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    DSE wants changes to demutualisation scheme for market dev

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    The country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange, is preparing a proposal to bring in amendments to a number of provisions of the demutualisation scheme after six years of enactment of the scheme....

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    NBR may reject BEZA plea for duty-free facility

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    National Board of Revenue may reject a proposal of Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority to allow duty-free luxury car import by investors at economic zones in the country....

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    Women in Bangladesh get only half of legal rights enjoyed by men: WB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    Women in Bangladesh are granted only half of the legal rights enjoyed by men against the worldwide average of three quarters, according to a World Bank report....

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    FedEx partners with Walmart, Pizza Hut to test last-mile delivery robot

    Reuters | Updated at 02:21am on February 28, 2019

    FedEx Corp this summer plans to begin testing a robot to handle home deliveries for partners ranging from Walmart Inc to Pizza Hut....

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    Banks in polls areas, DSE, CSE to remain closed today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:17am on February 28, 2019

    All the branches of scheduled banks in the election areas across the country and Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges will remain closed today....

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    GSK declares Tk 53 dividend a share despite posting Tk 63cr in losses in 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:15am on February 28, 2019

    GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh Limited, a multinational company listed with the country’s capital market, has declared cash dividend of Tk 53 per share for the year 2018, despite posting losses of Tk 52 per share in the year....

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    5,000 business entities in DSCC active without DIFE licence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on February 28, 2019

    More than 5,000 out of 5,457 factories and business establishments located in the Dhaka South City Corporation are running their business without licence from the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments, posing safety risks to people, according to a recent labour ministry survey....

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    Govt wants FB to respond quickly

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on February 28, 2019

    Posts, telecommunications and information technology minister Mustafa Jabbar requested the Facebook authorities to respond quickly to government demands and proposals....

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    Inflation rises in Jan after 12 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on February 28, 2019

    Point-to-point inflation in the country slightly increased in January after declining 12 months in a row, according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics data....

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    Dhaka stocks dip for 2nd day as financial scrips keep losing ground

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on February 28, 2019

    Dhaka stocks declined for the second day on Wednesday as investors continued selling financial scrips ahead of the announcement of corporate results by banks and non-bank financial institutions....