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U.K. lawmakers reject Brexit deal

The British Parliament has rejected the Brexit deal proposed by the Prime Minister Theresa May. The British House of Commons voted 432 -202 against the deal struck between Britain’s government and the EU in November. Backstop provisions The conservative objectors who were supporters of Brexit have also voted against the deal fearful of the “backstop” provisions. As ..

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Mumbai to host Asian Bankers Association summit

The 34th annual conference of the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) will be held in Mumbai, Maharashtra from November 16-17, 2017. The 2017 summit will be hosted by State Bank with theme ‘Asia’s turn to transform’. This year, summit will discuss the impact of the ongoing global downturn on the outlook of the Asian economies; economic ..

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Brexit word added in Oxford English Dictionary    

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has officially added word ‘Brexit’ in it. It is among 1,500 new words added to the OED. The OED has defined word ‘Brexit’ as “the (proposed) withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, and the political process associated with it”. Another popular new coinage is the word ‘YouTubers’ ..

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‘Brexit’ added to Oxford English Dictionary

The word ‘Brexit’ has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. It was one among the 1,500 new words added to the Oxford English Dictionary this week. The dictionary has defined Brexit as: “The (proposed) withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, and the political process associated with it. Sometimes used specifically with reference ..

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Brexit: IMF warns of repercussions for global economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) has created significant uncertainty. The uncertainty is likely to dampen growth in the near term, particularly in the UK, but with repercussions for Europe and the global economy. Key facts IMF predicts that macroeconomic and financial market impacts ..

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