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Trade deficit widens 6.0pc to $4.56b in July-August

Dhaka, Oct. 4 -- The trade gap of Bangladesh widened more than 6.0 per cent to $4.56 billion in the July-August period from a year earlier, according to data from Bangladesh Bank. The trend was also ... Read More


Both stocks tumble as clouds over economy darken further

Dhaka, Oct. 4 -- Both Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges closed lower on Monday snapping their three-day gaining streak as the clouds over the economy darkened further after a fall in exports and re... Read More


Japanese companies keen to do more business in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct. 4 -- Bangladesh and Japanese businessmen sat for the fifth time for investment in various sectors. The business-to-business (B2B) meeting explored the possibility of partnership through f... Read More


Factory registration made easier with new website

Dhaka, Oct. 4 -- Factory owners have long said the process for registration is convoluted and complicated to the point of deterring people from ever setting up manufacturing industries. Experts at a ... Read More


Robi gets new CEO

Dhaka, Oct. 4 -- Mobile phone operator Robi Axiata Ltd, has appointed Rajeev Sethi as its new Chief Executive Officer. The operator made the disclosure in a post on the Dhaka Stock Exchange on Monday... Read More


SJIBL gets new MD

Dhaka, Oct. 4 -- Mosleh Uddin Ahmed joined as managing director and CEO of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited (SJIBL) on Monday. Prior to his joining Shahjalal Islami Bank, Ahmed served as managing direct... Read More


Nagad offers up to Tk 1,000 cashback for mobile recharge

Dhaka, Oct. 4 -- Mobile financial service operator Nagad has come up with an offer of cashback for mobile recharge. According to a press release, any new full-profile customer of Nagad can get up to ... Read More


Mohiuddin joins EIL

Dhaka, Oct. 4 -- Md. Mohiuddin Khondaker recently joined in the Express Insurance Limited (EIL) as Company Secretary. Prior, he served in the Islami Insurance Bangladesh Limited as Deputy Company Secr... Read More


Prime Bank opens 'Japan Desk' for all Japanese business

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- Prime Bank has officially launched 'Japan Desk' with the objective of facilitating Cross-Border Business Initiatives & investments between Japan and Bangladesh. Naoki Ito, Ambassador... Read More


Samsung launches Galaxy Watch5 in BD

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- Samsung has just launched the much-awaited Galaxy Watch5 in Bangladesh, offering one-of-a-kind features, including sleep tracking, health and wellness monitoring, and Samsung's BIO-Ac... Read More