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    Salman Ispahani elected ICA president

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:35pm on October 24, 2017

    Mirza Salman Ispahani, chairman of MM Ispahani Ltd, has been elected as president of International Cotton Association for 2017-2018, said a news release...

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    ADB okays $1.2b for upgrading Dhaka-Northwest int’l trade corridor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on October 24, 2017

    The board of directors of Manila-based Asian Development Bank has approved $ 1.2 billion credit for the second phase upgrade of the Dhaka-Northwest international trade corridor in Bangladesh, said an ADB statement on Tuesday...

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    Bangladesh lags behind in cyber security

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on October 24, 2017

    Bangladesh has been lagging behind in terms of ensuring cyber security for the rapidly growing number of internet users and their data, speakers came up with the observation at the opening ceremony of the 8th APT Cybersecurity Forum on Tuesday...

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    Supply crunch sends onion price up to Tk 75

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on October 24, 2017

    The prices of onion increased by more than 50 per cent within a month and it was retailing at Tk 65-Tk 75 a kilogram in the city markets due to off-season supply shortage in the country and the main import market in India...

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    Indian tribunal rejects Bangladesh exporters’ appeal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on October 24, 2017

    An Indian appellate tribunal on customs has rejected appeals of Bangladesh jute goods exporters against anti-dumping duty imposed by the authorities of the neighbouring country on jute goods...

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    Stocks sink for 2nd day as ACI, Doreen disappoint investors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on October 24, 2017

    Dhaka stocks dropped on Tuesday with a fall in share prices of most of the scrips as lower than expected earnings and dividends declarations by ACI Ltd and Doreen Power dampened the spirit of investors...

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    DSEX drops below 6,000 pts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 24, 2017

    Dhaka stocks plummeted on Monday amid decline in share prices of two-thirds traded scrips as investors returned on panicky share sales amid cautiousness as fear still prevailed surrounding Bangladesh Bank’s recent disciplinary move against listed banks...

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    Scam-hit BASIC Bank gets new MD

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 24, 2017

    The government on Monday appointed former Bangladesh Krishi Bank managing director Muhammad Awal Khan as the new MD of the scam-hit BASIC Bank...

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    Businesses, auditors fear duplication, unnecessary delay

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 24, 2017

    Businesses and auditors on Monday said that they feared duplication of regulatory functions and unnecessary delay in business activities due to the function of Financial Reporting Council unless due procedure is maintained...

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    South Korea to diversify investment in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on October 23, 2017

    South Korean businesses are interested to diversify their business and investment in Bangladesh through investing in pharmaceuticals, information technology and infrastructure sector...

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