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    Singapore Q3 GDP growth well below forecast, trade frictions dent outlook

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    Singapore’s economy expanded at a much slower pace than initially thought in the third quarter, with the government flagging further moderation in the current quarter...

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    Amazon re-opens US store to Australian shoppers after backlash

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

    Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it would stop blocking Australians from shopping on its US site after a customer backlash, unwinding a move which has...

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    Indian rupee hits near 12-week high

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    The Indian rupee rose to its highest in almost 12 weeks on Thursday as global oil prices eased further.The rupee strengthened past the psychological 71-to-the-dollar...

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    Nissan votes unanimously to fire chairman Ghosn, ending two decade reign

    Reuters . Yokohama | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    Nissan Motor Co’s board voted unanimously to oust Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Thursday after the shock arrest of the industry heavyweight, ushering in a period...

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    Bangladesh RMG factories face squeeze if safety push blocked

    Reuters . Berlin/Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    A group set up to improve safety in Bangladesh’s garment industry after the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013 is warning global fashion firms that they...

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    Modern tanneries to be set up in Ctg, Rajshahi: PM

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

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday said if elected again her government would set up modern tanneries in Chattogram and Rajshahi as well as an exclusive...

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    Large caps keep stocks afloat for 4th day

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

    Some of the large capitalised scrips like Grameenphone and Square Pharmaceuticals kept Dhaka stocks in positive zone on Thursday, stretching the gains of the key...

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    Election manifestoes should address structural transformation: CPD

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

    Centre for Policy Dialogue on Thursday said that the political parties should announce in their election manifestos a clear indication for structural transformation of economy...

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    Farm loan release drops by 13.7pc in 4 months

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

    Disbursements of farm loans by banks dropped by 13.74 per cent in July-October period of the current financial year 2018-2019 compared with the same period...

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    Tk 8,500 minimum wage proposed

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

    The minimum wage board has finalised its recommendations setting Tk 8,500 as gross monthly minimum wage for the glass and silicate industry workers raising the...

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