Trade & Commerce

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    90pc MFs trading below face value

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:58pm on May 12, 2017

    Most of the mutual funds were trading below face value since the market crash in 2010-11 even after the market surge in last one year,...

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    Vision Fan production to double by 2018

    HM Murtuza . back from Habiganj | Updated at 09:53pm on May 12, 2017

    RFL Electronics Ltd, a concern of Rangpur Foundry Limited (RFL), has planned to increase the production of Vision Fan, a signature brand of the company,...

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    Price of sugar goes up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:53pm on May 12, 2017

    The price of sugar increased further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week as wholesalers hiked the price of the item citing supply shortage...

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    Amazon trounces rivals in battle of shopping ‘bots’

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 10:23pm on May 10, 2017

    Earlier this year, engineers at Wal-Mart Stores Inc who track rivals’ prices online got a rude surprise: the technology they were using to check

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    Bangladesh showcases impressive growth in Istanbul defence fair

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:06pm on May 10, 2017

    Bangladesh is projecting its impressive growth and advancements in various sectors, including the defence, in the 13th International Defence Industry Fair in...

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    Govt to set up two industrial corridors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on May 08, 2017

    The government has decided to develop two industrial corridors along the Dhaka-Benapole and Dhaka-Mongla highways to encourage planned industrialisation and save agricultural land in the...

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    Trade deficit gallops to $7b in 9 months

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:30pm on May 07, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit soared by 46.86 per cent to $7.03 billion in the July-March period of the current financial year 2016-17 compared with that...

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    Export earning growth plunges to 3.92pc in July-April

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:12pm on May 07, 2017

    Country’s export earnings growth in the July-April period of the current fiscal year 2016-17 slumped to 3.92 per cent, as against 9.92 per cent growth...

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    Asia rice-prices up on thin supply in India, Thailand

    Reuters . Hanoi | Updated at 01:46am on May 06, 2017

    Rice prices rose on thin supply in India and as exporters in Thailand rushed to fill orders amid a slow off-season harvest, while Vietnam markets...

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    Prices of sugar, garlic, salt, gram on rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on May 06, 2017

    The prices of sugar, garlic, salt and gram went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...