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    ADB to lend $170m to reform capital market in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:15pm on February 15, 2020

    The Asian Development Bank will provide second tranche loan of $170 million to conclude the third capital market development programme (CMDP) in Bangladesh. ‘ADB’s long-term...

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    49pc BRTC shares to go public

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on February 12, 2020

    The Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation Bill 2020 was passed in parliament on Tuesday with a provision to offload 49 per cent shares of the corporation...

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    4 more SCBs to offload shares

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 10, 2020

    The government has decided to offload shares of four more state-owned commercial banks on the country’s capital market, said finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on...

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    Bangladesh Bank proposes Tk 10,000cr fund for stocks

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has submitted to the finance ministry a set of proposals, including formation of a Tk 10,000-crore refinancing fund in line with some...

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    Bangladesh Bank targets rise in money supply in H2 to boost pvt sector, stocks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:54pm on January 19, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has revised its monetary policy for the second half of the fiscal year 2019-2020, raising the target of broad money supply by...

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    Rumours driving capital market: Mustafa Kamal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on January 02, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said that rumours were driving the country’s capital market now and the market regulator should strictly address the...

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    BSEC stops Shepherd Industries’ buying of ‘suspicious co’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    The capital market regulator, Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission, has put a stop to Shepherd Industries Limited’s buying shares of the newly formed Shepherd Jeans...

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    Tk 777cr foreign fund pulled out of Dhaka stocks in 8 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    The foreign investors at Dhaka Stock Exchange withdrew record Tk 777 crore in last eight months (March-October) this year from the country’s premier bourse due mainly...

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    Merchant banks mushrooming despite poor performance

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on October 26, 2019

    The number of merchant banks has mushroomed in recent years despite criticisms from different quarters about their role in the capital market and weak activities...