Capital Market Debacle in Bangladesh: In-Depth Inspection


  • Taslim Hasan Institute of Business Studies Darul Ihsan University Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md. Shamimul Islam Faculty of Business ASA University of Bangladesh Shyamoli, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh



Recent turmoil in capital market after an era has reached its devastating pinnacle. Unpredictable market index and its dubious nature have demotivated thousands of small investors. Consequently, violent protest of the investors against the capitalist elites and the delinquency of market authority has been focused seemingly as criminal activities, once whoever was considered as accelerator of economic development. The current scenario resembles that of 1996, and the futile efforts of the market authority alongside with the government proved the failure of the economic system that promotes this bubble market. Once the bubble bust, the tricksters try to bring back the trust of the small investors in the name of adopting different regulations that again save the swindlers. Because of nosedive and abrupt upheaval in stock market, small investors are entrapped again and again; the fruits of the scam are favored to the elites. Different analysis was undergone finding the causes of this collapse and remedies were suggested but the charlatans could not treat the ailing market. Actually that’s the capitalism-on the threshold of its decline, on international financial recession context masquerade the real panorama behind the crisis. In this article the real causes of the turbulence in the stock market will be revealed and the solution to overcome this trick-trap will be suggested.