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    Stocks inch up on cautious trading before MPS unveiling

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    Dhaka stocks inched up on Sunday despite a fall in the share prices of two-thirds of the traded scrips as some institutional investors continued buying...

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    Refusal to list controversial Coppertech on DSE costs Majedur’s job

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected a Dhaka Stock Exchange board’s proposal to extend the tenure of KAM Majedur Rahman as DSE managing...

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    28 firms get national productivity awards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    A total of 28 industries and service-oriented organisations have received National Productivity and Quality Excellent Award-2018 for their outstanding contribution to productivity increase. National Productivity...

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    BB to unveil monetary policy Wednesday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    The Bangladesh Bank would unveil monetary policy statement for July-December of the fiscal year 2019-20 on Wednesday with a view to contain inflation within 5.5...

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    Server problem hits BIN opening before deadline

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    Businesses are struggling to get new electronic business identification numbers (BINs) by updating their information due to problems in the server of the VAT Online...

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    India cuts tax rate on electric vehicles to boost uptake

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:53am on July 28, 2019

    India on Saturday slashed taxes on electric vehicles and chargers, as it looks to encourage the use of more environmentally friendly cars. The goods and services tax (GST) on electric vehicles and chargers was...

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    China’s industrial profits fall in June, add to fears of slowdown

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:51am on July 28, 2019

    Profits earned by China’s industrial firms contracted in June after a brief gain the previous month, fuelling concern that a slowdown in manufacturing from a bruising trade war will drag...

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    Bosch sees car production falling 5pc in 2019

    Reuters . Frankfurt | Updated at 12:48am on July 28, 2019

    Auto supplier Robert Bosch has revised its forecast for automotive production on Saturday, expecting a 5 per cent fall this year, bigger than an earlier estimate for a 3 per cent decline...

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    Trump says US could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:46am on July 28, 2019

    US president Donald Trump threatened to tax French wines on Friday in retaliation for France’s recent proposal to levy a tax aimed at big US technology companies. Trump had told French president...

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    France urges Trump: ‘don’t mix digital taxes and wine tariffs’

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:44am on July 28, 2019

    Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday that France would proceed with taxing revenues of big technology firms and urged the United States not to bring trade tariffs into the debate on how...

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