Price fall in large-cap drives stocks further down Price fall in large-cap drives stocks further down

The falling major sectors included insurances, banks and financial institutions. A total of 152 securities of the large-cap group moved down


Record Tk 1, 53,331cr Annual Development Programme finalised for FY18 Record Tk 1, 53,331cr ADP finalised for FY18

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Sunday approved a Tk 1,53,331 crore Annual Development Programme…


G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

Italy,the host nation for the informal forum this year, wants the meeting to produce separate statements about fairer growth and fighting tax evasion


IMF reaches staff-level agreement on second payment to Egypt IMF reaches staff-level agreement on 2nd payment to Egypt

  The International Monetary Fund has reached a staff-level agreement on a second payment that…


Apple to invest $200 million in scratch-resistant glass Apple to invest $200 million in scratch-resistant glass

Apple COO says the money is the first of $1 billion the company plans to spend on US-based companies from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund


Export earnings see nearly 4pc growth in July-April Export earnings see nearly 4pc growth in July-April

The total export earnings during the July-April (2015-16) are US$27,637.22 million


Government launches project to produce poly bags from jute Government launches project to produce poly bags from jute

The Textiles and Jute Ministry launches a pilot project to manufacture biodegradable poly bags from jute as an alternative to polythene


ClimateLaunchpad kicks off in city

ClimateLaunchpad kicks off in city

The 4th edition of the world’s largest green business idea competition is initiated by the European Union


Saudi deficit plunges after cuts, oil revenue surge 
Saudi deficit plunges after cuts, oil revenue surge

The world's top crude exporter is set to diversify its traditionally oil-dependent economy after the drop in global prices since 2014


US wholesale prices rebound sharply in April US wholesale prices rebound sharply in April

The figures point to a rebound in price pressures after a contraction in March, which the Federal Reserve had said was likely only transitory


Boro harvest begins in Panchagarh Boro harvest begins in Panchagarh

Farmers say per maund of paddy is being sold at Taka 750 to 800 in the local hat


Bangladesh highlights impressive growth in Turkey defence fair   Bangladesh highlights growth in Turkey defence fair

The fair that begins on Tuesday and will continue till May 12


Samsung hands over preordered S8, S8 plus Samsung hands over preordered S8, S8 plus

The customers also get a free Samsung accessory gift that comprises Samsung wireless speaker, bottle and Samsung dex station


Bangladesh, Qatar central banks sign MoU to enhance cooperation Bangladesh, Qatar central banks ink MoU on cooperation

Bangladesh foreign minister and Qatar central bank governor holds fruitful talks on further bolstering cooperation between the two central banks


4G service from July: BTRC 4G service from July: BTRC

All kinds of processes to provide 4G licence to the mobile operators will be completed by the current month


Bangladesh keen on Cox’s Bazar-Kunming air connectivity BD keen on Cox’s Bazar-Kunming air connectivity

Bangladesh formally joins Chinese President Xi Jinping's 'Road and Belt Initiative'


One-Stop Service Act for promoting investment approved One-Stop Service Act for promoting investment approved

Under the law entrepreneurs or investors having registered companies will get 16 types of services from the one-stop service centre


Gold price opens lower in Hong Kong Gold price opens lower in Hong Kong

The gold price in Hong Kong goes down 2 Hong Kong dollars to open at 11,450 dollars


Russia, Saudi eye extending oil output reduction deal Russia, Saudi eye extending oil output reduction deal

The producer coalition is determined to do whatever it takes to achieve target of bringing stock levels back to the five-year average


Cabinet okays One-Stop Service Act to promote investment Cabinet okays One-Stop Service Act to promote investment

The one-stop service would be delivered to both local and foreign investors and the service would be given centrally and regionally


Gold prices dropped in local market Gold prices dropped

Bangladesh Jewellers’ Association on Sunday fixed the prices new prices of gold that showed per bhari (11.664 grams) price dropped by Tk 1,167


Dhaka hosts int’l food processing expo in November Dhaka hosts int’l food processing expo in November

Bangladesh Agro-Processors’ Association (BAPA) discloses it at a press conference at Dhaka Club in the capital on Sunday


VAT may harm real estate sector VAT may harm real estate sector

Some 12 lakh out of 16 crore people in the country give tax but the rest are out of the tax net, which cannot be acceptable


Civil society forum calls for giving emphasis on direct tax Civil society forum calls for giving emphasis on direct tax

The forum places 13 recommendations to improve the fiscal regime taking examples from neighbouring countries


11,630 hectares of land brought under jute cultivation 11,630 hectares of land brought under jute cultivation

The department also imparts training to the farmers to make them acquainted with the modern methods of Jute cultivation


Asian Development Bank set to double its loan size for Bangladesh ADB set to double its loan size for Bangladesh

As of 31 March 2017, ADB's projects under implementation for Bangladesh comprised 90 loans and grants amounting to $7.6 billion


Bangladesh to share bandwidth with East Asian countries Bangladesh to share bandwidth with East Asian countries

The proposed undersea cable from Cox's Bazaar to Sittwe of Myanmar requires a cost of $25 million and nearly six months for installation


India becomes no. 1 two-wheeler market, overtakes China India becomes no. 1 two-wheeler market, overtakes China

The country has sold 17.7 million two-wheelers in 2016, against China's sales of 16.8 million two-wheelers


ADB to set up trust fund to integrate high-level technology and innovative soluations    ADB fund soon to integrate HTL, innovative solutions

ADB intends to enhance its use of HLT in areas such as climate change, smart grids, mass energy storage, energy efficiency and renewable energy


15pc VAT rate higher than most S Asian countries 15pc VAT rate higher than most S Asian countries

India, Nepal, Sri-Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Myanmar are collecting 8-13 percent VAT under their uniform VAT structures


7th Social Business Day July 28-29 7th Social Business Day July 28-29

Global social leaders, entrepreneurs and academics will participate in the event, according to Yunus Centre


Spain probes ex-HSBC executives over money laundering Spain probes ex-HSBC executives over money laundering

The "Swissleaks" scandal has triggered the opening of proceedings in France,Spain, Belgium and Argentina


Demand for gold plunges after Trump win: data Demand for gold plunges after Trump win: data

Global gold demand has fallen 18 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier


Germans hit brakes on car-buying in April Germans hit brakes on car-buying in April

All German manufacturers see lower sales last month, with double-digit drops for luxury BMW and Mercedes as well as generalists Volkswagen and Opel


Gold, silver extend fall on global cues Gold, silver extend fall on global cues

The US Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady after concluding its ongoing two-day meeting


Google Docs users hit by phishing scam Google Docs users hit by phishing scam

    Google says it has stopped a phishing email that reached about a million of its customers.…


Country expects 400 female garments owners': Chumki Country expects 400 female garments owners': Chumki

She says there is no reason to feel complacent over the growing numbers of female garments workers as many important posts of the state


Nahid for promoting textile education Nahid for promoting textile education

He urges the students of the university to continue their studies with dedication


Bangladeshi businesses invited in 'Textiles India 2017' in Gujarat Bangladeshi businesses invited in 'Textiles India 2017'

A SRTEPC delegation comprising its chairman and vice-chairman invite the Bangladeshi businessmen at a meeting in Dhaka Tuesday

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