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    Trump vows to kill TPP on day one

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:52pm on November 22, 2016

    Donald Trump said Monday the United States would signal its withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact on his first day in the White...

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    Alliance gives pass grades to factories with safety issues not resolved, report finds

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:48pm on November 22, 2016

    An organisation backed by global retailers including Gap, Target and Walmart is giving passing grades to Bangladeshi factories that have yet to implement life-saving safety...

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    Five Rs2,000 notes offered for Rs1.5 lakh on eBay

    Business Desk | Updated at 01:16am on November 18, 2016

    A series of five Rs 2,000 notes starting with the number 786, were being offered by a seller on eBay India, an online marketplace, for...

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    Chaos at banks in India continues after ATMs reopen

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:03am on November 12, 2016

    Long queues continued outside banks and several ATMs have ran out of cash in India on Friday, three days after 500 ($7) and 1,000 rupee...

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    BB team in Manila to work on brining back $15.25m

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:05am on November 09, 2016

    A two-member Bangladesh Bank team arrived in Manila on Monday to work on moving back $15.25 million of the total $81 million stolen from its...

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    ONE Bank gets $44m from int’l lenders

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:12am on November 08, 2016

    ONE Bank has recently entered into a Green and SME syndicated term-loan agreement with FMO, OFID and OeEB for $44 million for a five-year term,...

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    UK consumers worry as weaker pound raises prices

    Business Desk | Updated at 01:25am on October 29, 2016

    British consumers turned less optimistic this month as sterling’s slump began to eat into their disposable income, according to two surveys on Friday which will...

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    MTB celebrates 17th anniversary

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 26, 2016

    Mutual Trust Bank celebrated its 17th founding anniversary at a ceremony held at the bank’s corporate head office at the MTB Centre at Gulshan in...

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    FSIBL celebrates 17th anniversary

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:58pm on October 25, 2016

    First Security Islami Bank Limited celebrated its 17th anniversary at a ceremony held at the FSIBL head office in Dhaka on Tuesday, said a news...

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    Beximco Pharma receives second US FDA product approval

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:21pm on October 24, 2016

    Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited has recently received US Food and Drug Administration approval for Sotalol Hydrochloride, a generic version of the cardiovascular drug Betapace...