| Dhaka, Thursday, 22 February 2024

Increased manpower export to KSA, Qatar to boost remittance

Remittance inflow into Bangladesh can be expected to receive a significant boost from next year, with the government's success in convincing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to reopen its ...

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They want to be Greek - but Greece doesn't want them

There are tears in their eyes and the last hugs are achingly long. No one wants to let another smart young person leave Greece for Germany.Edlira had been giving up ...

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G7’s greater support sought for fair RMG price

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has called upon G7 countries to impress upon the global brands, retailers to uphold justice and fairness in determination of price towards RMG manufacturers within a ...

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Swedish business delegation in Dhaka to explore investment prospects

A large Swedish business delegation is visiting Dhaka on their own initiative to find out ways of investing in the infrastructure sector.The visit assumes significance as it comes at a ...

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Euro sinks close to 12-year low versus dollar

The euro tumbled Tuesday towards a 12-year low against the dollar, hit by eurozone stimulus, growing US rate hike speculation and Greek debt concerns, dealers said.

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Oil prices rebound in Asian trade

Oil prices rebounded in Asia Wednesday following steep losses in the previous session, but analysts said gains were capped by a strengthening US dollar and persistent concerns about a global ...

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China inflation rises 1.4pc

China's core inflation rate rose 1.4 percent in February from a year earlier, recovering from a more than five-year low and exceeding most expectations, reports BBC.The consumer price inflation (CPI) ...

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Toyota calls union pay demands impossible

Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Wednesday it was “impossible” to meet union demands for a 13,300 yen ($112) monthly pay rise, as the automaker concluded the first day of ...

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Banks asked to display ATM charges at all booths

Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Monday directed all the banks to display the charges for using automated teller machine (ATM) at an easily viewable place of all ATM booths. The central bank ...

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Asia stocks fall as US jobs data spark talk of rate hike

Asian markets mostly retreated today after a strong US jobs report increased expectations the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates soon, while Tokyo took a hit from data showing Japan's ...

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Falling oil prices easing subsidy pressure, aiding in tackling inflation: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said the drop in oil prices on the international market is helping ease the pressure of fuel subsidies on Bangkadesh economy.

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Exports jump in China, but slide in imports signals economic weakness

China's exports picked up in the first two months of 2015, propelled by February's exceptionally strong performance that was inflated by the timing of Lunar New Year, while a slide ...

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Oil prices down in Asian trade

 Oil prices fell in Asia today on a stronger US dollar and ongoing concern about swelling US inventories that are adding to a global supply glut, analysts said.

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India, Lanka discuss FTA implementation, trade issues

Colombo, Mar 7 (BSS/PTI) Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here, India and Sri Lanka have discussed the implementation of a free trade pact and stepping up economic cooperation ...

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China says aims to finish Asian free-trade talks by December

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  American labor market flexes muscles as february payrolls soar    

American employers stepped up hiring in February and the jobless rate fell to its lowest level since the spring before President Barack Obama took office, which could put pressure on ...

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BP invests $12 billion in Egypt

British energy giant BP said Friday it would invest $12 billion (11 billion euros) in gas fields in Egypt together with Russian-owned partner DEA, calling it a “vote of confidence” ...

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Industires Minister says,  Stopping CNG filling Stations

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu is in favour of scrapping the practice of supplying gas through pipelines for use in vehicles and cooking purposes.

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