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Trade gap with India widens

Trade gap with India widens

The trade imbalance between India and Bangladesh has increased significantly over the past decade even though Bangladesh’s economy has grown rapidly…
BTRC caps pay per use of mobile internet to Tk 5

BTRC caps pay per use of mobile internet to Tk 5

With a view to protecting the mobile phone customers from bill shock, the telecom regulator has capped pay per use of internet by fixing Tk 5, reports…

Good governance in banking sector starts returning: ACC chief

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmood yesterday said the good governance in the banking sector has started returning, reports BSS. “The information so far we have, the good governance in the bank sector has started to return,” he said while a seven-member delegation…
Food inflation rises in Q1 of current FY: Muhith

Food inflation rises in Q1 of current FY: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday admitted that the food inflation in the first quarter of the current fiscal (2017-18) increased but the non-food…

Telenor’s Valyou launches

Valyou in partnership with Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) yesterday introduced wallet-to-wallet remittance from Malaysia to Bangladesh, reports BSS.   This first-of-its-kind integration, enabling migrant workers in Malaysia to transfer money directly to any bKash account in Bangladesh using Valyou Mobile…

Mexico to host ‘difficult’ new round of NAFTA talks

AFP, MEXICO CITY: Negotiators from the United States, Mexico and Canada open a new round of talks Sunday on overhauling the North American Free Trade Agreement, with the Mexican hosts already warning of turbulence. Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the renegotiation of the 24-year-old…
Price fall in large-cap drives stocks further down

Price fall in large-cap drives stocks further down

Stock markets plunged further yesterday due to mainly price fall in large-cap securities with lower transactions, reports BSS. The falling major sectors…

Zurich to buy QBE operations, become biggest insurer in Argentina

AFP, GENEVA: Zurich Insurance said on Sunday it had reached an agreement to buy Australian insurer QBE's Latin America operations, in a move it said would make it the industry leader in Argentina. Switzerland's largest insurer said in a statement that the acquisition carried a $409-million (333-million-euro)…

FBCCI leaders off to Vietnam

A delegation of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) left Dhaka on Sunday for Vietnam to discuss the details of the 'Vietnam-Bangladesh Business Forum' to be held in Dhaka on March 6 next, a press statement said. The FBCCI and the Ministry of Planning and Investment…

Singapore manufacturing output rises 17.9pc in Jan

Singapore Economic Development Board announced on Monday that the country's manufacturing output grew 17.9 percent year on year in the first month of 2018, compared to a 3.9 per cent decline last December, reports Xinhua. Excluding biomedical manufacturing, output grew 21.6 per cent year on year…

France’s PSA buys majority stake in Malaysia plant

AFP, KUALA LUMPUR: French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen has bought a majority stake in a Malaysian factory run by local group Naza in an effort to increase its Southeast Asian presence, both companies said yesterday. PSA already had a tie-up with Naza Automotive Manufacturing at its factory in Gurun,…

DSE hopes stocks to rebound soon

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) yesterday hoped that the stock markets will rebound soon as the authorities concerned have already taken different initiatives to bring back the investors' confidence, reports BSS. "Ups and down in the stock markets is a common phenomenon. Recently, Bangladesh Bank…

Dhaka Regency gets new director of Sales and Marketing

Ahsan Ishaque has joined Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort as director of Sales and Marketing, a press statement said yesterday.  He started his hotel career with Dhaka Sheraton Hotel in 1999 as manager airport guest services. He assumed several positions in different departments including manager…

S Korea export volume growth hits 4-month high in Jan

South Korea's export volume growth hit the highest in four months in January, thanks to the strong demand for semiconductors, central bank data showed Monday, reports Xinhua. The export volume index stood at 147.23 in January, up 14.7 per cent from a year earlier, according to the Bank of Korea…
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