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    Stocks go upward for 5th day as banks keep rising

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on October 05, 2017

    Dhaka stocks rose for the fifth trading session on Thursday with the turnover crossing Tk 1,000-crore mark after nine trading sessions as investors continued optimistic participation with banking shares....

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    Walton launches mobile handset assembling factory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on October 05, 2017

    A local manufacturer, Walton, on Thursday launched a mobile handset assembling factory, first of its kind in the country, in Gazipur amid government’s budgetary incentive for the local manufacturing of the product from the fiscal 2017-18....

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    NHFIL launches new logo

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:59pm on October 04, 2017

    National Housing Finance and Investments Limited on Tuesday launched its new logo at its corporate office at Gulshan in Dhaka, said a news release...

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    Dhaka stocks rise for 4th day on foreign investment report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on October 04, 2017

    Dhaka stocks advanced on Wednesday, stretching the gaining streak to the fourth session, as investors kept injecting fund in the market buoyed by reports about an increase in foreign investment in the market...

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    Anjan becomes AOAB president

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:54pm on October 04, 2017

    Anjan Chowdhury and Masudur Rahman have recently been elected as president and general secretary of Aviation Operators Association of Bangladesh respectively, said a news release...

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    Capital market lacks good scrips: Mashiur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on October 04, 2017

    The country’s capital market requires good instruments that will draw the funds from pensioners and low-income people to the market, said prime minister’s economic adviser Mashiur Rahman...

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    Modi govt’s demonetisation was suicide: former minister

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:48pm on October 04, 2017

    Slamming the Narendra Modi government over sliding economic growth and increasing job losses, former Union minister Arun Shourie has likened demonetisation with suicide, saying the latter is too ‘a bold step’, reports Hindustan Times...

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    India’s Jaitley shares with Bangladesh ‘benefits’ of cashless economy

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:40pm on October 04, 2017

    Describing cash-centric economy as one of India’s great challenges, its finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the current Indian government is working to make India a less-cash market as it leads to corruption and hurts the poor, reports United News of Bangladesh...

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    BTRC dept for curbing foreign dominance in VAS entity

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on October 04, 2017

    The engineering and operations department of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has proposed that the commission should not allow foreign entities to hold controlling stake in a telecommunication value added service providing entity...

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    More doctors to come under income tax net

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:36pm on October 04, 2017

    National Board of Revenue is planning to launch a comprehensive move to bring more doctors under the income tax net suspecting that a big number of professional physicians remained out of its reach and were evading tax...