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    Tax fair ends, NBR collects record Tk 2,469cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    The countrywide weeklong income tax fair organised by National Board of Revenue ended on Monday with the tax authorities receiving overwhelming response from taxpayers and setting new record in terms of tax collection....

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    Leathertech Bangladesh begins on Thursday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    A three-day tradeshow, Leathertech Bangladesh, will begin in capital Dhaka on Thursday with the aim of bringing global technology to the doorsteps of the local industry....

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    Stocks end flat amid turnover surge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Dhaka stocks ended flat on Monday as a section of investors went for buying shares on the cheap amid a downward trend at the market while others remained cautious ahead of national polls....

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    APEC fails to live up to its name amid US-China acrimony

    Reuters . Port Moresby | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    The C in APEC stands for Cooperation. But when the two biggest members are fighting a trade war and using the forum to attack each other’s policies, it was always going to be hard work delivering on that....

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    Tax benefit for AMCs extended for 5 years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    National Board of Revenue has extended the tenure of tax benefit for asset management companies on their income in the form of mutual fund management fees....

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    RBI board meets amid row with govt

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    A Reserve Bank of India board meeting began on Monday with investors waiting to see if central bank and government policymakers could bridge differences over several key issues....

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    Oil rises for a 4th-day, buoyed by OPEC supply plans

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Oil rose for a fourth session in a row on Monday, buoyed by the prospect that top exporter Saudi Arabia will push OPEC and maybe Russia to cut supply towards the end of this year....

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    China expands ban on waste imports

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    China will expand its ban on imports of solid waste, local media reported Monday, almost a year after its first curbs caused havoc in countries that sent their rubbish to the Asian giant....

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