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MFIs to get more money to lend under stimulus package

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) will receive more funds from banks under the government’s Tk 3,000-crore stimulus package for distribution among the pandemic-hit clients after the central bank raised the ceiling on the loans they can secure from commercial lenders.

Small paint manufacturers need easy loans for survival

The coronavirus outbreak wreaked havoc on the paint industry at a time when it was reeling from a slowdown in the housing and infrastructure sectors for the last couple of years, said Rupali Chowdhury, managing director of Berger Paints Bangladesh.

BSEC vows to rein in rumours

The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) will take strict measures against the spread of misinformation on the stock market as it leads to gambling and has an overall negative impact on general investors, according to a senior regulatory official.

Investors frustrated over Ring Shine Textile’s factory closure

Investors of Ring Shine Textile have been left shocked by the company’s decision to shut down its factory at the Dhaka Export Processing Zone in Savar for a month.

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