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    7 new banks added to BKash Add Money service

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:34pm on August 08, 2020

    The opportunity of instant money transfer service from banks’ app and internet banking to BKash account has been increased with the addition of seven new banks, said a press release...

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    Stocks extend rally to 7th week riding on insurance scrips

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on August 08, 2020

    Dhaka stocks advanced in the past week, extending the gaining streak to the seventh consecutive week as investors continued buying shares, especially those of insurance companies amid...

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    BAPLC seeks removal of cap on promo expenses

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on August 08, 2020

    The Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies has demanded removal of the cap on promotional expenses the National Board of Revenue imposed in the budget for the current fiscal...

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    Canada co seeks $10m refund from 2 Bangladeshi cos over poor quality

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:24pm on August 08, 2020

    A Canadian buyer has sought refund on an order of medical masks from two Bangladeshi suppliers, claiming that the suppliers delivered non-medical and poor-quality products...

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    Firms show poor business confidence in July-Sept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:13pm on August 08, 2020

    Bangladeshi firms are perceived to have poor business confidence in the July-September 2020 period though the level of confidence is projected to have increased for the period compared with...

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    US adds 1.8m jobs in July, unemployment rate falls to 10.2pc

    | Updated at 10:46pm on August 07, 2020

    The US economy added just 1.8 million jobs in July, far fewer than in May and June but not as bad as some economists feared, according to government data released on Friday...

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    Microsoft eyes entire operations of TikTok: report

    | Updated at 10:45pm on August 07, 2020

    Microsoft has expanded its talks on TikTok to a potential deal that would include buying the global operations of the fastgrowing video-sharing app, the Financial Times reported on Thursday...

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    Chinese WeChat users fear being cut off from US friends

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:44pm on August 07, 2020

    A United States ban on the WeChat messaging platform could cut lines of communication between friends in China and America and force people to switch to a replacement, social media users...

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    Travel money group Travelex cuts 1,300 UK jobs

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:42pm on August 07, 2020

    Travelex, the currency exchange group, has axed more than 1,300 jobs in the UK, blaming the move on the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and a cyber attack...

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    Virus lockdown hits French output, trade, jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:41pm on August 07, 2020

    France saw coronavirus lockdown destroy 1,19,400 full-time private sector jobs in the second quarter of 2020 on top of nearly half a million lost in the first, according to an estimate by the Insee...