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    UK economy picks up

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    Britain’s economy accelerated in the third quarter as higher exports and household spending offset slumping business investment, data showed Friday as the country hopes to...

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    S Korea’s Moon sacks finance minister, policy chief

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    South Korean president Moon Jae-in sacked his top two economic officials Friday, the government said, as the world’s 11th-largest economy struggles with slowing growth, rising...

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    India to sell ‘enemy shares’ of people who fled to Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    India’s government is to sell more than $400 million worth of shares left behind by people who fled to Pakistan or China after wars with...

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    Restaurants to promote tourism: Monjurul

    Ferdous Ara . Chattogram | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    A restaurant does not necessarily about a collection of mere furniture, utensils and foods. It is an ingenious way of creating an environment with a...

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    Nissan first-half profit slumps on rising costs

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    Japanese automaker Nissan on Thursday logged a 10.9-per cent drop in net profit for the six months to September owing to a decline in global...

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    Toshiba slashes 7,000 jobs, pulls out of British nuke plant

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    Japan’s engineering giant Toshiba announced plans Thursday to slash 7,000 jobs and liquidate a unit building a UK nuclear power plant, leaving its fate in...

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    EU warns of eurozone slowdown, Italy deficit jump

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    The EU on Thursday said growth in the eurozone would slow in 2019 and beyond, citing global uncertainty and heightened trade tensions.The European Commission also...

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    Trump economic agenda likely checked by Democratic poll gains

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    Against the backdrop of a strong economy, Republicans avoided blowout losses in the key US midterm vote but president Trump’s economic agenda will be sharply...

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    China’s exports hold up despite US tariffs

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    China’s exports to the United States and the rest of the world saw a surprise jump in October, data showed Thursday, suggesting businesses are ramping...

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    Hyundai raises Southeast Asia bet with second investment in Grab

    Reuters . Seoul/Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    Hyundai Motor Co has raised its stakes in growing Southeast Asian markets with a $250 million investment in Singapore’s Grab, its second in the ride-hailing...

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