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    Mohiuddin set to be elected FBCCI president today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on May 15, 2017

    Md Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, the incumbent first vice-president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry is set to be the president of the apex trade body for the next two-year tenure as his panel, Sammilita Ganatantrik Parishad, won majority post of directors...

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    EU envoy highlights challenges for full-fledged economic ties with B’desh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on May 15, 2017

    Ambassador and head of delegation of the European Union in Bangladesh Pierre Mayaudon on Monday said that social compliance, good governance and technological breakthrough were the three main challenges to establish a full-fledged economic relationship between the country and European bloc...

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    Telcos can’t hold shares in mobile banking cos

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:19pm on May 15, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank will not allow mobile network operators to hold any shares in the companies which run mobile financial service, according to the BB’s latest draft guidelines on the MFS....

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    Dhaka stocks fall for 6th day as budget on the horizon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on May 14, 2017

    Dhaka stocks declined for the sixth consecutive day on Sunday as all the large capitalised scrips, especially financial and energy shares, slumped as investors were concerned about the upcoming budget...

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    Remediation coordination cell for RMG sector launched

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:01pm on May 14, 2017

    A Remediation Coordination Cell was launched in the capital on Sunday, aiming to ensure workplace safety in the country’s garment sector...

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    WB retains 6.8pc projection amid govt claim of record growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on May 14, 2017

    The World Bank on Sunday retained its gross domestic product growth projection of 6.8 per cent for Bangladesh for the financial year of 2016-2017, while the government on the same day claimed that the economy grew by record 7.24 per cent in the financial year....

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    Budget to be placed in JS June 1

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:57pm on May 14, 2017

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith will place the national budget for the next 2017-18 financial year (FY18) on June 1, official sources said....

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    ONE Bank re-elects Sayeed as chair, Asoke vice-chair, Zahur EC chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:53pm on May 14, 2017

    The board of directors of ONE Bank has re-elected Sayeed H Chowdhury as its chairman for another one-year term with an effect from May 11, said a news release...

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    Govt rejects 3 cos’ overseas investment proposals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on May 14, 2017

    The cabinet committee on economic affairs on Sunday rejected investment proposals by three local companies for investing abroad....

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    FBCCI elections held peacefully

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on May 14, 2017

    The biennial elections to the board of directors of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry for the 2017-19 tenure was held on Sunday in a peaceful manner at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in capital Dhaka...