Dhaka, Tuesday, January 16, 2018

LATEST NEWS

National : **PM to open BDF tomorrow**ECNEC approves 14 projects worth Taka 18,483 crore**   |   International : ** 21 IS fighters killed in eastern Afghanistan ** DPRK announces result of working-level talks with S. Korea ** Nicaragua piles on Trump criticism after slur ** US, allies meet to find diplomatic way out of N. Korea crisis **    |   

Economy News

China denies report it could halt US bond purchases

BEIJING, Jan 11, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - China on Thursday denied a Bloomberg News report that it may slow or cease its purchases of US Treasury bonds, which caused the dollar t...More...

Chad shelves bid to cut civil service salaries

N'DJAMENA, Jan 11, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - The cash-strapped central African nation of Chad has suspended a plan to reduce the salaries of its civil servants, Prime Minister Alb...More...

WB forecasts higher growth prospect for Bangladesh

DHAKA, Jan 10, 2018 (BSS) - The World Bank (WB) in a report today upgraded its forecast for the Bangladesh economy, attributing the progress to the supportive fiscal poli...More...

Stocks fall for 5th straight day

DHAKA, Jan 10, 2018 (BSS) - Stocks fell for the 5th consecutive session on Wednesday as most indices on the country's both bourses -- Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chitt...More...

NAFTA has worked for US oil industry: executive

WASHINGTON, Jan 10, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - The US oil industry has benefitted from the free trade pact with Canada and Mexico, and an industry representative on Tuesday urged t...More...

BB issues guidelines for treasury bonds buy-back

DHAKA, Jan 9, 2018 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) has issued a 16-point guideline to undertake buy-back programme for the government treasury bonds or bills aiming to redu...More...