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India's feuding Tata Sons names new chief

MUMBAI, Jan 12, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - India salt-to-steel conglomerate Tata Sons appointed a new chairman of the board on Thursday, the company said in a statement, following an acrimonious management di...More...

Workshop on payroll tax held at BB

DHAKA, Jan 12, 2017 (BSS) - A workshop was held today at the Bangladesh Bank's headquarters in the city to create awareness among the officers and employees on payroll tax.

BB's Executi...More...

DSE index reaches new high at week's close

DHAKA, Jan 12, 2017 (BSS) - The major price index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) reached a new high on Thursday to finish a mixed week.

DSEX added 160.63 points over...More...

Most Asia stocks up but Tokyo hit by Trump worries

HONG KONG, Jan 12, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Most Asian markets rose Thursday after a pick-up on Wall Street but Tokyo tumbled as investors were left deflated by a lack of econ...More...

Trump under fire over business plan

NEW YORK, Jan 12, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Donald Trump said Wednesday he had handed complete control of his business to his adult sons but stopped short of a full divestment, ...More...

WB forecasts 6.8pc growth for FY17

DHAKA, Jan 11, 2017 (BSS) - The country's economy will grow by 6.8 percent in the current 2016-17 financial year (FY17) when the growth rate for the global economy wil...More...