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    Jute exports to India comes down due to antidumping duty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on June 14, 2017

    Textiles and jute minister Emaz Uddin Pramanik on Wednesday told parliament that export of jute goods to India have been affected after...

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    Dhaka stocks end 4-day losing streak on bargain hunting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:06pm on June 13, 2017

    Dhaka stocks inched up on Tuesday after fall in the previous four days with the turnover remaining around Tk 400 crore as pre-Eid-ul-Fitr and June-closure centric investment sentiment continued to dominate the trading floor...

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    BTRC moves to recruit employees for Bangabandhu Satellite

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on June 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to recruit employees for the proposed Bangabandhu Satellite Communication Bangladesh Company Limited that would maintain the country’s first commercial and broadcast satellite Bangabandhu-1..

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    Frozen foods exporters urge govt to cut source, corporate tax

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on June 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Frozen Foods Exporters Association on Tuesday urged the government to cut the source and corporate tax to rescue the export-oriented sector from the prevailing stagnant situation...

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    Banks reluctant to extend BB’s RTGS service to clients

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:00pm on June 13, 2017

    The real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system of Bangladesh Bank is yet to get momentum for settling the high-valued amounts as banks are reluctant to extend the service to their clients and corporate entities...

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    Eligibility for raising fund from capital market eased

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on June 13, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has eased rules related to enterprises’ eligibility to raise fund from the capital market under the fixed price method of initial public offering...

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    Govt submits to ILC time-bound action plan on labour rights

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:42pm on June 13, 2017

    The government has promised to produce the draft of the revised EPZ law before an International Labour Organisation committee by the end of November and that of the revised labour law by the end of December this year with necessary changes in the laws in line with the recommendations of the ILO...

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    Peoples Insurance gets new chair, vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:39pm on June 12, 2017

    Shahjada Mahamud Chowdhury and Jafar Ahmed Patwari were elected chairman and vice-chairman of Peoples Insurance Company Limited respectively, said a news release...

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    IPO quota for affected investors extended by 6 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on June 12, 2017

    The finance ministry has extended by another six months the 20-per cent quota facility in the initial public offerings for the small-scale investors who were affected by the 2010 market crash...

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    NBFIs asked to pay deposit to nominee after depositor’s death

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on June 12, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday asked the non-bank financial institutions to pay the deposit of a depositor to his/her designated nominee after the death of the depositor....