Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- The dollar price has been increasing leaps and bounce as the exchange rate reached Tk115 in the kerb market on Monday, which is the highest in history.

Meanwhile, the Bangladesh Bank devalued the local currency (Taka) further by Tk 0.30 against the US dollar to Tk95 on Monday and selling dollars from reserves to state-owned banks at this rate.

However, the volatile situation has been created because of the Russia-Ukraine war that engineered massive geopolitical risk and volatility in markets. On top of that, historic inflation has prompted the US Federal Reserve to aggressively hike the rates.

Earlier, on July 26, the price of the dollar had reached a record of Tk112 in the kerb markets.

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