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    NBR to set product-wise minimum import value

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on May 09, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue has decided to set the minimum import value for several hundreds of products product-wise instead of the existing country-wise for imposing customs duty....

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    Include women in formal jobs to avoid demographic burden

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05pm on May 09, 2018

    Bangladesh would suffer from demographic burden unless female manpower was utilised in decent formal economic sector for getting the benefits of demographic dividend, economists and speakers said at a discussion on Wednesday....

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    Green Delta Ins re-elects Karim as chair, Shamsun Nahar becomes vice chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:53pm on May 09, 2018

    Md Abdul Karim has been re-elected as the chairman of Green Delta Insurance Co Ltd, said a press release....

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    GP launches two games developed locally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:45pm on May 09, 2018

    Grameenphone on Wednesday launched two new mobile games—‘Battle Rage’ and ‘Sketch Journey’—for the customers with intent to consolidate the digital ecosystem further, a press release of Grameenphone said on the day....

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    Stocks fall for 6th day as investors keep ditching financial scrips

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:43pm on May 09, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dropped on Wednesday, extending the losing streak to the sixth consecutive session, as investors, discouraged by poor earnings disclosures by financial entities and media reports about the sector’s heath, continued selling shares....

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    Buses for city schools from next budget, says Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:55pm on May 09, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said that he would announce allocation for buses for schools in Dhaka in the next national budget to be...

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    Stocks dip for 5th day as poor results dampen investors’ sentiment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on May 08, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dropped in cautious trading on Tuesday, stretching the losing spell to the fifth consecutive session as poor disclosures by most of the companies dampened the investors’ mood....

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    Alibaba buys Daraz in big push in South Asia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on May 08, 2018

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has acquired e-commerce company Daraz Group, which operates in Bangladesh and other South Asian countries....

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    Banks can give securities custodian services directly: BB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on May 08, 2018

    The Bangladesh Bank has allowed banks to provide securities custodian services directly without forming any subsidiary company....

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    Inflation inches down to 5.63pc in April

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on May 08, 2018

    The point-to-point inflation declined to 5.63 per cent in April from that of 5.68 per cent in March due to a drop in both food and non-food inflation in the month....