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Ukraine reaches preliminary agreement with IMF

KIEV, March 5, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The International Monetary Fund said Saturday it had reached a preliminary agreement with Ukraine that could see the war-scarred and cashe...More...

C' Wealth trade ministers to meet in London on Mar 9-10

DHAKA, Mar 4, 2017 (BSS)- Commonwealth ministers responsible for trade, industry and investment will meet in London from March 9-10 to kick-start an ambitious 'Agenda for Growth' across the Commonweal...More...

VAT Online registration begins this month

DHAKA, March 4, 2017 (BSS) - National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Nojibur Rahman today said online VAT registration system would begin this month as part of their effort to establish people-friend...More...

PSB's second floor inaugurated in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Mar 4, 2017 (BSS)-Secretary of Rural Development and Cooperatives Division Dr Prosanto Kumar Roy has said the Pally Sanchay Bank (PSB) is one of the vital means...More...

China defence spending to rise 'around 7%': official

BEIJING, March 4, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - China will raise defence spending by "around seven percent" this year as it guards against "outside meddling" in its disputed territ...More...

US stocks up, dollar down as Yellen signals likely rate hike

NEW YORK, March 4, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - US stocks edged higher but the dollar pulled back from recent gains Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled an interest rate hike was likely this...More...