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BTRC to tighten call detail record  rules

BTRC to tighten call detail record rules

In keeping with the demands of government organisations to protect state security, law and order, and corruption, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory…

DESCO to execute Tk 186.50cr smart meter project

The Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (DESCO) has initiated a move to implement a Tk 186.50 crore project to supply and install some 2 lakh smart pre-payment meters in DESCO area to further improve its services to the clients, reports BSS. “The Planning Commission has already considered a…
Trade war woes linger on global markets

Trade war woes linger on global markets

World stock markets slipped yesterday as trade war fears continued to hamper investor sentiment, dealers said, reports AFP from London. Key European markets…

BGMEA seeks normalcy to continue business, livelihood

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) yesterday requested all citizens for maintaining normalcy in the country to continue business and livelihood, reports BSS. “Any type of untoward situation not only pushes the country toward the backward but also halts the normal…
Price fall in large-cap drives stocks further down

Price fall in large-cap drives stocks further down

Stock markets closed yesterday with downward trends mainly due to price fall in large-cap securities, reports BSS. The broader DSEX index of Dhaka Stock…

NBR, IFC to ink MoU to set up nat’l single window

National Board of Revenue (NBR) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to set up the National Single Window (NSW), a virtual platform for business to do business from home, reports BSS. Finance Minister AMA Muhith will…

Gas giant Linde’s merger with Praxair hits US hurdle

German industrial gases giant Linde has warned that its mega-merger with US-based Praxair has hit a major hurdle, with US competition regulators unexpectedly pushing it to offload more assets, reports AFP from Frankfurt Am Main. The two firms’ efforts to win approval for the merger could be subject…
Asian markets’s early rally peters out, yuan struggles

Asian markets’s early rally peters out, yuan struggles

Asian markets were mixed yesterday with early gains pared by continuing concerns about the brewing China-US trade war, while the yuan struggled to maintain…
Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in low,…

HSBC to pay $765m US fine over crisis-era conduct

Britain’s Asia-focused bank HSBC yesterday revealed a $765-million US fine over the lender’s actions in the run-up to the subprime crisis, as it also logged rising first-half profits,, reports AFP from London. HSBC said it has agreed to pay the large US penalty over its conduct in residential…

Stellar EU banks’ performance won’t last: Analysts

European banks may have managed to generate surprisingly solid earnings in the second quarter, but low interest rates, Brexit fears and trade war woes make a repeat performance unlikely, analysts say, reports AFP from Paris. Big names BNP Paribas, Barclays, Intesa Sanpaolo, Credit Suisse and BBVA all…

Vietnam court jails 46 bankers, execs for loan scheme

A court in Vietnam convicted 46 former bankers and businessmen of corruption yesterday over a multi-million-dollar lending scam spearheaded by the once-powerful chairman of Vietnam’s Construction Bank, reports AFP from Hanoi. It is the latest in a series of major banking trials aimed at cleaning…

Malaysian PM’s department to cut dev budget by 60pc

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday that the development budget allocated for the Prime Minister’s Department this year is expected to reduce by 60 percent to 4.93 billion ringgit (1.21 billion U.S. dollars) after the implementation of cost rationalization plan, reports Xinhua…

Oil prices drop mainly due to higher supply from OPEC

The oil prices had a slightly downtrend movement in the week ending Aug 3, posting a fourth loss in the past five weeks, reports Xinhua from Houston. The price of the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for September delivery and Brent for October delivery decreased by 0.75 per cent and 2.10 percent, respectively,…

Rupali Bank signs agreement with CBW Bank

Rupali Bank has signed an agreement with CBW Bank in USA to increase the remittance flow through banking channels. Ataur Rahman Prodhan, managing director of Rupali Bank, and Suchitra Padmanabhan, president of CBW Bank, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective banks on Saturday in New York,…
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