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    Pakistan to launch 200b rupee Islamic Sukuk to ease power sector debt

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    Pakistan has approved the launch of a 200 billion rupee ($1.44 billion) Islamic Sukuk to help pay off arrears building up in its troubled power...

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    Stocks rise after 2-day fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    Dhaka stocks gained on Tuesday after a two-day fall as investors went for buying sector-specific scrips amid expectations of better financial results.DSEX, the key index...

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    29 committees formed to oversee implementation of RMG wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    The government has formed 29 committees comprising officials of Department of Inspections for Factories and Establishments and Department of Labour to look into the labour...

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    GP urges BTRC not to impose any SMP condition that hurts fresh investment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    Officials of leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone on Tuesday urged the telecom regulator not to impose any SMP condition that would hinder the operator’s growth...

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    Many garment workers not getting new minimum wage: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    Readymade garment factory workers at a programme in Dhaka on Tuesday said they were yet to get the newly announce minimum wage in their units....

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    BB declares MPS today, pvt sector credit main concern

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    Bangladesh Bank will unveil today the monetary policy statement for the second half (January-June) of the current fiscal year (2018-19) amid falling private sector credit...

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    Banking sector woes threaten economic growth, stability: PRI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    Policy Research Institute, a local think tank, on Tuesday said that growing vulnerabilities including banking sector woes, slowdown in employment growth and low-skilled labour force...

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    Bangladeshis in US pay highest remittance fee

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    Bangladeshi expatriates in the United States pay highest 5.3 per cent fees while Bangladeshi expatriates in Singapore pay lowest 2.61 per cent fees for sending remittance back home....

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    Bangladesh 7 places up in economic freedom

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    Bangladesh has moved seven notches up in a global index of economic freedom making its economy the 121st freest among 180 countries....

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    GP profit soars by 28pc in 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    The net profit of leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone grew by 28.37 per cent or Tk 778 crore in the year of 2018 compared with that in the previous year....

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