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    Global stocks see massive sell-offs on pandemic fears

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:48am on February 25, 2020

    World stock markets and oil prices tumbled on Monday, with Milan and Seoul falling hardest on growing fears of a coronavirus pandemic, as gold hit a seven-year peak on safe-haven buying...

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    US Trade Show begins Feb 27

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:47am on February 25, 2020

    A total of 48 organisations are going to take part in the US Trade Show to be held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in February 27-29. The exhibitors operating in Bangladesh, including energy, agro-mechanisation, and food and...

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    FBCCI seeks more investment from Commonwealth countries

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on February 25, 2020

    Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry president Sheikh Fazle Fahim on Monday said that the Commonwealth countries should feel secure to invest in Bangladesh as the...

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    Chinese mobile brand Realme launched in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on February 25, 2020

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme has announced that it would be launching its products in Bangladesh along with setting up a manufacturing unit. Officially established on May 4, 2018, Realme operates...

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    Most small firms in China yet to reopen

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:36am on February 25, 2020

    Most small businesses in China have yet to reopen and are struggling with supply chain obstructions after the new coronavirus epidemic triggered a national shutdown, officials said on...

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    Former senior secy Eunusur elected DSE chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on February 25, 2020

    Former senior secretary of the Financial Institutions Division Eunusur Rahman was on Monday elected chairman of the Dhaka Stock Exchange by its board of directors for the next three...

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    PM seeks more Japanese investment in power sector

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:27am on February 25, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday sought more Japanese investment in Bangladesh’s power and energy sector to meet the growing demand of electricity. ‘The demand for electricity is rising fast with increase...

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    DSE declines to relist Sonali Paper

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:24am on February 25, 2020

    The Dhaka Stock Exchange has rejected a Sonali Paper and Board Mills appeal for trading of its shares on the main board of the bourse as the low-profile company failed to comply fully with...

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    Admin cadre, customs face off over magistracy power for customs

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:21am on February 25, 2020

    Bangladesh Administrative Service Association, an organisation of Bangladesh Civil Service (administration) cadre officials, has opposed a provision in the Customs Bill-2019 that empowers customs...

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    Stocks slump for third day on Grameenphone woes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on February 25, 2020

    Dhaka stocks slumped on Monday with the share prices of Grameenphone taking a heavy beating as the Appellate Division on the day ordered the mobile operator to pay Tk 1,000 crore more...