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  • A file photo shows trucks are stranded on way to Sona Masjid land port in Chapainawabganj recently amid suspension of trades through the port following a road blockade programme called by the opposition alliance. Export-import with the neighbouring countries, mostly with India, through land ports and land customs stations remained almost suspended due to ongoing political unrest. — Focusbangla photo

  • A file photo shows paddy on a yard on the outskirts of Dhaka. Bangladesh Bank has made a decision to disburse short-term agriculture loans to produce 31 types of seed at the farmers’ level. — New Age photo

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Idle fund forces banks to rush for govt securities

Scheduled banks with huge idle fund continue to submit a large number of bids in the auction of treasury bills and T-bonds with a view to invest their fund although the government do not accept any bid excluding the... Full story

Export-import through land ports in tatters amid blockade

A file photo shows trucks are stranded on way to Sona Masjid land port in Chapainawabganj recently amid suspension of trades through the port following a road blockade programme called by the opposition alliance. Export-import with the neighbouring countries, mostly with India, through land ports and land customs stations remained almost suspended due to ongoing political unrest. — Focusbangla photo
Export-import business with neighboring countries, mostly with India, through land ports and land customs stations remained almost suspended due to ongoing political unrest, particularly frequent spells of nonstop blockades and... Full story

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Banks to give farmers agri loan for producing 31 types of seeds

A file photo shows paddy on a yard on the outskirts of Dhaka. Bangladesh Bank has made a decision to disburse short-term agriculture loans to produce 31 types of seed at the farmers’ level. — New Age photo
Bangladesh Bank has taken a decision to disburse short-term agriculture loans to produce 31 types of seeds at the farmers̢۪ level, avoiding the seeds production companies, said officials of the central bank. Full story

Manpower export fine despite blockade: minister

Labour and expatriates̢۪ welfare minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Tuesday said that ongoing political turmoil like hartals and blockades sponsored by BNP-led opposition alliance has not affected the manpower... Full story

CVO Petro, 2 other cos downgraded to junk category

Dhaka Stock Exchange on Tuesday downgraded three companies — CVO Petrochemical Refinery, Rahima Food and Modern Dyeing and Screen Printing — to ‘Z’ category as they were not in continuous operation of their productions for more than six months. Full story

Outsourcing service providers to pay 10pc tax on commission, profit

The National Board of Revenue has decided to deduct advance income tax on commission or profit of outsourcing service providing companies that they get for supplying manpower to different organisations, officials of the NBR said. Full story

Political unrest sends stocks to negative for third day

Dhaka stocks inched down on Tuesday, third trading session in a raw, with increased turnover due to decline in most of the traded large capitalized company shares amid rising political violence across the country. Full story

Philippines sees high economic growth despite typhoon

The Philippine economy should grow 7.0 per cent this year and between 6.5 and 7.5 per cent next year despite the devastation caused by a killer typhoon and an earthquake, the government said Tuesday. Full story

Tesco applies to set up shop in India

Britain̢۪s Tesco said Tuesday it had applied to open supermarkets in India, becoming the first retail giant to try to enter the market since New Delhi removed foreign investment barriers last year. The world̢۪s third largest retailer has... Full story

GP internet users get free Wikipedia

Grameenphone customers can now enjoy access to Wikipedia, the largest free online encyclopaedia in the world, free of mobile data charges, said a news release. Beginning on Tuesday, any Grameenphone user... Full story

ICB declares 40pc cash dividend

Investment Corporation of Bangladesh has declared 40 per cent cash dividend for its shareholders for the year ending June 30, 2013. The declaration came in an extraordinary meeting and 37th annual... Full story

Facebook to launch ad clips: report

Social networking site Facebook is to launch this week advertising clips on users̢۪ news feeds, the Wall Street Journal web site reported on Tuesday. The newspaper, quoting an anonymous source close to the matter, said that the clips would be triggered... Full story

Dollar steady in Asia ahead of Fed meeting

The dollar held steady in Asia Tuesday ahead of a key US Federal Reserve policy meeting, while the euro won support from upbeat business activity data for the embattled eurozone. The greenback fetched 103.00... Full story

Market Disclosures

Familytex (BD) Limited Trading of the shares of the company will be allowed only in the spot market and block/odd lot transactions will also be settled as per Spot settlement cycle from today to 01.01.2014. Trading of the shares... Full story


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