• Door to agreement is still open: Khaleda
  • Bangladesh opposition confirms poll boycott on deadline
  • Blockade extended, now ends Thursday evening
  • Govt put its last nail in the coffin of democracy: BNP
  • Business leaders going to meet Hasina, Khaleda tonight
  • Japan hopeful of ‘all-inclusive’ election in Bangladesh
  • Syed Ashraf's motorcade attacked
  • 1 killed in AL-oppn clash in C’nawabganj
  • Drivers march towards Khaleda residence to protest blockade
  • Arson, blast mark opposition’s blockade in capital
  • Commerce Minister’s house in Lalmonirhat bomb attacked
  • UN resident coordinator meets CEC
  • Court grants bail to two TV journalists
  • Oppn’s 3rd day blockade in progress amid violence
  • IMF approves disbursement of US$140.4mn for Bangladesh
  • Juba Dal leader shot dead in Bogra
  • ICT declines Azhar’s privileged communication with lawyers
  • Juba Dal leader stabbed to death in Comilla
  • BNP activist shot dead in Natore
  • New protest clashes shake Thai capital
  • A file photo shows Mitsubishi sedan cars are on display at a showroom in Tokyo. The Japanese automobile company Mitsubishi Motors Ltd has recently placed a formal proposal to the Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation for assembling sedan car in Bangladesh, officials concerned said. — AFP photo

  • A file photo shows Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission’s building in the capital. The supervision committee for the government refinance scheme for the small-scale investors affected by the 2010-11 stock market crash has decided to extend the deadline for receiving loan applications from merchant banks and brokerage houses to December 15. — New Age photo

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Hefty borrowings on cards for next fy̢۪s draft budget

The Finance Ministry has taken the task of preparing the draft budget for fiscal 2014-15 depending on hefty borrowings from the banks to meet the deficits. According to the Finance Ministry estimates in fiscal... Full story

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Mitsubishi places formal scheme for assembling sedan car in B̢۪desh

A file photo shows Mitsubishi sedan cars are on display at a showroom in Tokyo. The Japanese automobile company Mitsubishi Motors Ltd has recently placed a formal proposal to the Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation for assembling sedan car in Bangladesh, officials concerned said. — AFP photo
Japanese automobile giant Mitsubishi Motors Ltd has recently placed a formal proposal to the Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation for assembling sedan car in Bangladesh as soon as possible in a bid to catch the market through supplying... Full story

Australia̢۪s Kmart, Target to limit RMG buying in B̢۪desh

KMART and Target owner Wesfarmers has dropped some of its suppliers in Bangladesh following the garment factory collapse in that country in April, says director Diane Smith-Gander, reports The Australian newspaper. Full story

Five new banks become PDs of govt securities

Five newly-established commercial banks on Sunday got listed with the central bank as primary dealers of the government securities, said officials of the Bangladesh Bank. The five banks are NRB Commercial Bank, South Bangla... Full story

NBFI can collect term deposits for 3-month tenure

Bangladesh Bank on Sunday said that non-bank financial institutions would be able to collect term deposits from clients and institutions for three-month tenure instead of exiting six-month. To this end, the BB issued a... Full story

Application deadline for stock scheme extended to Dec 15

A file photo shows Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission’s building in the capital. The supervision committee for the government refinance scheme for the small-scale investors affected by the 2010-11 stock market crash has decided to extend the deadline for receiving loan applications from merchant banks and brokerage houses to December 15. — New Age photo
The supervision committee for the Tk 900-crore government refinance scheme for the small-scale investors affected by the 2010-11 stock market crash has decided to extend the deadline for receiving applications from merchant banks and brokerage houses to December 15. Full story

Political unrest hits stocks hard

Dhaka stocks decreased for the fourth trading session on Sunday with a decreased turnover as the current political violence made the investors panicky. The benchmark general index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, dropped to 4,147.20 points, shedding... Full story

DSE̢۪s Nov foreign investment up17pc

Net foreign investment at the Dhaka Stock Exchange increased by 17 per cent in November compared with that in the previous month as lucrative share prices lured overseas investors. The investment stood at Tk 276.72 crore in November as... Full story

WTO faces fight for survival at summit

The WTO meets for a crunch summit in Indonesia this week billed as a do-or-die attempt to salvage an elusive deal on global commerce and, with it, the 159-member trade body̢۪s own relevance. New WTO chief Roberto Azevedo will be seeking... Full story

Sheltech offers special promo in December

Real estate company Sheltech (Pvt) Ltd has announced a special year-ending sales programme in the month of December, said a news release on Saturday. Throughout the month, the company will promote its... Full story

China posts robust factory growth

China̢۪s factory growth held at an 18-month high in November on firm domestic and foreign demand, defying expectations the economy faces a modest slowdown as 2013 draws to a close. Full story

Foreign investors return to Spain

A year after fleeing Spain as its economy tottered on the brink of a full-blown sovereign bailout, foreign investors are coming back. The prospect of relatively high returns in a eurozone economy emerging from recession with a strong corporate... Full story

Market Disclosures

Standard Bank The company has informed that the board of directors of the company has recommended to issue of Non-Convertible Subordinated Debt (Bond) for Tk 200 crore to meet capital requirements under Basel-II subject to approval... Full story


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