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    Stakeholders seek steps from regulators to arrest market fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    Dhaka Stock Exchange Brokers’ Association and Bangladesh Merchant Bankers’ Association on Tuesday demanded that the regulators allow raising capital through bond to support the market...

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    IMF too projects lower growth of 7.3pc for FY19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    International Monetary Fund on Tuesday projected that Bangladesh economy would grow by 7.3 per cent in the current fiscal year (2018-2019), much lower than the...

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    Stocks slump for 3rd day as pessimism grips market

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    Dhaka stocks slumped for the third day on Tuesday amid panic selling as relentless fall at the market in recent weeks shattered the investors’ confidence,...

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    SME loan drops for 1st time in ’18

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    Loan disbursement by banks and non-bank financial institutions to small and medium enterprises declined in 2018 for the first time since the introduction of the...

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    Inflation climbs for 3rd month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:58pm on April 09, 2019

    The point-to-point inflation continued to climb for the third month, increasing to 5.55 per cent in March because of rising prices of food items like...

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    Japan faces recession risks with dearth of ammunition

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    Japan appears to have dodged a recession thanks to resilient business spending but tanking factory and export sectors and a lack of policy options leave...

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    GP gets 1cr 4G clients

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    The number of 4G customers of leading mobile operator Grameenphone crossed 1-crore mark within 14 months of introducing the service, said a press release....

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    Dhaka stocks keep plunging as panic spreads

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    Dhaka stocks plunged for the second day on Monday as investors, panicked by a prolonged bear run at the market, rushed to sell off their holdings amid concerns over liquidity shortage in the financial sector and Grameenphone’s tussle with the telecom regulator over dues....

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    BCI says gas price hike move illogical

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    Bangladesh Chamber of Industries on Monday termed the proposal of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited to increase the price of gas ‘illogical’ and ‘unacceptable’...

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    Bangladesh trade deficit falls by 8.4pc in July-Feb

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    The country’s trade deficit eased by 8.42 per cent or $0.98 billion in July-February of the current 2018-2019 fiscal year compared with that in the same period of last fiscal year due mainly to a drop in import payment growth....

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