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    Pvt banks to be asked to allow all subjects in recruitment tests

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 09:38pm on September 07, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank will ask the country’s private commercial banks to allow jobseekers irrespective of someone’s academic subject and educational institution to participate in the banks’ recruitment tests...

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    NBR withdraws export tax for EPZ tobacco factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:34pm on September 07, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has withdrawn export duty on tobacco products for the factories located at the country’s export processing zones, sparking criticisms among the anti-tobacco campaigners...

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    Govt’s revenue collection thru BTRC slumps to 6-yr low

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:30pm on September 07, 2017

    Government’s revenue collection through the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission hit a six-year low in the fiscal year 2016-17 mainly due to a drastic fall in revenue earnings from international call segment...

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    Stocks back to gaining track as banks, large caps soar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:29pm on September 07, 2017

    Dhaka stocks rebounded on Thursday, the last trading session of the week, with the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, crossing the 6,100-points mark for the first time after its launch as investors resumed optimistic purchasing of large capitalised scrips, especially bank shares...

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    Tax collection from DSE inches up in Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on September 06, 2017

    The government’s tax collection from the Dhaka Stock Exchange inched up to Tk 27.12 crore in August from Tk 25.18 crore in the previous month mainly due to a surge in tax on sponsor-directors’ capital gain from share sales...

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    BSEC forms body to investigate unusual price hike of 2 cos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:53pm on September 06, 2017

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday formed an investigation committee to probe into the recent unusual price hike of shares of two ceramic companies...

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    Bapex to bid for drilling exploration well for ONGC

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 09:51pm on September 06, 2017

    State-run petroleum exploration company Bapex is set to bid for a contract with India’s ONGC Videsh to drill an exploration well located at Kanchan in Cox’s Bazar under shallow sea block-4...

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    Limit mobile network coverage within country’s territory, BTRC asks telcos

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:50pm on September 06, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has asked mobile phone operators to keep network coverage within the country’s territory...

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    Pvt sector employers must ensure employees’ return submission

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:43pm on September 06, 2017

    Private employers will not get tax benefit on salary expenses from December and onwards against the employees who will not submit income tax returns despite having taxable income...

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    Stocks end 8-day gains as banks dip on profit taking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on September 06, 2017

    Dhaka stocks dropped on Wednesday, snapping an eight-session winning streak, as investors went for profit booking from bank and non-bank financial sector shares following their recent gains....