Banking

Bank’s NOP limit increased by 11% in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bank increases the net open position (NOP) limit of commercial banks for holding foreign exchange in order to keep the inter-bank foreign exchange market stable

Stocks

Bangladesh’s stocks edge up amid volatility

Bangladesh’s stocks edge higher amid choppy trading as DSEX goes up by 14.40 points and CSEX gains 51 points when investors go for late hours moderate buying

Apparel

Bangladesh forms panel for Swan Garment workers' pay

Bangladesh's junior labour minister Mujibul Haque Chunnu has said that a committee has been formed to take steps to clear the dues of Swan Garments workers

Treasury

Indian Rupee down 7 paise against US dollar in early trade

Indian rupee fell by 7 paise to 63.98 a dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on Thursday as the American currency strengthened overseas after the Federal Reserve upgraded its outlook on the US economy.

National

Amnesty for illegal workers extended in Oman

Oman extends amnesty for three months for illegal foreign workers. Under the amnesty, overstaying workers will be able to leave the country without facing any legal action till October

Offbeat

This brainy pooch can solve maths problems faster than a toddler

A two-year-old brainy dog in the UK can solve maths problems faster than a toddler due to his special talent for sorting shapes, recognising numbers and knowing around 60 different commands.

Education

Bangladesh takes Indian tips on civil servants’ selection

Bangladesh’s Public Civil Service Commission (PSC) chairman Ekram Ahmed yesterday met India’s Union Minister Jitendra Singh and discussed the Indian system of recruitment of civil servants.