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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Business News prepared Sunday’s midday business round up compiling reports, published by different local and international newspapers and news portals.

Singer Bangladesh recommends 100pc cash dividend

Singer Bangladesh Limited has recommended 100 percent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31 in 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday.

IPO subscription of Intraco Refueling Station begins

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription of Intraco Refueling Station began today aiming to raise BDT 300 million from public under the fixed-price method.

French baker fined 3,000 euros for working too hard

French people appreciate their holidays so much that apparently a French baker was fined €3,000 (£2,650) for keeping his business open seven days a week, breaking their labour rules.

Bangladesh’s stocks turn negative at midday

Bangladesh’s stocks turned negative trend at midday on Sunday as cautious investors went on selling spree.

NPLs in agriculture sector falls in seven months

The classified loans in the agriculture sector decreased slightly in seven months to January this fiscal year (FY) as strengthening recover drives by banks, officials said.

5 killed as gas pipe catches fire after lightning in Sylhet

Five people were killed in a fire originated from a gas line blast following a lightning strike in Golapganj upazila in Sylhet early today. Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

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