Bangladesh, Jan. 3 -- Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has made a candid admission that he fails to understand the reasons for the country's stock market behaving differently in an otherwise buoyant economy.

The economy posted a robust 8.15 growth in the immediate past fiscal. The government policymakers expect it to grow at a decent rate also this fiscal. The previous years were also no exception as the GDP had recorded growth at a rate over 7.0 per cent.

The finance minister, while talking to the reporters at the end of a meeting of the cabinet committee on government purchase last Wednesday, deplored that the country's economic achievements during recent years were not reflected in the stock market.

Mr. Kamal is not the only finance...