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Greece raises $3.5 billion in milestone bond issue Greece raises $3.5 billion in milestone bond issue

The country was locked out of bond markets in 2010, and has since been kept afloat by international rescue loans


Edible oil sees price hike twice this year Edible oil sees price hike twice this year

The price of bottled soybean sees a hike by Tk 5 per litre in the first quarter of the year while Tk 2-3 a litre in the third quarter


Toyota, Honda and Mazda to be sued in Australia over air bag Toyota, Honda and Mazda to be sued in Australia over air bag

Toyota’s Australian subsidiary said in a statement that it has a process in place and that fixing affected vehicles remains a matter of urgency


IMF could be based in Beijing in a decade, says Lagarde IMF could be based in Beijing in a decade, says Lagarde

One of the top priorities for the IMF in the next decade is to better represent its member economies


Taskin made brand ambassador of Duranta Bike Taskin made brand ambassador of Duranta Bike

Under this agreement, Taskin will perform in different events to promote Duranta Bike for next one year


Uber rival Grab to raise $2.5 billion in new financing Uber rival Grab to raise $2.5 billion in new financing

Grab says it has a market share of 95 percent in third-party taxi-hailing and 71 percent in private-vehicle hailing in Southeast Asia


Audi to give 850,000 diesels emissions-improving software Audi to give 850,000 diesels emissions-improving software

Diesels have been under a cloud since Volkswagen admitted equipping vehicles with emissions-cheating software


New agreement will allow US rice exports to China
China to allow rice imports from US

The agreement gives US farmers access to the world's biggest rice consumer, with China importing about 5 million tonnes last year


RMG exports earnings dip 3.47pc in 6 months RMG export growth lowest in 16 years

RMG exports stand at $14.44 billion in the January-June period of 2017 from $14.95 billion during the corresponding period last year


Many garment makers launched own brands for local market RMG makers find bright features in domestic market

The top exporters now are aiming for the local market with their own brands and already earned huge popularity among local customers


Sri Lanka, Singapore to finalise Free Trade Agreement Sri Lanka, Singapore to finalise Free Trade Agreement

The proposed Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA is expected to be finalised during the later part of 2017


Hilsa production increases 6,000 mts in Chandpur Hilsa production increases 6,000 mts in Chandpur

The demand of fish in the district is 51,187.100 mts while the production of fish is 25,222.900 mts which is inadequate for the people in the district


Daimler announces emissions recall of 3 million diesel cars in Europe Daimler launches service action for 3 million Mercedes-Benz

The Stuttgart-based company says the action would cost the company some 220 million euros ($255 million) and be free of charge for customers


India's Mahindra Group plans to double investment in US Mahindra plans to double investment in US

The company plans $1 billion in additional investment


Trump wants new NAFTA deal to cut trade deficit with Mexico Trump wants new NAFTA deal to cut trade deficit with Mexico

The White House emphasis on trade follows a string of other recent theme weeks on energy, job-training and infrastructure


Iran keen to import RMG from Bangladesh Iran keen to import RMG from Bangladesh

Iran imports most of the garments from countries like China and Turkey and sometimes buys Bangladeshi garments from third countries, Abbas says


Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth soars $3.5 billion to record high Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth soars $3.5 billion to record high

Just 33 years old, Zuckerberg is now worth an estimated $66.7 billion


Small scale LNG to be imported through FSRU Small scale LNG to be imported through FSRU

The government inks a deal with Excelerate Energy for FRSU to be built in 18 months


Bashundhara tissue daily production to rise to 1,000 tonnes in 5 years Bashundhara tissue daily production to rise to 1,000 tonnes

Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan announces the production plan at gala event held at International Convention City Bashundhara Sunday


IBBL inaugurates business campaign in Savar IBBL inaugurates business campaign in Savar

IBBL managing director and chief executive M Abdul Hamid Miah inaugurates the meet


IMF official hails economic reforms in Egypt IMF official hails economic reforms in Egypt

Increasing the prices of fuel and electricity is part of the Egyptian government plan to reduce energy subsidy


Egypt to open new areas in Red Sea for oil, gas exploration Egypt to open new areas in Red Sea for oil, gas exploration

Earlier on Thursday, Mulla and Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail hold a meeting to discuss a number of issues


IMF cuts Brazil growth estimate for 2018 IMF cuts Brazil growth estimate for 2018

The IMF now forecasts growth rise to 0.3 percent this year -- a slight increase from the 0.2 percent estimate in April


Tofail for forming JEC to boost bilateral trade with UK after Brexit Tofail for forming JEC to boost bilateral trade with UK after Brexit

Tofail says Bangladesh's export to the UK will increases significantly if barriers like SPS and TBT are removed


Market value of Chinese listed internet firms rises in Q2 Market value of Chinese listed internet firms rises in Q2

The total value reaches 7.24 trillion yuan (about 1.1 trillion U.S. dollars), an increase of 48.7 percent year on year.


Sensex climbs 73 points, Nifty tops 9,800-mark Sensex climbs 73 points, Nifty tops 9,800-mark

The 30-share index went up 73.03 points, or 0.23 per cent, at 31,820.12


Bangladesh Bank to announce new Monetary Policy end of this month BB to announce new Monetary Policy end of this month

The MPS will be finalised on the basis of the national budget for the 2017-18 financial year and the fiscal policy directions


Bangladesh Rural Development Board disburses over Taka 12 crore loans BRDB disburses over Taka 12 crore loans

It disburses the loans through various groups for crop cultivation, setting up small dairy and poultry farms and different income generating projects


10 deals to be signed during Sri Lankan PM Sirisena's maiden visit 10 deals to be signed during Sirisena's maiden visit

The Lankan Primr Minister dues in Dhaka on Thursday on a three-day official visit


Mahbubur Rahman elected EBAC Chairman Mahbubur Rahman elected EBAC Chairman

EBAC was established in 2004 in Shanghai, China


China's COSCO to buy Orient Overseas for $6.3 billion   China's COSCO to buy Orient Overseas for $6.3 billion

The merger will form a new Asian shipping giant, helping COSCO compete as a wave of consolidation in industry creates a handful of huge competitors


MtGox CEO heads to trial in Japan over missing Bitcoins MtGox CEO heads to trial in Japan over missing Bitcoins

In wake of the MtGox scandal, Japan passes a bill stipulating that all virtual currency exchanges must be regulated by its Financial Services Agency


US-Bangla Airlines starts operation to Doha US-Bangla Airlines starts operation to Doha

Initially Four flights will be operated for Doha from Dhaka and Chittagong on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday


Facebook to build a new integrated, mixed-use village Facebook to build mixed-use village

Facebook envisions that construction will follow in phases, with the first to include the grocery, retail, housing and office completed in early 2021


Bangladesh-India buyer-seller businesses meet Friday Bangladesh-India buyer-seller businesses meet Friday

The objective of the buyer-seller meet is to highlight Bangladesh-India business partnership in the 21st century.


Rod prices remain high despite suspension of new VAT law New VAT law suspended but rod prices remain high

The price of per tonne MS rod is now Tk 48,000 in the local market against Tk 38,000 per tonne in May-end this year


Dhaka, Bangkok to work together to boost bilateral trade Dhaka, Bangkok to work together to boost bilateral trade

The both sides also agree to work in preventing and combating Trans-National Crimes


Samsung sees record quarterly profit on chip demand Samsung sees record quarterly profit on chip demand

It has benefitted from both rising demand and prices for semiconductors, or memory chips, which are used in smartphones and computers


Rice price falls amid cut in import duty Rice price falls amid cut in import duty

Mohammad Faruk Hossain of Kamal Rice Agency at Karwan Bazar kitchen market says that rice prices came down in the wholesale market

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