Bosses at Britain's largest public companies will have on average made more money in the first four days of 2018 than typical workers earn annually, according to independent calculations released Thursday. The High Pay Centre, a think tank, and
The ailing dollar fell to its lowest in over three months on Tuesday, while surprisingly upbeat Chinese manufacturing data ensured there was no serious new year hangover for world shares despite a groggy start for Europe. Sentiment was also helped
The inflow of remittance has crossed US$13,000 million in the just-concluded 2017 as the flow has been increased during the last couple of months. According to the Bangladesh Bank (BB) latest data, expatriate Bangladeshis have sent $6,935.72
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has urged France and other countries to push through reforms "while the sun is shining" on the global economy. In an interview with France's Le Journal du Dimanche published Sunday
The investors witnessed gain in the benchmark indices of the country’s bourses – Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange – on Sunday (Dec 31). The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, climbed over 58.05 points and
Gold extended its rally to a three-month high on Friday, leaping toward its biggest one-year rise in seven years as a wilting U.S. dollar, political tensions and receding concerns over the impact of U.S. interest rate hikes fed into its rally.
Markets were ending 2017 in a party mood on Friday after a year in which a concerted pick-up in global growth boosted corporate profits and commodity prices, while benign inflation kept central banks from snatching away the monetary punch bowl.
The government is expecting that the country's economy will perform better in 2018 after maintaining steady progress in major fronts in the outgoing year 2017. Economic analysts are also confident about brighter future. Taking to BSS, State
Transactions in the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) increased by 82.08 percent year-on-year with a total turnover of Taka 2,16,959 crore in 2017 and a daily average turnover of Taka 874.83 crore. In 2016, total turnover was Taka 1,19,157 crore with a
Former Chairman of AB Bank M Wahidul Haque is now being faced questioning by the officials of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in a graft allegation. He has reached the ACC headquarters around 9:15am on Thursday. Earlier the Anti-Corruption
Bangladesh Bank (BB) has requested all to abstain from online-based virtual currency or crypto currency, like bitcoin, ethereum, ripple and litecoin as there is no legal framework of the currencies in any country across the world.
Nintendo is expecting to sell more than 20 million of its new "Switch" consoles in the next fiscal year, the firm's president said, with sales outpacing its smash-hit Wii console in some places. Tatsumi Kimishima told Thursday's
Country’s first-ever mini-garment factory, set up in a jail to facilitate income-generating activities, for prisoners will be opened here on Wednesday. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan will inaugurate the mini-garment factory at the district
Oil prices were stable on Tuesday, with Brent crude lingering near 2015 highs on the back of an outlook for healthy demand amid ongoing production cuts led by OPEC and Russia. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $58.50 a
The investors witnessed gain in the benchmark indices of the country’s bourses – Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange – on Sunday (Dec 24). The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, climbed over 6.13 points and
Bitcoin plunged on Friday, extending a fall that saw the crypto-currency lose almost a third of its value from a record of nearly $20,000 (£15,000). The crypto-currency's price dipped below $11,000 on Friday, according to the Coindesk
OPEC has started working on plans for an exit strategy from its deal to cut supplies with non-member producers, two OPEC sources said, a sign that an eventual winding down of the deal is coming onto producers’ radar, at least in theory. The
Universal Robots, the leading manufacturers of advanced, light weight collaborative robotic arms, will expand their operations in Bangladesh, after successfully having set up their operations in India and Sri Lanka. The Universal Robots General