Dhaka, Monday, October 23, 2017

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National : ** Sheikh Hasina National Youth Development Institute Act gets cabinet nod ** **Bangladesh gets priority among all of India's neighbours: Sushma ** Queen Rania calls for greater int'l response to end Rohingya crisis**   |   National : ** Syed Ashraf's wife no more ** President mourns death of Shila Islam ** PM mourns death of Syed Ashraf's wife **   |   International : Nigeria triple suicide attack kills 13: security sources ** Catalan parties discuss next move after Spain raises stakes** Typhoon leaves two dead after lashing Japan on election day    |   

Economic News

Samsung, LG products to be produced locally: Tofail

DHAKA, Oct 23, 2017 (BSS) - Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said Korean electronics giants Samsung and LG Electronics will produce their products locally through joi...More...

IFC to give technical assistance for boosting expert-based growth

DHAKA, Oct 23, 2017 (BSS)-International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, will provide Bangladesh technical assistance to boost expert-based g...More...

Price fall in large-caps drives stocks down

DHAKA, Oct 23, 2017 (BSS) - Stock markets closed the second session of the week on Monday with downward trends due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities.

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Dollar extends gains on Trump tax hopes, Nikkei lifted by Abe win

HONG KONG, Oct 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The dollar extended last week's gains in Asian trade Monday on hopes for Donald Trump's tax-cut plans, while Tokyo chalked up a record...More...

Stocks perform mixed on first day of week

DHAKA, Oct 22, 2017 (BSS) - Stocks performed mixed on Sunday with major indices finishing flat on higher activities of some large cap securities amid declining the dail...More...

Venezuelans use bitcoin 'mining' to escape inflation

CARACAS, Oct 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Inside a locked room in an office building in Caracas, 20 humming computers use their data-crunching power to mine bitcoins, an increasi...More...