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    US car-pollution pact cuts through DC smog

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    A pact on pollution between California and four of the world’s top automakers cuts through the smog from Washington, DC America’s largest state by population...

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    China moves to regulate ‘blind’ expansion of financial holding cos

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    China’s central bank on Friday unveiled the first draft rules to regulate the country’s vast and often complex financial holding companies, which it said have...

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    Lakshmi Mittal’s brother remains in custody in Bosnia over fraud

    Agence France-Presse . Sarajevo | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    Indian industrialist Pramod Mittal, the younger brother of steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, is to remain in custody in Bosnia for at least a month following...

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    US economic growth slows in Q2

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    The American economy hit the brakes in the second quarter, as activity declined in an increasingly skittish industrial sector and exports fell, but the US...

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    India rice exports likely to hit 7-yr low on weak demand

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    India’s rice exports are likely to fall to their lowest level in seven years, industry officials say, as weak demand from African countries weighs and...

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    Unit prices of SEML-managed MFs increase abnormally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    The prices of three mutual funds, which are managed by Strategic Equity Management Limited, unusually shot up recently. Stock market experts said the record breaking...

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    New SIM tax affects MNP service

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    Changing mobile operators by customers through the mobile number portability (MNP) service has slowed down significantly due to imposition of increased tax on SIM replacement...

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    Prices of vegetables, green chilli rise further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    The prices of vegetables, green chilli and garlic went up further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the...

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    Apple to acquire majority Intel modem unit

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:20pm on July 26, 2019

    Apple agreed on Thursday to pay $1 billion to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business, a move giving the iPhone maker more control...

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    Tata sees big loss over lower Jaguar Land Rover sales

    Agence France-Presse. Mumbai, India | Updated at 11:31pm on July 25, 2019

    Tata Motors plunged back into the red in the first quarter of 2019-20 with India's number one vehicle maker on Thursday blaming the losses on lower sales by its luxury Jaguar Land Rover brand.