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    Stocks gain as large cap cos shine

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05pm on March 07, 2021

    Dhaka stocks soared on Sunday, adding to the previous session’s gain as a section of investors continued buying shares especially those of large capitalised companies...

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    ADD on jute goods, non-tariff barriers on agenda: Tipu

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on March 07, 2021

    Issues of anti-dumping duty imposed by India on Bangladesh’s jute goods and non-tariff barriers would be high on the agenda for the Bangladesh-India commerce secretary-level...

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    Beximco signs agreement for Tk 3,000cr Sukuk bond

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:45pm on March 07, 2021

    The signing ceremony of Islamic Shariah compliant Sukuk Al Istisna for Tk 3,000 crore took place between Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited (Beximco) and City...

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    Indian commerce secretary meets Salman F. Rahman

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Dhaka | Updated at 05:13pm on March 08, 2021

    Indian commerce secretary Anup Wadhawan on Sunday paid a courtesy call on prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman Fazlur Rahman at Bangladesh Investment...

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    EBL to get Tk 1,000cr BB fund

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:23pm on March 07, 2021

    Eastern Bank Limited is going to use a revolving refinance fund amounting Tk 1,000 crore to support customers in technological development and upgradation of their...

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    National Bank of Pakistan to close Sylhet branch

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:09pm on March 07, 2021

    National Bank of Pakistan, a foreign commercial bank in Bangladesh, has secured regulatory approval to close one of its branches in Bangladesh. The bank, headquartered...

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    Ensure 6 months’ full paid maternity leave for RMG workers: labour rights platform

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:11pm on March 07, 2021

    IndustriALL Bangladesh Council on Sunday demanded six months’ fully paid maternity leave for workers of readymade garment factories. A number of demands were raised at...

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    Thayaparan appointed Robi chairman

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:15pm on March 07, 2021

    Thayaparan Sangarapillai, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, has been appointed chairman of  the board of directors of Robi,...