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Indian central bank holds rates, eyes inflation, rebounding growth

-- December 07, 2017 01:12:59

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its policy rate steady on Wednesday, as widely expected, after inflation accelerated to a seven-month high and stronger economic growth reduced the need for moneta...

City Bank, Agora launch credit card

FE Report December 06, 2017 20:10:40

The City Bank Ltd has launched Agora American Express Card to make shopping easier for its clients. The bank in joint venture with chain shop Agora introduced the co-branded credit. It was launched...

Govt to import 0.2m tonnes rice, wheat

-- December 06, 2017 19:51:56

The government has decided to import soon a total of 0.2 million tonnes of non-basmati boiled rice and wheat from India and Korea. The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) Wednesday gave a...

Esquire Electronics hosts dinner

FE Online Desk December 06, 2017 16:29:11

Esquire Electronics Limited has organised a dinner for the team members of BPL outfit Rangpur Riders and the raffle draw winners. As the distributor of GENERAL and SHARP electronics brands, the compa...

Square Pharmaceuticals holds AGM

FE Online Desk December 06, 2017 16:16:29

Square Pharmaceuticals Limited has organised its 51st Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Dhaka Club in Ramna area of the capital. The pharmaceutical company declared 35 per cent cash dividend and 7.5 pe...

AGM held; Square Textiles approves 25pc dividend

FE Online Desk December 06, 2017 16:04:07

Square Textiles Limited has orginised its 22nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Dhaka Club in Ramna area of the capital city, recently. The company declared 20 per cent cash dividend and 5.0 per cent...

Daraz shoppers get another chance for ‘Fatafati’ deals

FE Online Desk December 06, 2017 15:58:14

After getting overwhelming response from enthusiastic shoppers, Daraz Bangladesh has decided to extend its ‘Fatafati Friday’ campaign’s timeline.  During the 11-day long campai...

Pusti Consumer Division holds sales conference

FE Online Desk December 06, 2017 15:55:59

Pusti Consumer Division, a sister concern of TK Group of Industries, has arranged the National Sales Conference 2017 at PSC Convention Center in city, recently. Mohammed Mustafa Haider, Group Directo...

NBL organises foundation training

FE Online Desk December 06, 2017 15:36:40

The National Bank Limited (NBL) has arranged a foundation training course for its first executive and junior officers (general) of 5th batch in the Training Institute of the bank recently. Some of...

Transfast joins BRAC Bank for remittance into bKash

FE Online Desk December 06, 2017 11:20:39

Transfast, BRAC Bank and bKash, one of the world’s leading mobile financial service (MFS) providers recently launched a unique, international remittance receiving service in Bangladesh....

PKB becomes scheduled bank by January

Arafat Ara December 06, 2017 10:55:55

Probashi Kallyan Bank (PKB) is set to go into operation as a scheduled bank by January as the Wage Earners' Welfare Fund (WEWF) has resolved fund-related complexities, sources said. The specialised b...

Bitcoin's blistering rally tops $12,000 mark

-- December 06, 2017 09:48:33

Bitcoin retained its overnight momentum and rose to a record high of $12,205.46 on Wednesday, continuing it's rally from below $1,000 at the year’s start. The cryptocurrency was last up 4.35 pe...

BD-Bhutan transit deal stalls over validity, bank guarantee issues

Syful Islam December 06, 2017 01:00:27

Bilateral transit between Bangladesh and Bhutan looks way off as they couldn't agree on terms of bank guarantee and validity of the treaty in their latest meeting, officials said. A meeting of the Ba...

Alliance Leasing makes debut

FE Desk December 06, 2017 00:51:45

Alliance Leasing and Finance Company Limited (ALFCL), a new financial institution with multinational collaboration, began its journey in Bangladesh recently. The major sponsor of the company is Peo...

Tofail seeks Saudi investment in EZs

-- December 05, 2017 17:11:44

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday urged the investors of Saudi Arabia to invest in the economic zones (EZ) in the country and get tax and quota free import prospects. "Saudi can get tax-and q...

Kushtia MP meets FBCCI acting president

FE Online Desk December 05, 2017 14:38:44

Abdur Rouf, Member of Parliament of Kushtia-4, called on FBCCI Acting President Alhaj Mohammed Bazlur Rahman on Monday. They discussed on private sector engagement in the current economic development...

SBAC Bank conducts workshop on 'Anti-Money Laundering'

FE Online Desk December 05, 2017 14:35:20

South Bangla Agriculture & Commerce (SBAC) Bank Limited has organised a day-long workshop entitled 'Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism' at its Agrabad branch in Chittagong...

UK new car sales plunge again

-- December 05, 2017 14:18:05

New car registrations in Britain fell by around 11 per cent in November, the eighth consecutive month that sales have declined, according to preliminary numbers from an industry body. The sales have...

DHL simplifies air freight quotations, bookings

FE Online Desk December 05, 2017 11:51:19

SHANGHAI, CHINA - December 5, 2017 - DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has introduced a new Online Freight Quotation & Booking Service for int...

Alliance Leasing and Finance makes debut

FE Online Desk December 05, 2017 11:22:39

A new financial institution- Alliance Leasing and Finance Company Limited (ALFCL)- with multinational collaboration in Bangladesh recently began its journey. The major sponsor of the company is Peo...

Petrobangla seeks Tk 26b to pay VAT, SD to NBR

FE Report December 05, 2017 09:47:56

The state-owned Petro-bangla has sought over Tk 26 billion from the government for paying the outstanding value added tax (VAT) and supplementary duty (SD) to the National Board of Revenue (NBR). The...

4G licence auction on Feb 13

-- December 04, 2017 20:16:45

The auction for issuing licence of the fourth generation (4G) mobile phone services in the country will be held on February 13. Interested operators can submit their applications till January 14 next...

BD to demand implementation of previous WTO decisions

FE Online Report December 04, 2017 17:56:53

Bangladesh will reiterate its demands for implementing previous decisions in the next WTO Ministerial Conference to be held in Argentina this month. The previous decisions include duty free, quota fr...

Premier Bank organises ‘Probashi Palli Mela’ in Ctg

FE Online Desk December 04, 2017 15:36:38

Premier Bank Limited has organised ‘Probashi Palli Mela’ at Shantirhat area in Rangunia upazila of Chittagong district for exchanging views with the local beneficiaries of expatriates. Fo...

Dollar shines after US tax bill passage

Reuters December 04, 2017 15:17:05

Gold prices fell in Asian trade on Monday, as the dollar gained on expectations that the United States’ economy will expand further after the Senate passed a bill to overhaul the country’s...

Airbus eyes new aircraft delivery record

-- December 04, 2017 14:40:18

Airbus planemaking chief Fabrice Bregier said the company still expects to deliver more than 700 aircraft to customers in 2017, a production record, despite delays in deliveries of engines from suppli...

bKash offers up to 60pc discount on hotels, airfares

FE Online Desk December 04, 2017 13:51:17

bKash has launched a travel scheme for its customers offering discounts up to 60 per cent on selected hotels, resorts and online air tickets. The country’s largest mobile financial service prov...

Facebook's new London office to create 800 jobs

-- December 04, 2017 13:02:10

Facebook is opening a new London office that will allow it to create 800 new jobs in 2018, underlining its commitment to UK as the country prepares for Brexit. By the end of next year about 2,300 peo...

Global oil prices slip slightly

-- December 04, 2017 12:36:46

Global oil prices fell on Monday after US shale drillers added two rigs last week, bringing the total count up to 749, highest since September. The prices still held close to their highest since mid-...

CHINAPLAS this April in Shanghai

FE Online Desk December 04, 2017 12:35:08

CHINAPLAS, the largest trade fair for plastics and rubber in Asia, will be held in the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Hongqiao, Shanghai from April 24 to April 27 in 2018. The exh...