Dhaka: 6:53 PM, Thu, 19 Jan, 2017

Britain to leave EU market

Risingbd Desk: Britain will quit the EU single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday in a decisive speech that set a course for a clean break with the world's largest trading bloc.

32pc investment GDP ratio in next two-year: Muhith

Staff Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith said the current investment environment of the country is very good and hoped that the investment GDP ratio would be 32 percent within the next two-year.

IMF raises its global growth forecasts for 2017

Desk Report: The International Monetary Fund has slightly raised its economic forecasts for global growth this year, on the back of a stronger-than-expected performance by the United States, China, Europe, and Japan.

Walton starts New Year with zero pending servicing

Economic Reporter: Walton Service Management System (WSMS) started its ‘New Year-2017’ journey with zero pending servicing claims.

Natarajan Chandrasekaran new Tata Group chairman

Risingbd Desk: India's Tata Group appointed Natarajan Chandrasekaran as its new chairman on Thursday, months after an acrimonious stand-off with its outgoing chairman Cyrus Mistry.

'Over 10,000 commodities to get duty-free access under APTA'

Staff Correspondent: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Friday said 10,677 commodities would get duty-free access instead of the existing 4,648 items under the 4th round Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) negotiation meeting being held in Thailand.

‘No fear to lose jobs if not involved in anti-state activities’

Special Correspondent: Arastoo Khan, the newly appointed chairman of the Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd, said there is no fear for employees and staff to lose their jobs if they are not found to be directly connected to anti-state activities.

Prices slashed on Walton home appliances

Economic Correspondent: The country’s electronics giant Walton slashed the prices of its various sorts of home appliances following the advent of New Year and the ongoing month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair-2017 at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital.

Walton displays 500 plus models of products at DITF

Staff Correspondent: More than 500 models of electronics and electrical appliances of Walton are being displayed and sold out at Walton Pavilion in the ongoing month-long 22nd Dhaka International Trade Fair at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital.

PM advises to analyse overall info for investment

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has advised small investors to anylise overall information of any company before investing there.

Rupee to fall to record low over coming year

International Desk: The rupee is expected to fall further against the US dollar this year to a record low, hit by rising global bond yields and an economic blow from New Delhi's dramatic currency crackdown launched two months ago, a Reuters poll found.

One-stop service for investors: Cabinet Secretary

Staff Correspondent: Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said an act will be enacted to provide one-stop service to the investors from a single platform within a short time.

PM delighted holding Walton Laptop

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the month-long 22nd Dhaka International Trade Fair 2017 at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital`s Agargaon area.  

Dhaka Int'l Trade Fair begins Sunday

Economic Correspondent: The month-long 22nd Dhaka International Trade Fair 2017 will kick off Sunday at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital's Agargaon area.  

Walton Pavilion with selfie corner, transparent display at DITF

Akram Hossain: The three-storey Walton Mega Pavilion, set up at the ground of 22nd Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) scheduled to begin on January 1, 2017 at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital, has been decorated with eye-caching selfie corner and transparent display.