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Global Economy

Global economy to stage vigorous recovery, jobs growth to lag

The global economy will recover this year from its coronavirus slump at a pace not seen since the 1970s as strong momentum builds in most major economies, according to Reuters polls of over 500 ...

Global economy to stage vigorous recovery, jobs growth to lag

Pandemic sharpens inequalities, could fuel unrest, IMF warns

The coronavirus pandemic has worsened long-standing inequalities around the world, which left unaddressed could undermine economic stability and lead to unrest, the IMF warned

Pandemic sharpens inequalities, could fuel unrest, IMF warns

Huawei posts 3.8pc growth in pandemic-hit 2020

Chinese tech giant Huawei recorded its global sales revenue in 2020, climbing up 3.8 per cent to Tk 11,530 billion (1,153,000 crore), as its net profit grew by 3.2 per cent to Tk 835 billion (83,500 ...

Huawei posts 3.8pc growth in pandemic-hit 2020

One virus, one stuck ship spark global trade rethink

A virus visible through only the most powerful microscopes and a huge container ship stuck in the Suez canal visible from space highlight how fragile the "just-in-time" global trade system can be.

One virus, one stuck ship spark global trade rethink

Bangladesh an example of economic progress: Biden

US President Joe Biden has said Bangladesh is an example of economic progress and a country of great hope and opportunity

Bangladesh an example of economic progress: Biden

Commodities

Global prices impact local market

There is further worrying news in the global market at a time when the price of edible oil in the local market has hit a decade-high. The price of various daily essentials including rice, sugar, ...

Global prices impact local market

India's economic recovery gaining steam: S&P

India is on track for an economic recovery in the fiscal year ending March 2022, S&P Global Ratings said on Tuesday.

Woman carrying luggage walks along a railway track on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, on 12 November 2020

Squeezed by sanctions, pandemic, Cuba finally opens up economy

Cuba is undergoing a paradigm shift: after decades of tight, centralised control, the communist government is opening up the bulk of its economy to the private sector

Squeezed by sanctions, pandemic, Cuba finally opens up economy

South Asia in the post-COVID era of geostrategic competition

Speakers at a recent webinar mulled over pertinent questions and answers on 'South Asia in the Era of Geostrategic Competition.' The discussion, held on 4 February, was jointly organised by the ...

South Asia in the post-COVID era of geostrategic competition

Germany

Merkel’s party picks her ally as next leader

In a speech minutes before the vote on Saturday, Laschet called for “continuity” and highlighted the challenge of retaining CDU voters without Merkel at the top

The new elected Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader Armin Laschet gives a speech during the second day of the party's 33rd congress held online amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Berlin, Germany on 16 January 2021
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