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  • A file photo shows a trader showing eggs at a market in Dhaka. The price of egg increased on the retail markets in the capital over the week. — New Age photo

  • Former justice Siddiqur Rahman Miah (2nd from left, sitting), who was elected chairman of the Dhaka Stock Exchange on Friday, are seen along with other members of the first demutualised board of the bourse at a city hotel on Friday. Seven independent directors, four elected shareholder-directors and the DSE chief executive officer have formed the board. — New Age photo

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Banks’ interest spread widens in Dec

Interest spread rate in the banking sector crossed five percentage points in December last year as 23 scheduled banks failed to maintain the rate in accordance with the central bank’s directions. According to the latest BB... Full story

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Prices of egg, edible oil rise

A file photo shows a trader showing eggs at a market in Dhaka. The price of egg increased on the retail markets in the capital over the week. — New Age photo
The prices of egg and edible oil increased on the retail markets in the capital over the week ending Friday. Traders said the price of egg increased by Tk 2 a hali (four pieces) due to a supply shortage and that of palm oil rose by... Full story

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Ex-justice Siddiqur becomes DSE chair

Former justice Siddiqur Rahman Miah (2nd from left, sitting), who was elected chairman of the Dhaka Stock Exchange on Friday, are seen along with other members of the first demutualised board of the bourse at a city hotel on Friday. Seven independent directors, four elected shareholder-directors and the DSE chief executive officer have formed the board. — New Age photo
The first demutualised board of Dhaka Stock Exchange on Friday elected former justice Siddiqur Rahman Miah as chairman of the bourse for a three-year term, DSE officials said. Siddiqur is an independent director of the DSE. Full story

India may allow entry to freight vehicles from Bangladesh

India may allow vehicles from Bangladesh to enter and ply its territory when they bring goods, to improve bilateral ties and facilitate trade by reducing freight costs and decongesting borders. Indian commerce department has now proposed... Full story

18,000 govt offices of upazila, district to get internet facility

The government has decided to bring its 18,000 offices at upazila and district levels under a single internet network by June next year, using fibre optic and microwave connectivity of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited. Full story

CSE to elect 4 directors today

The Chittagong Stock Exchange will elect four shareholder-directors today to form its first demutualised board. The four shareholder-directors, the seven independent directors selected by the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday... Full story

US retail sales chilled by cold weather

US retail sales fell unexpectedly in January and more Americans filed for jobless benefits last week, the latest signs the economy started the year on softer footing as unseasonably cold weather took its toll. Large parts of the country have been... Full story

Eurozone recovery accelerates more than expected in Q4

The eurozone economy grew more than expected in the last quarter of 2013 thanks to stronger expansion in its biggest countries France and Germany, the first estimate from the European Union’s Statistics Office showed on Friday. The economy of the 17 countries that... Full story

Asian carriers lift S’pore Airshow deals to record $32b

Singapore Airshow organisers on Friday announced a record high of more than $32 billion in deals as Asian carriers ordered more aircraft to meet explosive demand for cheap, short-range travel. European manufacturer Airbus... Full story

India inflation falls to 8-month low

India’s inflation fell to an eight-month low in December due to easing food prices, data showed Friday, providing some good news for the government ahead of national elections. The scandal-hit Congress-led... Full story


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