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Bangladesh among 5 top growth achievers among 45 LDCs in 2017: Unctad "Bangladesh among 5 top growth achievers among 45 LDCs"

The LDCs will not achieve the Sustainable Development Goals unless they speed up wholesale restructuring of their economies, says the Unctad


Asia markets join global stock plunge Asia markets join global stock plunge

It comes after the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its worst drop in more than six years on Monday


US stock plunge sparks global sell-off US stock plunge sparks global sell-off

The Dow Jones Industrial Average index tumbled 1,175 points, or 4.6% to close down at 24,345.75


Bangladesh improves in Economic Freedom Index-2018 Bangladesh improves in Economic Freedom Index-2018

Bangladesh is ranked 29th among 43 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, and its rank is ahead of India (30th), Pakistan (31st), Nepal (32nd)


Asian markets tank after Wall St sell-off, rising yields fan fear Asian markets tank after Wall St sell-off, rising yields fan fear

Fresh turmoil in Washington after Trump approved the declassification of a controversial memo linked to the FBI's Russia probe also caused a stir


US jobs engine gathers speed in January as wages rise US jobs engine gathers speed in January as wages rise

Meanwhile, the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent for the fourth month in a row


Remittance inflow rebounds Remittance inflow rebounds

Bangladeshi expatriates send home $1.38 billion in January, posting an 18 percent rise from $1.16 billion in December last year


Indian investors urged to launch joint ventures with Bangladesh Indian investors urged to launch joint ventures with Bangladesh

Bangladesh HC to India Syed Muazem Ali stresses the need for further exploring the potentiality of cooperation between Bangladesh and India


Apple sells fewer phones but profits rise Apple sells fewer phones but profits rise

The firm reported a record $20bn (£14bn) in quarterly profits, driven by strong growth in Japan and Europe


Steps to be taken to develop plastic industry: Tofail Steps to be taken to develop plastic industry: Tofail

The government offers 10 percent cash incentive on the export of plastic products


Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street's sharp decline Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street's sharp decline

The dollar gains to 108.97 yen from 108.78 yen while the euro remains unchanged at $1.2403


Facebook bans all cryptocurrency ads Facebook bans all cryptocurrency ads

Facebook urges users to report any ads the company's security measures missed


Investment proposals witness a rise by 18pc in Oct-Dec Investment proposals witness a rise by 18pc in Oct-Dec

The amount is Tk 128.74 billion more than July-September period of the same year


Tokyo stocks open lower after Wall Street falls Tokyo stocks open lower after Wall Street falls

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.31 percent or 74.07 points to 23,555.27 in early trade, extending losses after four days of declines


NBR moves to clear tax cases, realise huge arrears NBR moves to clear tax cases, realise huge arrears

NBR now moves to take steps for expediting settlement of cases pending in various courts and ask state agencies to clear arrears

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