Rising temperature may cut 2.6% of daylight work hours by 2025

Bangladesh is set to lose 2.6% of annual daylight work hours by 2025 due to rising temperatures, according to a new United Nations report. The loss of daylight work hours could increase to 4.7% in ...

Bangladesh still attractive for FDI

Foreign investors have not yet turned back, but keep their close eyes on what happens next in Bangladesh after deadly cafe attack, people familiar with foreign investment said. But they said despit ...

Tk1,091cr power transmission project likely to get Ecnec nod today

The government is going to undertake a project to evacuate power from the upcoming 1200MW Matarbari coal-fired power plant in Cox’s Bazar to the load center located at Madunaghat in Chittagong. ...

Govt likely to review ban on hilsa export

Bangladesh government is likely to review ban on hilsa export after the fish are normally available in local markets this season, officials said. The scarcity of hilsa and subsequently its unus ...

Report: Bangladesh among 10 countries set to become new drivers of global growth

Bangladesh has been named one of 10 emerging markets that are set become new drivers of global economic growth over the next 10 years. BMI Research report says the economy is heading for impres ...

Annual inflation falls to decade low

Bangladesh has comfortably met its annual inflation target in the just concluded financial year, as hikes in food prices lost pace. Analysts attributed the decline of inflation rate to good dom ...

Inflation inches up in June

Inflation in Bangladesh has risen slightly in June after a marginal drop in May, government data shows. The month-to-month inflation stood at 5.53% in June, according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statis ...

Terror attack, rain and long holiday mar Eid sales

Retail sales registered sharp decline during Eid shopping this year when traders usually witness brisk business during the month of Ramadan, retailers said yesterday. Terror attack, rain and a ...

BSEC puts out guideline on derivative instrument

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has released guidelines on financial derivatives in order to bring new instruments for giving more choice to investors in the capital market. Curre ...

Terror attack pulls Eid sale down

Eid sale has suffered badly following the deadly terror attack on an upscale Dhaka restaurant that left at least 28 dead, including six attackers and 20 foreigners. According to sellers and tra ...

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