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    Female RMG workers in Bangladesh deprived of maternity benefits: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    Female workers in the readymade garment factories in Bangladesh have been deprived of the benefits they are entitled to as per law concerning maternity leave and childcare rights...

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    Stocks fall for 3rd week as investors see no hope

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    Dhaka stocks kept dropping in the past week, extending the losing streak to the third week, as shaky investors continued selling shares to avoid further losses. DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange...

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    Good governance stressed for disciplined financial market

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    Businesses have urged for ensuring good governance for a disciplined financial market in the country. They observed that institutional weakness, weak governance, lack of due diligence in...

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    FTA being prioritised for trade expansion: minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi said on Saturday that the government was giving the highest priority to free trade agreement for expansion of the country’s trade and export. ‘We need FTA considering the necessity of the...

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    Boeing pilots’ messages on 737 MAX safety raise new questions

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    A Boeing Co senior pilot said that he might have unintentionally misled regulators, in a series of internal messages from 2016 that became public Friday, plunging the world’s largest airplane...

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    IMF avoids clash with US, delays shareholding changes to 2023

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    The International Monetary Fund said on Friday that its 189 member countries agreed to maintain the IMF’s $1 trillion in total lending resources while delaying changes to its...

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    Global watchdog keeps Pakistan on terrorism financing ‘grey list’

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    A global finance watchdog kept Pakistan off its terrorism financing blacklist on Friday but warned Islamabad it only had until February to improve or face international action...

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    JPMorgan’s Dimon says Facebook’s Libra currency ‘will never happen’

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    Facebook’s Libra digital currency project was ‘a neat idea that will never happen,’ JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon said on Friday, adding to scepticism about the project that...

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