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Russians keen to invest in power, transport sectors
Meet FBCCI, DCCI leaders
Visiting Russian business delegates yesterday expressed keen interest to invest in areas such as power, transport and waste management system in Bangladesh.
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Free admin from graft to boost private sector business
Finance adviser tells workshop
The finance adviser has emphasised keeping the administrative machinery free from corruption to create an environment conducive to business of the private sector.
 
India needs 2m IT, services sector professionals by 2010
A conclave of global executive search firms Monday said India's booming services and software industries need more than two million professionals by 2010 and many could come from overseas.
 
Oil prices inch up in Asian trade
Oil prices rose slightly Monday as the market looked for direction ahead of the expected restarts at U.S.
 
Five-day telecoms fair begins
Participants were displaying low-cost mobile handsets with discounts at the five-day telecoms fair styled '3rd Bangladesh Int'l Telecom Fair' that began in Dhaka yesterday.
 
City Bank to introduce 'premium banking'
The City Bank Limited will introduce a 'premium banking' cell in order to deliver the banking services to the clients' doorstep.
 
Citigroup posts 15pc revenue growth in Q1
Citigroup Inc yesterday reported a record 2007 first quarter revenue of US$25.5 billion, which increased by 15 percent, and after tax net income of $5.01 billion, or $1.01 per share.
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Citigroup senior official due today
Richard Martin Smyth, managing director and head of Global Portfolio Management of Citigroup South Asia, arrives in Dhaka today on a two-day visit, says a press release.
 
Wolfowitz vows to carry on
Global finance chiefs headed home Sunday after a three-day meeting on financial and development questions held amid intense speculation that World Bank head Paul Wolfowitz would be brought down by a personnel
 
Amadeus ties up with Biman for e-ticketing
Amadeus, a global leader in technology for the travel and tourism industry, has announced the launch of electronic ticketing with Biman Bangladesh Airlines, says a press release.
 
SEDF training for agribusiness, food processing sectors
SouthAsia Enterprise Develop-ment Facility (SEDF), the advisory services of International Finance Corporation (IFC) for South Asia, has organised a five-day auditor training course for the agribusiness
 
Training programme for ISP, telecoms engineers
In a bid to provide training facilities for the engineers working in the ISP (internet service provider) and telecommunication sectors in IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6), ISP Association of Bangladesh
 
IDLC approves 1:3 stock, 5pc cash dividends
Industrial Development Leasing Company (IDLC) of Bangladesh Ltd has approved 1:3 stock dividend and 5 percent cash dividend for the year 2006.
 
Euro hits all time high against yen
The euro jumped to a fresh all-time high against the yen in Asian trade on Monday after Group of Seven finance chiefs avoided specific mention of the sliding Japanese currency, dealers said.
 
China rejects IMF advice on yuan
A senior official from China's central bank has rejected calls from the International Monetary Fund for faster progress towards a more flexibile currency regime, state media said Monday.
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