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    Inflation drops in Nov

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on December 06, 2016

    Point-to-point inflation declined by 0.19 percentage points to 5.38 per cent in November, the lowest in the current fiscal year, from that of previous month due mainly to fall in prices of both food and non-food items, according to data of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics...

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    BTRC must enforce call drop compensation from Jan: Tarana

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on December 06, 2016

    The government will strictly enforce call drop compensation from January, state minister for posts and telecommunications Tarana Halim said in Dhaka on Tuesday...

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    Export receipts grow by 6.3pc in July-Nov

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on December 06, 2016

    The country’s export earnings in the July-November period of the current financial year 2016-17 grew by 6.3 per cent year-on-year exceeding $13.5 billion...

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    Defaulted industrial loans rise by Tk 3,694cr in Q1

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:34pm on December 06, 2016

    The amount of industrial sector defaulted loans in the July-September period of this fiscal year increased by Tk 3,694.21 crore from that in the same period of last fiscal year due to a lack of effective loan recovery measures on the part of scheduled banks and non-bank financial institutions...

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    Allowing bank directors for more than 2 terms irrational: Ibrahim Khaled

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:05pm on December 05, 2016

    Opposing the proposal to allow bank directors to continue more than two terms, former deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank Khandker Ibrahim Khaled said it would create a vested group in running the banks and financial in institutions...

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    Stocks return to positive zone again with higher turnover

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on December 05, 2016

    Dhaka stocks returned to the positive zone with an increased turnover on Monday as investors were active on the trading floor after a dull session in the previous day...

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    Tofail seeks duty-free market access to KL

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:03pm on December 05, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed Monday urged Malaysia to give duty-free market access for Bangladesh products to further boost trade ties between the two countries, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha...

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    TATA GenX Nano Automatik launched in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on December 05, 2016

    Indian automobile giant TATA Motors together with local Nitol Motors on Monday launched TATA GenX Nano Automatik, a small-sized private car, in Bangladesh...

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    66 exporters selected for National Export Trophy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on December 05, 2016

    The government will award National Export Trophy to 66 export companies for the financial year 2013-14 for their outstanding performance in the country’s export earnings...

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    HC asks IGW firm Apple Global to pay Tk 60cr by Dec

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on December 05, 2016

    The High Court has asked international gateway operator Apple Global Tel Communications to pay Tk 60 crore in dues to the telecom regulator by December 31...