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    12 entities initially selected for TVAS registration

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Twelve entities have qualified for getting registered as telecom value-added service provider under the guidelines issued by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, BTRC officials said....

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    Turkish lira skittish as US pastor appears in court

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Turkey’s skittish lira moved in and out of negative territory on Friday as investors weighed prospects for the release of a US pastor whose trial has strained relations with Washington....

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    Kelvin joins Huawei Bangladesh as country director

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Technology and smartphone manufacturing company Huawei has announced the appointment of Kelvin Yang as the country director of Huawei Consumer Business Group in Bangladesh, said a press release....

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    India’s passenger vehicle sales hurt by higher fuel costs, weaker rupee

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    India’s domestic passenger vehicle sales fell 5.6 per cent in September from a year ago, data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed on Friday, with demand hurt by rising fuel prices and interest rates....

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    Financial sector needs a shake-up: IFIL MD

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Islamic Finance and Investment Limited, the first Shariah-based financial institution of the country, has played an important role in popularising banking backed by the Islamic principles since its inception in 2001....

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    US import prices rise on jump in fuel

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    US import prices jumped faster than expected in September amid resurgent energy prices but prices excluding fuels were unchanged....

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    World stocks rebound slightly from rout

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Global stock markets staged a mild rebound Friday, one day after ferocious losses sparked by heightened economic concerns, notably over rising US interest rates that have drawn attacks from president Donald Trump on his ‘crazy’ central bank....

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    Oil edges further above $80 but weaker demand view weighs

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Oil edged further above $80 a barrel on Friday as a rally in equities lent support, though prices pared most of their gain after a closely watched forecaster deemed supply adequate and the outlook for demand weakening.....

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    Gold near highest in over two months as equity plunge boosts safe-haven appeal

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Gold edged down on Friday but held near an over two-month high hit in the previous session, when prices surged over 2 per cent as a rout in global stock markets boosted the metal’s safe-haven appeal....

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    JPMorgan’s consumer banking strength offsets bond trading weakness

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday as gains from higher interest rates and growth in loans helped the bank offset weakness in bond trading revenue....

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