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Asia markets higher as volatility fears ease Asia markets higher as volatility fears ease

Tokyo followed Wall Street higher as investors gradually regained confidence heading into the weekend


Asian markets extend rebound after Wall St brushes off inflation Asian markets extend rebound after Wall St brushes off inflation

Tokyo ended the morning 1.3 percent higher, despite a surge in the yen against the dollar, which tends to hurt exporters


Consumer price rise signals firming inflation US inflation accelerates in January

The consumer price index is a different measure of inflation from the one the Federal Reserve typically emphasises


China warns Trump trade sanctions threaten global economy China warns of Trump trade sanctions

Washington imposes a range of tariffs on Chinese-made goods, sparking fears of a tit-for-tat trade war


Iran arrests currency traders as rial collapses Iran arrests currency traders as rial collapses

Iran's currency collapses from 38,400 rials to the dollar in July to a record low of 48,400 on Wednesday


Saudi Arabia seeks to further reduce oil stockpiles Saudi Arabia seeks to further reduce oil stockpiles

Saudi Arabia remains focused on working down excess oil inventories


UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal

The scandal lead to the resignation of Oxfam's deputy head and has thrown into question government funding for the charity


Tokyo stocks lead most Asia markets down ahead of US inflation Tokyo stocks lead most Asia markets down ahead of US inflation

On other markets, Shanghai fell 0.3 percent, Sydney lost 0.4 percent and Singapore was off 0.1 percent. Wellington and Manila also skidded


Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal urges Canada to invest more in Bangladesh Kamal urges Canada to invest more in Bangladesh

The Planning Minister underscores the need for further enhancing the economic partnership between Bangladesh and Canada


Stocks bounce back in edgy global markets Stocks bounce back in edgy global markets

The sudden market fragility comes after a stellar 2017 and a January that saw record and multi-year highs for stock markets around the world


Agent banking accounts exceed 12 lakh Agent banking accounts exceed 12 lakh

Specialists term that agent banking is a great initiative of the central bank


Tourism Minister Shahjahan Kamal Kamal for attracting more European tourists Kamal for attracting more European tourists

The minister says Bangladesh is an exciting tourist destination for all as it has blend of splendid natural beauty


Global markets seeing 'necessary corrections': IMF chief Global markets seeing 'necessary corrections': IMF chief

Wall Street stocks ended a bruising week on a benign note, courtesy of a late-session surge on Friday


Stocks' drop brings scrutiny of complex low-volatility bets Stocks' drop brings scrutiny of complex low-volatility bets

Only days before markets began to go haywire, Barclays chief executive Staley warned about the risky investments at the World Economic Forum in Davos


1320MW JV power plant project awaits cabinet’s nod 1320MW JV power plant project awaits cabinet’s nod

The government is likely to allow a joint venture coal-fired power project having the capacity to generate 1320MW of electricity at Moheskhali

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