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    Chances of Brexit deal this month fade

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    The already slim chance that a Brexit deal would be agreed this month receded still further on Monday as another EU meeting ended without a breakthrough....

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    Dhaka stocks fall on profit taking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dropped on Monday after a three-day rise as investors went for selling shares to book some profits in cautious trading amid political worries ahead of the 11th general elections....

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    Weeklong income tax fair begins today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    A weeklong ‘Income Tax Fair’ begins today in the city and other divisional headquarters across the country aiming to help the taxpayers fill tax returns and facilitate other tax-related works....

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    BSEC grills Commerce Bank Securities top brass over share ‘price rigging’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on November 12, 2018

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday grilled top brass of Commerce Bank Securities and Investment, a brokerage firm, over allegation of price rigging of shares of seven listed companies....

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    656 top taxpayers receive NBR award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    National Board of Revenue on Monday awarded 656 individual and corporate taxpayers for payment of highest amount of income taxes in the fiscal year 2017-2018.

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    Cabinet okays draft bill to reform tariff commission

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of Bangladesh Tariff Commission (Amendment) Bill-2018 to strengthen the commission and widen the scope of its activities....

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    Muhith blasts BTRC for loan repayment failure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith has expressed disappointment with the state-owned telecommunication commission as it failed to service debt it had taken from Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) for installation of Bangabandhu-1 satellite, said finance division officials on Monday....

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    Bank scams, governance main challenges for next govt

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on November 12, 2018

    Economists on Monday identified irregularities in the financial sector and lack of good governance as the main challenges that the next government would face in pressing forward Bangladesh economy....

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    Alibaba hits another ‘Singles Day’ order record of $30.7b

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba filled a record $30.7 billion in orders on Sunday during its annual ‘Singles Day’ shopping frenzy, but growth slowed from previous years.

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    Thousands rally to back Italy-France train project

    Agence France-Presse . Turin | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2018

    Tens of thousands of people rallied in the north Italian city of Turin on Saturday, to support a planned high-speed train line to Lyon that...

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