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BSEC lifts block trading suspension on RACE-managed mutual funds

Dhaka, June 10 -- The securities regulator has lifted the block trading suspension of assets in the portfolios of all mutual funds (MFs) managed by RACE Asset Management, a day after prohibiting the b... Read More


Takeaway from FY25 budget

Dhaka, June 10 -- Except reduction in the rate of duty on chocolate there is a very little in the draft budget for the fiscal year 2024-2025 (FY25) that can be said to be a surprise. It was a foregone... Read More


Raise commission on CNG sales by Tk 5.10 per cubic metre

Dhaka, June 10 -- Owners of the compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations in the country have demanded that their commission on the fuel sales be raised by Tk 5.10 per cubic metre or 63.75 per cen... Read More


Apex court to take final decision

Dhaka, June 10 -- Chamber Judge of the Supreme Court's Appellate Division on Sunday did not interfere in the High Court (HC) verdict that on June 5 declared illegal the government's decision of abolis... Read More


Myanmar firing halts shipping to St Martin's, triggers food crisis

Dhaka, June 10 -- Firing from the Myanmar border has halted passenger and cargo vessels travelling from Cox's Bazar's Teknaf Upazila to St Martin's Island for six days. The suspension of services has... Read More


Special mango train starts operation today

Dhaka, June 10 -- RAJSHAHI, June 09: The Bangladesh Railway is set to launch a special mango train from Chapainawabganj to Dhaka for the fifth time today (Monday) in order to transport mangoes at a lo... Read More


Tax hikes don't always fill coffers

Dhaka, June 10 -- Higher effective tax rate and minimum tax hikes for beverage companies have raised concerns about hurting foreign investment in Bangladesh. Zaved Akhter, president of the Foreign In... Read More


Joint platform needed to shield small firms from cybercrime

Dhaka, June 10 -- In a bid to combat the rising cybercrime threat to micro and small ventures, industry leaders and government officials called for the establishment of a collaborative platform to add... Read More


USAID Trade Activity hosts validation workshop on practical demonstration of e-advance ruling system

Dhaka, June 10 -- In a significant stride towards modernising and streamlining customs procedures, USAID-funded Feed the Future Bangladesh Trade Activity organised a validation workshop on the E-Advan... Read More


Digital solutions important enabler to society: EU head of delegation

Dhaka, June 10 -- Digital solutions are an important enabler to empower youth and advance society, said Charles Whiteley, head of the EU Delegation to Dhaka, on Monday. He made the remark while inaug... Read More