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    Stocks gain for 7 weeks as some large cap cos soar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on January 16, 2021

    Dhaka stocks in the past week soared for the seventh week as investors went for a buying binge, especially for some large capitalised companies’ shares...

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    Global buyers should redistribute orders to support financially weak countries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on January 16, 2021

    Global brands and buyers should adopt a redistributive approach so that countries like Bangladesh having fiscal constraints could get a minimum required amount of orders...

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    NBR moves to subscribe to int’l database

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:31pm on January 16, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue has taken a move to subscribe to the database of comparable international transfer pricing to facilitate effective audit of transfer...

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    Premier Bank launches six new Islami banking window services

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37pm on January 16, 2021

    Premier Bank Limited has inaugurated its Shahriah Based Islami Banking window services — Premier Bank Tijarah at another six branches through virtual platform recently, said a press release issued on Saturday...

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    Indian logistics giant Ecom Express invests Tk 100cr in Paperfly

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:50pm on January 15, 2021

    Local home delivery service network Paperfly announced on January 12 a majority investment of close to Tk 100 crore by Ecom Express, Indian technology enabled...

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    Global markets struggle after Biden unveils huge stimulus plan

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:49pm on January 15, 2021

    Global stock markets struggled on Friday as investors weighed mounting coronavirus concerns and US president-elect Joe Biden’s proposed $1.9-trillion stimulus package appeared to have already...

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    Biden plan aims to stem exodus of women from workforce

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:47pm on January 15, 2021

    The economic devastation and job losses wreaked by COVID-19 have hit women especially hard, but president-elect Joe Biden’s rescue plan targets their central dilemma faced...

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    China’s 2020 GDP growth slowest in over 4 decades

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 10:47pm on January 15, 2021

    China’s economy grew last year at its slowest pace since transformative market reforms of the 1970s, according to an AFP poll of economists, but finished...

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    UK economy hits reverse on virus curbs

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:46pm on January 15, 2021

    Britain’s economy slumped 2.6 per cent in November on coronavirus restrictions, official data showed on Friday, stoking fears that the current virus lockdown could spark...

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    BSCIC-Oikya entrepreneurs fair begins in Rajshahi

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 10:43pm on January 15, 2021

    A month-long BSCIC-Oikya Fair-2021 began in Rajshahi on Friday with a call to bolster the economic condition of the region through increased promotion of its...