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    Global stocks push higher

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    World shares started the week on the front foot on Monday, amid conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-US trade dispute, while the Federal Reserve’s new-found concerns over the global economy sapped the dollar....

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    Macedonia should seize new EU prospect to reform, raise growth: IMF

    Reuters . Sarajevo | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Macedonia should seize on the prospect of faster EU integration to push ahead with reforms that will enable stronger economic growth, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday....

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    In Dubai, US sanctions pressure historic business ties with Iran

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 10:41pm on November 19, 2018

    With its Persian restaurants and shop signs in Farsi, Murshid Bazaar, a dense maze of alleys in Dubai’s old quarter, has for decades been a centre for small-scale trade with Iran....

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    Xiaomi swings to net profit in Q3

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said on Monday it swung to a net profit in the third quarter, beating analyst estimates, driven by robust sales in India and Europe.....

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    Telcos could face up to Tk 100cr fine for service quality slips

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    The newly enacted quality of service regulations for the telecommunications sector have empowered Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission to impose up to Tk 100 crore in administrative...

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    Passive investing makes for end-of-day whirlwinds on Wall Street

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    The rise of passive investing on Wall Street has concentrated stock market action in the final moments of the trading day — exacerbating steep, last-minute...

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    May sees ‘no alternative’ to her Brexit plan

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May says she sees no alternative to the Brexit deal she presented earlier this week, amid reports that some of her...

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    Australia’s minister says translation glitches delay trade deal with Indonesia

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Australia’s trade minister said translation issues were behind the delay of a billion-dollar free trade agreement with Indonesia, downplaying a friction between the countries over...

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    Modi stacks RBI board with allies to turn heat up on governor

    Reuters . New Delhi/Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    As prime minister Narendra Modi’s government turns up the heat on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor to do its bidding ahead of next...

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    APEC fails to reach consensus as US-China divide deepens

    Reuters . Port Moresby | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Asia-Pacific leaders failed to agree on a communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday for the first time in their history as...

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