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Dhaka,  Tue,  24 May 2016
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May 24, 2016, 9:32 pm
CARACAS, May 24: A sugar shortage has forced Coca-Cola to stop producing soft drinks in Venezuela amid an escalating food and energy shortage. Coke said that suppliers in Venezuela will "temporarily cease operations due to a lack of raw materials". The announcement
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May 24, 2016, 9:21 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 24: An important minister in Brazil's interim government has stepped aside over a leaked recording in which he appears to discuss using Dilma Rousseff's impeachment to derail a corruption investigation, reports Al Jazeera. Romero Juca, planning minister,
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The new VAT Act 2012 will come into force from July 1 this year that imposes a 15% VAT on businessmen. But business community and finance minister remain at loggerheads
GENEVA, May 24: A Swiss private bank will face criminal proceedings and be liquidated after allegedly committing serious breaches of anti-money laundering regulations in connection with the suspected embezzlement of a Malaysian state investment fund., AP reports. Switzerland's market supervisor indicated
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for Ise-Shima, Japan on Thursday morning to attend the ‘G7 Outreach Programme’. Bangladesh is giving ‘high importance’ to the visit as Prime Minister is likely to have a number of meetings with G7 leaders on the sidelines of the Summit. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali will brief the media on Prime Minister's visit to Japan on
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TOKYO, May 24: Sony has forecast weaker-than-expected profit growth after an earthquake in April halted production at a key manufacturing plant, reports BBC. The Japanese tech-giant expects a 2 per cent rise in operating profits to 300 billion yen ($2.75 billion) for the year to March 2017. However, this was well below analysts' estimates of about 409 billion yen. Sony delayed its forecasts
DUBAI, May 24: China's Huawei and United Arab Emirates' (UAE) biggest telecom provider Etisalat said in Dubai on Tuesday they collaborated successfully on a new FTTH (fiber to the home) solution to provide 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) broadband service. The collaboration of Huawei and Etisalat on the new FTTH solution marked a successful test that made 10 Gbps as a transmission speed (for example for home television or video streaming) is possible in the UAE, but not yet in use, ...
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Defending champion Stan Wawrinka recovered to beat Czech Lukas Rosol in the French Open first round. Swiss Wawrinka, 31, who beat
Academic activities of four private medical colleges will face closure if the authorities concerned fail to provide required documents within next 15 days, a release of the health ministry said Sunday. The four medical colleges are - Bangladesh Medical College at Dhanmondi, Popular Medical College, Uttara Adhunik Medical College and Uttara Women's Medical College. The ministry took the decision at a meeting on the 'Private Medical/Dental College Establishment and Administration Policy' on Sunday at the secretariat. Health minister Mohammad Nasim chaired the ...
Mirza Abbas, member of BNP standing committee on Tuesday alleged that a ruling party-backed business syndicate is plundering public money by shooting up the prices of essentials ahead of Ramadan.  “The government loudly declared the prices of essentials won’t go up during Ramadan as the market is under their control. But, we’re seeing the prices of all commodities have already shot up,” he said at a discussion in Dhaka. Abbas further said, “The ruling party-backed business syndicate is looting public money by ...
CHUADANGA, May 24: The food and sugar industries corporation has sanctioned Tk 20 million for constructing a new general office building of Darsana sugar mills of Chuadanga. The new general office building of the mills would be four storied high. According to mills management source the construction of new office building of the mill is expected to start in next July and then the construction would formally inaugurated. It may be noted here that the Darsana sugar mill was established in the year ...

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CompanyYCPHighLowCLOSE%CHG
BSC345.60370.50345.00368.706.68
LEGACYFOOT26.3028.5026.3028.006.46
DESHBANDHU10.9011.7011.0011.606.42
OAL25.7027.9025.9027.205.84
SONARBAINS14.0015.0014.0014.805.71
KDSALTD57.8061.5058.3061.005.54
SINOBANGLA29.3031.8029.8030.905.46
BDCOM22.5023.7022.5023.604.89
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GOLDENSON23.3024.6023.3024.304.29
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RENATA1245.401110.001085.001107.60-11.07
MODERNDYE105.3099.0095.3096.20-8.64
AZIZPIPES58.4055.1054.3054.70-6.34
KARNAPHULI12.0011.5010.8011.40-5.00
DHAKAINS16.3015.9014.8015.50-4.91
GENNEXT8.308.007.707.90-4.82
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PTL16.6016.8015.9016.00-3.62
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USD78.9577.94
GBP118.00117.96
EUR83.7883.75
Chinese Yuan12.2412.24
HK Dollar10.21819.8929
Singapore dollar63.618659.877
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GOLD 1,270.40 (US $/oz)-0.6%
SILVER 20.70 (US $/oz)-1.9%
COPPER 7,12 (US$/mt) -0.7%
CRUDE OIL 93.20 (USD/bbl.) -1.7%
COTTON # 278.85 (USc/lb)0.9%
WHEAT (CBOT)647.25 (USD/bu)-0.1%
PALM OIL823.96 (USD/MTon)3.4%
Soybean Oil40.84 (USc/lb)1.4%
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