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Asian markets in retreat after week-long rally

WT24 Desk HONG KONG – Hong Kong led a sell-off across Asian markets Monday as profit-takers moved in following a six-day rally, while traders look ahead to the release of corporate earnings, AFP reports. With few catalysts to drive buying, equities were ...

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China’s global trade surplus fell in 2018

WT24 Desk Beijing: China’s global trade volume rose last year but its surplus fell again as its imports outpaced its exports, official data released Monday showed amid a bruising trade war with the United States, AFP reports. Total trade reached US ...

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Thohir ready to sell his Inter shares for €150m

WT24 Desk According to the latest reports from Sky Italia, Erick Thohir is ready to sell his 31.05% of Inter to a Hong Kong investment firm, which would become Suning’s minority shareholder, according to report. Suning reportedly knows about the investment firm well. Therefore, ...

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World stocks end strong week on tepid note

WT24 Desk NEW YORK – Stock markets in Europe and the United States slipped on Friday after several days of gains as investors took a breather in the absence of fresh news on trade talks between Beijing and Washington, AFP reports. Earlier, Asian ...

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Stocks close week up with higher transactions

WT24 Desk Stocks closed the week on Thursday upward with rising trend of all major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges on higher transactions, BSS reports. The daily average trade value at the DSE was 128.94 percent up at Taka 985.13 ...

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DSE turnover hits 4-month high

WT24 Desk DHAKA – With active participation of investors, the daily turnover value at Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Sunday crossed Taka 1,000 crore, the highest in around four months, BSS reports. The trade value at DSE increased to Taka ...

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