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Global Economy

Global shares slip on pandemic surge, failing stimulus hopes

Global shares slipped on Thursday as investors locked in recent gains amid rising concerns about resurgent COVID-19 infections and after US treasury secretary dashed any remaining hopes of a stimulus ...

Asia stock market

Webinar

Bangladesh must prepare for new geopolitics and geoeconomics ahead

It is crucial for Bangladesh to understand the emerging challenges and opportunities and navigate with dexterity, said speakers at a recent webinar organised by BIPSS

Bangladesh must prepare for new geopolitics and geoeconomics ahead

Virus restrictions threaten Asia economic recovery in 2021: ADB

Coronavirus-ravaged economies across the Asia Pacific will make a "swoosh-shaped" recovery next year, the Asian Development Bank forecast Tuesday, but it warned that further restrictions to combat ...

ADB

Interview

Independent media is the best friend of any government: Rehman Sobhan

The country’s leading economist, chairman of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Professor Rehman Sobhan, in a recent interview with Prothom Alo spoke on a wide variety of issues, including health, ...

Rehman Sobhan

Global economy to shrink by 3.2pc: UN report

The world economy has been projected to shrink by 3.2 per cent wiping out nearly four years of output gains as economic activities around the world comes to grinding halt against the backdrop of the ...

Global economy to shrink by 3.2pc: UN report

Asia stocks relieved by China export surprise

Asian shares pared early losses on Thursday after Chinese exports proved far stronger than even bulls had imagined, while US bond investors were still daunted by the staggering amount of new debt set ...

Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on 9 March. Photo: Asia

ADB announces $20b virus rescue package

The Asian Development Bank on Monday said it will roll out a massive $20 billion package to help developing member nations weather the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

ADB announces $20b virus rescue package

Airline industry braces for lengthy recovery

International seat capacity has dropped by almost 80% from a year ago and half the world’s airplanes are in storage, new data shows, suggesting the aviation industry may take years to recover from ...

Airline industry braces for lengthy recovery

EIU revises down Bangladesh’s GDP growth to 3.5pc after coronavirus

The Economist Intelligence Unit has revised its forecast about Bangladesh’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product) growth from 7.7 per cent to slightly above 3.5 per cent following the novel coronavirus ...

EIU revises down Bangladesh’s GDP growth to 3.5pc after coronavirus

Economic toll rises amid coronavirus pandemic

The human and economic toll of the lockdowns against the coronavirus mounted Thursday as India struggled to feed the multitudes, Italy shut down most of its industry, and a record-shattering 3.3 ...

Economic toll rises amid coronavirus pandemic
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