Stocks end marginally higher after two days

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- Bangladesh's stocks ended marginally higher on Sunday, snapping a two-day slump, as bargain hunters showed their buying appetite on sector-specific shares. DSEX, the pri... Read More

Bangladesh to cut shipment clearance times

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- Bangladesh government has set a target to bring down the clearance time for imported consignments to two days from the existing eight days by 2022. For exports, it targe... Read More

BB resumes selling of US$ to banks after month

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 19 -- The central bank of Bangladesh has resumed providing foreign exchange (forex) support to banks through selling the US dollars to them in October after one month's interva... Read More

Weekly Review: Stocks keep losing amid confidence crisis

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 19 -- Bangladesh's stocks extended the losing streak for the third straight week that ended on Thursday as worried investors continued their selling binge on large-cap shares. ... Read More

Bangladesh should address weaknesses in financial sector soon: IMF

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 19 -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suggested policy markers of Bangladesh to address the structural weaknesses, especially around the financial sector immediately.... Read More

Bangladesh Bank sells $5.0m to a SoCB

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 17 -- The central bank of Bangladesh has sold US$5.0 to a state-owned commercial bank to settle their import payment obligations, officials said. "We've provided the US curren... Read More

Bangladesh's stocks plunge after single-day break

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 17 -- Bangladesh's stocks on Wednesday failed to maintain the momentum of the previous day that saw sharp rise that indicates retail investors remain unconvinced by the governm... Read More

How to make the Bangladesh apparel industry sustainable

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 16 -- The second edition of the Sustainable Apparel Forum (SAF), scheduled to be held in Dhaka on November 05, is aiming to make the apparel and clothing industry of Bangladesh... Read More

Bangladesh inflation rises slightly in September

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 16 -- Bangladesh's inflationary pressure on the economy increased slightly in September mainly because of rise in prices of both food and non-food items. Inflation as measured... Read More

Stocks extend losing streak for fifth day

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 14 -- Bangladesh's stocks extended the losing streak for fifth consecutive session as investors' panic-driven sales amid their lack of 'confidence'. The country's prime bourse... Read More