| Dhaka, Thursday, 22 February 2024

 Questions for  budgetary support from World Bank :CPD

The Centre for Policy Dialogue is not in favour of the government's move to seek budgetary support from the World Bank, as the amount is not significant and it would ...

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Gold reclaims Rs 27,000-level on strong demand

 Gold prices rose for the thirdstraight day to regain the Rs 27,000 per 10 grams level at thebullion market on Saturday on the back of strong demand.However, silver prices remained ...

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Tsipras seeks 'honest compromise' as Greece wrangles with creditors

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday said he wanted an "honest compromise" as the cash-strapped country wrangled with eurozone creditors over a new package of reforms needed to unlock vital ...

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New loan scheme for women entrepreneurs

Bangladesh Bank has announced a new scheme for micro women entrepreneurs under which each branch of all commercial banks and non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) will have to provide minimum Tk ...

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UK inflation rate falls to zero

UK inflation rate fell to 0% in February, the lowest since records began, official figures show, reports BBC.Lower prices for food and computer goods helped to cutthe rate from 0.3% ...

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Shanghai slips after 10-day rally, US data revives rate talk

Shanghai stocks retreated for the first time in 11 sessions on profit-taking Wednesday but most other Asian equity markets were flat after a healthy batch of US data revived the ...

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Banks in Dhaka, Ctg open on Friday, Saturday

All the branches of scheduled banks operating in the Dhaka and Chittagong cities will remain open on Friday and Saturday, said a Bangladesh Bank press release today, Wednesday.  

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US multinationals set to face much more pain from strong dollar

The surging value of the US dollar may be posing the biggest threat to US corporate earnings since the 2008 financial crisis, hurting results at most US-based multinationals. Some on ...

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62% Bangladeshi internet users look for jobs62% Bangladeshi internet users look for jobs

More than half of internet browsers in Bangladesh use internet to search jobs related information, found in a recent research conducted by Pew Research Center. The US based research centre unveiled ...

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EU offers Greece more money but demands reforms

Greece has been lobbying for Brussels to release the last tranche of its EU-IMF bailout to help it make payments to creditors and avoid bankruptcy and a possible exit from ...

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WB approves $200m for improving livelihoods of 50 lakh poor

The World Bank (WB) has approved $200 million in interest-free credit to help improve livelihoods of around 50 lakh poor people in the country's rural areas. The WB board of directors ...

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Belarus to provide vehicles, equipment worth $ 50mn

Bangladesh is likely to get different types of motor vehicles and equipment worth $ 50 million from Belarus under Export Commodity Credit (ECC) for different city corporations and municipalities.

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Gradualy Business Tough 

The Daily Star talked to a number of business groups -- both big and small -- to know the extent of the impact of hartals and the non-stop countrywide blockade ...

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Egypt secures billion in investment at key conference for Sisi

Egypt had secured billions of dollars in investment deals and aid pledges by Saturday at a conference hailed as a show of support for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his ...

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UK to join China-backed Asian development bank

Britain said it has sought to become a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), making it the first Western nation to embrace the China-backed institution, but the ...

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India’s exports fall for third straight month

Exports fell for a third straight month in February, underscoring a risk to the economic growth, as a steep decline in shipments to major markets such as the European Union ...

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Europe stocks mostly higher after first week of ECB stimulus

European stocks in the eurozone's main markets mostly rose yesterday, ending on a optimistic note after the first week of European Central Bank's massive bond-buying programme to stimulate growth and ...

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French prosecutor seeks HSBC trial

The French financial prosecutor's office has demanded that HSBC's Swiss private bank face a criminal trial for tax evasion, reports BBC.The request follows an investigation by local magistrates into alleged ...

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Gold heads for longest losing streak since August 1973

Gold reversed early gains on Friday and headed for a 10th straight session of losses, its longest losing streak in more than 40 years, as the dollar extended its rally. Spot ...

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Intel cuts revenue forecast

Intel said on Thursday that it expected first-quarter revenue of $12.8 billion, plus or minus $300 million — about 7% lower than its earlier forecast of $13.7 billion, plus or ...

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