Women should focus on diabetic food production: analysts

Women entrepreneurs should focus on innovative food businesses, like diabetic confectionary items, due to its immense potential in


Outlook stable, Moody's says

Moody's Investors Service has projected Bangladesh's outlook as stable again for the current year, but said a fractious political environment threatens rating.

Reliance elects new chair

Zakia Rouf Chowdhury and Shahnaz Rahman were unanimously elected chairman and vice-chairman of Reliance Insurance respectively,

Bangladesh, India to cooperate on high-yielding rice seeds

Seed bodies of India and Bangladesh yesterday formalised a move to cooperate on expediting trade of high-yielding varieties (HYV) of

DSE seeks circuit breaker on new stocks; market hits 18-month low

The premier bourse yesterday urged the stockmarket regulator to impose a circuit breaker on new stocks to check an abnormal rise in

Moody's cuts Greece rating further into junk

Moody's downgraded Greece's debt further into junk territory Wednesday, citing "high uncertainty" that Athens can reach a new


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Forex reserves hit record high at $24b

Bangladesh's foreign exchange reserves reached a record high of $24 billion yesterday, said Kazi Saidur Rahman, general manager of Bangladesh Bank.

Garment exporters want revision of rules for tax at source

Garment makers yesterday called upon the National Board of Revenue to collect 0.3 percent tax at source on 10 percent of their profits from exports, instead of overall profits.

Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2-inch screen, showing it is still

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