Now| Business

New clients to get priority for stimulus funds: Bangladesh Bank

Bangladesh Bank today asked banks to give priority to new clients while giving out loans from the stimulus package dedicated to the large service and industrial units.

2h ago| Business

Stocks bounce back

Stock market bounced back today because of higher participation of institutional investors.

19h ago| Banks

BB in a fix with next monetary policy

The Bangladesh Bank faces a complex situation as it draws up its monetary policy statement for the current fiscal year in the wake of escalating excess liquidity and ongoing business slowdown.

19h ago| Indian

Global growth to stay strong but virus the top risk, say economists

Global economic growth prospects are holding strong for this year and next, despite a significant majority of economists in Reuters polls warning new variants of the coronavirus pose the biggest...

19h ago| Asia

IMF cuts emerging Asia growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday cut this year’s economic growth forecast for emerging Asia, as a spike in coronavirus cases from new variants and slow vaccinations cloud the region’s...

19h ago| Global Economy

UK retail sales dip slightly

British retailers reported only a slight slowdown in July after sales growth hit its highest in almost three years in June, the first full month after non-essential shops reopened from a...

Linde profit soars 64pc, amps up stocks

Stocks of Linde Bangladesh rose 2.71 per cent to Tk 1,376 yesterday after the company reported higher profits in this year’s January-June period.

Marico’s sales rise despite second wave

Marico Bangladesh posted 11 per cent growth in sales in the April-June quarter despite the second wave of coronavirus infections on the back of hair oils and baby care portfolios.

1d ago| New Product

Marico launches ‘Red King Men’s Cooling Oil’

Marico Bangladesh has recently launched a new “Red King Men’s Cooling Oil”.