Dhaka: 4:43 AM, Thu, 27 Jul, 2017

BB unveils monetary policy

Economic Reporter: Bangladesh Bank (BB) has announced its flagship monetary policy statement (MPS) for the first half of the current 2017-18 financial year (FY18).

BB to unveil monetary policy Wednesday

Economic Reporter: Bangladesh Bank (BB) will announce Wednesday its flagship monetary policy statement (MPS) for the first half of the current 2017-18 financial year (FY18).

Walton eyes to grab excessive demands for fridge in Qurbani

Milton Ahmed: The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ has greatly focused on the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, one of the largest religious festivals of the Muslim community, by setting a target of selling out about five lakh pieces of refrigerators and freezers during the month of July and August this year.

Walton launches AC with Ionizer technology

Economic Reporter: The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ has launched new model air conditioner with Ionizer technology in the local market.

ADB to provide $52.60cr for infrastructure

Staff Correspondent:  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$526 million, $52.60 crore,  Multitranche Financing Facility (MFF) to sustain and increase infrastructure investments in the country.

Walton announces 1-yr replacement guarantee on LED TVs

Milton Ahmed: Country's leading electronics brand Walton has extended its replacement period from six months to one year for LED televisions with the assurance for customers of providing a new device on any fault in TV panel.

Walton brings 200 models of home appliances

Milton Ahmed: Walton has brought about 200 models of home and kitchen appliances with unique design in the local market with the aim of upholding its Ramadan sales growth during the period of Eid-ul-Azha or Qurbani Eid.

Walton adds 2 more smartphones to NH series

Augustin Sujan: Local brand Walton added two new models of smartphones to its Primo NH series. The new 'Primo NH3' and 'Primo NH3 Lite' feature similar design and most of the specs. Priced at 7,790 and 6,490 BDT, the phones are available with three different colours - coffee, black and golden- at all Walton Plaza and branded outlets across the country.

Marcel brings 200 plus models following Eid-ul-Azha

Economic Reporter: The local electronics and electrical home appliances manufacturer ‘Marcel’ is now showcasing more than 200 eye-catching models of its wide range of products following the imminent Eid-ul-Azha, one of the biggest religious festivals of the country’s Muslim community, aimed at continuing its huge sales during Eid-ul-Fitr.

JICA to give TK 13,000 crore for six projects

KMA Hasnath: As a part of accelerating potential economic growth, Japan will give a total of 178.223 billion yen (about US$1.59 billion) to Bangladesh as Official Development Assistance (ODA) loans for six infrastructure projects. The loan amount stands approximately TK 13,000 crore.

Finance Bill, 2017 passed suspending new VAT law

Parliament Correspondent: The Jatiya Sangsad (JS) on Wednesday passed the 'Finance Bill 2017' with several amendments to the budget proposals, including reducing the rates of excise duty on the deposits of bank accounts and delaying the full enforcement of the Value Added Tax (VAT) and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012.

Bank branches in commercial areas remain open today

Economic Reporter: The banks have kept open some of their branches located at commercial areas and district towns today (Saturday) to help businesspeople operate their financial activities properly ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Lachcha Semai being sold at Tk 1000 per kg!

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Lachcha Semai is being sold Tk 1000 per kg. It is a surprised price. Generally, Lachcha Semai is being sold in the market from Tk 140 to Tk 600 per kg.

Marcel showcases enormous frost, non-frost fridges following Eid

Milton Ahmed: Renowned local electronics brand ‘Marcel’ targeted 25 percent sales growth on refrigerators in the holy month of Ramadan as the demand and trust of the consumers for its products are gradually mounting.

Walton releases 26 new models of fridges ahead of Eid

Staff Correspondent: The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ has set a target of selling two lakh pieces of refrigerators in the holy month of Ramadan as the demand for the cooling appliances is relatively high centering Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the largest festivals of Muslims. The target is 20 percent higher than the previous year.