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90pc agriculture loan disbursed in 9 months 90pc agriculture loan disbursed

Foreign and private commercial banks have shown better performance than the public banks during the period


Asian stocks slip on UK surprise election, weak earnings Asian stocks slip on UK surprise election, weak earnings

The dollar rises to 108.58 yen from 108.42 yen while the euro falls to $1.0718 from $1.0731


ICT firms now allowed to remit $30,000 a year ICT firms now allowed to remit $30,000 a year

Individual software developers and freelancers will be allowed to get virtual cards for maximum $300 in a calendar year, says the letter


Faisal Ahmed appointed as Bangladesh Bank chief economist Faisal Ahmed appointed as BB's chief economist

Bangladesh Bank has recently appointed Faisal Ahmed as its chief economist


More silk exports stressed for making economy vibrant More silk exports stressed for making economy vibrant

The local businessmen and entrepreneurs has called for extensive financing and other requisite facilities to the region's business sector


$74 million deal inked with WB for E-governance, clean air $74 million deal inked with WB for E-governance, clean air

Of the amount, $39 million will be spent for the Leveraging ICT for Growth, Employment and Governance (LICTGEG) Project


Asian stock markets mixed as North Korea tensions lessen Asian stock markets mixed as North Korea tensions lessen

The dollar strengthened to 109.03 yen from 108.90 yen in late trading Monday while the euro rose to $1.0652 from $1.0643


New ADP to see ‘ambitious’ allocation in aid funds New ADP to see ‘ambitious’ allocation in aid funds

ERD already sent a massive Tk 57,000 crore final estimate for project assistance for 2017-18 fiscal's ADP to the Planning Commission


US keen to work in renewable energy sector: Bernicat US keen to work in renewable energy sector: Bernicat

US investment in power and energy sector of Bangladesh is very less compared to other countries


ROSATOM prefers local manufacturers, suppliers for Rooppur NPP ROSATOM prefers local manufacturers for Rooppur NPP

Technical equipment for the RNPP would be compliance standard as well as sustainable standard for environment


Asian shares mixed as Korean tensions persist Asian shares mixed as Korean tensions persist

The dollar was trading at 108.33 yen, down from 108.89 yen late Friday in Asia. The euro fell to $1.0620 from $1.0626


CPD recommends devaluing taka, reducing savings interests CPD recommends devaluation of Taka

It also recommends for reducing the interest rate of savings certificates, controlling the rice price and to cut prices of diesel and kerosene


Bangladesh to achieve 6.8pc GDP growth in FY17, says World Bank Bangladesh to achieve 6.8pc GDP growth in FY17: WB

The report also forecast that Bangladesh's GDP growth will stand at 6.4 percent in FY18 and 6.7 percent in FY 19


Bangladesh to import additional 2,000 MW power from India, says Nasrul More 2,000 MW power from India: Nasrul

He says the government is working relentlessly to supply electricity to the doorsteps of the common people


Local manufacturers want 10pc duty on solar module imports Demand for 10pc duty on solar module imports

The local manufacturers also want the government to impose a reference value at US 50 cents per watt-peak

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