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Asian shares mixed after Trump inauguration, dollar weakens

Japanese stocks tumbled while Chinese markets gained Monday after Donald Trump took office as U.S. president and promised “American first” policies, adding to concerns about the threat of protectionism.... More

US stocks rise, dollar falls as Trump era begins

US stocks rose and the dollar fell Friday as Donald Trump was officially sworn in as the president of the United States and Barack Obama’s term ended. Trump’s inauguration... More

Bank Asia celebrates Agent Banking Day

Bank Asia celebrated its Agent Banking Day on Tuesday marking the 3rd anniversary of agent banking services in... More

Dhaka Stock Exchange, Chittagong Stock Exchange down at opening

Share price indices at the country’s both bourses — Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE)... More

Bangladesh gives tax holiday, security in energy sector: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said Bangladesh government is giving tax holiday,... More

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says over 10,000 commodities to get duty-free access under APTA

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said 10,677 commodities would get duty-free access instead of the existing 4,648 items... More

Dr Jalal made BARC executive chairman

Agriculture Scientist Dr Mohammad Jalal Uddin was made new executive chairman of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC),... More

Samsung boss questioned over corruption scandal in S Korea

Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong is being questioned at the prosecutor’s office in Seoul as a suspect in South... More

Bangladesh fears setback in jute export to India

Bangladesh has planned to launch a campaign to explore newer markets for jute products, fearing a setback in... More

Donald Trump has excellent meeting with Alibaba boss Jack Ma

Donald Trump says he’s planning to work with the founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba to help boost small... More

PM opens Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters

The newly constructed 10-storey office building of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) was inaugurated at Agargaon of... More

Toyota stock dips after Trump tweet on planned Mexico plant

Toyota Motor Corp. is a “good corporate citizen” and intends to work with President-elect Donald Trump to help... More

Department of Agricultural Extension launches 3 mobile apps for farmers

The Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) launched three mobile apps-based services to help farmers solve various problems they... More

Mark Zuckerberg to tour US over New Year’s resolution

Mark Zuckerberg has announced plans to spend 2017 touring the US – in the Facebook founder’s latest ambitious... More

Ban imposed on China’s ivory trade by end of 2017

China has announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017. Conservation... More

Dhaka Stock Exchange, Chittagong Stock Exchange witnessing gain at opening

Share price indices in country’s both bourses – Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) –... More

PM seeks Norwegian investment in special economic zones

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday sought Norwegian investment in Bangladesh’s various sectors, particularly the special economic zones.... More

DSE, CSE witness upward trend in early hour of trading

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed upward trend in early hours on Tuesday... More

Dhaka Stock Exchangethe, Chittagong Stock Exchange up at opening

Both the bourses — Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) — witnessed upward trend... More

Uber suspends self-driving cars test in California

Ride-sharing firm Uber has suspended its test of self-driving cars in San Francisco. But authorities had threatened legal... More

Yahoo suffers World’s biggest hack affecting 1 billion users

Yahoo, already reeling from its September disclosure that 500 million user accounts had been hacked in 2014, disclosed... More

Apple’s AirPods finally available to buy online

Apple’s AirPods are finally available to buy online after two months delay. Apple said in a press release... More

DSE, CSE dips at opening

Share prices at the country’s both bourses — Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) —... More

Asian shares meander as ECB-inspired rally fades

Asian shares meandered Friday as an overnight rally in US markets helped by the European Central Bank’s decision... More

DSE, CSE see upbeat mood

Both the bourses –Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) –are witnessing upward trend in early... More

‘Seminar on Trade and Investment Opportunities in Bangladesh’ held in Istanbul

The first of a series of seminars focusing “Trade & Investment opportunities in Bangladesh” was held at Foreign... More