from a three-day visit...

Revisiting the Language Movement

Seventy-two years ago this day, students of Dhaka University were...

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Remembering AKN Ahmed, an iconic central banker

A K Nazir Uddin Ahmad was popularly known as A.K.N. Ahmed, or simply by the initials AKN.  He served as the second governor of Bangladesh Bank, the central bank of the country, from November 19, 1974 to July 13, 1976. The celebrated banker passed away on February 24, 2016 in...