business

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

SWIFT fights to restore faith after BB heist

The chief executive of secure messaging system SWIFT says the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank, by criminals sending fraudulent payment instructions via SWIFT, would force...

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

New StanChart credit card offers savings, cash backs

Standard Chartered launches a new credit card in Bangladesh which will provide customers a host of attractive benefits including savings and cash-backs.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Package VAT doubled for small traders

In face of protests from businessmen, the government has decided not to implement a flat VAT rate for small traders and instead almost doubled the package VAT.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Philippines cancels license of remittance firm after BB heist probe

Philippine central bank says it revoked the license of a remittance company that anti-money laundering investigators said was used to transfer some of the $81 million hackers looted from the...

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Ad-blocking software use for mobile surges: study

The use of ad-blocking software for mobile devices has nearly doubled in the past year, raising questions about the viability of online media business models.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Bangladesh’s first B2B online platform launches

The country’s first business to business (B2B) platform ‘Pricekoto’ (what’s the price) begins its operation on Tuesday. The parent company Ezzy Group will guide the new business service in its...

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Remembering Hefajat’s mayhem

On this day three years ago, the Hefajat-e Islam men got locked in deadly clashes with law enforcers and the ruling Awami League men in Dhaka and turned the whole business district of Motijheel...

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Inflation falls slightly in April

The overall inflation rate has dropped by 0.04 percentage point to 5.61 percent in April.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

2 businessmen held over BASIC Bank loan scam

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrests two businessmen in a case filed over Basic Bank's Tk 76 crore loan scam.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

15% uniform VAT from next fiscal: Muhith

Despite opposition from businesses, Finance Minister AMA Muhith says a uniform 15 percent VAT will be applicable from next fiscal year.