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    Eurozone business activity slumps in Dec

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Activity among euro zone businesses dipped to its weakest in nearly five-and-a-half years in December as their already downbeat expectations also turned more pessimistic, a...

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    Sino-US trade talks a tonic as stocks wager on Fed rate cut

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Asian shares found a crumb of comfort on Friday as Beijing announced a new round of trade talks with Washington, though recession fears still had...

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    India discounts widen to two-month high on price surge, weak demand

    Reuters . Mumbai/Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Gold discounts in India widened to a two-month high this week as prices surged to a more than six-month peak and demand remained subdued due...

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    User awareness to implement business reforms stressed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    Speakers at a dialogue on Thursday underscored the need for creating awareness among the users, including both businesses and frontline employees of the government who...

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    Sakata Inx to set up ink factory in Bangladesh

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    A globally reputed Japanese liquid ink manufacturing company, Sakata Inx, is going to set up an ink factory with an initial investment of $10 million...

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    H1 export earnings top target with $20.5b

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    Country’s export earnings in the first half of the current financial year (2018-19) stood at $20.50 billion, up 14.42 per cent on $17.91 billion in...

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    Bangladesh-China ink contract on Dhaka Bypass

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16pm on January 03, 2019

    Bangladesh and China have signed a concession contract to upgrade Dhaka Bypass under a public-private partnership arrangement. A consortium of companies from Sichuan Road and...

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    Four from BRB Cables become directors of state-owned Eastern Cables

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2019

    Private sector cable manufacturer BRB Cables Ltd has secured directorship posts in the board of its competitor in the market, state-run Eastern Cables Limited, after...

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    US-China trade war takes toll on global manufacturing

    Reuters . London/Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2019

    Factory activity weakened across much of Europe and Asia in December as the US-led trade war and a slowdown in demand hit production in many...

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    Oil falls to $53 on economic worries, surging supply

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2019

    Oil fell towards $53 a barrel on Wednesday, under pressure from rising output in major OPEC and non-OPEC producers and due to concerns about an...