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    BSEC yet to finalise draft M&A rules

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:41pm on November 18, 2016

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission is yet to finalise draft merger and acquisition rules despite forming a four-member body for the purpose about six months ago...

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    Prices of onion, garlic rise, veg still remain dear

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on November 18, 2016

    The prices of onion and garlic went up in the city’s kitchen markets while the prices of other daily essentials including vegetables remained high over the week ending Friday...

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    Stocks rally for 3rd day as bank shares keep gaining

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on November 18, 2016

    Dhaka stocks continued to rise for the third consecutive session on Thursday with higher turnover despite suspension of trading on shares of 28 companies on the day...

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    Five Rs2,000 notes offered for Rs1.5 lakh on eBay

    Business Desk | Updated at 01:16am on November 18, 2016

    A series of five Rs 2,000 notes starting with the number 786, were being offered by a seller on eBay India, an online marketplace, for Rs 1.51 lakh, reports Times of India...

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    Jamdani -- 1st GI product of Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on November 18, 2016

    amdani, Bangladesh’s one of the finest textiles, on Thursday bagged the country’s first geographical indication product certification...

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    Accord, Alliance not required after 2018, govt tells EP team

    Staff Corresponded | Updated at 12:57am on November 18, 2016

    State minister for labour and employment Mujibul Haque on Thursday said that from 2018 Bangladesh would no longer require assistance of Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh and Alliance for Bangladesh Workers Safety, two platforms of global buyers, for RMG factory safety inspection....

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    Open up overseas investment by local businesses, ensure profit repatriation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on November 18, 2016

    The government should open up overseas investment by local entrepreneurs and ensure that the businesses repatriate their profits to Bangladesh, said businesses and economists at a seminar on Thursday...

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    B’desh wants GSP Plus in EU once graduated to developing country

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on November 18, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday requested the visiting European Parliament delegation to allow GSP Plus benefit to Bangladesh once it graduates to developing country from least developed one...

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    Citycell pays BTRC another Tk 100cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on November 18, 2016

    Mobile phone operator Citycell on Thursday paid another Tk 100 crore to the telecom regulator following an order of the Appellate Division, said officials of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission...

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    Banks, NBFIs keep Dhaka stocks up for 2nd day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on November 16, 2016

    Dhaka stocks rose for the second trading session on Wednesday amid investors’ special focus on bank and financial scrips....