Corporate plan to buy and rent family homes an inevitable step for capitalism

The business of owning and renting out homes has a long history in Canada and around the world. But in the current era of house envy, plans to corporatize single-family rentals have sparked a backlash.A Toronto poster objecting to densification of an urban neighbourhood. Real estate experts say buying to rent in the big city…

StanChart rolls out pandemic response plan for 2021

Standard Chartered Bangladesh has announced a Tk 13.5 crore strategic action plan for 2021 to support healthcare and immediate assistance, restore livelihoods and catalyse long-term growth. The new measures include immediate assistance through emergency food relief distribution for Covid-19 affected marginalised communities, healthcare support, medical equipment for healthcare facilities and frontline health workers, oxygen concentrators…

City Bank gets new DMD

City Bank recently witnessed the appointment of a new deputy managing director. The appointee, Zabid Iqbal, has been serving the bank as credit risk officer and chief anti-money laundering compliance officer since January 2019. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel. Prior to joining City Bank, Iqbal was the deputy CEO…

Stocks fall on profit booking

The stock market fell yesterday as investors booked profits following the rise in the prices aided by the steady run of the key index. The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), fell 19 points, or 0.32 per cent, to close the day at 6,105. For all latest news, follow The Daily…