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India cuts interest rates in a surprise move India cuts interest rates in a surprise move

NEW DELHI: India's central bank made a surprise move on Thursday to cut its interest rate to 7.75%,…


WB projects 6.2pc GDP growth in current FY WB projects 6.2pc GDP growth in current FY

The World Bank has estimated that Bangladesh will achieve a 6.2 percent GDP growth in the current fiscal…


EU lawyer approves ECB bond buying programme EU lawyer approves ECB bond buying programme

A top EU lawyer has said that the European Central Bank's bond buying programme is legal. According…


The man who opened India\'s first call centre The man who opened India\'s first call centre

In the late 1990s Indian entrepreneur Pramod Bhasin had an idea: why couldn't English speaking Indians…


Low inflation should not be feared, says George Osborne

Low inflation should not be feared, says George Osborne

The sharp fall in the UK inflation rate should not be feared, Chancellor George Osborne will say in…


World Bank cuts 2015 forecast for global economy

World Bank cuts 2015 forecast for global economy

Washington: The World Bank, citing stagnation in Europe and Japan and a slowdown in China, downgraded…


CSL’s Atlantic Erie Aground off Quebec CSL’s Atlantic Erie Aground off Quebec

Self-discharging bulk carrier Atlantic Erie, owned by Canada Steamship Lines (CSL), ran aground on Sunday…


US West Coast Ports Facing Complete Gridlock US West Coast Ports Facing Complete Gridlock

The US West Coast port operations are approaching complete gridlock which may result in shutdown of…


U.S. retakes the helm of the global economy U.S. retakes the helm of the global economy

WASHINGTON: The U.S. is back in the driver’s seat of the global economy after 15 years of watching…


UK drug firm Shire to buy US rival in $5.2bn deal UK drug firm Shire to buy US rival in $5.2bn deal

LONDON: UK pharmaceutical company Shire has clinched a deal to buy US biotech firm NPS Pharmaceuticals…


‘Only 45%’ to get full UK state pension ‘Only 45%’ to get full UK state pension

LONDON: Only 45% of new pensioners will be entitled to the full, new, flat-rate state pension in the…


Oil price falls 3% to new six-year low Oil price falls 3% to new six-year low

The price of Brent crude oil has fallen, further taking it to a new six-year low. The price of a barrel…


BB injects BDT 27.36bn, withdraws BDT2.0bn BB injects BDT 27.36bn, withdraws BDT2.0bn

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) injected BDT 27.36 billion in the market providing liquidity support facility…


Fluctuation hits DSE at early hours Fluctuation hits DSE at early hours

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the country’s main capital market, started trading with positive note…


Surplus GDP of 1.5% in 2015, predicts ADB
Surplus GDP of 1.5% in 2015, predicts ADB

Despite widespread political demonstrations in Bangladesh ahead of national elections in January 2014,…

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