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    Stocks fall for fourth day in topsy-turvy trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on January 09, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dropped again on Tuesday, stretching its losing streak to the fourth consecutive session, as investors remained sceptical amid volatile trading...

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    Lafarge Surma completes RJSC filings for Holcim merger

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:27am on January 09, 2018

    Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd and Holcim Cement (Bangladesh) Ltd have completed required filings before the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms as a part of their merger move...

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    Jute, jute goods exports to India slump by 48pc in H1 on ADD, lower demand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:25am on January 09, 2018

    Exports of jute and jute goods to India slumped by 47.62 per cent in the first half of the current fiscal year (2017-18) compared with that in the same period of last fiscal year (2016-2017) from the shock of anti-dumping duty India imposed on Bangladeshi jute products in January last year...

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    301 Alliance-linked units complete remediation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:23am on January 09, 2018

    Fifty-four more readymade garment factories which make products for North American retailers and buyers have completed full safety remediation in December in 2017...

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    FB response to B’desh govt’s request for data doubles in 6 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:22am on January 09, 2018

    The cases of response made by the Facebook authority to the Bangladesh government’s requests for Facebook users’ data have almost doubled in terms of percentage in the January-June period of the year 2017 compared with that in the July-December period of 2016...

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    BEZA permit must for EZ units to sell goods locally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:16am on January 09, 2018

    Factories located at the economic zones will need to obtain local sales permit (LSP) from the Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority to sell finished goods in the local market for consumption...

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    Stocks fall for 3rd day as financial scrips take hammering

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:13am on January 09, 2018

    Dhaka stocks slumped on Monday, extending the losing streak to the third session, as investors kept selling shares amid a Bangladesh Bank’s move to cut advanced deposit ratio of banks that might hit fund flow to the capital market...

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    BB relaxes refinancing scheme terms for Islamic banks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on January 08, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank has extended the schedules of repayment and recovery of the re-financing fund for Shariah-based banks and non-bank financial institutions for agro-based industry, small entrepreneurs including women and cottage, micro and small industries...

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    DSE to seek tax waiver for T-bond trading on bourse

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:06am on January 08, 2018

    The Dhaka Stock Exchange has decided that it would soon request the government to exempt treasury bond trading at the secondary bond market from paying tax...

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    Exports to UK surge by 19pc braving Brexit blues, China disappoint

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on January 07, 2018

    Country’s export earnings from United Kingdom, the third largest market for Bangladesh, soared by 19 per cent in the first half of the current fiscal year compared with the same period of last FY due to surging garment exports against Brexit fears...