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External debt servicing rises in Q1 of FY '20

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 30 -- External debt servicing of the government increased by nearly US$52 million in the first quarter (Q1) of the current fiscal year (FY), 2019-2020, compared to that of the ... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks see another setback on Monday

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 29 -- Bangladesh's stocks witnessed yet another setback on Monday as investors dumped their holdings to prevent further losses. DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (... Read More


Govt. bank borrowing set to jump in December

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 29 -- The amount of bank borrowing is set to jump in December as the government will have to pay BDT 110 billion against maturities of its securities particularly 91-day and 18... Read More


Sando-genji exporters to get cash incentives

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 28 -- The government has included undershirt, locally known as sando-genji, in the list of products eligible for cash incentives for this fiscal year (FY), 2019-20. The sando-... Read More


BB seeks clarification from 49 banks

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 27 -- The central bank of Bangladesh has sought explanation from 49 banks for the alleged harassment of their customers in opening fresh accounts, officials said. The Banglade... Read More


Weekly review: Bangladesh's stocks end flat after volatile trading

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 27 -- Bangladesh's stocks ended almost flat in the outgoing week that ended on Thursday as investors mostly followed cautious stance amid ongoing volatile market trend. Week o... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks Fall significantly on Tuesday

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- Bangladesh's stocks fell significantly on Tuesday as investors dumped their holdings to prevent further losses. DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, plunged 52.74 points or... Read More


Bangladesh updates BEFTN system to facilitate businesses

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- The central bank of Bangladesh has updated its electronic funds transfer system that will come into effect from October 24 to facilitate business activities across the co... Read More


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