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    Stocks extend rally to 9th day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on August 05, 2020

    Dhaka stocks gained marginally on Wednesday, extending the gaining streak to the ninth consecutive session as a section of investors continued buying shares, especially those of insurance scrips while...

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    BSEC rejects BD Paints IPO over flaws

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on August 05, 2020

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has scrapped the initial public offering of BD Paints as the stock market regulator detected several flaws in the company’s financial...

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    Banglalink country’s fastest network in H1: Ookla

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on August 05, 2020

    Ookla, a global internet testing and analysis provider, recognised Banglalink as the fastest mobile network in the country for the first half of year 2020, said a statement issued by Banglalink on...

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    US fashion brands plan to increase sourcing from Bangladesh

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:26pm on August 05, 2020

    Fifty-five per cent of fashion brands in the United States have expressed their interest to expand sourcing from Bangladesh in the next two years while around half of the companies plan to modestly increase...

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    Instagram adds video clips in challenge to TikTok

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:29pm on August 05, 2020

    Instagram on Wednesday added a new short-form video feature to the image-focused platform in a direct challenge to TikTok, which is in the crosshairs of United States president Donald Trump...

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    BCBL’s Eid Reunion held

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:31pm on August 05, 2020

    Bangladesh Commerce Bank Limited’s Eid Reunion 2020 was held through video conference at its head office in Dhaka recently, said a press release. The bank’s managing director...

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    Bangladesh export earnings rebound to record $3.91b in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:33pm on August 04, 2020

    Bangladesh’s exports in July this year fetched $3.91 billion, the highest-ever earnings in a single month in the country’s history, due to an increased shipment of readymade garment products as...

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    Deposit in NBFIs shrinks 5.33pc in 2019 amid clients’ distrust

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:35pm on August 04, 2020

    Deposit in non-bank financial institutions dropped by 5.33 per cent or Tk 2,428 crore in the year 2019 due to fund withdrawal pressure amid growing public distrust of the entities...