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    BB eases commercial paper issuance by NBFIs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on February 27, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has eased its regulations on commercial paper issuance by the non-bank financial institutions, allowing NBFIs having up to 10 per cent nonperforming...

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    Stocks plunge for 6th day as forced lending rate cut triggers panic

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on February 27, 2020

    Dhaka stocks continued to plunge on Thursday, stretching the losing streak to the sixth session, amid rampant panic sales over concerns about the banking sector...

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    Three-day US Trade Show begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on February 27, 2020

    The three-day annual US Trade Show began in the capital on Thursday to showcase American products and services for Bangladeshi consumers. The US embassy in...

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    India lifts ban on onion export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on February 27, 2020

    India on Wednesday decided to lift the ban on onion export after the prices of the commodity witnessed a sharp decline in the country in...

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    BIDA to prepare country-wise database to attract FDI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on February 27, 2020

    The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority is going to prepare a countrywise trade and business database to attract foreign direct investment into the country. In a...

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    US retailers upbeat on 2020 sales despite virus uncertainty

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:17pm on February 27, 2020

    US retailers projected solid sales in 2020 on Wednesday despite uncertainty over the coronavirus that has thrashed global equity markets in recent days. Global markets...

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    Global stocks, oil keep slumping as virus takes hold outside China

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:18pm on February 27, 2020

    European and the Tokyo stock markets slumped once again on Thursday as new coronavirus infections surged outside China. US market also opened sharply lower, joining...

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    US-China tensions colour race to head global patent agency

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:19pm on February 27, 2020

    Washington is warning about the prospect of a Chinese national heading up the UN patent agency, saying that putting Beijing in charge of global intellectual...