Businesses urged to collect fund from capital market By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 7th July, 2019, 00:00

Fund managers and executives of capital management firms on Saturday urged businesses to collect funds from capital market instead of borrowing from banks for long term. Addressing a conference titled…

Businesses urged to collect 
fund from capital market

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Daraz Mall

Fest 2019

held in city

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Al-Arafah Islami

Bank opens

hajj booth at

Ashkona Al-Arafah Islami Bank opens hajj booth at Ashkona

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BHBFC plans housing for

middle, lower

income groups BHBFC plans housing for middle, lower income groups

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CHATTOGRAM: Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Saturday said the government is going…


Best Buy opens

outlet at Tejgaon Best Buy opens outlet at Tejgaon

Best Buy opened its new retail outlet at Dhaka’s Tejgaon area recently. Numerous RFL products,…


Petrol price to rise

by Rs 2.5 Petrol price to rise by Rs 2.5

New Delhi: Petrol price will be hiked by over Rs 2.5 per litre and diesel by more than Rs 2.3 after…


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British businesses have turned gloomier about the economy as the country's political crisis deepens,…


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‘green’ budget to 
revive growth India hopes new ‘green’ budget to revive growth

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hailed a “new chapter for India” as his…


US hiring soars 
in June US hiring soars in June

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Africa inches toward ‘historic’ free trade zone Africa inches toward ‘historic’ free trade zone

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France issues first 10-year bond at negative interest rate France issues first 10-year bond at negative interest rate

PARIS: France issued its first-ever 10-year bond at a negative borrowing rate on Thursday, meaning investors…


German industrial orders 
down 2.2pc in May German industrial orders down 2.2pc in May

BERLIN: New orders in Germany's important industrial sector declined by 2.2 percent in May compared…


Ukrainian agri

exports to EU

up 30.8pc in

Jan-May Ukrainian agri exports to EU up 30.8pc in Jan-May

KIEV: Ukrainian agricultural exports to the European Union (EU) countries grew by 30.8 percent in the…


Croatia launches

bid to join

euro waiting room Croatia launches bid to join euro waiting room

ZAGREB: Croatia launched Thursday a bid to join Europe’s Exchange Rate Mechanism II, the two-year…


Poland moves

to exempt

young workers

from income tax Poland moves to exempt young workers from income tax

WARSAW: Polish lawmakers have approved a measure that would exonerate most workers under the age of…


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Trump promises to 
reduce US drug prices 
to world’s lowest Trump promises to reduce US drug prices to world’s lowest

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order…


Oil posts weekly loss Oil posts weekly loss

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US-China trade officials 
aim to talk next week US-China trade officials aim to talk next week

WASHINGTON: US and Chinese officials are working to schedule a top-level trade talks by telephone next…


Japan pitches cashless 
purchases to shoppers Japan pitches cashless purchases to shoppers

TOKYO: When the baseball season kicked off in Japan this spring, fans of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles…


Philippines’ inflation eases to 2.7pc Philippines’ inflation eases to 2.7pc

MANILA: The Philippines’ headline inflation eased to its slowest pace in 22 months in June, declining…


Chinese steel

producers’ profits decline 18pc in Jan-May Chinese steel producers’ profits decline 18pc in Jan-May

SHANGHAI: Chinese steel producers saw their profits fall 18.2 percent year on year in the first five…


IMF reaches

deal with

Argentina IMF reaches deal with Argentina

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund on Friday reached an agreement with Argentina that will…


Norway’s mfg

output up

0.8pc Norway’s mfg output up 0.8pc

OSLO: Norway's manufacturing output saw an increase of 0.8 percent in the period March-May 2019…


Malaysian capital

mkt eyes stronger co-op with China Malaysian capital mkt eyes stronger co-op with China

KUALA LUMPUR: The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) said Friday that it will facilitate closer collaboration…


Tokyo stocks edge up Tokyo stocks edge up

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NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks retreated from records and lost ground Friday after a better-than-expected…


Asian markets fluctuate Asian markets fluctuate

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Sensex reclaims 40,000 mark Sensex reclaims 40,000 mark

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Huawei opens in Madrid 
largest flagship store Huawei opens in Madrid largest flagship store

MADRID: China's technology giant Huawei on Friday opened in Madrid its largest flagship store outside…


Islami Bank

opens branch

in Sherpur Islami Bank opens branch in Sherpur

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited opened its 343rd branch at Nalitabari in Sherpur on Thursday. Md. Mahbub…


NCC Bank holds half yearly

business confce

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NCC Bank organised 2-day long half yearly business conference of the bank in the capital on Saturday.…


Mobile Outfitters

starts journey

in Bangladesh Mobile Outfitters starts journey in Bangladesh

Mobile Outfitters (MO) launched its journey in Bangladesh to provide mobile clear-coat, fusion bumper,…


Taka gains against pound, euro Taka gains against pound, euro

The local currency Taka became stronger against the UK pound and the Euro, and it remained unchanged…


Commodity at a glance Commodity at a glance

Prices of most essential commodities remained steady in the city’s kitchen markets on Saturday.…


Corporate Corner Corporate Corner

RFL Managing Director RN Paul inaugurates a new retail outlet of Best Buy at Tejgaon in the capital…

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