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    Faruq re-elected DBH chair, Nasir vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 02:46am on November 30, 2016

    Faruq A Choudhury, former foreign secretary and columnist and author, was re-elected chairman and Nasir A Choudhury was elected vice-chairman of Delta Brac Housing Finance...

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    RCBC declines to pay BB damages for $81m stolen fund

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:16pm on November 29, 2016

    Philippines’ bank RCBC, which is linked to the Bangladesh Bank reserve theft, has declined to pay any compensation to the BB as Philippine president Rodrigo...

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    UK consumer credit grows at fastest pace in nearly 10 years

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:48pm on November 25, 2016

    British consumer credit expanded last month at the fastest pace in nearly 10 years and mortgage approvals hit a five-month high, according to industry data...

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    2-day Panache Winter Carnival starts today

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:10am on November 25, 2016

    Panache, a fashion event organiser, starts its first leg of two-day winter fashion exhibition ‘Winter Carnival’ at the Six Seasons Hotel in Dhaka today, said...

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    4-day Daraz sales offer starts today

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:08am on November 25, 2016

    E-commerce platform Daraz Bangladesh in association with Coca-Cola has launched Fatafati Friday 2016, a four-day sales offer, from midnight today, said a news release...

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    BIAC, PCA ink coop deal

    Business Desk | Updated at 02:10am on November 24, 2016

    Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre and the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, The Netherlands recently signed a cooperation agreement, said a news release...

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    BB reserve theft 6 RCBC officials charged

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:57pm on November 22, 2016

    The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) of Philippines has filed charges against the former treasurer and 5 other officers and employees of listed Rizal Commercial Banking...

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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...