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    Wata Chemicals’ MD fined for breaching securities rules

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on December 26, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday fined Wata Chemicals Limited managing director Nazrul Islam Tk 5 lakh for breaching securities rules...

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    Tk 1,257cr telecom SOF remains idle for years

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:42pm on December 26, 2017

    The social obligation fund, worth Tk 1,257.32 crore and collected by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission from the mobile phone operators for extending telecom facilities for the underprivileged population, has remained idle for years...

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    Tax offices asked to stop ‘blank order sheet signature’ practice

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on December 26, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has instructed its income tax offices not to take any signature from taxpayers and their authorised representatives on blank order sheet and ensure tax-friendly environment at the tax offices...

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    Dhaka stocks inch up after 3-day fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on December 26, 2017

    Dhaka stocks inched up on Tuesday ending a three-day losing spell despite a fall in the share prices of most of the traded scrips as some large capitalised companies including Lafarge Surma, Islami Bank and Rupali Bank soared...

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    Banks lead stock market bull run in 2017

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:37pm on December 25, 2017

    Banks led the capital market bull run in the outgoing year as investors injected huge amount of funds in the financial scrips with an expectation of better gains...

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    REHAB fair ends on high note

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:33pm on December 25, 2017

    The five-day REHAB Fair-2017 that began at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital ended on Monday on a high note...

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    BTRC to scrutinise overseas VASP activities

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:31pm on December 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to scrutinise activities of all overseas telecom value added service providers including Indian Hungama (Bangladesh) Pvt...

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    RMG wage board formation likely next week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:14pm on December 25, 2017

    The government may form by the next week the minimum wage board for reviewing the wages of the country’s readymade garment workers as the labour ministry is scheduled to hold a meeting tomorrow to finalise the decision...

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    Chinese phone makers rapidly capturing Bangladesh market: report

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:58pm on December 24, 2017

    Mobile handset sales of Chinese brands in Bangladesh grew 125 per cent year-on-year capturing 29 per cent market share of the country in the third quarter of 2017, reports India-based Financial Express on Saturday...

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    Loan disbursement time extended to March 31

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on December 24, 2017

    Time for loan disbursement from the capital market refinancing scheme has been extended by three more months to ensure full utilisation of the fund...