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    Bangladesh to overcome challenges of graduation from LDC: Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:35am on March 23, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said Bangladesh would overcome the challenges of graduation from least developed to developing one as the duty-free market access for the county to the developing nations would remain unchanged for next nine years up to 2027...

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    China expects a fair deal in its investment plan in DSE

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:18pm on March 22, 2018

    China wants to see ‘fairness’ instead of politicisation in China’s planned investment in the Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd and buy its 25 percent...

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    Lack of policy, fear factor barriers to launch of financial derivatives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:37am on March 23, 2018

    Academics and bankers on Thursday said inadequate regulatory framework and fear factor have been holding back the launch in the country of financial derivatives which have immense importance in hedging risks in the banking sector...

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    No VAT on port services for exporters: NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:49pm on March 21, 2018

    Export-oriented industries will not have to pay value-added tax on port services provided by the Chittagong Port Authority, said the National Board of Revenue....

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    BGMEA to get 500 acres of land in Mirsarai EZ for RMG park

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on March 21, 2018

    Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority will allot 500 acres of land to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association for setting up a well-planned readymade garment factory park in the Mirsarai Economic Zone of Chittagong...

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    Stocks inch up after 3-day fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:24am on March 23, 2018

    Dhaka stocks inched up on Thursday after a three-day fall as a section of investors went for bargain hunting while others remained cautious amid an acute liquidity crisis that has been haunting the market in recent weeks...

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    Dhaka stocks pummel as bear run continues amid liquidity crisis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:59pm on March 21, 2018

    Dhaka stocks plunged on Wednesday, extending the losing streak to the third consecutive session, as investors, unnerved mainly by the existing acute liquidity crisis at the financial market, went for selling shares...

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    Walton to export laptops to Nigeria

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:58pm on March 21, 2018

    Walton, a local electronics maker, on Wednesday signed a contract with Western Bez Limited of Nigeria to export laptops...

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    BTRC to go soft on telcos to enforce cap

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:56pm on March 21, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has opted to take a soft line with the mobile phone operators in enforcing its directive that caps pay per use of internet package at Tk 5...

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    Stocks drop for 2nd day in volatile trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 21, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dropped for the second day on Tuesday with a low turnover as investors remained cautious after the BSEC sent back the Dhaka Stock Exchange’s proposal to select a Chinese consortium as its strategic partner...