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    Fund raising thru IPO drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on December 15, 2017

    Fund raising from the capital market through initial public offering declined to the bottom in 2017 with seven entities pooling just Tk 219.25 crore from the market...

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    BTRC takes fresh initiatives to revise rate

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:51pm on December 15, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a fresh move to revise its decision on international call termination rate after nine months of finalisation amid pressure from the influential International Gateway operators...

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    Onion price stings more — Tk 140 a kg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on December 15, 2017

    The price of local variety of onions increased further to Tk 140 a kilogram in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    BSEC fines 2 brokerages Tk 40 lakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on December 14, 2017

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday slapped a total of Tk 40 lakh fine on two brokerage houses—Saad Securities Limited and ANF Management Company—for breaching a number of securities rules...

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    Overseas travellers can bring in maximum 8 mobile sets

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 11:51pm on December 14, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has decided to allow individuals to bring in highest eight mobile handsets from abroad for non-commercial purpose without taking approval from January 1...

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    Hilsa soup, noodles to hit market in January

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on December 14, 2017

    The Department of Fisheries is going to introduce kitchen-ready hilsa soup and hilsa noodles at the market by January next year so that people can get the taste of the popular fish round the year at affordable prices...

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    73pc bankers think impunity, lack of ethics raise financial crimes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on December 14, 2017

    The majority of bankers think lack of corporate ethics and exemplary punishment is the key cause of the increase of financial crimes in the country’s banking sector, according to a survey conducted by the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management...

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    Stocks end flat as MNCs fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on December 14, 2017

    Dhaka stocks gained a little on Thursday despite increase in share prices of most of the scrips as investors turned their focus on small-mid capitalised scrips while many of them went for share sales from some of the large capitalised multinational companies like British American Tobacco and Grameenphone during the ongoing sluggish period...

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    Dhaka stocks drop again as jittery before year-end continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 14, 2017

    Dhaka stocks dropped on Wednesday after the previous day’s bullish session that had come after a four-day bear run, with the turnover at Dhaka Stock Exchange hitting a fresh six-month low as many investors remained on the sidelines while others went for selling shares ahead of year-end....

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    Take effective steps to engage NRBs in the country’s development

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 14, 2017

    Experts at an international seminar on Wednesday urged the government to take effective initiatives to engage non-resident Bangladeshis in the national development by forming precise policy, holding annual NRB conference and doing research in this area....