Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said the Cash Reserve Requirement (CRR) for banks will be 5.5 percent from the existing 6.5 percent to mitigate the ongoing liquidity crisis in the banking sector.
Lebanon's parliament has adopted a 2018 government budget projecting a slightly reduced deficit of $4.8 billion.
Asian markets resumed their downward spiral on Wednesday following a sell-off on Wall Street, with technology firms tracking their US counterparts, while trade war fears continue to niggle at investor confidence.
Chief Whip of the Jatiya Sangsad ASM Feroz at a function in Geneva has called upon the foreign investors to invest more in Bangladesh as it has easy availability of manpower and all other industrialization facilities.
The broader DSEX index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed on Tuesday below 5,500-mark again due to price fall in large-cap securities despite higher transactions.
The World Bank has approved a US$15 million financing to help Bangladesh produce timely and quality statistics.
Grameenphone and Banglalink have paid Tk 152 crore as Value Added Tax (VAT) on their spectrum acquisition fee for 4G.
US President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed the prospect of a trade war, remaining defiant in the face of the global uproar sparked by his sudden announcement of steel and aluminum tariffs.
Global stocks struck a triumphant note on Monday, rising solidly ahead of an event-packed trading week.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) will organise a three-day fair in the city from March 8 for the successful women entrepreneurs to display and promote their products.
US job creation accelerated in January, as the labor market continued to absorb workers at a robust pace, unemployment clung to a record low and wages moved higher, the government said in a key report Friday.
The share price of British financial services group Capita plunged more than 40 percent on Wednesday after the indebted outsourcing firm warned over future profits.
India promised hundreds of billions of dollars to develop poor rural areas and to help struggling farmers in its annual budget Thursday, looking to win over voters ahead of the next general election.
Samsung Electronics reported a 73 percent jump in its fourth quarter net profit on Wednesday, setting a record for any three-month period, mainly driven by demand for its memory chips and display panels.
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with investor sentiment weighed down by a strong yen and a retreat from records on Wall Street.