High demand fuels potato prices

Potato prices began to rise last week, especially after the Eid festival, as many people are forced to substitute other increasingly costlier vegetables with the tuber.

NBR to form separate cell to check illicit outflow of funds

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has taken an initiative to form a separate cell to gather information on siphoned funds and scrutinise the incomes of dual citizens, officials said.

Real-time settlement to go live on Oct 22

After several missed deadlines, the real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system of Bangladesh Bank will finally go live on October 22.

Insurers warned on money laundering, terrorist financing

The Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) of Bangladesh yesterday asked life insurers to be cautious on money laundering and terrorist financing.

Regulator moves to lodge stock cases directly with tribunal

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has initiated a move that will enable stockmarket related cases to be filed directly with the special tribunal, instead of lower courts.

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