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    Local contractors exempted from taking BB permission

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on July 27, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday opened up the scope for Bangladeshi contracting firms for opening and operating bank accounts abroad jointly with non-resident co-partners to receive payments...

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    IMF sees 6pc world growth, warns developing nations falling behind

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:20pm on July 27, 2021

    The global economy will expand by 6 per cent this year, but disparities between nations are widening as advanced economies accelerate while developing countries fall behind, the IMF said...

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    Jamuna Group to invest Tk 1,000cr in Evaly

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on July 27, 2021

    Jamuna Group is going to invest Tk 1,000 crore in Bangladesh’s e-commerce company Evaly, an Evaly press release said on Tuesday. ‘Initially, Jamuna will invest...

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    Global stocks retreat as US Fed kicks off policy meeting

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:16pm on July 27, 2021

    US and European stock markets fell on Tuesday after a mixed Asian session, as attention turned to the Federal Reserve and the start of the US central bank’s policy meeting. Bitcoin, which briefly topped $40,000 on...

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    Tesla quarterly profits top $1b for 1st time

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:13pm on July 27, 2021

    US electric carmaker Tesla reported its first-ever quarterly profit above $1 billion Monday as it reiterated its 2021 production targets despite supply chain upheaval. Record deliveries of electric cars during the period allowed...

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    American Airlines urges pilots to conserve jet fuel

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:11pm on July 27, 2021

    American Airlines on Monday urged its pilots to do everything possible to save fuel, warning that a supply crunch in the United States is challenging company operations. ‘Use all available fuel savings strategies when possible,’ managing director...

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    UK house prices hit record peak on pandemic

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:09pm on July 27, 2021

    UK property prices hit a record peak last month as Britons sought more space during the pandemic, data showed on Tuesday, with demand stimulated also by temporary tax cuts. The average sale price rose by 5.4 per cent to...

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    Taxpayers can submit returns from mobile phones

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 07:07pm on July 27, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue is going to introduce a new system through online from September 1 as the taxpayers would be able to submit...