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    Moody’s cuts India growth projection to 5.4pc for 2020

    Press Trust of India . New Delhi | Updated at 12:38am on February 18, 2020

    Moody’s Investors Service on Monday slashed India’s growth forecast to 5.4 per cent for 2020 from 6.6 per cent projected earlier on slower than expected economic recovery...

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    UK consumers hit by post-Brexit customs

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:42am on February 18, 2020

    British consumers will face higher prices and limited ranges of goods in the event of a return to customs controls after the Brexit transition period, an industry body warned on Monday...

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    Japan economy suffers worst slump in 5 years

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:45am on February 18, 2020

    Japan has suffered its worst quarterly GDP contraction in more than five years, with a tax hike and a deadly typhoon taking a toll on the world’s third-largest economy. The nation’s gross domestic product in the...

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    Three Indian mobile companies pay Rs 14,690cr in dues to government

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:46am on February 18, 2020

    Three Indian mobile companies on Monday paid a total of Rs 14,690 crore as part payment of their annual Adjusted Gross Revenue dues to the country’s Department of Telecommunication...

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    Stocks rally for 4th day as BB move instils hopes in investors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on February 17, 2020

    Dhaka stocks soared on Sunday, stretching the gaining streak to the fourth consecutive session as the Bangladesh Bank’s recent measures to support the country’s ailing...

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    Japan may lose $1.29b in tourism revenue due to virus

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:24am on February 17, 2020

    Japan could lose $1.29 billion in tourism revenue in the January-March period due to international flight restrictions stemming from the new coronavirus outbreak, according to...

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    Aviation industry tries to go green

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:23am on February 17, 2020

    From an emissions-reducing model jet that looks like something from a sci-fi movie to electric aircraft and sustainable fuel, the aviation industry is ramping up...

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    Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020: IMF

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:22am on February 17, 2020

    The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said on Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow....

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    GP launches digital service for people with hearing, speech disabilities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on February 17, 2020

    Leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone on Sunday launched a dedicated signlanguage based video call service named ‘sign-line’ for those who suffered from hearing and speech...

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    SE Asia feels the burn as virus keeps China tourists at home

    Agence France-Presse . Luang Prabang | Updated at 12:20am on February 17, 2020

    Elephant parks unvisited, curios at markets unsold as tuk-tuks sit idle: Southeast Asia is facing billions of dollars in losses from a collapse in Chinese...