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Housing sector sets for turnaround

Housing sector sets for turnaround

The country’s housing and real estate sector has set to turn around after recovering the slump in the last few years as some commercial banks have…
Export of Bangladeshi computer this month

Export of Bangladeshi computer this month

Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar yesterday said computer made by Bangladesh will be exported to Nepal and…

Augmedix brands Bangladesh abroad: Palak

Bangladeshi outsourcing firm Augmedix will contribute to brand country abroad, ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak expressed hope. “Skype represents the country, Estonia and Nokia fames Finland worldwide. Similarly, medical start-up Augmedix will uphold Bangladesh with a new identity globally,…

Digital ICT fair starts

A five-day long Digital ICT Fair-2018 began yesterday at Computer City Centre in the capital with the slogan “Digital Literacy for Everyone”, reports BSS. Computer City Centre Owners’ Association is organising the fair aiming to unlock economic potential of IT sector. Posts, Telecommunications…

India’s central bank keeps interest rates unchanged

AFP, MUMBAI: India’s central bank kept interest rates at a seven-year low yesterday, citing concerns over accelerating inflation and rising oil prices as a reason not to cut them. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said the benchmark repo rate—the level at which it lends to commercial banks…

4 Boeing aircraft to be added to Biman fleet in 2018, 2019

Four new generation Boeing aircraft 787-8 will be added to the fleet of the Biman Bangladesh Airlines in August and November this year and October and November 2019, reports BSS. “An agreement was signed with Boeing Company for procuring 10 new generation aircraft. As per the deal, two new Boeing…

Asian markets suffer as rebound from rout stutters

AFP, HONG KONG: A rebound across Asian markets ran out of steam yesterday, with most falling back into the red and extending the previous day’s hammering. Traders had started the day on a bright note as they took their lead from a surge on Wall Street and ate into Tuesday’s deep losses.…

Cryptocurrency craze unfazed by bitcoin plunge in Nigeria

AFP, LAGOS: While bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have suffered precipitous falls in recent weeks, the units remain popular in Nigeria where they make it easier to do business. On the surface, digital coins may not seem like a good idea in a country where corruption is rampant and stacks of hard…
Price fall in large-caps drives stocks down

Price fall in large-caps drives stocks down

Stock markets closed yesterday with downward trend due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities despite higher transactions, reports BSS. The falling…

Largest textile, garment machinery exposition begins today

Dhaka International Textile and Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG), the largest textile and garment machinery exhibition, will commence today to showcase their high-caliber machinery covering all aspects of the entire textile and garment industry of Bangladesh, says a press statement. The 15th edition…

Gold demand hits eight-year low in 2017

AFP, LONDON: Gold demand slid to an eight-year low point in 2017, an industry body said on Tuesday, as investors switched to riskier assets such as stock markets. Global annual demand fell to 4,071.7 tonnes last year, the World Gold Council (WGC) said in a performance report for the precious metal widely…
Atomic Energy Commission gets new chair

Atomic Energy Commission gets new chair

Engineer Jafar Sadique has taken over charge as the 22nd chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) on February 3, a press statement said.…

China to invest $800m in B&R project in Abu Dhabi

Xinhua, NANJING: Twelve Chinese companies will invest more than 800 million US dollars in a Belt and Road project in Abu Dhabi, creating more than 2,000 jobs. Agreements have been signed between the companies, 10 of which are from east China’s Jiangsu Province, with the Jiangsu Provincial Overseas…

Japan’s SoftBank prepares listing of mobile unit

AFP, TOKYO: Japanese telecoms giant SoftBank yesterday said it had begun preparing to list its mobile unit in a move reports said could raise up to $18 billion, making it one of the country’s biggest ever initial public offerings. In a statement the company said it had “commenced preparations…
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