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    Stocks surge for 2nd week on spl BB fund

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on February 22, 2020

    Dhaka stocks continued to surge in the past week as investors kept buying shares amid enthusiasm over the recent Bangladesh Bank move to allow formation...

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    FBCCI seeks spl loan facility for import due to China coronavirus outbreak

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on February 22, 2020

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Saturday sought special arrangements for obtaining loan and settlement of letters of credit to keep...

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    Country’s first pvt sector bitumen plant opened

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on February 22, 2020

    Bashundhara Group on Saturday launched a bitumen production plant, the country’s first-ever such venture in the private sector, with an annual production capacity of 8.5...

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    BB to issue Tk 200 notes in Mar to mark ‘Mujib Year’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:42pm on February 22, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank will issue regular currency notes and commemorative notes of Tk 200 in March to mark the birth centenary celebration of the country’s...

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    3,000 tonnes of gold deposits found in India

    Press Trust of India . Sonbhadra | Updated at 10:47pm on February 22, 2020

    The Geological Survey of India has discovered gold deposits to the tune of around 3,000 tonnes in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, almost five times...

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    Taj Mahal but no trade deal for Trump in India

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad | Updated at 10:49pm on February 22, 2020

    US president Donald Trump will open the world’s biggest cricket stadium and watch the sun set at the famed Taj Mahal during a lightning visit...

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    Pakistan stays on FATF terrorism financing ‘grey list’

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:50pm on February 22, 2020

    The Financial Action Task Force, a global money-laundering and terror financing watchdog, on Friday gave Pakistan until June 2020 to improve its anti-terrorism financing measures,...

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    China’s couriers take hands-off approach amid virus

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 10:51pm on February 22, 2020

    China’s armies of racing, swerving motorcycle deliverymen have been hailed as saviours during the coronavirus crisis, keeping shut-in citizens fed and stocked up. But it’s...