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    IMF projects GDP growth to drop to 7.4pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday projected that the gross domestic product (GDP) growth of Bangladesh would fall to 7.4 per cent in the current...

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    ADP spending in July-Sept lowest in 4yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    The rate of annual development programme implementation declined to 8.06 per cent in the first quarter (July-September) of the current fiscal year 2019-2020, according to...

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    Stocks rebound on BB, ICB moves

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    Dhaka stocks soared on Tuesday, snapping a six-day losing streak as a section of investors, especially the institutional ones, went for bargain hunting following the...

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    Labour leaders, owners give contrasting pictures of rights situation to EU team

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    Labour rights groups and factory owners have given a European Union delegation contrasting pictures of labour rights situation in Bangladesh. The delegation on Monday started...

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    BB exempts overseas exchange houses from taking account name change approval

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    The Bangladesh Bank has exempted foreign exchange houses, which provides drawing facility to the local banks for inward remittances, from taking its approval in case...

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    London retains global finance throne amid Brexit chaos

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    From the pinnacle of the city of London’s largest skyscraper, Stuart Lipton is wagering a $1.2 billion bet that the British capital remains a master...

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    Flipkart adds original content to video service

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    Walmart Inc’s Indian unit Flipkart was adding original shows to its newly minted video platform, the company said on Tuesday, as it competes with rival...

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    FB’s Libra announces board as support shrinks further

    Reuters . London/ San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    Backers of Facebook Inc’s Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest member defection by...

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