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Asian stocks mixed as traders follow US presidential debate Asian stocks mixed as traders follow US presidential debate

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as traders followed the U.S. presidential debate between…


Australia must not Australia must not "close the door" on foreign investment: Chinese investment tycoon

The Chinese investment mogul behind the vetoed 285 million U.S. dollar bid for Australia's largest…


Oil edges higher ahead of OPEC meeting Oil edges higher ahead of OPEC meeting

Oil prices rose modestly in Asia on Monday ahead of a producers' meeting this week that might agree…


China slowdown is global economy's biggest threat, Rogoff says China slowdown is global economy's biggest threat, Rogoff says

The former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund has told the BBC a slowdown in China is…


Walton starts laptops marketing Walton starts laptops marketing

The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ has officially kicked off the marketing of…


Industrial Policy 2016 more diversification, comprehensive: Amu Industrial Policy 2016 more diversification, comprehensive: Amu

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Saturday said that the new Industry Policy-2016 has been formulated…


ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak

State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak today laid emphasis on enhancing export of software and IT…


Reserves can be used in implementing mega projects: Economists Reserves can be used in implementing mega projects: Economists

Economists support the government's move to use the forex reserves for implementation of mega infrastructural…


Edocto pioneers carbon fiber mobile tower in Bangladesh Edocto pioneers carbon fiber mobile tower in Bangladesh

Edotco Bangladesh on Saturday announced the deployment of a carbon fiber structure for telecommunication…


Matarbari coal-fired power plant hits snag over 'security concerns' Matarbari coal-fired power plant hits snag over 'security concerns'

Despite a three-month extension granted by the authorities, two previously aspiring Japanese firms have…


$605.25 m remittance received in first 16 days of Sep $605.25 m remittance received in first 16 days of Sep

The country received $605.25 million in remittances during the first 16 days of the current month of…


One-fifth of FDI comes through BEPZA One-fifth of FDI comes through BEPZA

One-fifth of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the country in last financial year came through…


India's UPL sells entire stake in Bangladeshi fertilizer company India's UPL sells entire stake in Bangladeshi fertilizer company

India based agro-chemical major UPL has divested its entire stake in its joint venture United Phosphorus…


Banks need tighter SWIFT security, Central Banks warn Banks need tighter SWIFT security, Central Banks warn

The world’s biggest central banks have told regulators that banks must tighten security around…


Shares of troubled shipping firm Hanjin jump 28% Shares of troubled shipping firm Hanjin jump 28%

  Shares of Hanjin Shipping have jumped by as much as 28% in South Korea.   That's after…


US rates hike 'by the end of the year' US rates hike 'by the end of the year'

  Minutes from the Federal Reserve's September meeting show the majority of policy-makers expect…


Korea trip declared for Excel Telecom partners, employees Korea trip declared for Excel Telecom partners, employees

Excel Telecom (Pvt.) Ltd-- a sister concern of Labib Group and National Distributor of Samsung- has…


Walton products attract visitors in Bhutan SAARC Trade Fair Walton products attract visitors in Bhutan SAARC Trade Fair

Walton products drew the attention of visitors and customers in the recently concluded "13th SAARC…


Microsoft launches $40bn share buyback Microsoft launches $40bn share buyback

  US software giant Microsoft plans to buy back $40bn worth of its shares.   The firm did…


US government mistakenly grants citizenship to hundreds of immigrants US government mistakenly grants citizenship to hundreds of immigrants

The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants who had pending deportation…


Singapore Airlines celebrates 30 years in Bangladesh Singapore Airlines celebrates 30 years in Bangladesh

Singapore Airlines has launched a special Facebook campaign-- “Share Your #SQ30Memories”…


SpiceJet to increase flights, connect Kolkata to Bangladesh cities SpiceJet to increase flights, connect Kolkata to Bangladesh cities

Low-cost airline SpiceJet is increasing its flights from the city to many domestic destinations from…


Meghna Group buys second ship in a few months Meghna Group buys second ship in a few months

Commodity conglomerate Meghna Group is in fleet renewal mode. Recently the group has added its second…


Oil & LNG push Brunei's exports rise 34.5 pct monthly in July Oil & LNG push Brunei's exports rise 34.5 pct monthly in July

Brunei's exports in July rose 34.5 percent on month to 677.9 million Brunei dollars (495.6 million…


BB cyber-heist probe to be made public on Thursday: Muhith BB cyber-heist probe to be made public on Thursday: Muhith

The probe body report on the cyber heist of Bangladesh Bank's (BB) account with New York's Federal…


Sharp fall in oil price as global output mounts Sharp fall in oil price as global output mounts

World oil prices sank lower this week on gloomy market forecasts, profit-taking and ever-present worries…


DSE, CSE resume trading on Sunday DSE, CSE resume trading on Sunday

Trading and official activities on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE)…


Petrol Becomes More Expensive, Diesel Cheaper On Global Rates Petrol Becomes More Expensive, Diesel Cheaper On Global Rates

    Petrol price was on Thursday hiked by 58 paise per litre while diesel rate was slashed…


Jobs in EPZ rise by 8 percent in one year Jobs in EPZ rise by 8 percent in one year

Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) has achieved 8.0 percent growth in terms of employment…


iPhone 6s, 6s Plus prices cut by up to Rs 22,000 iPhone 6s, 6s Plus prices cut by up to Rs 22,000

  In what can surely be termed the biggest price cut ever by smartphone giant Apple in India, the…


Making a million in four months


Making a million in four months

    Alex Tew isn’t really known for following the crowd. His mantra has always been…


Singapore Airlines drops Airbus A380 plane Singapore Airlines drops Airbus A380 plane

  Singapore Airlines has decided not to keep the first A380 it leased, delivering a fresh setback…


US approves record $38bn Israel military aid deal US approves record $38bn Israel military aid deal

  The US has agreed to supply Israel with military aid for the next 10 years in a record $38bn…


Makeshift rawhide market peeves Gulshan residents Makeshift rawhide market peeves Gulshan residents

Residents of Gulshan were confronted with the unprecedented scene of a post-Eid, informal, rawhide market…


Harvard to host Bangladesh garment industry conference Harvard to host Bangladesh garment industry conference

Harvard is addressing the state of Bangladesh’s garment industry. The university will host an…


Global ballast water treaty to enter into force next year Global ballast water treaty to enter into force next year

With the latest accession by Finland, a key global treaty that aims to stop the spread of potentially…


10 biggest corporations make more money than most of world combined 10 biggest corporations make more money than most of world combined

The world’s top ten corporations, including Apple, Shell and Walmart, have a combined revenue…


Accord terminates business with four garment factories Accord terminates business with four garment factories

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has severed ties with four more ready-made garment…


3 land ports get 5 holidays for Eid 3 land ports get 5 holidays for Eid

Export and import activities between Bangladesh and India through three land ports -- Bhomra in Satkhira,…

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