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    Stocks gain slightly on bargain hunting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Dhaka stocks on Tuesday gained slightly after a plunge in the previous session amid cautious trading as a section of investors went for bargain hunting...

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    Bangladesh-India trade growth hurt by tariff, non-tariff barriers: WB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Different types of tariff and non-tariff barriers imposed by India and Bangladesh are the major impediments to the growth of bilateral trade and textile-clothing value...

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    BIDA’s 15 services go online from Feb 24

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) will make 15 services available online from February 24 to ease the process of getting permissions for opening business in...

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    Two UAE firms keen to invest in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Two major UAE companies – Lulu Group International and NMC Group – on Tuesday expressed their keenness to invest in Bangladesh, particularly in the areas...

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    Withdrawal of corporate tax on shipbuilding sector demanded

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Shippers’ Council of Bangladesh on Tuesday demanded withdrawal of the existing 35 per cent corporate tax on shipbuilding industry in the upcoming national budget for...

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    Qualcomm launches new chip to power 5G smart phones

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday introduced its second-generation of so-called modem chips to connect phones to 5G networks, speeding up the race around faster wireless data...

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    WTO’s global merchandise trade indicator hits 9-yr low

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    A quarterly leading indicator of world merchandise trade slumped to its lowest reading in nine years on Tuesday, which should put policymakers on guard for...

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    India exempts small firms from angel tax to promote business

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    India eased taxes for some new businesses on Tuesday, bowing to pressure to exempt them from an ‘angel tax’ on funds they have raised, in...

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