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DSE, CSE gain amid rising turnover

Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- Stocks opened higher on Wednesday, riding on the price appreciation in some selective stocks as the securities regulator allowed investors to purchase shares before cheque encashment.... Read More


BATBC declares 100pc interim cash dividend

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- The board of directors of British American Tobacco has recommended 100 per cent interim cash dividend for the year ending on December 31, 2022. The record date for entitlement of int... Read More


DSE, CSE open higher after two-day slump

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- Stocks opened higher on Tuesday, riding on the price appreciation in some selective stocks amidst the ongoing earnings declarations. Following the previous day's fall, DSEX, the prim... Read More


UN, ADB assure support to Bangladesh to deal climate effect

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- High officials of the UN and ADB on Tuesday said they will provide necessary assistance to Bangladesh to combat climate change, including the implementation of the National Adaptation... Read More


Bourses marginally down at opening

Dhaka, Oct. 31 -- The stock market witnessed volatility at the opening on Monday as the shaky investors preferred profit-booking on sector-specific large-cap issues. Following the previous day's corr... Read More


Calls to cut rock particles import duty, allow electric car to curb air pollution

Dhaka, Oct. 31 -- The government should cut the existing high import duty on stone/rock particles to make the concrete blocks more affordable against the conventional hazardous fired bricks. Meanwhil... Read More


High Court stays activities of BERC body formed to adjust gas price

Dhaka, Oct. 31 -- The High Court has suspended for three months the activities of the committee formed by the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) to recommend adjustment of natural gas pric... Read More


Bangladesh could lose a third of agricultural GDP due to climate effects by 2050: WB

Dhaka, Oct. 31 -- One-third of agricultural GDP could be lost in Bangladesh due to climate variability and extreme events by 2050, the World Bank has said in a report. Average tropical cyclones cost ... Read More


DSE trading delayed due to 'technical glitch'

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- Trading at the country's premier bourse, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), has been delayed by one and a half hours for what authorities say is a "technical glitch". The trading will ... Read More


Vitamin D deficiency among women of reproductive age is alarmingly high in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct. 30 -- Women and children in Bangladesh have been suffering acutely from multiple micronutrient deficiencies, says a survey disclosed on Sunday. Women of reproductive age are facing alarmi... Read More