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Vol. 5 Num 1046 Sat. May 12, 2007  
   
Business


Int'l investors' confce ends on high note


The first-ever international investors' conference ended yesterday with foreign institutional investors showing keen interest to invest in the country's pharmaceuticals, financial services and textiles sectors.

Along with local participants, managers in charge of billions of dollars of investment attended the two-day conference to learn about the Bangladesh's economy and its potential capital market.

Some 40 foreign institutional investors including world reputed Morgan Stanley, Fidelity Investments, Sumitomo Mitsui and Smith Asset Management and around 200 local institutions took part in the conference at Dhaka Sheraton Hotel. Citigroup and Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges jointly organised the conference titled 'Bangladesh - The New Investment Frontier'.