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DSE director warns borrowing money, selling property for stock investment

Dhaka Stock Exchange Director Rakibur Rahman has once again cautioned individual investors not to risk it all in the capital market like selling off property or borrowing large amounts of money, reports bdnews24.com  His advice, made during a press conference convened by the premier bourse Thursday, comes close on the heel of another round of caution sounded by market observers ... Read More »

Bullish Stockmarket: It’s time to be cautious

Economic Desk The stockmarket is getting back its rhythm missing for almost six years since the inevitable crash in early 2011, which left thousands of investors penniless. And the latest bullish run continuing for months has evoked the fear of bubble waiting to burst. The premier bourse’s key index reached 5,500-point mark with the turnover crossing Tk 2,000 crore for ... Read More »

E-village project launched, MoU signed

businessnews24bd.com An e-village project has been launched to bring down the cost of farming and to increase the production by manifold aiming to utilise the use of ICT to give the agricultural sector a major boost. The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University is implementing the project while iSoftStone, a joint venture of Chinese Huawei Technologies, is providing technical support. Center ... Read More »

Stocks finish flat thru’ an eventful week

businessnews24bd.com Stocks finished week flat on Thursday after setting some records during an eventful week in terms of market trend and activities. The broader DSEX and the Shariah DSES indices of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) set a new record at 5575.47 and 1276.45 on the third session of the week on active buying around large-cap securities. The daily turnover in ... Read More »

Al Gore voices concern over Rampal, PM defends

businessnews24bd.com Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina once again defended the construction of Rampal coal-fired power plant in Bagerhat as former US vice president Al Gore raised the issue at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos.  According to a BSS report from Davos, the prime minister invited Al Gore, a globally famed environmentalist, to visit Bangladesh and see for himself ... Read More »

E-village project launched, MoU signed

 businessnews24bd.com An e-village project has been launched to bring down the cost of farming and to increase the production by manifold aiming to utilize the use of ICT to give the agricultural sector a major boost. The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University is implementing the project while iSoftStone, a joint venture of Chinese Huawei Technologies, is providing technical support. ... Read More »

Govt initiates skills training, employment for disadvantaged community

  businessnews24bd.com  Finance Division of the Ministry of Finance  has initiated skills training and gainful employments for five lac work forces by 2020 to contribute for eliminating poverty and ensure sustainable development for making Bangladesh a middle income country by 2021 and a developed country by 2041, senior officials of the Government disclosed this at a consultation workshop on Social ... Read More »

Stocks see corrections breaking 7-day rally

 businessnews24bd.com Market went through major corrections on Wednesday, breaking a ceaseless rally that continued at both Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges in the past seven sessions in a row. The corrections in prices of majority of the traded shares were, however, moderate to low level as the demand side remained considerably strong on active buying by both individual and institutional ... Read More »

BD to publish NY Fed heist probe report after retrieving money from Philippines

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said he will publish the probe report on the central bank cyber heist after retrieving all the money from the Philippines, reports bdnews24.com   He was talking to journalists at his office after a meeting with a World Bank delegation led by Bangladesh country director. The minister had spoken of a number of deadlines to ... Read More »

BD economy to grow at 8 pc in next two years : FM

Bangladesh will achieve 8 percent economic growth in the coming two years, Finance Minister Abdul Maal Abdul Muhith has hoped, reports bdnews24.com He made the comment in a discussion arranged by the Bangabandhu Foundation’s Bangladesh Bank chapter on Tuesday.   “I’m very hopeful about Bangladesh achieving 8 percent growth in the coming two years.”"I believe we have all the reasons ... Read More »

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