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1-minute account service kicks off

1-minute account service kicks off

Prime Minister’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy yesterday inaugurated ‘Nagad account in one minute’…

ECNEC clears 5 projects worth Tk 4636.80cr

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved the 1st revision of the Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Center Project with an estimated cost of Tk 3,170.76 crore mainly to protect the people of the coastal areas from various natural disasters. The approval came from…

Remove trade barriers

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi yesterday urged India to remove all tariff and non-tariff barriers to help Bangladesh increase its exports to the neighbouring country. “Bangladesh is the largest trade partner of India in the sub continent. The trade volume of the two countries is increasing day…

Stocks end down further

Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) ended yesterday’s session with a further dip maintaining the sluggish trend of previous day. Apart from telecom and jute, almost all the sectors, especially the large- cap sectors, registered notable sale that contributed to the further…

HC order on Robi plea tomorrow

The High Court yesterday fixed October 24 (Thursday) for passing its order on an appeal filed by Robi Axiata Ltd seeking an injunction on Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission’s (BTRC) demand of Tk 867.24 crore from Robi in unpaid dues. After concluding hearing on the appeal, the…

Asian markets rise on China-US trade hopes

Asian markets rose yesterday on growing optimism that China and the US will sign a partial trade deal next month, while the pound dipped slightly as dealers await another key Brexit vote in Westminster. Donald Trump reinforced hopes Monday that he and Xi Jinping will be able to put pen to paper on a…

UBS Q3 profits tumble on trade disputes, low rates

Top Swiss bank UBS posted a 16 per cent fall in third quarter net profits yesterday on lower investment banking earnings, citing a “challenging environment” of trade disputes and low rates. “We delivered solid results generating attractive returns, considering the market conditions,”…
Trump says ‘phase 1’ China trade pact on track for Nov

Trump says ‘phase 1’ China trade pact on track for Nov

US President Donald Trump on Monday said progress in developing the text of a partial trade pact with China means he will likely be able to sign it next…
Drug companies near global settlement over opioid crisis

Drug companies near global settlement over opioid crisis

Three leading American drug distributors and an Israeli drugmaker blamed for a deadly US opioid epidemic settled a bellwether civil lawsuit with two Ohio…
Eurozone firms keep borrowing as growth fears mount

Eurozone firms keep borrowing as growth fears mount

Companies’ demand for bank loans held up in the eurozone in the third quarter, the European Central Bank found in a survey published yesterday,…

BTCL offers free land phone connections

Bangladesh Telecommuni-cation Company Limited (BTCL) will give land phone connections to the intending clients free of cost marking the ‘Mujib Year’, the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. “BTCL will give land phone connections to the applicants…
Sarah Kamal elected JCI Bangladesh president

Sarah Kamal elected JCI Bangladesh president

Sarah Kamal has been elected as the National President of Junior Chamber International (JCI) for the next term. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Bangladesh…
BCIC chairman promoted to secretary

BCIC chairman promoted to secretary

Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation Chairman Md Haiul Quaium has recently been promoted to secretary (Grade-1). The public administration ministry…

SoftBank in talks to take control of WeWork

Japan-based SoftBank is ready to buy a controlling stake in WeWork, providing the shared office space startup desperately needed funding at a slashed valuation, a source told the news agency on Monday. Softbank is ready to invest an additional $4 billion to $5 billion in WeWork, taking a majority stake…
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