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    Traders postpone planned strike over VAT dispute after meeting NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on November 20, 2016

    Babosayee Oikkya Forum, a platform of small and medium traders, on Sunday postponed their planned indefinite strike demanding restoration of package value-added tax and other issues for 10 days following a meeting with the National Board of Revenue...

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    5 ways Indians are dodging ‘black money’ crackdown

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 11:44pm on November 20, 2016

    From deploying ‘cash coolies’ to buying Rolex watches, Indians have found unique ways to dodge the government’s surprise move to withdraw high value bills in a bid to tackle widespread corruption and tax evasion...

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    DSE Brokers Assoc gets 15 directors for two years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:41pm on November 20, 2016

    The DSE Brokers Association of Bangladesh on Sunday elected its fifteen directors for the next two years...

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    BB meets 9 new banks today as defaulted loans rise further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on November 20, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank will hold today a meeting with nine new commercial banks as their defaulted loans increased significantly in recent months...

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    Tk 5,950 proposed as minimum wage for soap, cosmetics sector workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on November 20, 2016

    The Minimum Wage Board has finalised its draft proposal recommending Tk 5,950 as the minimum monthly wage for the workers and employees in the soap and cosmetics sector...

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    Robi pays Tk 318cr in partial merger fees, charges

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on November 20, 2016

    Mobile phone operator Robi on Sunday paid the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Tk 318 crore in partial fees and charges for the merger with another operator Airtel...

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    Jewellers to cut gold prices

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:06pm on November 20, 2016

    Jewellers have cut the prices of gold by maximum Taka 991 per bhori-11.664 grams- to adjust the prices of the precious metal with the international...

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    DSE Brokers Association polls today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on November 20, 2016

    The first elections of the Dhaka Stock Exchange Brokers Association of Bangladesh will be held today to elect 15 directors for the newly-formed organisation...

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    Stocks positive for 3rd week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on November 20, 2016

    Dhaka stocks rose in last week amid an increased turnover as investors became optimistic about the shares of bank and other financial companies...

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    BPC seeks duty waiver on fuel oil import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:01am on November 20, 2016

    Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation has sought exemption from paying duties and value added tax on import of crude oil by which the corporation produces furnace oil and sale the item on the local market...