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    UN report finds banking sector plagued by scams, weak monitoring

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:50pm on May 08, 2018

    The banking sector in Bangladesh has been plagued by financial scams, non-performing loans and weak monitoring problems, which might cause a macroeconomic risk in the...

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    Businesses want green policy for sustainable GDP growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:45pm on May 07, 2018

    Businesses at a seminar on Monday called upon the government to formulate specific policy and programme on green growth for ensuring sustainable growth of gross...

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    Prior BB nod must for share purchase from non-resident

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 07, 2018

    Bangladeshi companies or entrepreneurs will have to get prior approval from Bangladesh Bank for finalising any memorandum of understanding on purchase of shares held by...

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    ADB pushed to raise lending rates for middle-income Asia

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 09:12pm on May 05, 2018

    Members of the Asian Development Bank urged the lender to charge higher lending rates for middle-income countries and to start working with these countries more...

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    Remittance maintains upward trend for 7 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:35pm on May 03, 2018

    Remittance inflow maintained an upward trend for the seventh month of the fiscal year 2017-18 with a 21.46-per cent growth in April because of rising...

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    $2.67b loan deal signed with China

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:10pm on April 27, 2018

    The government on Friday signed an agreement with Exim Bank of China for taking $2.67-billion in hard loan for Padma Bridge railway link project....

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    Rising private borrowing from overseas grave concern

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 27, 2018

    Rise in private commercial borrowing from foreign sources builds up pressure on foreign currency reserve while it has emerged as a grave concern for national...

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    S Alam Group buys more shares of embattled Islami Bank

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on April 27, 2018

    IBN Sina Trust, one of the corporate sponsors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, on Thursday sold its holdings in crisis-hit IBBL with the Chitttagong based...

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    Business tycoon, bank officials land in jail over loan scam

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 07:15pm on April 26, 2018

    A Barisal court on Thursday sent two bank officials and a business tycoon to jail after the Anti-Corruption Commission arrested them over loan scam. Barisal...

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    CCC urges govt to launch employment injury insurance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:00pm on April 24, 2018

    Clean Clothes Campaign, a global alliance of worker rights groups, on Tuesday urged the Bangladesh government for introducing an injury insurance system, with the support...