ISSN: 2520-4750 (Online), 2521-3040 (Print)

Impact of Monetary Policy on Performance of Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Mohotarema Rashid & Ummay Mahima Ima


This paper investigates the effect of monetary variables on the performance of stock market of Bangladesh using yearly data over the period of year 2008 to 2019. The objective of the study is to consider the effectiveness and consequences of different monetary variables on stock market of Bangladesh. As a dependent variable DSEX index has been used as a proxy variable for stock market performance and three independent variables repo rate, inflation rate, money market rate has been used as proxy of monetary variables. An ordinary least square method shows that 1% increase in money market rate, repo rate, and inflation rate the index value is decreased by 3.30%,1.20% and increased by 1.90% respectively. So this is suggested that investor should consider the above variables to make strategic decisions about portfolio and investment management.

 Keywords: Monetary variables, DSEX, Stock market, Inflation, Repo rate.

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Title:Impact of Monetary Policy on Performance of Dhaka Stock Exchange
Author:Mohotarema Rashid & Ummay Mahima Ima
Journal Name:International Journal of Science and Business
ISSN:ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
Acceptance Date:24/09/2020
Date of Publication:30/09/2020
Free download:Available
First Page:121
Last Page:127
Paper Type:Research Paper
Current Status:Published

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Mohotarema Rashid & Ummay Mahima Ima (2020). Impact of monetary policy on performance of Dhaka Stock Exchange. International Journal of Science and Business, 4(10), 121-127. doi:

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Mohotarema Rashid (corresponding author), Bangladesh Army University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.  

Ummay Mahima Ima, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Dhaka- 1216, Bangladesh.


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