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    Stocks rise after 2-day plunge on tax proposal review hope

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Dhaka stocks gained marginally on Tuesday after a plunge in the previous two sessions as investors went for buying shares with an expectation that the...

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    Inflation rises for fifth month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Point-to-point inflation increased for the five consecutive months in May to 5.63 per cent from 5.58 per cent in April mainly for price hike of...

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    No MFS cost hike for customers: BTRC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Tuesday assured that its directive on mobile financial services would not increase any MFS cost for customers.The telecom regulator...

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    Increased tax on telcos contradicts foreign investment protection law: AMTOB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Imposition of increased tax on the mobile phone industry contradicts the Foreign Private Investment (Promotion and Protection) Act, 1980 as such taxation would result in...

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    FB reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals

    Reuters . San Francisco/New York | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move...

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    UK businesses look for opportunities in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    A delegation of British-Bangladeshi businesspersons is exploring investment opportunities in Bangladesh’s different sectors, including ICT, garments, manufacturing, infrastructure, engineering, construction, logistics, banking and financial services.The...

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    Airbus, Boeing bag $17b of deals in Paris Airshow battle

    Reuters . Le Bourget | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Airbus and Boeing bagged more than $17 billion in plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow as their sales teams scrapped for orders...

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    India to review data storage rules that irked US tech firms

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an issue that has...

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