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    DSE profit falls 16pc in FY18 on bearish market

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    The net profit of Dhaka Stock Exchange fell by 15.61 per cent in last financial year (2017-18) due mainly to a prolonged bearish trend at...

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    178 businesspeople get CIP cards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    The government on Tuesday awarded commercially important persons cards to 178 businesspeople for their contribution to the export business and economic growth of the country...

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    BB sets Dec 27 for annual bank account closure due to polls on Dec 30

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday set December 27 for closure of annual accounts of banks as the 11th national elections are scheduled for December 30.Banks usually...

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    Tax collection from DSE slides by 19pc in Nov

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    The government’s revenue collection from Dhaka Stock Exchange dropped further by 19.05 per cent or Tk 3.61 crore in November due to a decline in...

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    Accord hands over 80 more factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh on Tuesday handed over the safety activities of 80 more readymade garment factories to the Department of...

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    Stocks end 7-day losing streak on bargain hunting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    Dhaka stocks gained on Tuesday snapping a 7-day losing streak as investors went for bargain hunting amid cautiousness ahead of the December 30 national election.DSEX,...

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    Fashion workers urge H&M to deliver living wage

    Reuters. Phnom Penh | Updated at 02:34am on December 19, 2018

    In an industry riddled with poor health, abuse and labour exploitation, Yim Srey Neang and her colleagues are pleased to have garment factory jobs that are relatively stable and safe.

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    Indian regulator says Reuters report on J&J baby powder ‘under consideration’

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    India’s federal drug regulator said on Tuesday a Reuters report that Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its baby powder...

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