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    Dhaka stocks dip to 2-and-half-month low on financial sector fragility

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Dhaka stocks slumped to a two-and-a-half-month low on Monday with a fall in share prices of more than two-thirds of the traded scrips as investors, unnerved by the financial sector woes, went for selling shares....

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    Investment to rise in 2-3yrs, hopes Razzaque

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Agriculture minister M Abdur Razzaque on Monday expressed his high optimism that the public and private investment in the country would increase further within the next two to three years alongside continued increase in the GDP growth....

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    Boeing crashes cast spotlight on US aviation regulator

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Was the United States complacent in its certification of the Boeing 737 MAX? That’s a question everyone is asking after Addis Ababa said flight recorded data showed ‘clear similarities’ between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and that of Indonesia’s Lion Air five months earlier....

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    US heavy equipment makers feeling pain from tariffs

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    US makers of bulldosers and other heavy equipment are raising prices, losing sales and in some cases beginning to trim workers in response to the Trump administration’s protracted trade disputes with various countries, according to a new report....

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    RBI officials meet bankers, seek feedback on new liquidity tool

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Senior officials from the Reserve Bank of India met about two dozen bankers on Monday for feedback on the central bank’s new cash infusion tool, according to two bankers who attended the meeting....

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    Malaysia to summon two Goldman Sachs units ahead of 1MDB case

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Malaysian prosecutors on Monday said they would issue summonses to units of US investment bank Goldman Sachs in London and Hong Kong, requiring them to respond by June to criminal charges filed against them last year....

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    Brexit crisis tipped for British asparagus as EU seasonal workers stay away

    Reuters . Ross-On-Wye | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    For almost 100 years, Chris Chinn’s family has farmed asparagus in the rolling hills of the Wye Valley in western England....

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    Global stocks climb, dollar dips

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Global stocks rose to their highest in five months and the dollar dipped on Monday as traders began to price in an accommodative stance from the US Federal Reserve at its policy meeting this week....

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    Indian watchdog raids Glencore business, others over pulse prices

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    India’s antitrust watchdog raided units of global commodities trader Glencore and two other firms in Mumbai on Saturday in an inquiry into alleged collusion on the price of pulses, four sources with knowledge of the raids told Reuters....

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    Germany’s 2 top banks launch merger talks to create national ‘champion’

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    Germany’s two biggest lenders, the ailing Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, said Sunday they would launch formal talks toward a possible merger that could create a ‘national champion’ in financial services....