Vol. 5 Num 146 Mon. October 18, 2004    
 
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Ensure listing of foreign companies in bourses
SEC urges govt to infuse dynamism into capital market
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sought government help for mandatory listing of foreign companies operating in Bangladesh to infuse dynamism into the capital market.
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Jute output set to fall 10pc short of target
Speakers observe at DCCI seminar
Speakers at a seminar yesterday apprehended jute production to sustain 10 to 15 percent shortfall than the target set for the current year due to recent devastating flood and incessant rain.
 
Crab export holds bright prospect, study says
The country can boost its export earnings and minimise poverty to a great extent by expanding crab cultivation in the coastal belts.
 
More new jobs as Singapore turns into outsourcing hub
To many, outsourcing is a dirty word that means ""out of job''.
 
KL sets stage for key Islamic banking hub
With eight full-fledged Islamic banks including three Middle East players, predominantly Muslim Malaysia has set the stage to become a key Islamic financial hub in the region, analysts say.
 
Lanka car prices rocket ahead of new tax
Car prices in Sri Lanka rose sharply Sunday as dealers warned that they were being driven out of business by a steep increase in import taxes.
 
Lack of refining capacity for heavy crudes pushing oil prices higher
Oil consuming countries, and especially the United States, are struggling to refine heavy crude oil as lighter crudes become rarer, driving global oil prices higher.
 
Malaysia’s AirAsia buys Indonesian airline
Malaysia's budget carrier AirAsia has acquired a private airline in Indonesia and will team up with a local partner to launch new flights to tap into Southeast Asia's most populous nation, a report said
 
Local firm to invest $1.9m in Ctg EPZ
Section Seven Limited, a Bangladeshi owned company, will invest $1.906 million to set up a garments manufacturing industry in Chittagong Export Processing Zone.
 
NCC Bank opens branch at Baralekha in Moulvibazar
National Credit and Commerce Bank Limited (NCC Bank) has opened its 33rd branch at Baralekha in Moulvibazar.
 
Pubali Bank converts paper shares into electronic ones
Pubali Bank Limited has signed an agreement with Central Depository Bangladesh Limited (CDBL), the service provider of central depository system (CDS), to convert its paper shares into electronic ones.
 

 
   
 
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