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Kamal’s remarks on salvaging notorious Hallmark irks economists, bankers, lawyers

The finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal’s remarks on offering special rescheduling facility for the notorious Hallmark Group drew huge criticism from renowned economists, bankers,...

Gold futures extend gains on economical worries, weaker greenback

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Wednesday, as the precious metal was boosted by economic worries...

Agent banking moving fast across country

Agent banking is expanding fast across the country as over Taka 5,200 crore has been deposited till June 2019 in over 34 lakh accounts. According...

BB issues master circular for CMSME

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has issued a master circular for financing in the cottage, micro, small and medium enterprise (CMSME) sector. The central bank, in a...

DNCC earmarks Tk 49 crore to eliminate mosquitoes

The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has earmarked Tk 49.3 crore for mosquito extermination programmes in its proposed budget for the 2019-20 financial year. It...

China says trade talks with US to take place in October

US and Chinese envoys will meet in early October for more talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Stock markets...

Javad Zarif in Dhaka: ‘Countries must be free to choose their...

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has urged countries including Bangladesh not to bow to what he termed ‘economic terrorism’ by the United States government,...

South Africa to open embassy in Dhaka to expand economic ties:...

South Africa is planning to open its embassy here to expand economic relations with Bangladesh and enhance its presence in the global arena. “We’ve a...

Bangladesh Bank warns against unauthorized note in social media

Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Tuesday urged the social media users to refrain from using pictures of any unauthorized note in Facebook or other social...

BIDA chief Kazi Aminul retires

It was extraordinary when top bureaucrats of different ministries sat outside Dhaka in a resort in the north-east Habiganj district in Jan 2017 and...