National Life Insurance recommends cash dividend despite profit fall

National Life Insurance Company’s board has recommended a 38 percent cash dividend for 2023 even though its profit declined

1h ago

Mobile operators allowed to pay spectrum fee in taka

The telecom regulator has decided to allow mobile phone operators to pay spectrum acquisition fees in the local currency, a relief for them as the US dollar has become costlier to a large extent.

15h ago

Tk 13 crore goods sold at SME fair

Entrepreneurs bagged orders worth Tk 20 crore

18h ago

Feni has potential to be an industrial hub: analysts

The ERD, Feni administration organised a workshop on sustainable LDC graduation

19h ago

Cut spending to save money: Wahiduddin Mahmud

Implementing development project with borrowed money not a good idea, he said at a debate contest of the Debate for Democracy

20h ago

7th edition of INFOCOM to begin in Dhaka this afternoon

The event from Anandabazar Patrika brings together 50 speakers from government, business, IT, media, academia and other leaders from Bangladesh and India

2d ago

Dhaka Motor Show begins in Purbachal

175 companies from 17 countries are taking part in the show

2d ago

Bangladesh can ship $1 billion woollen sweaters by 2030: exporters

Two Uruguayan wool exporters are currently visiting Bangladesh

2d ago

Forex reserves rise by $180 million in a week

Reserves hit $18.61 billion on May 21, up from $18.43 billion on May 15

2d ago

BSEC honours 8 stock market intermediaries

They were awarded with the Independence Golden Jubilee Award 2023

2d ago

Shipping cost keeps upward trend as Red Sea Crisis lingers

Shafiur Rahman, regional operations manager of G-Star in Bangladesh, needs to send 6,146 pieces of denim trousers weighing 4,404 kilogrammes from a Gazipur-based garment factory to Amsterdam of the Netherlands.

3d ago

Visa's digital payments rise 25% during Ramadan 2024

70% of the digital payments came through ecommerce

3d ago

Productivity and salaries boosted in sectors exposed to AI: study

Sectors exposed to artificial intelligence (AI) are seeing rising productivity and faster growth in salaries, a PwC study published on Tuesday said, even as the technology provokes job insecurity concerns.

3d ago

Laptops may be cheaper in FY2025

The government is planning to reduce duties on imported laptops next fiscal year in order to make the devices more affordable and bring relief to freelancers and students.

4d ago

Industrial output growth lowest since pandemic. Here's why

Bangladesh's factory output grew 6.66 percent in the current fiscal year, the slowest pace of expansion since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country, as the stubbornly high inflation hurt domestic demand and the shipment of export-oriented goods slowed.

4d ago

21 life insurers failing to comply with securities investment rule

Twenty-one life insurance companies in Bangladesh have failed to comply with the rule that makes it mandatory for them to invest 30 percent of their assets in government securities, the regulator has found.

4d ago

BB asks banks, NBFIs to inform of wilful defaulters

Bangladesh Bank yesterday asked banks and non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) to inform Credit Information Bureau (CIB) of wilful defaulters the moment they are identified.

4d ago

Forex with banks on the decline

Foreign currencies held by commercial banks in Bangladesh are on the decline due to high demand, indicating growing pressure on the country’s external sector.

4d ago
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