44pc market capitalization of DSE captured by the 10 largest companies

10 of the largest listed companies in terms of market capitalization has accounted for 44 per cent of the Dhaka stock exchange’s...

Cigarette, mobile, pharma sectors are the significant contributors of VAT receipts

Cigarette, pharmaceuticals and telecom services made a significant contribution to the government's revenue collection efforts during the first three quarters of the...

BSCIC along with Business Automation Ltd will incorporate one-stop services

Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) and Business Automation Ltd inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 5th April (Monday), to...

Market to remain in shutdown as stocks slide during the opening

Stocks opened slightly lower on April 13 after witnessing a small rise in the previous day after news broke that the stock...

After 2 days of decline, stocks sees a revival

The stock experienced a positive trend in the first hour of the trading session on April 12, after two days of reported...

WB will provide $500mn additional financing to Bangladesh for purchasing vaccines

A credit agreement has been inked between the Bangladesh government and the World Bank on 11th April (Sunday) at the Economic Relations...

WB report shows prospective signs of economic recovery of Bangladesh prevails amid pandemic uncertainties

According to a World Bank report, the economy of Bangladesh is showing prospective signs of economic recovery amid pandemic induced uncertainties in...

NBR withdrew advance tax on the import of crude soybean and palm oil

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) on 11th April (Sunday) exempted 4 per cent advance tax (AT) of the import of crude...

2% is the maximum decline allowed for 66 listed firms in a day

A maximum decline of 2 per cent in a day is allowed for the stocks of 66 listed companies, for whom the...

Stocks open the week with a sharp decline

The new week has seen stocks open with a sharp decline as risk-averse investors dumped their holdings following the mandate of strict...

Government’s borrowing declined by Tk 67bn in last eight months of FY’21

The government's borrowing from the country's banking system declined significantly in the first nine months of this fiscal year (FY), 2020-21. The...

Bangladesh’s recovery from Covid-19 economic fallout been more inclusive than high-income countries: Study

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Cornell University conducted a survey jointly. The survey revealed Bangladesh’s recovery from the economic...

Revenue earnings generated from DSE surged 113pc in nine months

The government's revenue earnings from the country’s major share market, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) have jumped to 113 per cent in the...

IMF made projection of Bangladesh’s GDP growth to 5pc for FY’21

The International Monetary Fund has reviewed its outlook for the economic growth of Bangladesh to 5 per cent for 2021, up from...

Export earnings of Bangladesh witnessed recovery in March’21

Country’s earnings from exports recovered in March increasing 12.59 per cent compared to previous FY, which was $3.07 billion. Bangladesh experienced slow...

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Bank Asia has re-elected A Rouf Chowdhury as chairman of Bank Asia at the 453rd meeting of its Board of Directors.

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Gazi Golam Ashria has been elected as the chairman of the board of directors of Jamuna Bank Limited for a timeframe of...

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Stocks closed lower on May 3 (Monday) as the profit-booking tendency continues to prevail among the investors after the 3-day streak of...

After 7 years of its launch, the number of agent banking accounts reach the...

The amount of accounts in agent banking in the nation reached the 1 crore mark in January 2021, after 7 years of...

Govt plans utilizing a large amount of aid for development projects

The government plans to utilize foreign aid worth Tk 88,024 crore for development projects in the next fiscal year. The amount is...

Uttara Group managing director to be felicitated by Japan

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Sea levels rising induced coastal migration could affect 1.3 million Bangladeshis by 2050: study

A recent study published by the American Geophysical Union – an international scientific group apprehended that there could be a triggered wave...

Credit growth of the private sector declines again in March

The credit growth of the private sector has returned to the downward trend in March after a slight recovery in April as...