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    RMG labour assocs demand Tk 16,000 as minimum wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 24, 2018

    Garment Shramik Odhikar Andolan, a platform of 12 labour organisations, on Tuesday submitted to the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association a memorandum, demanding Tk 16,000...

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    Pubali Bank director fined Tk 5 lakh for insider trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 24, 2018

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday fined Pubali Bank director Syed Moazzem Hussain Tk 5 lakh for insider trading. The penalty was slapped at...

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    NBR wants real time access to import docs

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on January 24, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue has requested the Bangladesh Bank for uploading import documents on the central bank’s web site on real-time basis to prevent...

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    Euro, yen also allowed for ACU transaction settlements

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on January 18, 2018

    Asian Clearing Union has resumed accepting euro and allowed Japanese yen, along with US dollar, for settlements of current account transactions among ACU members that...

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    ADB raises growth forecast slightly

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on January 18, 2018

    Asian Development Bank has slightly increased its forecast on the country’s gross domestic product growth to seven per cent from previous 6.9 per cent for...

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    BB annuls recruitment test of eight banks, NBFIs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday annulled the recruitment test of eight state-run banks and non-bank financial institutions that took place on January 12 amid allegations of...

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    Bank plundering goes on amid state-backed cronyism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:34pm on January 13, 2018

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue on Saturday said that the country’s banking sector was plagued by financial scams, non-performing loans, inefficiency and slack monitoring and...

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    2017 a year of banking scam, says CPD

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:45pm on January 13, 2018

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue has identified the year 2017 as year of banking scam. ‘The year 2017 will be remembered as year of banking...

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    Banks to face fine for anomalies related to mutilated notes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on January 12, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday threatened banks to fine if it finds more than 10 per cent reintroduction-worthy currency notes among the currency notes which the...

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    SC upholds removal of NRBC Bank MD by BB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on January 12, 2018

    The Appellate Division on Thursday upheld Bangladesh Bank’s recent order removing loan scam tainted NRB Commercial Bank’s managing director Dewan Mujibur Rahman...