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    Bangladesh govt makes mobile calls pricy in the name of uniform rate

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 08:57pm on August 13, 2018

    The government has made mobile phone calls costly for the majority of the customers as the uniform floor rate (Tk 0.45 per minute) came into force from...

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    Dhaka stocks fall on pre-Eid sales

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 14, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dropped on Monday after a four-day gain as investors went for selling shares to book profit ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Eid-ul-Azha, one of the largest religious festivals of Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on August 22. Trading at the Dhaka Stock Exchange will remain closed from August 21 to 25 for Eid holidays and weekly holidays....

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    India rules-of-origin move to hit Bangladesh RMG export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on August 12, 2018

    A recent Indian government’s move to introduce rules of origin in the name of protecting its local garment manufacturers might severely hurt Bangladesh’s export growth to its neighbour....

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    Most banks ignore Muhith’s latest deadline for single-digit rates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:52pm on August 12, 2018

    The decision to bring down the lending rate to nine per cent and deposit rate to six per cent by banks has witnessed so far a very limited implementation as most of the banks failed to execute the decision by the fresh deadline — August 9....

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    Bangladesh wants DFQF market access to China under WTO rules: Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on August 12, 2018

    Bangladesh as a least developed country has demanded duty-free and quota-free market access to China as per a provision of the World Trade Organisation....

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    Jute Land Bangladesh takes part in NY NOW exhibition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:49pm on August 13, 2018

    Jute Land Bangladesh participates in the prestigious NY NOW 2018 exhibition as hand-made products category. Various products mostly handicrafts made of...

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    Pre order of Galaxy Note 9 begins in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:38pm on August 13, 2018

    Grameenphone Ltd in partnership with Samsung on Monday started taking pre order of the Galaxy Note 9 in Bangladesh. The pre-order will continue till...

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    E-commerce site Shophoods starts in Bangladesh with 80m products

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:46pm on August 13, 2018

    E-commerce company Shophoods started its journey in Bangladesh to provide quality desired products from the authentic Chinese...

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    Visa card spend rises 7pc y-o-y in festive season

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:51pm on August 12, 2018

    Spend on Visa cards in Bangladesh during Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr this year increased 7 per cent while the number of transactions was up by 8 per cent in comparison with last year’s festive season, according to a recent report....

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    Banks keep stocks afloat for 4th day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:49pm on August 12, 2018

    Dhaka stocks finished flat on Sunday despite a fall in the share prices of two-thirds of the traded scrips as investors continued to buy bank shares, diverting their investments from other stocks.....

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