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House of Lords to grill ex-HSBC chairman in tax evasion row House of Lords to grill ex-HSBC chairman in tax evasion row

The controversy surrounding tax evasion strategies used by HSBC’s Swiss private banking arm will…


UK interest rates remain at record low of 0.5% UK interest rates remain at record low of 0.5%

LONDON: UK interest rates have been held at 0.5% again by the Bank of England's Monetary Policy…


Local community to lead 'Blue Economy' Local community to lead 'Blue Economy'

The effective process could begin to promote the marine and coastal resource management through the…


Tax at source on three bonds withdrawn Tax at source on three bonds withdrawn

The tax at source on three bonds including the Wage Earner Development Bond has been withdrawn for the…


Barclays sacks boss Antony Jenkins in row over strategy Barclays sacks boss Antony Jenkins in row over strategy

Antony Jenkins, the chief executive of Barclays, has been fired after falling out with the board over…


Asia stocks sink on Greece fear as China sell-off spreads
Asia stocks sink on Greece fear as China sell-off spreads

HONG KONG: Asian markets tumbled Wednesday after Greece was slapped with a deadline to submit fresh…


Touch of Tradition inaugurates ‘Eid lifestyle fair’ Touch of Tradition inaugurates ‘Eid lifestyle fair’

Redefine your closet is hosting an Eid lifestyle fair 2015 at Nabab by the Westin, Dhaka, from 6th to…


Atiur urges garbage reprocessing factories to avail of green financing Atiur urges garbage reprocessing factories to avail of green financing

Bangladesh Bank governor Dr Atiur Rahman motivated the operators of the Dhaka city's garbage re-processing…


10 Ancient Businesses That Still Exist 10 Ancient Businesses That Still Exist

In the United States, it's a big deal when a company has been around for more than a century, but…


FSIBL inaugurates its Chandpur Branch FSIBL inaugurates its Chandpur Branch

The Chandpur Branch of FIRST SECURITY ISLAMI BANK LTD started its operation on 06 July, 2015. Mr. Syed…


Foreign Exchange Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2015 placed in JS Foreign Exchange Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2015 placed in JS

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today introduced the 'Foreign Exchange Regulation (Amendment)…


OECD upgrades Bangladesh rating by one notch OECD upgrades Bangladesh rating by one notch

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has upgraded its rating for Bangladesh,…


US-Bangla Airlines to launch Dhaka-Rajshahi flights US-Bangla Airlines to launch Dhaka-Rajshahi flights

US-Bangla Airlines Ltd, a new private airlines company, is scheduled to launch domestic operations…


Govt to sign MoU with China soon for modernizing Jute Mills Govt to sign MoU with China soon for modernizing Jute Mills

State Minister for Textile and Jute Mirza Azam said the government will sign memorandum of understanding…


Most Asian markets fall after Greek results, but China rises Most Asian markets fall after Greek results, but China rises

Tokyo, Jul 6: Asian shares mostly fell Monday after Greece's voters vehemently rejected conditions…


Mr. Md. Mustafa Khair Promoted as DMD of FSIBL Mr. Md. Mustafa Khair Promoted as DMD of FSIBL

Mr. Md. Mustafa Khair has been promoted as Deputy Managing Director of First Security Islami Bank Ltd.…


Bangladesh received record $15.3 bn remittance in last fiscal Bangladesh received record $15.3 bn remittance in last fiscal

Bangladesh received a record $15.3 billion in remittances from its nationals working abroad in the last…


Muhith happy over BD's graduation to lower middle income nation Muhith happy over BD's graduation to lower middle income nation

Finance Minister AMA Muhith expressed his satisfaction over the country’s graduation from low…


Bangladesh moves up to lower middle-income country Bangladesh moves up to lower middle-income country

According to the World Bank’s latest estimates of Gross National Income per capita (GNI), Bangladesh…


Bangladesh finalises fuel term deals at lower premiums Bangladesh finalises fuel term deals at lower premiums

Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) has finalised term contracts with 13 companies for refined oil product…


OECD upgrades country risk rating of Bangladesh OECD upgrades country risk rating of Bangladesh

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has upgraded the overall country ratings…


BB issues AML guidelines for NBFIs BB issues AML guidelines for NBFIs

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has issued compulsory anti-money laundering (AML) guidelines for non-banking financial…


Taka 2400 cr loan signed with World Bank Taka 2400 cr loan signed with World Bank

Bangladesh government on Monday signed a loan deal of Taka 2400 crore with World Bank at the NEC conference…


Atiur attends AFI meeting in Switzerland Atiur attends AFI meeting in Switzerland

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Dr. Atiur Rahman attended the Alliance for Financial Alliance (AFI) Standing…


Countries where petrol costs half or more than 100% of people's daily wage Countries where petrol costs half or more than 100% of people's daily wage

DUBAI:  Do you feel like the price of petrol is draining your wallet? If a new research were to…


Bangladesh to get $505 mn in loan from Asian Development Bank for railway improvements Bangladesh to get $505 mn in loan from Asian Development Bank for railway improvements

DHAKA: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Bangladesh on Sunday signed agreements…


Karnaphuli Tunnel to ‘reshape Ctg, boost national economy’ Karnaphuli Tunnel to ‘reshape Ctg, boost national economy’

The multi-lane dream tunnel to be constructed beneath the Karnaphuli River in Chittagong is expected…


British households still £500 a year worse off than before financial crisis British households still £500 a year worse off than before financial crisis

LONDON: British households are still £500 a year worse off than before the financial crisis in…


Finance Bill 2015 passed Finance Bill 2015 passed

Parliament on Monday passed the Finance Bill-2015 with some major changes to the tax measures proposed…


Banks, stocks remain close Wednesday Banks, stocks remain close Wednesday

The public transactions at the scheduled banks will be closed on Wednesday, the first day of fiscal…


Owners hopeful of paying wage, bonus ahead of Eid Owners hopeful of paying wage, bonus ahead of Eid

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) leaders are hopeful that most of…


Amount of classified loan stands at Tk 54657.69cr Amount of classified loan stands at Tk 54657.69cr

The amount of classified loan in five state-run commercial banks, 39 private banks, nine foreign banks…


Lectra and H&M discuss challenges of supply chain collaboration in Dhaka Lectra and H&M discuss challenges of supply chain collaboration in Dhaka

Lectra recently held a seminar for Bangladesh suppliers of fashion retail chain H&M in Dhaka, Bangladesh.…


Bangladeshi cotton trousers’ prices declining in US market Bangladeshi cotton trousers’ prices declining in US market

Faced with various challenges in a global competitive market, the prices of Bangladesh-produced MB cotton…


ECNEC okays seven projects involving TK 2,003cr ECNEC okays seven projects involving TK 2,003cr

The government has launched a development project to minimize the impact and losses caused by the natural…


Forex reserves crosses $25bn mark Forex reserves crosses $25bn mark

Bangladesh's foreign currency reserves have exceeded $25 billion today, setting a new record.  …


No gold imported commercially in 5 yrs: Tofail No gold imported commercially in 5 yrs: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday told Parliament that no gold was imported commercially in…


No gold imported in legal way in 5-yr No gold imported in legal way in 5-yr

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed informed the Parliament that no gold has been imported in the country…


United Power Generation & Distribution Co. Ltd holds AGM United Power Generation & Distribution Co. Ltd holds AGM

DHAKA: United Power Generation and Distribution Co. Ltd. (UPGDCL) held its 7th and 8th Annual General…

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