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Briefing 18-10-2020

October 18, 2020 00:00:00

CCAM: 85pc complaints settled

The securities regulator has addressed 88.4 per cent of the complaints submitted by investors since January through Customer Complaints Address Module (CCAM), an automated system launched on September 30, 2019. According to the latest information of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC), investors submitted a total of 455 complaints since January 1 to October 15. Page 9

Early voting record in US election

State election officials across the US are reporting record numbers of voters casting their ballots ahead of election day on 3 November. More than 22m Americans had voted early by Friday, either in person or by mail, according to the US Election Project. At the same point in the 2016 race, about 6m votes had been cast. Page 11

BP warns to cut oil supply

The problem-plagued Limetree Bay refinery in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, may lose its main supplier of crude, oil major BP, if it isn't successfully up and running by December, according to two people familiar with the matter. Page 14

Push for single-digit MFS cash-out charge

Experts have suggested that mobile financial service (MFS) providers cut cash-out charge to a single-digit as high transaction costs are keeping marginal people as well as more micro and small enterprises (MSEs) away from availing the services. Page 15

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