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  • Govt offices should use locally made software

    The government should promote the use of locally developed software and ICT services in all government offices to help the sector flourish, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) said yesterday.

  • DSE enters hi-tech era

    The Dhaka Stock Exchange can brace itself for some radical technological upgrades in the near future that would take it to global standards after Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) and Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) became its strategic partner.

  • Tussle over DSE stake ends

    Bangladesh's capital market stepped into a new era yesterday after the stock market regulator gave the green light to the proposal from a Chinese consortium to become the Dhaka Stock Exchange's strategic partner.

  • Large-cap shares drag Dhaka stocks down

    ACI led the fall in the Dhaka Stock Exchange yesterday as the conglomerate's first quarter earnings plunged by more than 70 percent year-on-year.

  • Finance minister AMA Muhith

    Power, infrastructure to get priority in upcoming budget: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said education, health, power, energy, and infrastructure would get priority in the upcoming budget.

  • Rice prices finally declining

    Rice prices have finally started dropping off in the face of ample supply brought about by huge imports and arrivals of the fresh staple from the Boro harvests, said farmers and traders.

  • 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.