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    Banks, NBFIs should be cautious about loan syndication: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on October 07, 2016

    Experts and bankers on Thursday gave opinions that the banks and non-bank financial institutions should maintain cautious policy to select clients for loan syndication as the credit volume of the projects are usually larger than the ordinary ventures...

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    Bangladesh halfway towards ensuring service quality: SATRC report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:09pm on October 06, 2016

    Bangladesh has achieved half of the targets it set to ensure the quality of service for mobile phone subscribers in the country, according to...

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    VAT intel empowered to conduct 2nd audit on traders to check evasion

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 05:02pm on October 06, 2016

    On suspicion of value-added tax evasion, the National Board of Revenue has empowered its VAT intelligence unit to conduct a second audit on...

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    BGMEA unhappy with Accord’s business termination method

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:53pm on October 06, 2016

    Readymade garment makers are unhappy with the actions of European buyers’ group regarding business termination as the initiative suspended all the...

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    Diesel import for India : Long-term contract likely at high premium

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:43am on October 06, 2016

    Bangladesh is likely to ink a long-term contract with India to import 1m tonnes of diesel per year spending more than double the international competitive rates on transport and insurance...

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    Telecom sector should get fair share in MFS: S Asia regulators

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:32pm on October 05, 2016

    The telecom regulators of the South-Asian countries on Tuesday said that the telecom sector should get fair share in mobile financial services and also...

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    Euro makes broad gains, dollar slips

    Reuters | Updated at 02:02pm on October 05, 2016

    The euro soared to a five-year peak against the struggling pound on Wednesday and scaled a three-week high against the yen, bolstered by rising...

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    Ex-Tesla rival Fisker rejoins electric car race

    BBC | Updated at 12:17pm on October 05, 2016

    Tesla's former rival in pioneering electric cars, Henrik Fisker, has re-entered the electric car market announcing two new...

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    Apple still a star without Steve Jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:58am on October 05, 2016

    Five years after the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, the Silicon Valley tech giant is bigger and stronger, despite lingering doubts over its future without the visionary leader...

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    Pvt sector credit growth rises to 16.21pc in Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on October 05, 2016

    The private sector credit growth in the country increased to 16.21 per cent in August year-on-year compared with that of 15.97 per cent in July as banks are now disbursing significant amount of consumer and farm loans to sustain their profitability, said Bangladesh Bank officials...