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    Clients facing trouble as govt squeezes sales of savings tools

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:18am on July 19, 2017

    Clients are facing trouble in investing their money in the national savings tools as most of the banks, post offices and national savings bureaus have squeezed sales of the tools in last two months...

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    ADB to give $526m in loan for PPP infra projects

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:22am on July 19, 2017

    The Asian Development Bank will provide $526 million in loan to help sustain and increase infrastructure investments in Bangladesh, particularly in financing public-private partnership projects, said the multilateral lending agency on Tuesday...

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    Canada court rejects suit seeking $2b damages from 2 retailers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:25am on July 19, 2017

    An Ontario court has rejected a class-action lawsuit seeking $2 billion from Joe Fresh and Loblaw Cos Ltd, two Canada-based global retailers, over the Rana Plaza building collapse on April 14, 2013 which killed more than 1,100 and injured some 2,500 people....

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    Experts, policymakers call for research, innovation to sustain economic dev

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:27am on July 19, 2017

    Policymakers and experts from Bangladesh and European Union on Tuesday emphasised on conducting rigorous research and innovation activities on various industrial and social challenges to sustain economic and social development in the country...

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    BB gov asks businesses to take syndicated loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:30am on July 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank governor Fazle Kabir on Tuesday urged businesspeople to take syndicated loans from the banks to implement the mega projects...

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    Stocks inch down for 2nd day as profit taking continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:15am on July 19, 2017

    Dhaka stocks inched down on Tuesday for the second day in a row as some investors remained in a profit-booking mood while others shifted their focus on financial shares amid optimism....

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    Dhaka stocks drop on profit-taking sell-offs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on July 17, 2017

    Dhaka stocks dropped on Monday after a two-day gain amid investors’ profit-booking share sales after the recent market surge...

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    2nd Vietnam rice shipment arrives in Ctg

    Our Correspondent , Chittagong | Updated at 11:03pm on July 17, 2017

    The second shipment of rice from Vietnam reached Chittagong Port’s outer anchorage on Monday morning. The consignment contained a total of 27,000 tonnes of rice, officials said...

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    Govt allows import of 5 lakh tonnes of crude salt

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on July 17, 2017

    The government on Monday allowed import of five lakh tonnes of crude salt to keep the supply and the price of the essential item stable at the domestic market...

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    NBR to give one-stop service to foreign investors at all zones

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on July 17, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has decided to appoint a focal point officer at all income tax offices across the country to provide one stop services related to income tax to foreign investors and taxpayers...