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    ICB to waive Tk 171cr in interest on 12,849 stock investors’ loans

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:24pm on October 11, 2016

    The Investment Corporation of Bangladesh has initiated a move to waive Tk 171.08 crore interest on margin loans that the entity provided to 12,849 investors...

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    2nd hacker group targets SWIFT users after BB theft, Symantec warns

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:09pm on October 11, 2016

    Cyber-security firm Symantec Corp said on Tuesday that a second hacking group has sought to rob banks using fraudulent SWIFT messages, the same approach that yielded $81 million in the high-profile...

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    Q1 exports to US, UK dip on low RMG demand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:06pm on October 11, 2016

    Bangladesh’s export earnings from the United States and the United Kingdom, two top destinations for the country’s exports, declined in the first quarter of the current financial...

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    BTB licence must for each consignment of tea import

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:04pm on October 11, 2016

    Importers will have to obtain import licence from the Bangladesh Tea Board for importing every consignment of tea, according to a government rule...

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    BB to create data warehouse on mortgaged assets

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:02pm on October 11, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank has taken an initiative to create a dedicated data warehouse to keep information of the mortgaged assets against the disbursed loans of the scheduled banks to stop...

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    Bankers' love of London complicates Brexit relocation plans

    Reuters | Updated at 03:28pm on October 11, 2016

    As Britain heads for the EU exit, financial firms intending to move London-based jobs to continental Europe face a costly choice: offer generous relocation...

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    Oil off the boil, shares toil, sterling in trouble

    Reuters | Updated at 02:02pm on October 11, 2016

    Sterling fell back below $1.23 on Tuesday, trading down 0.6 per cent on day as it continued to suffer from concerns about the economic fallout of...

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    Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns

    Reuters | Updated at 09:12am on October 11, 2016

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Tuesday less than two months after its launch, dealing a huge blow to its reputation and outlook after failing to resolve safety concerns...

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    Dhaka stocks fall for 2nd day as bank shares muted

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on October 10, 2016

    Dhaka stocks fell for the second trading session on Monday amid a decline in turnover as investors continued selling shares to book profit on stocks of a number of sectors including banks...

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    NBR gets extra Tk 1,191 crore in customs duty in Jul-Aug

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:32pm on October 10, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue has got Tk 1,191 crore in additional customs duty in the first two months of the current fiscal year of 2016-2017 after setting minimum value and specific tariff for import...