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    Stocks gain marginally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Dhaka stocks gained marginally on Thursday as a section of investors went for bargain hunting targeting sector specific scrips. DSEX, the key index of Dhaka...

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    Clients, banks in a fix over tightened international card transactions

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Banks and clients are unhappy over the tightening of cards-based international transaction rules by the Bangladesh Bank as both the parties have found the process...

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    Onion price still high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2019

    The prices of onion were still high in city markets on Thursday although imports from Egypt and Pakistan were pouring in. Traders said that retail...

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    Poor farmers to get priority in aman paddy procurement: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque on Thursday said that poor farmers would be given priority in paddy procurement this year as the government would procure six...

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    India rice export prices slide to multi-year low on supply influx

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Indian rice export prices fell to their lowest in nearly three years this week as fresh supplies from the summer-sown crop loom large, with subdued...

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    India’s West Bengal willing to import bicycles from Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh. Kolkata | Updated at 09:44pm on November 22, 2019

    Chief minister of India’s West Bengal Mamata Banerjee at a meeting with Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday showed interest to import bicycles from Bangladesh

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    India to offload Bharat Petroleum in state stake sell-off

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    India had agreed to sell stakes in five state-run companies, including oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL), finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday, a...

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    Alibaba, Aramco share sales fail to deliver banks fee windfall

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    A late-year rush of giant global share sales led by Alibaba’s $13 billion Hong Kong listing and Aramco’s $26 billion initial public offering is failing...