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    Export earnings from US and UK rebound after months of fall

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:54pm on August 12, 2017

    Country’s export earnings from the United States and the United Kingdom rebounded strongly in July, the first month of the current financial year 2017-18, after witnessing a decline in recent months...

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    BTRC enacts new national numbering plan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on August 11, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has enacted a new national numbering plan, replacing the previous one with a view to ensuring effective management of numbers and electronic addresses...

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    Prices of onion, vegetables go up further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on August 11, 2017

    Prices of onion and vegetables further shot up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the price of onion went up as floods in several Indian states damaged onion production while the Indian traders increased the export price of the item...

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    Deposits in school banking accounts rise to Tk 1,100cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on August 11, 2017

    Total deposits in the bank accounts owned by schoolchildren in the country increased to Tk 1,100.37 crore as of March 31, 2017 from that of Tk 1,020.79 crore as of December 31, 2016...

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    Bank shares help stocks rebound

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on August 10, 2017

    Dhaka stocks rebounded on Thursday, the last trading session of the week after being on the negative in last two trading sessions mainly due to increased prices of banks’ shares...

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    Jashim re-elected BPGMEA president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:52pm on August 10, 2017

    Md Jashim Uddin was re-elected as the president of the Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association for the session 2017-2018 at the annual election of the association held on Thursday...

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    Banks asked to release foreign exchange to overseas students

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on August 10, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday asked the commercial banks to release in favour of overseas students foreign exchange required to make payment by the students against their health coverage, health insurance and medical insurance fee for permissible courses...

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    Experts for ensuring transparency in fiscal measures

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on August 10, 2017

    Experts and economists on Thursday stressed on ensuring transparency in fiscal measures for strengthening governance, effective public financial management as well as making the economic development sustainable...

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    Number of mobile users rises by 95 lakh in 6 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on August 10, 2017

    The number of active mobile phone subscribers increased by 95 lakh during January-June period of 2017, a Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission data released on Thursday showed...

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    BSEC allows IBBL, NBL, LankaBangla to float bonds

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on August 10, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday allowed two banks and a non-bank financial institution to float bonds worth Tk 1,400 crore in total...