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    High return keeps NSC sales above Tk 5,000cr in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Government’s borrowing from the sales of national savings certificates remained buoyant in the first month of the fiscal year 2018-2019 in line with the trend...

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    World stocks knocked lower after new US tariff threat

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Stock markets headed south on Monday as investors took fright at news that Washington was set to announce a new round of tariffs on Chinese...

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    MARKET DISCLOSURES

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    As per regulation 19(1) of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (listing) regulations, 2015, the company has informed that a meeting of the board of directors will...

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    Oil higher as US Iran sanctions raise supply concerns

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Oil prices rose on Monday as investors focused on the impact of US sanctions on Iran despite assurances by Washington that Saudi Arabia, Russia and...

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    H&M sales rise on logistics revamp

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    H&M’s sales bounced back in the third quarter, helped by a new logistics system, as the world’s second biggest fashion retailer said a revamp to...

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    Coffee producers seek urgent talks with industry on low prices

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Coffee producers are seeking urgent meetings with major customers such as Nestle, Jacobs Douwe Egberts and Starbucks to find ways to shore up prices that...

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    Progress in talks on new Argentina deal: IMF

    Reuters . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    The International Monetary Fund has held productive meetings with Argentina aimed at revamping the country’s standby loan agreement, the IMF said on Monday, while the...

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    Spanish farmers go nuts for almonds as global demand booms

    Agence France-Presse . Santa Cruz | Updated at 12:10am on September 17, 2018

    Surging worldwide demand for almonds is pushing Spanish farmers to replace traditional wheat and sunflower fields with almond orchards, transforming the landscape in the south...

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    African tourism alarmed by rhino, elephant losses

    Agence France-Presse . Cape Town | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    Animal conservation in Africa has suffered several setbacks in recent months prompting experts at an African tourism conference this week in Cape Town to warn...

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    Resilient China is ‘firewall’ in emerging currency crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    China is the last bulwark against a deep crisis in emerging economies going fully global, analysts say, although a prolonged trade war could sap Beijing’s...

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