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    US employment plunges in March amid coronavirus damage

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:45pm on April 04, 2020

    As the US economy craters, crippled by coronavirus shutdowns, businesses jettisoned jobs at an alarming rate last month, government data showed Friday, and the situation...

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    Allow SMEs to have post-IPO paid-up capital below Tk 50cr

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 11:43pm on April 04, 2020

    The Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association has proposed that the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission should allow the small and medium enterprises to have post-IPO paid-up...

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    Pharma sector now leads in DSE market cap

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on April 03, 2020

    The pharmaceutical sector has now taken the lead in terms of the market capitalisation on the stock market, replacing the bank sector for the first...

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    Energypac may abandon IPO plan after 6-yr pursuit

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:03pm on April 01, 2020

    Energypac Power Generation may withdraw the application it submitted to the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering as the company is...

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    Dhaka stocks gain marginally on floor prices set by BSEC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:19pm on March 28, 2020

    Dhaka stocks gained marginally in the past week, ending a four-week free-fall, as the regulatory limit on share prices revived the market amid investors’ nervousness...

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    Bourses allowed to charge only Tk 6 lakh for issuing TREC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on March 27, 2020

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has drafted rules regarding the issuance of brokerage licence, saying that if anyone has Tk 3 crore in paid-up capital...

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    US stocks rally advances in anticipation of US stimulus package

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:37pm on March 25, 2020

    Opening trade in New York maintained the rally by global stocks Wednesday, as US lawmakers prepared to vote on a mammoth stimulus package to help...

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    Stocks gain as market goes into 10-day recess

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on March 25, 2020

    Dhaka stocks gained on Wednesday before going into a 10-day recess as a section of institutional investors went for buying shares of some companies at...

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    Stocks dip as virus brings economy near standstill

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on March 24, 2020

    Dhaka stocks decreased on Tuesday with the shares of two-thirds of the scrips were being traded at the lower limit of the recently introduced circuit...

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    Listed cos get temporary respite from holding AGM, board meet

    Staff Correspondent      | Updated at 10:18pm on March 24, 2020

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday temporarily relieved listed companies from having to hold annual general meetings and board meetings in an effort...