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    Stock market to reopen early June: new BSEC chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on May 22, 2020

    Trading on the country’s stock market would resume in the first week of June for the sake of the investors, said Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam,...

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    BSEC gets two new commissioners

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on May 20, 2020

    The government on Wednesday appointed professors Mizanur Rahman and Shaikh Shamsuddin Ahmed as commissioners of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission for the...

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    Robi plan to issue shares to staff after IPO may face hurdle

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:24pm on May 18, 2020

    Robi Axiata Limited is going to face hurdles with its plan to issue 13.6 crore shares to its employees after getting approval for its initial...

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    Shibli becomes new BSEC chair

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:23pm on May 17, 2020

    The government on Sunday appointed Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam, the dean of Dhaka University’s Faculty of Business Studies, as chairman of the Bangladesh Securities and...

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    Dhaka Stock Exchange trading suspension extended to May 30

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:14pm on May 16, 2020

    The Dhaka Stock Exchange has extended suspension of trading on the bourse till May 30 in line with the extension of the nationwide general holiday....

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    Listed MNCs’ performance in dividend declaration mixed despite profit surge

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:42pm on May 15, 2020

    The performance of multinational companies (MNCs) listed on the country’s stock exchanges in recommending dividend for the last financial year was mixed despite a surge...

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    BSEC left with 1 commissioner

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:25pm on May 14, 2020

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission is left with one commissioner after M Khairul Hossain completed his tenure as the stock market regulator’s chairman on...

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    Textile, financial sectors to feel the brunt of pandemic fallout

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on May 13, 2020

    The textile, construction and financial sectors are at high risk and the pharmaceutical and power sectors at low risk of the coronavirus pandemic fallout, according...

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    Dhaka Stock Exchange seeks tax holiday for 10 years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on May 12, 2020

    The Dhaka Stock Exchange on Tuesday sought tax exemption for a period of 10 years from 2015 to 2025. The bourse sent a proposal letter...

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    Repeated changes in BSEC rules fail to discipline IPO market

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 09:58pm on May 12, 2020

    Making frequent changes to the initial public offering rules by the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission have failed to stop irregularities on the primary market...