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"Govt plans to slash tax rate" By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 23rd January, 2018, 02:37

The minister says that to attain SDGs government and private sector need to work together and about $1.31 trillion is needed for achieving the SDG

Government plans to slash tax rate: Mustafa Kamal

13,400 mts rice imported from Myanmar in 10 months: Report 13,400 mts rice imported from Myanmar in 10 months: Report

Myanmar’s main exports to Bangladesh are rice, ginger, silk, cotton, onions, fish, prawns, dried fish, bamboo, cane, and other industrial goods


Sanofi buys US haemophilia treatment firm for $11.6 bn Sanofi buys US haemophilia treatment firm for $11.6 bn

Bioverativ has latest-generation treatments for haemophilia, a disorder where blood does not clot properly to stop bleeding


Both DSE, CSE up at opening   Both DSE, CSE up at opening

The key index of the country's major bourse gained 46.88 points up while the Selective Category Index of the port city bourse rose 78.21 points


More self-driving tech in VW's next-generation Golf More self-driving tech in VW's next-generation Golf

Some 34 million people have bought a Golf, the successor to the iconic Beetle, since the first model rolled off production lines in 1974


HSBC to pay $101.5m to settle currency rigging probe HSBC to pay $101.5m to settle US probe

The bank has admitted its traders twice misused confidential information provided to them by clients for its own profit


Asian markets build on rally as Hong Kong hits fresh record Asian markets build on rally as Hong Kong hits fresh record

n morning trade, Hong Kong rose 0.4 percent to break 32,000 for the first time. The market has fallen only once in the past 17 trading days


New law may make banking sector vulnerable New law may make banking sector vulnerable

The amendment reflects the lack of urge of the government to restore ‘good environment’ in banking sector and to empower the central bank


Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

The dollar rose to 110.64 yen from 110.49 yen on Tuesday while the euro strengthened to $1.2281 from $1.2258


Nasrul for use of modern technologies to build smart cities Nasrul for use of modern technologies to build smart cities

Nasrul Hamid suggests escalating the use of modern technologies with professionalism to build smart cities meeting the demand of power and water


Asia markets mostly up as Hong Kong rally resumes Asia markets mostly up as Hong Kong rally resumes

The Hang Seng Index sank on Monday for the first time this year as a record-breaking 14-day surge came to an end on profit-taking


Asia markets extend rally as Hong Kong eyes record Asia markets extend rally as Hong Kong eyes record

Wall Street once again provided a strong lead on the back of optimism about corporate earnings in light of Donald Trump's tax cuts


Bourses see fall in early trading Bourses see fall in early trading

DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went down by 34.91 points or 0.56 percent to reach 6144.40 points


Glimmers of hope in Iran economy despite Trump Glimmers of hope in Iran economy despite Trump

The real problem in Iran right now, everyone in the international business community agrees, is uncertainty


US inflation modest in 2017, despite rising retail sales US inflation modest in 2017, despite rising retail sales

Energy prices were up sharply in 2017 compared to 2016, with gasoline rising nearly 11 percent and fuel oil up more than 15 percent


Asian shares rise on Wall St, oil gains; Nikkei dips on yen   Asian shares rise on Wall St, oil gains; Nikkei dips on yen

The dollar was steady at 111.27 Japanese yen, its lowest since November

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