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    BSEC allows DSE to probe BBS Cables’ price manipulation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on January 01, 2018

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Sunday approved the Dhaka Stock Exchange’s proposal to conduct an inspection of the affairs of BBS Cables Limited following an abnormal hike in the prices of the company’s shares because of ‘manipulation’...

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    DPDC prepaid consumers to get recharge from GP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on January 01, 2018

    Power consumers with prepaid electricity meters in the areas that fall under the Dhaka Power Distribution Company’s jurisdiction will now be able to recharge their cards at the Grameenphone-authorised retail shops...

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    Robi gets scope to use BR’s fibre optic cable

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:11am on January 01, 2018

    Robi Axiata Limited has availed the scope to use Bangladesh Railway’s fibre optic cable that was used by mobile phone operator Grameenphone exclusively for 20 years...

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    DSE urges BSEC to amend rules to extend trading hours

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:10am on January 01, 2018

    The Dhaka Stock Exchange has requested the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission to amend the trading-related regulations for extending the share trading hours at the bourse by 30 minutes...

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    Most banks make robust operating profits in 2017

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on January 01, 2018

    Operating profits of most of the scheduled banks increased significantly in the just-concluded year of 2017 amid rampant credit disbursements by the banks, said senior bank officials...

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    Transactions of banks, trading on bourses to remain closed today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on December 30, 2017

    Transactions of all banks will remain closed today as all banks will complete their financial calculations for 2017 as it is the last day of the year...

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    Stocks recover lost ground in 2017 but questions remain

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:22pm on December 30, 2017

    The surge of the country’s capital market key index, DSEX, by 23 per cent in the year 2017 helped investors to cheer a bit in terms of recovering the losses they had incurred during the market crash of 2010 and 2011 that was prolonged by more than two years...

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    Growth narrative contradicts standard of living: UO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on December 30, 2017

    Rising income gap, unsatisfactory rate of job creation, inefficient resources distribution, stagnation in the ratio of private investment to gross domestic product and growing capital flight, slowdown in exports and price hike were main weaknesses the country faced on the economic front in the outgoing calendar year, according to Unnayan Onneshan...

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    Month-long DITF begins tomorrow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on December 30, 2017

    The month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair begins tomorrow although construction works of majority of the stalls and pavilions were yet to be completed till Saturday...

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    VAT must for all port services: NBR

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:12pm on December 30, 2017

    All port authorities of the country would have to deduct value-added tax at the rate of 15 per cent on charges and fees received from port users for providing any type of services directly or indirectly related to settlement of import-export consignments...