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    DSE profits fall for 3rd year in a row

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on December 13, 2017

    The net profit of Dhaka Stock Exchange fell for third consecutive financial year in FY 2016-17 despite the bullish momentum of the market...

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    A party taking loan heavily from market, says Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 13, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday said that a party was borrowing heavily from the market and buying banks...

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    Onion price heating up; consumers feeling the pinch

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:46pm on December 12, 2017

    The price of onion, an essential kitchen vegetable, saw more than 200 percent rise year-on-year with people now buying the local variety at...

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    Philippine bank accuses Bangladesh of heist 'cover-up'

    Reuters | Updated at 10:55am on December 12, 2017

    The Philippines bank through which $81 million stolen from Bangladesh's central bank was channeled in February 2016 has accused Dhaka's monetary authority of covering up...

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    Stocks fall for 4th day as sellers outweigh bargain hunters

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

    Stocks fell on Monday, extending the bear-run to the fourth consecutive session, with the turnover remaining low as investors kept share sales while some were waiting for the next move of the market....

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    NRBC Bank new chair blames BB guidelines

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

    The newly elected chairman of NRB Commercial Bank, Tomal SM Parvez, on Monday blamed ‘loopholes’ in the Bangladesh Bank’s guidelines for the irregularities in the private commercial bank...

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    BB summons Farmers Bank MD for hearing

    M Ibrahim Ibne Towhid | Updated at 11:31pm on December 11, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has summoned scam-hit Farmers Bank’s managing director AKM Shamim to appear before the standing committee of the central bank on December 13 for a hearing over unrelenting disbursement of loans despite a liquidity crisis in the bank, BB sources said....

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    Telecom ministry approves 524 new ISP licences

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on December 12, 2017

    Post and Telecommunications Ministry has approved all the proposals of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission to award 524 new licences of internet service providers in six categories after keeping the process halted for more than a year....

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    NBR plans deal with tax haven countries

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on December 12, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue is actively considering signing agreements with tax haven and offshore jurisdiction countries to get information related to illegal investment, money laundering and tax evasion activities by Bangladesh national and companies....

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    Wage board for garment workers likely this month

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

    The wages board for reviewing wages of country’s readymade garment workers is likely to be formed by this month as the labour ministry asked directorate of labour to finalise the names of the representatives of factory owners and workers for the board....

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