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    Qatar will invest $3b in Pakistan

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    Qatar is making $3 billion worth of new investments in Pakistan, in the form of deposits and direct investments, the Qatari state news agency QNA said on Monday...

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    Water shortage could cut India’s food exports, minister warns

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    A water shortage could cut food exports from India, which has emerged as a leading supplier of a number of food products to the world, the water resources minister warned...

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    Rivals ride rising rates as Lloyd’s abandons some ship insurance

    Reuters . London/New York | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    Rivals to Lloyd’s of London are riding a rising tide of marine insurance rates, leaving the 330-year-old market behind after it jettisoned sections of its oldest line of business last...

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    German business sentiment lowest since November 2014: Ifo

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    German business morale fell to its lowest level since November 2014 in June, a survey showed on Monday, adding weight to expectations that Europe’s largest economy contracted in the...

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    Swiss ready to retaliate against EU over stock market access

    Reuters . Zurich | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    The Swiss government said on Monday it was ready to ban stock exchanges in the European Union from trading Swiss shares - intensifying a row over a stalled partnership...

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    FedEx confirms Huawei mail ban as new ‘mistake’ reignites Chinese ire

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    FedEx Corp has apologised for another Huawei delivery ‘mistake’, reigniting Chinese ire and drawing the fire of state media which suggested the US delivery firm could end up on China’s upcoming list of...

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    Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, ‘smart’ homes

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India’s tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of ‘location, location, location’ that was...

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    Draft flag vessel (protection) act gets cabinet nod

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    The cabinet on Monday gave final approval to draft of The Bangladesh Flag Vessel (Protection) Act, 2019 with a provision for the vessels to carry 50 per cent cargos from the existing 40 per cent in a meeting...

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    Power div urges fin min to scrap TIN requirement

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid on Monday requested the finance ministry to withdraw the budget proposal for submission of Tax Identification Number (TIN) by ‘lifeline’ subscribers to...

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    Politicians need to move fast as FB and co move into finance: BIS

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won’t be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for...

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