No fresh incentives for stock market in budget

Dhaka, June 1 -- The stock market investors will not get any new incentives in the national budget as the finance minister proposed no incentive for the stock market investors in the national budget. ... Read More

Government brings changes in a number of missions

Dhaka, June 1 -- The government has brought a number of changes in its missions abroad with new head of missions. Bangladesh Ambassador to Italy Shameem Ahsan has been made Bangladesh High Commission... Read More

Domestic bank borrowing to finance 17pc of budget deficit

Dhaka, June 1 -- As the government unveiled a Tk 7.61 trillion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year to get the ball rolling on the 'Smart Bangladesh' initiative, more than 17 per cent of the rec... Read More

GDP growth set at 7.5pc for FY 24

Dhaka, June 1 -- In the proposed budget, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has set the country's GDP (gross domestic product) growth at 7.5 per cent for the coming fiscal year 2023-24. "On the whole... Read More

Stock turnover drops below Tk 10b-mark on budget day

Dhaka, June 1 -- The daily turnover on the Dhaka bourse dropped below Tk 10 billion-mark on Thursday as investors mostly followed cautious stance just ahead of national budget declaration. Finance Mi... Read More

Kamal tables Tk 7.62 trillion budget for FY24

Dhaka, June 1 -- Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has unveiled a Tk 7.62 trillion national budget for the fiscal year 2023-24 (FY24). He placed the budget before the Jatiya Sangsad at 3:00pm on Thu... Read More

Three die in Feni road crash

Dhaka, June 1 -- Three people including a couple were killed and two others injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Kazir Dighi area of Feni early Thursday. The deceased were Shimul... Read More

500th meeting of the Board of Directors held at NCC Bank

Dhaka, June 1 -- 500th meeting of the Board of Directors of NCC Bank was held at bank's board room on Tuesday, according to a press release. Chairman of the bank Md Abul Bashar presided over the meet... Read More

Biker dies in collision with auto-rickshaw in Dhaka

Dhaka, June 1 -- A 60-year-old unidentified motorcyclist died after being hit by a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Bosila area of Dhaka on Thursday morning. The deceased was wearing a pant and a shirt and h... Read More

Stocks soar at opening ahead of budget

Dhaka, June 1 -- The stock market opened higher on Thursday as the buoyant investors are chasing lucrative shares in anticipation of quick gains just ahead of the national budget declaration. Finance... Read More