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    Stocks rise for 5th day on budget review hope

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on June 28, 2017

    Dhaka stocks advanced for the fifth trading session on Wednesday, the first day after a five-day Eid vacation, as expectation about review of proposed budget kept investors interested to inject fund in the market...

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    Banks asked to fund Tk 20,000cr to set up rental power plants

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 10:19pm on June 28, 2017

    The government in an unusual move has asked local banks to fund approximately Tk 20,000 crore to facilitate private entrepreneurs to set up a number of rental power plants by March 2018...

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    Business remains dull amid Eid hangover

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on June 28, 2017

    Business activities in cities including Dhaka remained depressing and were still in a holiday mood on Wednesday though the government and private offices opened after three-day Eid vacation...

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    UK to maintain duty-free access for Bangladesh after Brexit

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:10pm on June 28, 2017

    Britain said it will maintain duty-free access to its markets once it has left the European Union for goods from nearly 50 developing countries including Bangladesh, Sierra Leone and Haiti, reports Reuters...

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    Garment export tax retained at 1pc, corporate tax cut further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:38pm on June 28, 2017

    The government on Wednesday retained tax at source of 1 per cent on export earnings from readymade garment sector for the next fiscal year 20217-2018 beginning Saturday...

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    CNG filling stations remain closed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:40pm on June 28, 2017

      Compressed Natural Gas filling stations under Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company remained closed since midnight Tuesday for the maintenance works at Bibiyana gas...

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    CNG stations to remain open 24 hours

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:48pm on June 25, 2017

    The Compressed Natural Gas filling stations will remain open round the clock until July 3 on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr for uninterrupted movement of the...

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    Dhaka stocks back to positive zone

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:33am on June 25, 2017

    Dhaka stocks rebounded last week after a slight fall in the previous week amid surge in average share prices of all the sectors excluding one as investors were in a buying mood as the government seemed to postpone the new VAT law implementation following severe criticism....

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    Imports rise by 5.94pc in May on Ramadan food items

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 02:31am on June 25, 2017

    Import payments in May increased by 5.94 per cent year-on-year due to a rise in payment of bills for the food products imported to meet the demand for the items in Ramadan, fasting month for the Muslims, that began on May 28....

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    DSE gets 6 more months to find strategic partner

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:29am on June 25, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has extended time for the Dhaka Stock Exchange by another six months to find strategic investor as the bourse’s latest attempt to pick such investor failed....