Ahsan Habib

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Steel, cement producers log higher profits as sales rocket

Most of the listed rod and cement producers in Bangladesh posted higher profits in the July to September period riding on higher sales as economic activities picked up thanks to the improving...

November 21, 2021
November 21, 2021

Making the most of bonds

Scheduled banks and corporates in Bangladesh have been opting for issuance of bonds for the last couple of years to diversify treasury management and strengthen capital base.

November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021

Remittance to lose steam

The World Bank has projected lower remittance growth for Bangladesh compared to that of India and Pakistan in 2021 due to the slower outmigration of workers who have returned home at the height of...

November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021

Most listed power companies see profits rise in first quarter

Most listed power generation companies saw their profits rise in the July-September period of the ongoing financial year as the economy is recovering from Covid-19, according to industry people.

November 15, 2021
November 15, 2021

Listed pharmas post higher profits as demand picks up

Almost all listed pharmaceutical companies in Bangladesh logged higher profits in July to September thanks to higher sales as people shook off coronavirus fears to avail treatments and the lower...

November 12, 2021
November 12, 2021

Japan’s SoftBank to buy 20pc stake in bKash

Japanese multinational conglomerate SoftBank Group Corporation is going to buy a 20 per cent stake in bKash, which could give a further push to the fast-expanding mobile financial service industry...

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Aziz Pipes’ production closure raises questions

Closure, resumption, and closure. This is what described Aziz Pipes in the last 10 months in a nutshell.

November 7, 2021
November 7, 2021

Deshbandhu invests Tk 800cr to expand in export markets

Deshbandhu Group invested around Tk 800 crore in the last one year despite the business uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic as it looks to expand its footprint in the overseas markets.

November 7, 2021
November 7, 2021

Most listed multinationals see profit growth in Jul-Sep

Most listed multinationals logged higher profits during this year’s July-September quarter, compared to the same period a year ago, riding on increased sales in the last two months of the quarter...

November 5, 2021
November 5, 2021

Banks post higher profits in Jan-Sep

Listed banks in Bangladesh posted higher profit in the January to September period on the back of higher income from their investment in the stock market, a pick-up in credit demand and lower...