EURUSD 1.0969|1.0972 : GBPUSD 1.5620|1.5623 : USDJPY 124.07|124.10 : USDCHF 0.9669|0.9672 : USDCAD 1.3121|1.3124 : EURJPY 136.11|136.14 : EURCHF 1.0608|1.0611 : GBPJPY 193.80|193.87 : GBPCHF 1.5104|1.5111 : GOLD 1093.04|1093.64       Seoul Shares Open down 0.19 Pct      Tokyo's Nikkei Share Average Opens down 0.22 Pct at 20,540.21      South Korean Won Opens Onshore Trade at 1,165.0 Per Dollar Vs 1,170.0 at Previous Close      Australia Jul Aig Manufacturing Index Increase to 50.4 Vs Prev 44.20       South Korea Jun Current Account Balance* Increase to +10.80 Bln $ Vs Prev 6.44 Bln $      Boj: Current Account Balance at 226.8 Trln at End of Day      Boj: Banks' Reserve Balance at 173.2 Trln at End of Day      Nz's Nzx 50 Opens at 5920.950 Points, down 0.010 Pct      Australian Dollar Trades at $0.7306 in Early Asia-Pacific Trade      New Zealand Dollar Trades at $0.6586 in Early Asia-Pacific Trade   

Banking

IBBL deposit rises by 13.5% in H1 of 2015

The deposit inflow of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) grew by 13.50 per cent in the first half (H1) of this calendar year indicates boosting confidence of the depositors on the Shariah-based bank

Stocks

Bangladesh’s stocks edge higher

Bangladesh’s stocks inched slightly higher on Sunday as DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), crossed the 4,800-mark and ended at 4,802.02, gaining 9.71 points or 0.20 per cent

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

Bangladesh-India DG-level talks begins tomorrow

After the historic exchange of enclaves between Bangladesh and India, a 22-member high-level delegations of both country's border guarding forces will sit for annual DG level talks in Delhi on Monday

International

Debris from same type of aircraft as MH370: Malaysia

A piece of wreckage that washed up on an island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777 – the same type of aircraft as MH370, which vanished last year, Malaysian authorities says

Environment

Could human beings ever reach 'Earth 2.0'?

Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet ever discovered, a place with just enough sunlight to possibly support the crops and house plants of life forms like ourselves.

Health

New therapy against cancer

An innovative immunological therapy that attacks carcinogenic cells in humans by increasing the body's anti-tumour response was presented in Santiago city in Chile

BD in Global Media

Modi’s Bangladesh border breakthrough bodes well

Indian PM Narendra Modi's Bangladesh visit became a fruitful one as two neighbours sign LBA and swap 162 enclaves that were left behind in each other’s territories when boundaries were drawn in 1947