India extends $1b credit by $62m

India today announced to increase the cash amount of the $1 billion credit line for Bangladesh that was given mostly to boost connectivity.


Strong CAG office a must to fight financial irregularities

The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (OCAG) can help the government better fight financial irregularities involving taxpayer money if it is equipped with adequate workforce and administrative assistance.


Multi-currency exchange rate can lessen exporters' earnings losses

Bangladesh lost $380 million on its exports last fiscal year due to fluctuations in the dollar and euro, an expert said yesterday.

BTCL gets new managing director

Golam Fakhruddin Ahmed Chowdhury has recently been appointed as the managing director of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd (BTCL), the company said in a statement yesterday.

DSE turnover hits two-month high

Turnover on the Dhaka Stock Exchange hit a two-month high yesterday with stocks ending in the black for the fourth consecutive session.

Emirates sweetens deals for passengers to US

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Ex-enclave people to get farm loans

Bangladesh Bank has directed all locally operational scheduled banks to extend farm loans to the citizens of the 111 enclaves that the government took over recently.

A slow start for remitters

The first month of the fiscal year saw negative growth in remittance though Bangladesh Bank set a slightly ambitious target for the year.

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