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    Bangladesh Bank to operate REPO, call money market on limited scale

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on March 31, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday said that it would operate REPO (repurchase agreement) and call money market on a limited scale during the ongoing government holidays announced to...

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    BUILD for Tk 50,000cr fund to offset impacts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on March 31, 2020

    The Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD), a public private dialogue platform, on Tuesday recommended the formation of a national economic fund with allocation of approximately Tk 50,000 crore to...

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    Woman businesses seek fund for coronavirus loss recovery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on March 31, 2020

    The Women Entrepreneurs Network for Development Association on Tuesday urged the prime minister to set up a fund for the small and medium women entrepreneurs in the country so that...

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    4 banks donate Tk 15.2cr to PM’s relief fund to combat coronavirus

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:58pm on March 31, 2020

    Four private banks have donated a total of Tk 15.20 crore to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund to help combat the coronavirus outbreak in the country. Premier Bank donated Tk 5 crore to the prime minister’s relief fund to...

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    World Bank warns China growth could screech to a halt

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:59pm on March 31, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic’s economic fallout could cause China’s growth to come to a standstill while driving 11 million more people in East Asia into poverty, the World Bank warned on...

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    RMG order cancellations, suspensions cross $3b

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:25pm on March 30, 2020

    The value of readymade garment export orders cancelled or put on hold by global buyers due to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak exceeded $3 billion till Monday, exporters said. They said that almost all...

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    EU ombudsman bins labour orgs’ plea over Bangladesh GSP review

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on March 30, 2020

    European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has dismissed a case file by four global labour rights bodies against the European Commission’s alleged failure to initiate a temporary withdrawal procedure from...

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    Bangladesh Bank extends forex support for Bangladeshis stranded abroad

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on March 30, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has extended foreign currency facility for the Bangladeshi nationals stranded abroad due to the travel ban imposed by different countries amid the coronavirus outbreak...