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Budget ‘lacks measures’ to address 
macroeconomic challenges

Budget ‘lacks measures’ to address macroeconomic challenges

Unnayan Onneshan (UO), an independent multidisciplinary think-tank, has said the proposed budget for 2018-19 fiscal year lacks measures necessary to address…
China’s trade surplus with US jumps, global imports surge

China’s trade surplus with US jumps, global imports surge

China’s trade surplus with the United States jumped in May, official data showed yesterday, worsening the imbalance at the centre of tensions between…

Airbnb says forced to cancel bookings under new Japan law

Rental site Airbnb said Thursday it had been forced by Japanese authorities to cancel thousands of reservations ahead of a new law regulating short-term rentals, apologising for the “extraordinary disruption”, reports AFP from Tokyo. “This stinks—and that’s an understatement,”…

Foreign investment in S Korean bonds hit 15-month high

Foreign investment in South Korean bonds hit the highest in 15 months last month amid eased geopolitical risks on the Korean Peninsula, central bank data showed yesterday, reports Xinhua from Seoul. Foreigners bought local bonds worth 3.05 billion U.S. dollars in May, the biggest since February last…

Budget pro-people, realistic

Khulna Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) in its reaction here last night called the proposed national budget for the 2018-19 fiscal as pro-people, time- befitting and realistic for building a middle income nation, report BSS. After assessment of the proposed budget with the KCCI executive committee…
Argentina and IMF agree on $50b loan

Argentina and IMF agree on $50b loan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed with Argentina to a standby loan of $50 billion over a three-year period, Finance Minister Nicolas Dujovne…
Economic corridor changes Pakistan’s business, economic landscape

Economic corridor changes Pakistan’s business, economic landscape

Five years after its launch, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has achieved magnificent results that help lay a solid infrastructure foundation…
Asian markets stagger into weekend as G7 approaches

Asian markets stagger into weekend as G7 approaches

Asian markets retreated yesterday at the end of a broadly positive week, with traders turning their attention to a Group of Seven summit that could see…
Five things to know about the Bayer-Monsanto megadeal

Five things to know about the Bayer-Monsanto megadeal

Bayer may have finally completed its hard-fought takeover of US seeds and pesticide maker Monsanto, but that is unlikely to silence critics who have dubbed…

US, China reach $1.4b sanctions deal over ZTE

Washington and Beijing have reached a deal to ease sanctions that brought Chinese smartphone maker ZTE to the brink of collapse, the US Commerce Department announced Thursday, reports AFP from Washington. The agreement also follows a reported offer by Beijing to ramp up purchases of American goods and…
Embattled Air India seeks ‘urgent’ loan

Embattled Air India seeks ‘urgent’ loan

Air India has announced it is seeking an urgent multi-million-dollar loan to maintain day-to-day operations, highlighting the wretched financial predicament…
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