Dhaka, Oct. 26 -- Post-lockdown foreign travel pushes up fluctuating dollar rate in kerb market, impact to increase imported goods price

The exchange rate for the US dollar in the open or kerb market has crossed Tk 90 for the first time ever, worrying Bangladeshis looking to travel abroad and pushing up the prices of some imported goods.

The businesses expressed concern as the dollar price is fluctuating and it also influences the jump in the US dollar price in the banking channel also.

According to Bangladesh Bank (BB), the interbank dollar exchange rate on Sunday was Tk 85.70, whereas it was Tk85.60 on Thursday.

On the other hand, different money exchange houses were selling the greenback at Tk 90.10 on Sunday, which is the highest ...