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    Stocks gain for 2nd day on bank shares’ rally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2018

    Dhaka stocks increased for the second day on Wednesday as investors kept purchasing shares mostly bank scrips after their worries over the student protests for safe roads waned....

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    38 govt, pvt orgs sign MoUs with NBR for nat’l single window

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2018

    A total of 38 government and private sector agencies on Tuesday signed agreements with the National Board of Revenue to be connected to the National Single Window system meant for providing all services related to export and import from an electronic and online platform....

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    Govt aims 6.47pc export growth in FY19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2018

    The government has set an export target of $44 billion from goods and services with a year-on-year growth of 6.47 per cent for the current financial year 2018-2019...

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    After audits, govt claims on GP stand at Tk 11,530cr, on Robi Tk 867cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on August 09, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, after completion of two separate audits, has finalised the government’s claims on two mobile phone operators — Grameenphone and Robi — at Tk 12,397.38 crore....

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    NBR mulls scrapping tax ID cards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue may scrap issuing income tax identity cards finding no practical use for them. Officials said that the revenue board was considering not issuing the cards to regular taxpayers in the upcoming week-long countrywide income tax fair to be held in the first week of November....

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    Syngenta ready to explore partnership with Bangladesh 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:25pm on August 08, 2018

    With cutting edge farm technologies under its disposal, world's top agrochemical company Syngenta has expressed readiness to explore partnerships and knowledge sharing opportunities with suitable...

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    Anti-tobacco NGO criticises Japan Tobacco- Akij deal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on August 07, 2018

    Progga, a platform of anti-tobacco campaigners, on Thursday said that the government’s permission to Japan Tobacco Incorporation to acquire the tobacco businesses of local Akij Group would put the public health of the country into a larger risk....

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    Inflation eases to 5.51pc in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on August 07, 2018

    Point-to-point inflation in the country eased to 5.51 per cent in July from that of 5.54 per cent in June due mainly to a decline in non-food inflation in the month....

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    Dhaka stocks rebound as student protests ease

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on August 07, 2018

    Dhaka stocks rebounded on Tuesday after a two-day fall as investors went for buying shares as student protests for road safety eased....

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    Govt to set $39b goods export target for FY19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on August 07, 2018

    The government is likely to set country’s export earning target from goods at $39 billion for the financial year 2018-19....

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