Plastic money keeps growing

The use of plastic money rose 5.5 percent in the third quarter of fiscal 2014-15 from the previous quarter as local consumers continue


Forex reserves cross $25b

Bangladesh's foreign currency reserves crossed $25 billion yesterday, setting a new record.


Airtel becomes the third largest mobile operator globally

Bharti Airtel, the parent company of Airtel Bangladesh, became the third largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers, the

Kafco gets new chief executive

Toufiq Ali joined Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company (Kafco) as its chief executive officer on June 21, it said in a statement yesterday.

BAT Bangladesh receives AAA rating

British American Tobacco Bangladesh has received AAA credit rating for the long term and ST-1 in the short term for highest credit

Myanmar KFC fans queue for hours for first taste of US fast food

Fried chicken aficionados queued for hours at Myanmar's first KFC restaurant Tuesday, as the US fast food chain became the latest big

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EU roaming charges to be abolished in 2017

The European Union said Tuesday it had struck a deal to abolish mobile phone roaming charges in 2017, ending fees that are loathed

Banks baffled by BB rewards for good borrowers

Banks have been puzzled by a central bank directive that asked them to incentivise good borrowers with a 10 percent rebate on the

Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2-inch screen, showing it is still

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