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    China opens luxury hotel in quarry

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    A hotel development sunk into a disused quarry in China opened its doors Thursday to deep-pocketed clientele.Preventing the 88-metre-deep (290 feet) pit from flooding was...

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    Pound hammered as businesses give tepid response to draft Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    The pound dived Thursday as a string of British government resignations appeared to put a draft Brexit deal in serious jeopardy, dealers said.The UK currency...

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    MCCI suggests maintaining political stability for higher growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday urged the government to take measures to achieve and maintain political stability for creating investment-friendly climate to...

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    More investment needed for higher growth: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    International Chamber of Commerce-Bangladesh on Wednesday said that accelerated investment was a prerequisite for higher growth in the country....

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    BEZA offers full-fledged one-stop services from March ’19

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA) will provide the investors with full-fledged ‘One Stop Service (OSS)’ from March, 2019 by ensuring all necessary services in the...

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    Law firm suggests filing WTO petitions against Pakistan, India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    A government-appointed law firm has found that there is enough merit to file petitions with the dispute settlement body of World Trade Organisation against imposition...

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    First slowdown since 2015 brings angst for German economy

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Germany’s years-long run of steady growth came to a screeching halt in the third quarter, official data showed Wednesday, with a widely-expected bottleneck in the...

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    ‘Substantial progress’ made on China trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Substantial progress has been made on hammering out a China-backed trade deal, Singapore’s leader said Wednesday, driving ahead the world’s largest commercial pact which the...

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    Japan economy shrinks in Q3 as natural disasters hit

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Japan’s economy shrank in the three months to September, official data showed Wednesday, after a string of natural disasters hit consumer spending and exports, and...

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    Muhith says all parties’ participation in polls good for economy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday ruled out any adverse impact on the county’s stock market and economy as all major political parties are expected...

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