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Oil prices down in thin Asian trade

Oil prices fell in thin pre-holiday trade in Asia today after a mixed US stockpiles report, while talks over crude producer Iran’s nuclear programme drag on, analysts said, reports AFP. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate fell 52 cents to $49.57 ...

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Credit flow to green projects on rise

The green and eco-friendly projects have become one of the major focuses of country’s banking sector, with increasing credit flow, according to Bangladesh Bank (BB), reports BSS.   The latest data of the BB’s Green Banking and CSR Department showed that ...

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GP revamps Internet packages

Cellular phone operator Grameenphone reshuffled internet packages considering the affordability of different customer segments, BSS reports. The leading operator re-configured the internet services into seven packages in line with the company’s “Internet for All” campaign in Bangladesh.  Allan Bonke, Chief ...

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Oil prices down in Asian trade

SINGAPORE – Oil prices eased in Asia today but analysts said losses were tempered by supply concerns in the crude-rich Middle East after Saudi-led warplanes struck rebel targets in Yemen, AFP reports.  US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for May delivery ...

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edotco ties up with Qubee

WIMAX operator Qubee inked a deal with Infrastructure service providing company edotco Bangladesh to extend its coverage across the country, reports BSS.  The agreement will help Qubee to share additional passive infrastructure with edotco for their upcoming network roll-out. The ...

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Fitch downgrades Greece amid bailout uncertainty

Athens — The ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece’s sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government’s pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan payments and avoid default, AP reports.  The agency late Friday said it had ...

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