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    SAARC pvt sectors’ common initiatives stressed for regional integration

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on April 16, 2017

    Private sectors of the SAARC countries should take some common initiatives for South Asian regional integration, experts and business leaders said in Dhaka on Sunday...

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    B’desh GDP growth to fall to 6.8pc: WB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on April 16, 2017

    The World Bank on Sunday forecast that Bangladesh GDP growth would fall to 6.8 per cent in the current fiscal year 2016-17 from 7.11 per...

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    CPD wants expansionary but implementable budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on April 16, 2017

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue on Sunday suggested that the government should adopt an expansionary but implementable budget for the next fiscal year bearing in...

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    PMO forms committee to assess need for guidelines

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 01:50am on April 16, 2017

    The Prime Minister’s Office has formed a committee to examine the necessity for guidelines on investment by Bangladeshi companies in foreign countries as local investors...

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    BBS Cables gets Tk 20cr IPO approval

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on April 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday approved Tk 20 crore initial public offering of BBS Cables Limited. BSEC gave the approval in a commission...

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    Hilsa price soars on Pahela Baishakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on April 13, 2017

    The prices of hilsa increased sharply in the city’s kitchen markets the day before Pahela Baishakh, the opening day of Bangla new year, that falls...

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    BSEC tightens diversion of IPO, rights proceeds

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on April 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday tightened utilisation proceeds of funds raised by the companies from the capital market by floating shares through initial...

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    EPZ, EZ cos must repatriate earnings to B’desh within 4 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:11am on April 12, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday said the industries located in the country’s export processing and economic zones would also have to repatriate to the country their...

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    IMF, WTO, OECD vow to defend free trade against protectionism

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 02:10am on April 12, 2017

    The chiefs of the IMF, WTO and OECD vowed Monday in a joint statement to defend free trade against creeping protectionist trends, amid growing global...

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    Govt may launch provident fund for informal sector workers in May

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on April 10, 2017

    The government is likely to introduce provident fund for the informal sector labourers across the country, who have limited legal scope to organise to protect...

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