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    Govt, owners, workers fail to reach consensus in marathon meeting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on August 14, 2017

    Representatives of the government, factory owners and labour leaders have failed to reach a consensus on amendment to the key components of labour act including the trade union registration procedure despite a meeting for three consecutive days...

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    Poor performing cos reign supreme over stocks’ bull run

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:15pm on August 14, 2017

    Companies with poor business performance record have become leading scrips at the country’s capital market in terms of generating capital gain during the ongoing bull run...

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    Current account balance turns negative after 4yrs

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:06pm on August 14, 2017

    The country’s current account balance registered a deficit of $ 1.48 billion in the recently concluded fiscal year 2016-17 for the first time in last five years due to a negative growth of inward remittance, trade balance, services and primary income...

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    BSEC warns brokerage houses over negative equity problem

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on August 13, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Sunday asked the brokerage houses to settle the much-talked-about negative equity problem within a year or face legal action...

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    Co formed for satellite operation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on August 13, 2017

    A separate company has been formed for commercial operation of the Bangabandhu Satellite-1, a BTRC senior official told New Age on Sunday....

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    Coordination ordered among three NBR intel wings

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on August 13, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue on Sunday issued 8-point instructions to its three intelligence wings mainly for increasing coordination in preventing money laundering and tax evasion...

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    NBR drafting new income tax act facilitating corporate tax cuts

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:24pm on August 13, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue will unveil next month for stakeholders’ opinion the draft of the new Income Tax Act focusing on emerging international taxation issues including money laundering and profit shifting, and reducing corporate tax rates, officials said...

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    Trade deficit hits all-time high at $9.47b in FY17

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:23pm on August 13, 2017

    Country’s trade deficit hit an all-time high in the recently concluded fiscal year 2016-17 standing at $9.47 billion, up 46.62 per cent compared with that of the FY 2015-16...

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    DSEX hits fresh high on bank shares’ rally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on August 13, 2017

    Dhaka stocks increased for the second trading session on Sunday with the key index hitting an all-time high as a bank shares’ rally cancelled out the impact of a fall in share prices of most of the traded scrips on the day....

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    BTRC mulls mobile virtual network operator

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:01pm on August 12, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is mulling over allowing mobile virtual network operator in the country for offering mobile telephony service under new license for customer’s benefit...