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    Stocks fall after 4-week rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on September 23, 2017

    Dhaka stocks declined last week after a four-week rise amid a fall in share prices of two-thirds of the traded scrips as investors went for selling shares to book some profit from all scrips except banks...

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    Rice trading at mill gates, wholesale markets drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on September 23, 2017

    Buying and selling of rice at mill gates and wholesale markets dropped in last four days as retail-level traders were not buying the staple food that much from wholesalers as they had bought huge quantity of rice from the source at the onset of the latest rice price hike early this month, rice mill owners and traders said...

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    Dhaka, Male move to sign double taxation avoidance deal

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:14pm on September 23, 2017

    Dhaka has initiated a move to sign a bilateral agreement with Male on avoidance of double taxation, prevention of tax evasion and profit shifting to boost trade and investment between Bangladesh and Maldives...

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    Govt bars selling SIMs to Rohingyas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on September 23, 2017

    The government has warned the mobile phone operators that they would face legal actions if any of them is found involved in selling SIM cards to Rohingya refugees...

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    Govt to assess economic impact of tax benefits

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:45pm on September 23, 2017

    The government has taken an initiative to assess the economic impacts of tax benefits it extends to taxpayers, industries and businesses in the forms of tax holiday, exemption and concession to accelerate industrialisation,...

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    China slashes trade ties with North Korea

    BBC | Updated at 10:25am on September 23, 2017

    China has moved to limit North Korea's oil supply and will stop buying textiles from the politically isolated nation, it said on Saturday...

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    CSE suspends trading rights of Firstlead Securities

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:08pm on September 22, 2017

    The Chittagong Stock Exchange has suspended the trading rights of Firstlead Securities for an indefinite period due to violation of rules by the brokerage house...

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    Bangladesh lacks skilled manpower to drive economy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 23, 2017

    Country’s development plans might get stuck due to lack of skilled manpower to carry forward and execute the projects, experts said on Friday. They said training and motivating people towards the development activities were important ingredients to keep continue the economic growth of the country...

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    Rice prices fall by Tk 2 a kg after Tk 10 surge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on September 22, 2017

    The prices of rice decreased by Tk 2 a kilogram in the city’s retail market on Friday after increasing by Tk 8-10 a kg in the previous 10 days. The prices of vegetables also remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    Dhaka stocks escape sharp fall as banking shares rebound

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on September 21, 2017

    Dhaka stocks inched down on Thursday, despite fall in prices of two-third of the traded scrips, as the rebound of banking shares saved the market from significant fall...