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    Stocks trading resumes on high note as pharma scrips shine

    | Updated at 09:46pm on May 31, 2020

    Dhaka stocks on Sunday surged after trading resumed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange after a long recess as the share prices of some large capitalised companies, especially pharmaceutical ones, soared...

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    Women’s presence drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on May 31, 2020

    The presence of women in the mid-level managerial posts in the private commercial banks dropped to 14.95 per cent in the July-December period of last year compared with that of 15.51 per cent in...

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    PM announces Tk 2,000 crore bank interest waiver

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:57pm on May 31, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday announced a new stimulus package to waive Tk 2,000 crore bank interest of the people affected badly by the nationwide shutdown enforced to contain the...

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    Used vehicle traders demand Tk 500cr in bailout packages, port charge waivers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:46pm on June 01, 2020

    The Bangladesh Reconditioned Vehicles Importers and Dealers Association on Sunday sought exemption from port charges for April and May as their vehicles remained stuck at the Chattogram and...

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    FDI inflow on slippery slope even before COVID-19 strike

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:45pm on May 28, 2020

    The net foreign direct investment in the country dropped by 7.35 per cent in the first eight months (July-February) of the current fiscal year 2019-2020 even when the country was not hit by the...

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    Families lose three-quarters of income in pandemic: survey

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:11pm on June 02, 2020

    The average family income loss between March and May stood at about 74 per cent, while over 1.4 million migrant workers had returned or were on their way back home due to job loss...

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    Bangladesh Bank files fresh case with New York state court over heist

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on June 01, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has filed a fresh case with the New York state court over the $81-million heist from the central bank’s reserve kept with the United States’ Federal Reserve Bank after the...

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    EBL launches e-KYC to facilitate instant account opening

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:58pm on May 31, 2020

    Eastern Bank Limited on Sunday launched an instant account opening service named ‘EBL INSTA Account’ under e-KYC (electronic know-your-customer) guideline.Launching of the service, first of...

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    Stocks trading resumes today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on May 30, 2020

    Trading on the country’s stock market resumes today after a 66-day recess amid the coronavirus outbreak in the country. The Dhaka Stock Exchange on May 28 decided to reopen trading following...

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    Dubious financial info raise questions over BD Paints’ IPO move

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:20pm on May 30, 2020

    A question mark hangs over the move of BD Paints to go for initial public offering as a series of irregularities including deceptive information, low pay, non-payment of taxes, and poor disclosure have been...