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    Royalty, fee repatriation process eased for private firms

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:27pm on March 22, 2021

    The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority has eased procedures for repatriation of royalty, technical assistance and other related fees by private industrial enterprises to foreign companies...

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    US existing home sales fall 6.6pc in Feb: survey

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:23pm on March 22, 2021

    Sales of existing homes in the United States fell 6.6 per cent in February, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) said on Monday, as tightening...

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    G7 backs ‘sizeable’ IMF aid for COVID-hit poor nations

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:28pm on March 20, 2021

    G7 finance ministers have agreed to support ‘sizeable’ IMF aid for the poorest nations hit by the COVID pandemic, Britain said on Friday, vowing that...

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    US employment crisis hits one-year mark

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:33pm on March 18, 2021

    New applications for unemployment benefits in the United States remained high one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, government data said on Thursday, even as the...

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    German inflation could top 2pc, first time since 2012: experts

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:00pm on March 17, 2021

    Inflation in Germany could rise above the 2.0 per cent mark for the first time this year since 2012 on rising energy prices even though...

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    European Union proposes vaccine pass to help save tourism

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:55pm on March 17, 2021

    The EU wast to unveil Wednesday a proposed European vaccine pass to ease travel, an idea pushed by tourist hotspots such as Greece that are...

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    Eurozone to forgo budget belt-tightening for now

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:32pm on March 16, 2021

    Eurozone finance ministers said on Monday that they would not tighten spending given the continuing pandemic in Europe, but warned that soaring debt levels would...

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    US stimulus checks could end up in stock markets, bitcoin

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:26pm on March 16, 2021

    US president Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus will start flooding into the economy soon, and some analysts say much of that money could end up...

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    Oracle announces 2021 FY third quarter results

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:35pm on March 15, 2021

    Oracle Corporation announced the results of its 2021 fiscal third quarter financial results. The total quarterly revenues were up 3% year-over-year to $10.1 billion. Cloud...

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    Citibank NA holds webinar on family business sustainability

    | Updated at 11:24pm on March 14, 2021

    Citibank, NA Bangladesh recently hosted a webinar on Sustainability Strategy for Family Business in partnership with the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Bangladesh...

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