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    Businesses from both countries want a boost

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on July 15, 2017

    Businesspeople from both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Saturday stressed boosting bilateral trade and investment between the two countries for further expansion of economic ties and cooperation...

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    Five-member committee formed to launch CCBL

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on July 14, 2017

    A five-member committee was formed to launch Clearing Company Bangladesh Ltd, an independent clearing and settlement company to settle the share transactions within a day...

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    1.8 lakh BO accounts become void

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 11:18pm on July 14, 2017

    A total of 1.8 lakh beneficiary owners’ accounts were closed in the last week mainly due to non-payment of annual account renewal fees by the account holders...

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    Prices of vegetables rise in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on July 14, 2017

    The prices of vegetables increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to supply shortage. Traders said that prices of most of the vegetables went up as recent downpour in several regions of the country damaged farm lands...

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    Lending rate rises in May after 29-month fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on July 14, 2017

    Interest rates on banks’ lending products increased in May after 29 months of fall as the private sector credit growth has been rising in recent months, said Bangladesh Bank officials and an expert...

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    Le Méridien Dhaka appoints Gavriel as GM

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:13pm on July 13, 2017

    Constantinos S Gavriel has recently been appointed as the new general manager of Le Méridien Dhaka, said a news release...

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    TBL receives Global Bottler of the Year 2016 award

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:12pm on July 13, 2017

    Transcom Beverages Limited, the franchisee of PepsiCo in Bangladesh, has been awarded the ‘Global Bottler of the Year’ for 2016 in recognition of its outstanding business results and performance, said a news release...

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    Dhaka stocks rebound riding on GP earning report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on July 13, 2017

    Dhaka stocks rebounded on Thursday with the DSE’s key index hitting fresh high as some large capitalised scrips especially Grameenphone shone amid investors’ optimistic purchasing...

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    Ollo launches new 4G LTE services in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on July 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Internet Exchange Limited (brand name Ollo) on Thursday launched new 4G LTE services in the Dhaka city. At the launching ceremony of the service at a hotel in the capital, the company’s chief executive officer, Sergey Topalov, said Ollo would provide high-speed internet to its customers at a reasonable price through uSIM card...

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    Banglalink plans to invest $1b in 3yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on July 13, 2017

    Mobile operator Banglalink announced on Thursday that it would invest up to $1 billion in Bangladesh over the next three years to implement its digital schemes including the launch of 4G if the operator ‘can find a favourable investment and regulatory framework’...