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    India to impose delayed tariffs on some US goods in September

    Reuters | Updated at 10:03am on August 04, 2018

    India said on Saturday that delayed higher tariffs against some goods imported from the United States will go into force on September 18. New Delhi,...

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    BSEC yet to finalise changes after 2yrs of drafting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2018

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission is yet to take initiative to finalise the proposed amendment to the mutual fund rules after drafting the changes two years ago, hampering the growth of the sector....

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    Price of eggs goes up further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2018

    The price of eggs increased further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the price of eggs had been increasing gradually amid a supply shortage of the item in the market. The price of eggs increased by Tk 2 a hali (four pieces) and the item was selling at Tk 34-38 a hali....

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    BTRC to withdraw MNP service charge from guidelines

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to withdraw specification of Tk 30 charge customers pay for getting mobile network portability service from the mobile network portability licencing guidelines....

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    GP cuts price of 2 internet packages to implement VAT cut decision

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2018

    Grameenphone on Thursday announced that the operator had reduced tariff of two internet packages in accordance with government decision to reduce value-added taxes on internet usage from 15 per cent to 5 per cent....

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    Banks lift Dhaka stocks for 3rd day on MPS ease

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2018

    Dhaka stocks advanced for the third day on Thursday as investors increased stakes across the board, focusing on the financial scrips, as Bangladesh Bank’s new monetary policy withered away investors’ fear of it impacting the market negatively....

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    Bank officials unwilling to work in internal audit dept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2018

    Forty per cent of the bank employees are unwilling to work in the banks’ internal control, compliance department due to huge workload in the department, a study report of the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management revealed....

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    Brands warn against early closure of Accord

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2018

    More than 180 European brands which signed the 2018 Transition Accord have warned that if the Bangladesh government goes for a premature shut down of the Accord leaving workers in unsafe working conditions, the brands might reconsider sourcing decisions....

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    Muhith sets Aug 9 new deadline for 9pc rate implementation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said that decision of lending at nine per cent interest rate would be implemented from August 9 as most of the banks did not execute the decision by the July 1 deadline....

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    Stocks rally for 2nd day as MPS fear wanes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on August 01, 2018

    Dhaka stocks surged for the second day on Wednesday as investors continued buying shares, especially the financial scrips, as the Bangladesh Bank’s new monetary policy withered away investors’ fear of it impacting market negatively....

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