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    Stocks snap two-week losing spell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:59pm on February 17, 2018

    Dhaka stocks rebounded last week, after snapping from a two-week loss as investors’ concern over political tension surrounding the verdict against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia eased and they shifted focus to companies’ financial disclosures...

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    3-day tea expo begins today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:58pm on February 17, 2018

    Bangladesh Tea Expo-2018 will begin today with a view to expanding market and promoting tea related products as well as boosting production with new varieties...

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    Strengthening institutional capacity of SA countries stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on February 17, 2018

    Regional and local economists on Saturday emphasised on strengthening and restructuring the institutional capacity of South Asian countries for ensuring inclusive trade and establishing a strong arrangement in the global value chain...

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    Nirav Modi, India’s jeweller to Hollywood stars, accused of massive bank fraud

    Reuters . Mumbai/ New Delhi | Updated at 11:43pm on February 17, 2018

    Nirav Modi’s name is a stamp of corporate India’s growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley...

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    Pvt security sector included in minimum wage board

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:41pm on February 17, 2018

    The government has included the private security service sector as the 43rd industrial sector in the minimum wage board and has taken a move to fix wages for security guards...

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    ACC wants access to NBR tax info

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:35pm on February 17, 2018

    Anti-Corruption Commission has requested National Board of Revenue to enter into an agreement with the commission on sharing information related to tax of individuals during its inquiry and investigation into charges of accumulation of illegal wealth...

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    NBR to go tough against tax dodging foreign workers

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:52pm on February 17, 2018

    In a bid to bring all foreign workers under tax net the National Board of Revenue has planned to go tough against foreign nationals who...

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    Muhith for proper evaluation of projects before giving bank loans

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 05:45pm on February 17, 2018

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Saturday iterated his suggestion to bankers for properly evaluating any project proposal before allocating loans to help the...

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    Hackers stole $6m from Russian bank via SWIFT system: central bank

    Reuters | Updated at 01:15pm on February 17, 2018

    Unknown hackers stole 339.5 million roubles ($6 million) from a Russian bank last year in an attack using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the Russian central bank said on Friday...

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    Mobile operators give BTRC undertakings to pay VAT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:58pm on February 16, 2018

    Mobile phone operators have given Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission undertakings to pay value added taxes on 4G licence, spectrum and tech-neutrality fees when the issue is finalised by the government...