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  • Stocks go down on profit-booking

    Shares on the Dhaka Stock Exchange fell yesterday after gains for two consecutive days as investors booked profits largely in the banking and telecom securities.

  • Stocks rise riding on banking shares

    Dhaka stocks rose 0.77 percent yesterday on the back of the upward movement of banking shares.

  • Stocks continue sliding

    Shares on the Dhaka Stock Exchange fell for the fourth consecutive day yesterday as investors continue booking profit.

  • No surprises in next budget: Muhith

    There is unlikely to be any surprise fiscal measure in the budget for fiscal 2018-19 as the impending general election at the end of the year weighs heavily on the ruling party's mind.

  • NBR Logo

    Stock taxes to be consistent: NBR

    The National Board of Revenue will focus on bringing consistency among the tax measures related to the stockmarket, NBR Chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said yesterday.

  • Textile, fuel shares boost Dhaka stocks

    Stocks continued to gain for the third consecutive session yesterday, thanks to the buying pressure from the textile, fuel and power sectors' shares.

  • Lack of financing hampers growth of women-led SMEs: analysts

    The reluctance of banks and financial institutions to provide women with easy loans is one of the major barriers to the growth of women-led small and medium enterprises, analysts said yesterday.

  • GDP Growth in Bangladesh

    Economy marches towards record 7.65pc growth

    The Bangladesh economy is charging towards record growth figure for the second consecutive year, driven by double-digit growth in manufacturing and construction sectors.

  • US-Bangla Airlines plane crash

    Sadharan Bima pays US-Bangla Tk 5.74cr in insurance claims

    Sadharan Bima Corporation has paid $0.7 million or Tk 5.74 crore to US-Bangla Airlines in the first instalment as compensation against the carrier's insurance claim for the aircraft that crashed in Kathmandu last month.

  • AMA Muhith

    Better GDP growth this year: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said the economy is on track to log in a better GDP growth figure than last year. In fiscal 2016-17, Bangladesh posted GDP growth of 7.28 percent.