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July inflation slightly increases

July inflation slightly increases

The inflation rate in Bangladesh has increased slightly in July and the planning ministry has put the blame on the rise in food, vegetables, non-food…

ECNEC clears 12 projects worth Tk 3,470cr

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved 12 projects involving an overall estimated cost of Tk 3,470 crore. The approval came from an ECNEC meeting held at NEC conference room with ECNEC Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Briefing reporters…
Export earnings grow by 8.55 per cent in July

Export earnings grow by 8.55 per cent in July

Export earnings in July increased by 8.55 per cent, totalling USD 3.88 billion, compared to the same month in the previous fiscal year, thanks to higher…

Dhaka stocks close flat

Country’s capital bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), closed in flat yesterday after two days of post Eid winning sessions. Market witnessed greater volatility though it started with positive note, but failed to keep momentum as investors booked some profits with cautious stances. According to…

Kamal urges Korean businesses to come up with investment

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal invited the Korean businessmen to come up with investment in Bangladesh, saying the country in now a most attractive investment destination in terms of population, market, facilities etc. “Bangladesh is offering most attractive investment incentives to the foreigners…

Old Dhaka likely to get 120,000 prepaid gas meters

Some 120,000 prepaid gas meters are likely to be added to the ongoing project of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd (Tas Gas T&D) to install those in the southern part of capital Dhaka. According to official sources at the Titas Gas, a proposal now remains pending with the Japanese…
Twitter, Facebook accuse China

Twitter, Facebook accuse China

Twitter and Facebook have accused the Chinese government of backing a social media campaign to discredit Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement and sow…
Asian markets mostly rise on optimism for trade, stimulus

Asian markets mostly rise on optimism for trade, stimulus

Most Asian markets rose yesterday on the back of hopes for central bank and government stimulus measures around the world, while investors were also cheered…
Robust baht, travel trends 
rattle Thai tourism market

Robust baht, travel trends rattle Thai tourism market

A strong Thai baht and a slowdown in arrivals from China are battering the kingdom’s moneymaking tourism machine even as the country hopes to welcome…
Germany’s Bayer 
sells animal health 
unit for $7.6b

Germany’s Bayer sells animal health unit for $7.6b

German chemical and pharmaceutical group Bayer said yesterday it was selling its Animal Health business unit to US-based drug firm Elanco for $7.6 billion…

Lufthansa boss sees only ‘dozen’ long-haul airlines in future

Only a dozen airlines will eventually share the aviation market for major international routes, predicts Lufthansa’s CEO, while a possible future economic crisis could “accelerate” a consolidation in air travel. “The sector is evolving towards a dozen companies operating worldwide”…
Huawei dismisses new suspension 
of ‘unjust’ US ban

Huawei dismisses new suspension of ‘unjust’ US ban

Huawei yesterday dismissed Washington's three-month delay to a ban on US firms selling to the Chinese tech giant and said the decision would not change…

Seoul to fine Volkswagen over ‘illicit’ emissions devices

South Korea said yesterday it will issue fines and file criminal complaints against Volkswagen and Porsche for installing “illicit devices” that helped multiple diesel vehicles cheat pollution standards. The environment ministry said over 10,000 vehicles sold in South Korea by Volkswagen…
Padma Bank gets new DMD

Padma Bank gets new DMD

Shahadat Hossain has been appointed as deputy managing director (DMD) and chief operating officer (COO) of Padma Bank Limited, the bank said in a press…

Miner BHP doubles annual net profit, pays record dividend

BHP, the world’s biggest miner, more than doubled its annual net profit yesterday on the back of higher iron ore prices and a rebound from significant setbacks the previous year. The resources giant posted a US$8.3 billion profit for the year to June 30, up from US$3.7 billion in the previous…
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