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AKM Shaheed Reza, Chairman of Mercantile Bank Limited, addressing the

AKM Shaheed Reza, Chairman of Mercantile Bank Limited, addressing the "Certificate Awarding Ceremony of Basic Training Course for Trainee Assistant Officer" at its training institute on Tuesday. Akram Hussain (Humayun), Director and Kazi Masihur Rahman, Managing Director of the bank were also present.

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Landmark EU, Canada trade deal enters into force

AFP, Brussels :A landmark free trade deal linking EU and Canada went into effect on Thursday despite lingering opposition from activists worried about the pact's consequences on the environment

Iraq's Kurds in economic crisis ahead of independence vote

AFP, Baghdad :A referendum on independence for Iraqi Kurdistan set  for September 25 comes as the autonomous region faces the worst economic crisis in its short history. Plunging government

Toshiba shares drop after $18bn chip unit sale deal

AFP, Tokyo :Toshiba tumbled Thursday after saying it would sell its memory chip business for around $18 billion, as its US partner vowed to keep fighting to block a

IMF's Lagarde warns US won't meet growth targets amid slow reforms

AFP, Washington :IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned Wednesday that the US will fall short of its ambitious economic growth goals unless it can accelerate promised policy changes, including tax

Akkas Uddin Mollah, EC Chairman of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited, presiding over its 722nd meeting at its head office in the city recently. Engineer Md. Towhidur Rahman, Chairman, Board of Directors, Farman R Chowdhury, Managing Director, AK Azad, Mohammed Younus, Fakir Akhtaruzzaman and Anwer Hossain Khan, Directors of the bank were also present.

Akkas Uddin Mollah, EC Chairman of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited, presiding over its 722nd meeting at its head office in the city recently. Engineer Md. Towhidur Rahman, Chairman, Board of Directors, Farman R Chowdhury, Managing Director, AK Azad, Mohammed Younus, Fakir Akhtaruzzaman and Anwer Hossain Khan, Directors of the bank were also present.

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Humayun Kabir, Chairma, Board of Directors of Modhumoti Bank Limited, presiding over its 4th AGM at a city hotel on Thursday. The AGM approved 10percent Cash Dividend for the year 2016. Md. Shafiul Azam, Managing Director, Shaikh Salahuddin, Vice-Chairman, Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh MP, EC Chairman and Kazi Ahsan Khalil, DMD of the bank among others were also present.

Humayun Kabir, Chairma, Board of Directors of Modhumoti Bank Limited, presiding over its 4th AGM at a city hotel on Thursday. The AGM approved 10percent Cash Dividend for the year 2016. Md. Shafiul Azam, Managing Director, Shaikh Salahuddin, Vice-Chairman, Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh MP, EC Chairman and Kazi Ahsan Khalil, DMD of the bank among others were also present.

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Amu for close trade ties with Malaysia

Economic Reporter :Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Thursday called for cementing relations between Bangladesh and Malaysia in every possible sphere, including trade and business, for the mutual benefits

SDGs to be achieved through 'Digital Bangladesh' initiatives: Palak

Business Desk :State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak has hoped that Bangladesh would be able to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the efficient uses of ICT

RCCI leaders for expanding trade with India, Nepal, Bhutan

BSS, Rangpur :Leaders of Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) at a meeting on Thursday laid emphasis on expanding international trade and commerce with India, Nepal and Bhutan.To

Mosleh Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director of NCC Bank Limited and Md. Ataur Rahman Prodhan, Managing Director of Rupali Bank Limited, exchanging an agreement signing documents at the bank head office on Thursday. Under the deal, Rupali Bank will disburse foreign inward remittance instantly from all its 563 branches across the country collected from 200 countries through MoneyGram remittance service of NCC Bank. Top officials from both the organizations were present.

Mosleh Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director of NCC Bank Limited and Md. Ataur Rahman Prodhan, Managing Director of Rupali Bank Limited, exchanging an agreement signing documents at the bank head office on Thursday. Under the deal, Rupali Bank will disburse foreign inward remittance instantly from all its 563 branches across the country collected from 200 countries through MoneyGram remittance service of NCC Bank. Top officials from both the organizations were present.

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Tofail leaves for Seoul to join ASEM EMM

Economic Reporter :Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed left here for South Korea last night to attend the seventh ASEM Economic Ministers' Meeting (EMM) to be held in Seoul on September

Dhaka, Tallinn agree to cooperate in ICT sector

BSS, New York :Bangladesh and Estonia on Thursday discussed strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the ICT sector.The discussion was held during a bilateral meeting between Estonian President

Invest in BD, be partner of growth: PM

Badrul Ahsan from New York :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a high-level meeting with US business tycoons assured all sorts of government support to the foreign investors in Bangladesh.The

Abdul Hamid Miah, Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, receiving the Bangladesh Bank Remittance Award from State Minister for Finance and Planning for collecting highest remittance in the year 2016 at a city auditorium on Tuesday. Fazle Kabir, Bangladesh Bank Governor, Md. Eunusur Rahman, Senior Secretary of Financial Institutions Division and Dr. Nomita Halder, Acting Secretary of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry among others were also present.

Abdul Hamid Miah, Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, receiving the Bangladesh Bank Remittance Award from State Minister for Finance and Planning for collecting highest remittance in the year 2016 at a city auditorium on Tuesday. Fazle Kabir, Bangladesh Bank Governor, Md. Eunusur Rahman, Senior Secretary of Financial Institutions Division and Dr. Nomita Halder, Acting Secretary of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry among others were also present.

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China rises at Frankfurt car show

AFP, Frankfurt :Traditional heavyweights Fiat, Peugeot and Volvo may have shunned this year's Frankfurt auto show (IAA), but for Chinese and Taiwanese carmakers looking to make inroads in Europe

Airbus opens first plane-completion centre in China

AFP, Tianjin  :Airbus on Wednesday inaugurated its first completion centre for large aircraft in China, a new asset for the European manufacturer in heated competition with American rival Boeing.China

Russia's B&N bank seeks bailout: Central bank

AFP, Moscow :B&N Bank, Russia's 12th biggest lender by assets, on Wednesday asked the central bank for a bailout, less than a month after another major Russian bank had

Germany's EON close to selling fossil-fuels stake

AFP, Frankfurt :German energy giant EON on Wednesday said it was in "advanced negotiations" to sell its remaining stake in fossil-fuels spinoff Uniper to Finland's Fortum Oyi.Fortum would make

EU seeks post-Brexit powers over foreign finance firms

AFP, Brussels :The EU on Wednesday unveiled plans for sweeping new powers over foreign financial firms in Europe that would give the bloc strict oversight over the London financial

A K M Saifuddin Ahmed, Deputy Managing Director of The Jamuna Bank Limited and Md. Mustaque Ahmed, Company Secretary of Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Company Limited, sign an  agreement for bill collection at Titas Gas head office recently.

A K M Saifuddin Ahmed, Deputy Managing Director of The Jamuna Bank Limited and Md. Mustaque Ahmed, Company Secretary of Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Company Limited, sign an agreement for bill collection at Titas Gas head office recently.

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Muhammad A (Rumee) Ali, Chief Executive Officer of BIAC and Md. Abdul Hamid Miah, Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited signed the agreement at the bank's head office recently. Under this deal, the institute will assist to resolve the commercial, contractual and money loan disputes through Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Muhammad A (Rumee) Ali, Chief Executive Officer of BIAC and Md. Abdul Hamid Miah, Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited signed the agreement at the bank's head office recently. Under this deal, the institute will assist to resolve the commercial, contractual and money loan disputes through Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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AlBL donates Tk 5 lakh as scholarships

Business Desk :Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated Tk 5 Lakh as scholarships for the meritorious children of journalists in cooperation with Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU).Managing Director of the

Friendly policy to encourage more people to pay tax: Nasrul

BSS, Dhaka :State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Wednesday said friendly policy over tax payment would encourage more people of the country to pay

4G mobile telecom service in December: Tarana

Staff Reporter :The State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim on Wednesday said, the 4G service will be launched by December this year to ensure the fastest data

Price fall in large-caps drives stocks down

Economic Reporter :Stock markets finished the fourth session of the week on Wednesday with downward trends due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities.  The falling major sectors were

Md. Jashim Uddin, President of BPGMEA and Vice Chairman, Bengal Group of Industries and Keisuke Sugiyama, Component Leader, JICA Project, sign an agreement for promoting investment and enhancing industrial competitiveness (Component 3 Team) at the association office on Wednesday.

Md. Jashim Uddin, President of BPGMEA and Vice Chairman, Bengal Group of Industries and Keisuke Sugiyama, Component Leader, JICA Project, sign an agreement for promoting investment and enhancing industrial competitiveness (Component 3 Team) at the association office on Wednesday.

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Govt continues to take steps for development of stock markets: Mannan

EconomicReporter :The government will take steps to remove the legal barriers that are hampering the development of the country's share markets, said state minister for finance and planning MA

3-day 'Showcase Malaysia' begins in city today

Economic Reporter :A three-day single-country trade fair, titled "5th Showcase Malaysia-2017" will begin today (Thursday) at the International Convention City, Bashundhara in the city aimed at boosting trade and

BPGMEA, JICA sign MoU for promoting plastic sector

Economic Reporter :The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will continue to assist Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BPGMEA) for promoting the plastic sector in Bangladesh.In this regard,