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India's November retail inflation breaches RBI's 4 percent target

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NEW DELHI India's retail inflation in November breached the Reserve Bank of India's medium-term target of 4 percent, which could put pressure on it to raise policy rates in 2018.

Adani says will 'adjust to constraints' after Australia coal loan veto

SYDNEY Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprises said on Tuesday it would "adjust" to any constraints placed on its A$16.5 billion ($12.4 billion) coal mine project in Australia after seeing a government loan vetoed by the Queensland state premier.

India's industrial output grows 2.2 percent in October

NEW DELHI India's industrial output grew 2.2 percent in October from a year earlier, government data showed on Tuesday.

Bangladesh authorities question wife of New York bomb suspect - police

DHAKA Police in Bangladesh are questioning the wife of Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi man U.S. authorities say set off a pipe bomb in a crowded New York City commuter hub, two senior police officials in Bangladesh said on Tuesday.

Punjab National Bank raises $777 million in share sale - sources

MUMBAI Punjab National Bank has raised 50 billion rupees ($777 million) from a share sale to institutional investors, sources with direct knowledge of the transaction said on Tuesday.

SEBI probes prescient messages in WhatsApp groups

MUMBAI The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is "seriously" looking into the issue of prescient messages on company results circulated by market insiders in private WhatsApp groups, its chairman said on Tuesday, a sign the investigation is gaining momentum.

New York charges Times Square bomb suspect; Bangladesh questions wife

DHAKA/NEW YORK New York officials on Tuesday said they charged a Bangladeshi man with terrorism, accusing him of setting off a pipe bomb a day earlier in a crowded Manhattan commuter hub, as investigators in his home country questioned his wife. | Video

Warburg Pincus to buy 20 percent stake in Bharti Airtel's DTH arm for $350 million

Bharti Airtel Ltd on Tuesday said an affiliate of U.S. private equity firm Warburg Pincus will buy up to a 20 percent stake in the Indian telecom operator's direct-to-home arm for $350 million.

Reliance considers listing telecoms unit Jio by early 2019: Bloomberg

MUMBAI India's Reliance Industries Ltd is holding internal talks about listing its telecoms unit Jio by late 2018 or early 2019, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people it did not identify.

Gayle breaks sixes record in Bangladesh Premier League final

Chris Gayle hit 18 sixes on his way to an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls for Rangpur Riders against Dhaka Dynamites to create Twenty20 cricket history in the Bangladesh Premier League final on Tuesday.

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Bitcoin exchange Bithumb says 'right' regulations in South Korea would boost market

SEOUL The Seoul-based operator of the world's busiest virtual currency exchange Bithumb said on Tuesday it will fully comply with potential regulations from the South Korean government and adequately capitalize itself to protect its clients.