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Dhaka Stock Exchange, Chittagong Stock Exchange open optimistic

The prices of the most of shares on both Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday. After 45 minutes of trading, DSEX, the key index of the DSE, rose 60. 42 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse CSCX rose 89.49 points. DSEX advanced 60.42 ...

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Garlic prices go up in city markets

Md. Rashidul Hasan: The price of garlic went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to off-seasonal supply shortage. Traders said that stocks of the item in Bangladesh and India are about to get over and the new crop is expected to hit the market in February. The prices of local and imported garlic increased ...

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DSE index reaches new high at week’s close

The major price index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) reached a new high on Thursday to finish a mixed week. DSEX added 160.63 points over the week at 5,342.88 which was the highest after introducing the DSEX on January 27, 2013. The DSES for Shariah-based companies and DS30 for the blue chip scrips also finished the week with 20.81 points ...

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Philippines to offer free contraceptives to 6 million women

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered government agencies to ensure free access to contraceptives for 6 million women who cannot obtain them, officials said Wednesday, in a move expected to be opposed by the dominant Roman Catholic church. President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies, especially among the poor. The 2 million women should ...

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Samsung boss questioned over corruption scandal in S Korea

Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong is being questioned at the prosecutor’s office in Seoul as a suspect in South Korea’s biggest political corruption scandal. The firm is accused of giving donations to several non-profit foundations operated by Choi Soon-sil, a confidante of President Park Geun-hye. The donations were allegedly made in exchange for political support of a controversial merger. The scandal ...

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Govt to continue support for stock market development: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the countrywide “Financial Literacy Programme” for the stock market investors, the first of its kind in Bangladesh, assuring that her government would continue its allout support for the development of the stock market, BSS reports. “The present government would continue its allout support for the development of the stock market which would be a ...

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Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has promoted its four Executive Vice Presidents to Deputy Managing Directors

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has promoted its four Executive Vice Presidents to Deputy Managing Directors. They are Mohammed Monirul Moula, Mohammad Mohon Miah, Mohammad Ali and Abu Reza Md. Yeahia. Mohammed Monirul Moula has been heading the Bank’s Corporate Investment Division-II. He joined Islami Bank in 1986 as a Probationary Officer and served in its branches, zones and Head Office ...

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Runner Dealers’ Annual Business Conference 2017

  Runner Automobiles Limited organized Annual Business Conference’ 2017 for its Business Partners at Le Meridien, Dhaka on Sunday, 08 January 2017.  Mr. Hafizur Rahman Khan, Chairman; Md. Mozammel Hossain, Vice Chairman and Mr. Mukesh Sharma, Managing Director & CEO along with other senior officials from the Company interacted with 2 Wheeler Sales, Service and Spare Parts Dealers fraternity present ...

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Asian stocks mostly lower, tracking Wall Street losses

Shares mostly fell in Asia on Tuesday, tracking losses on Wall Street apart from the Nasdaq composite index’s fresh record high. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was nearly unchanged at 19,448. 55 and the Kospi in South Korea slipped 0.2 percent to 2,045.75. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.4 percent to 11,645.96. The Shanghai Composite index shed 0.3 percent ...

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Both DSE, CSE up at opening

  Economics Desk: Both the bourses –the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) — witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday. The benchmark index of the premier bourse, DSEX advanced 13. 78 points at 11:27am while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse, CSCX rose over 8.07points. DSEX went up by 13.78 points ...

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