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    Dhaka stocks rebound on optimistic purchasing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on August 26, 2017

    Dhaka stocks returned to positive trajectory last week after falling in the previous week as many investors remained on buying mood amid optimism while some moved for profit taking ahead of the Eid festival...

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    NBR to ask 5 luxury hotels to pay Tk 100cr in SD on alcohol sales, floor shows

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on August 26, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue is likely to ask five luxury hotels to pay around Tk 100 crore in supplementary duty on alcohol sales and floor shows as the hotels lost a legal battle in this connection in the country’s apex court...

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    Ministry seeks Tk 10,000cr scheme like BB’s EDF

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:35pm on August 26, 2017

    The textiles and jute ministry has sought a Tk 10,000-crore export promotion fund for the jute sector so that jute and jute goods exporters can get low-interest loans from the fund...

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    Lack of action against wilful defaulters, loan scams blamed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on August 26, 2017

    Inertia to check wilful loan defaulters and lack of political will to nab the masterminds of loan scams are the major reasons for the abysmal condition of the state-owned banks, said senior government officials and bankers...

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    Muhith blames bankers for non-performing loan

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 03:19pm on August 26, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Saturday blamed the bankers for the non-performing loan that is still at horrendous stage...

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    Defaulted loans in 9 new banks rise by 161pc in Jan-Jun

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:59pm on August 25, 2017

    The amount of defaulted loans in nine new banks which are enjoying political backings increased by 161.03 per cent to Tk 713.25 crore in the first six months (January-June) of this year, Bangladesh Bank officials said...

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    BB likely to extend sharecroppers credit programme for high demand

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:54pm on August 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank is likely to extend its sharecroppers credit programme as it has a strong positive impact on the income of marginal farmers and the agricultural output...

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    Same five entities apply for licence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on August 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has received proposals from the same entities under the amended mobile number portability guidelines to award a licence to provide MNP services...

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    Green chilli price soars by Tk 100 a kg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on August 25, 2017

    The price of green chilli skyrocketed in the city’s kitchen markets over the week as the recent floods and heavy rainfall damaged farms in different districts across the country...

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    Sector wants stamp duty on venture capital fund scrapped

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on August 24, 2017

    The authorities concerned should take proper measures for withdrawal of a 2 per cent stamp duty applicable for the trust deeds of firms...