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    BGMEA board move over tenure extension again angers members

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    A move of the current board of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association to persuade the government to extend its tenure for the third time...

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    Financial scrips power stocks’ gain

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    Dhaka stocks advanced in the past week amid a surge in share prices of two-third scrips as investors went for bargain hunting share buying, especially from the financial scrips after their recent losses....

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    Farmers’ bank account no nears 1cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    The number of ‘Tk 10 bank account’ targeting the marginal and landless farmers has now reached almost 1 crore with the addition of 6.48 lakh in July-September this year in almost eight years after such accounts were introduced....

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    Robi gets highest customers thru MNP service

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    The second largest mobile phone operator, Robi Axiata Limited, won over the highest 48,067 subscribers from three other mobile phone operators in the first two months of mobile number portability service launch....

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    Exports to US soar by 22pc in five months on US-China trade war

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    The country’s export earnings from the United States posted 21.85 per cent growth in the first five months of the fiscal year 2018-2019 compared with the same period of FY18 due to shifting US orders of readymade garment products to Bangladesh amid US-China trade war....

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    32 cos receive ICMAB Best Corporate Award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    Thirty-two organisations on Saturday received ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2017 under 13 categories...

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    Remittance to hit $15.9b this year: WB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    Remittance inflow to Bangladesh this year will hit $ 15.9 billion with 17.9 per cent year-on-year growth, according to a World Bank report released on Saturday....

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    US stocks post biggest weekly losses since March

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    Wall Street’s main indexes fell more than 2 per cent on Friday in a broad sell-off led by declines in big Internet and technology shares, and posted their largest weekly percentage drops since March as concerns over US-China trade tensions and interest rates convulsed Wall Street....

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    Trump upbeat on China talks, aides downplay Huawei arrest friction

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    US president Donald Trump on Friday sounded an optimistic note about trade negotiations with China as two of his top economic advisers downplayed friction from the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies....

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    Huawei arrest stokes fears of China reprisals among America Inc execs

    Reuters . Hong Kong/Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    At a closed-door security meeting of US companies in Singapore on Thursday, one topic was high on the agenda: the arrest of a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei and the potential backlash on American firms operating in China...

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