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Asian shares fall on fading global recovery hopes

Asian shares dropped on Thursday, set for their worst day in two months, as warnings from U.S. Federal Reserve officials underscored investor worries over the resilience of an economic recovery from ...

Asian shares fall on fading global recovery hopes

How to double your money in the bank

Earlier, money deposited in the bank would double in five or six years. It is no longer like that. It now takes double the time to double the money.

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Onion price decreases as Indian trucks start entering Bangladesh

The price of onions in wholesale and local markets is on the decline as Indian trucks carrying onions have started entering Bangladesh through different land ports

Onion price decreases as Indian trucks start entering Bangladesh

Trump supports deal to continue China’s TikTok operate in the US

ByteDance was racing to avoid a crackdown on TikTok after the US Commerce Department said on Friday it would block new downloads and updates to the app come Sunday

Illustration picture of Tiktok with US flags

Pandemic fallout

Thousands of women domestic workers jobless and in debt

Eight years ago, Amena came to Dhaka from Rangpur to look for work. Without any formal education or training, domestic work was her only option to earn a living in the city.

Female migrants

Asian rice market

Weak demand hits top export hubs, Bangladesh struggles to stock up

Demand for rice from Asian export hubs waned this week, with Bangladesh holding off with imports even as its drive to shore up supplies fell short of targets after floods destroyed crops.

Rice

Bangladesh, India need to work together: Jeffrey Sachs

Regional cooperation is important to resolve the crisis the world is going through right now, says development economist Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs

Apple to launch first online store in India next week

India, with more than 1 billion wireless subscribers of which about a third rely on basic handsets, provides huge growth prospects for smartphone makers, as well as cheap labor to manufacture the ...

An Apple Store employee shows the new Series 5 Apple Watch during the preview of the redesigned and reimagined Apple Fifth Avenue store in New York, US, on 19 September 2019

Europe imposes fresh curbs as global virus cases top 30m

Israel is set to become the first developed country in the world to enforce a second nationwide shutdown, beginning Friday afternoon

A man wearing a face mask and holding the British flag watches the match between Britain’s Johanna Konta and Romania’s Irina-Camelia Begu on day four of the Women's Italian Open at Foro Italico on 17 September 2020 in Rome, Italy

Bangladesh’s debt burden set to ‘surge further’

The government has projected that the debt status of the country will be 38.3 per cent of the total GDP in the 2022-23 fiscal year

Bangladesh’s debt burden set to ‘surge further’
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