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Gains for banks and retailers take stocks to record highs

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New York, Sep 13 (AP) - U.S. stocks rose to record highs Tuesday as banks kept rising and retailers climbed after some encouraging job data.
It was the second straight day for big gains in bank stocks as bond yields pushed higher, which allows banks to charge higher rates on loans. Retailers rose after the Labor Department said job openings and hiring both grew in July, and more people quit their jobs to take new ones. That left investors hopeful people will shop and spend more.

Asia stocks mostly rise as Irma and North Korea worries fade

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Tokyo, Sept 12 (AP)- Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday, encouraged by optimism on Wall Street as Hurricane Irma weakened and made way for recovery efforts and a North Korean holiday passed without new missile launches.
KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1.0 percent to...

IBBL board meet held

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Commerce Reporter
A meeting of the Board of Directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) was held at the Board Room of Islami Bank Tower on Monday.
Arastoo Khan, Chairman of the Bank presided over the meeting, said a press release.
Yousif Abdullah Al-Rajhi, Vice Chairman and foreign...

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