Miscellany

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    BoE warns of post-Brexit financial services disruption

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:54pm on December 11, 2020

    The Bank of England said on Friday that UK banks remained ‘resilient’ to the risks of Brexit and coronavirus, but warned financial services could face...

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    Surge in US jobless claims underscores need for stimulus

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:54pm on December 11, 2020

    New applications for US unemployment benefits surged last week by 1,37,000, according to government data released on Thursday, underscoring the need for more economic stimulus...

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    Govt to start releasing aid from EU-German fund to jobless workers this month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on December 10, 2020

    The government is going to start by December the disbursement of cash assistance to jobless workers in the export-oriented readymade garment and leather sectors from...

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    Walton declares 12yrs warranty for washing machine

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:31pm on December 10, 2020

    Walton has declared a 12-year warranty on the major part (motor) of its wide ranges of inverter technology’s automatic washing machine with top and front...

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    Mahmudul elected ICAB president

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:47pm on December 09, 2020

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh has elected Mahmudul Hasan Khusru as president and Sidhartha Barua, Abdul Kader Joaddar and Maria Howlader as vice-presidents...

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    Boeing 737 MAX to return to skies

    Agence France-Presse. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 05:39pm on December 09, 2020

    Nearly 21 months after it was grounded following two deadly crashes, the Boeing 737 MAX will return to the skies Wednesday with a flight by...

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    Experts suggest 2-phase 8th Five-Year Plan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on December 08, 2020

    Policy makers and experts on Tuesday suggested that the government should implement the upcoming 8th Five-Year Plan in two phases for sustainable economic recovery in...

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    Govt to launch $40m fund to create 90,000 new jobs in 4 sectors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on December 08, 2020

    The government, with support from the World Bank Group, is going to launch a $40-million fund today for infrastructure investment in order to create around...

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    Pound slumps on Brexit fallout

    | Updated at 11:14pm on December 07, 2020

    The pound slumped more than 1 per cent against the dollar and euro on Monday with post-Brexit trade talks between Britain and the European Union...

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    German industrial production jumps

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main | Updated at 11:13pm on December 07, 2020

    German industrial output beat expectations in October, official data showed on Monday, reflecting a continuing rebound in Europe’s largest economy before the latest restrictions to...

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