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    OPEC, US begin ‘cat and mouse’ oil game

    Reuters . London/New York | Updated at 10:44pm on December 07, 2016

    As far as one of the world’s biggest commodities traders, Glencore’s chief Ivan Glasenberg, is concerned, the oil market will be at the mercy of...

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    Trump misses target with China onslaught: experts

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:40pm on December 07, 2016

    US president-elect Donald Trump accuses China of keeping its yuan currency artificially low and slapping unfair taxes on American exports...

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    Labour force demand to rise by 80pc in 10yrs: BIDS study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on December 07, 2016

    The demand for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers will be 1.71 crore in the fiscal year 2025-26 for selected nine sectors in the country, 80...

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    South Korean industry titans harangued in scandal probe

    Agence France-Presse. Seoul | Updated at 11:09pm on December 06, 2016

    South Korea’s most powerful tycoons, including de facto Samsung chief Lee Jae-Yong, stammered and squirmed Tuesday under a verbal assault from a parliamentary committee probing...

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    ADP spending stands 19pc in five months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on December 06, 2016

    Progress in implementation of the annual development programme is still in the lowest quarter even after five months of the current fiscal year though the...

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    Inflation drops in Nov

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on December 06, 2016

    Point-to-point inflation declined by 0.19 percentage points to 5.38 per cent in November, the lowest in the current fiscal year, from that of previous month...

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    Export receipts grow by 6.3pc in July-Nov

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on December 06, 2016

    The country’s export earnings in the July-November period of the current financial year 2016-17 grew by 6.3 per cent year-on-year exceeding $13.5 billion...

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    Defaulted industrial loans rise by Tk 3,694cr in Q1

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:34pm on December 06, 2016

    The amount of industrial sector defaulted loans in the July-September period of this fiscal year increased by Tk 3,694.21 crore from that in the same...

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    Allowing bank directors for more than 2 terms irrational: Ibrahim Khaled

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:05pm on December 05, 2016

    Opposing the proposal to allow bank directors to continue more than two terms, former deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank Khandker Ibrahim Khaled said it would...

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    Tofail seeks duty-free market access to KL

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:03pm on December 05, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed Monday urged Malaysia to give duty-free market access for Bangladesh products to further boost trade ties between the two countries, reports...

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