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    Weaker rupee, regulations make real estate attractive for NRIs

    Press Trust of India . Mumbai | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    A fluctuating rupee, and introduction of various regulations to bring in transparency and accountability, are making real estate more lucrative for non-resident Indians (NRIs), experts say....

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    Swiss voters reject more aid for farmers

    Reuters . Zurich | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Swiss voters decisively rejected more help for farmers in two referendums on Sunday, heeding the government’s warnings that the measures would send food prices rocketing and hurt the economy, projections for broadcaster SRF showed. ...

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    OPEC, Russia rebuff Trump’s call for immediate boost to oil output

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    OPEC’s leader Saudi Arabia and its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group, Russia, ruled out on Sunday any immediate, additional increase in crude output, effectively rebuffing US president Donald Trump’s calls for action to cool the market....

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    In Nigeria, Shell’s onshore roots still run deep

    Reuters . Nigeria | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Royal Dutch Shell wants to reweight its footprint in Nigeria to focus on oil and gas fields far offshore, away from the theft, spills, corruption and unrest that have plagued the West African country’s onshore industry for decades....

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    US ports fear they will be big losers in trade war

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    America’s ports are fearful that they will be big losers as the escalating trade fight between Washington and Beijing bites into business....

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    Bribery rife at Mongla, Burimari ports, customs offices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on September 23, 2018

    Businesses and stakeholders are forced to pay bribe at almost all service delivery points both at Mongla port and customs house and Burimari land port and customs station, according to a study report of Transparency International Bangladesh....

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    Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Walmart Inc said that it may hike prices of products if the Trump administration imposes a tariff on Chinese imports, according to a letter the company wrote to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer two weeks ago and seen by Reuters on Thursday....

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    Stocks fall for 3rd week on cautious trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dipped for the third consecutive week as investors continued with their cautious approach amid political uncertainties ahead of national election....

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    Bug in cake gives Ikea India fresh embarrassment

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Ikea’s first store in India faced a fresh sticky problem on Friday after a customer said he found an insect emerging from chocolate cake served to his daughter at the outlet’s 1,000-seater cafeteria....

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    WB vice president due today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    World Bank (WB) vice president for the South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer arrives in Dhaka today to further deepen the longstanding partnership between Bangladesh and the World Bank Group and discuss about the way of helping the country to cope with the Rohingya crisis....