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  • RMG workers to stage demo on Sept 21
  • Malaysia ex-PM arrested over $628 mn linked to 1MDB
  • BNP getting ready to launch street agitations: Moudud
  • HC to hear Shahidul’s bail plea 'Sunday'
Bangladesh Bank moves to stop collateral fraud

Bangladesh Bank moves to stop collateral fraud

Banks are not unfamiliar to unscrupulous borrowers who tend to secure loans by offering same piece of land property as collateral from multiple lenders,…
AIIB keen to invest in water management, communication projects

AIIB keen to invest in water management, communication projects

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is interested to invest in the country’s water management and communication projects aimed at turning…
IDB to launch regional hub in Dhaka Sept 9

IDB to launch regional hub in Dhaka Sept 9

Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is going to launch its regional office in Dhaka on September 9. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the IDB President Dr Bandar…
Japan to halt Iran oil imports under US pressure: Reports

Japan to halt Iran oil imports under US pressure: Reports

Japan’s major oil wholesalers are preparing to suspend crude oil imports from Iran in October, amid fears Washington will sanction countries importing…

178 businesses get CIP status

A total of 178 businesspeople were recognised yesterday as Commercially Important Persons (CIP) by the Commerce Ministry for their contribution to the economic growth of Bangladesh in 2015, reports UNB. CIP status was given to 136 businesspersons for their extraordinary performances in respective fields…
Asian markets start week with losses as trade fears return

Asian markets start week with losses as trade fears return

Asian markets opened the week on a negative note as trade tensions returned to the fore, with Donald Trump eyeing fresh tariffs on a swathe of Chinese…
Creating start-ups against the odds in Brazil

Creating start-ups against the odds in Brazil

Colombian entrepreneur David Velez co-founded a digital bank in Brazil in 2013 around the same time similar ideas started to crop up in the US and the…
EU must challenge PayPal, Apple in payment services: ECB

EU must challenge PayPal, Apple in payment services: ECB

European Union countries must foster payment services that work across the continent to boost its financial sector and reduce dependence on third countries…

China’s Xi offers $60b Africa aid, says ‘no strings attached’

President Xi Jinping told African leaders yesterday that China’s investments on the continent have “no political strings attached”, pledging $60 billion in new development financing, even as Beijing is increasingly criticised over its debt-heavy projects abroad, reports AFP from Beijing.…
Royal Bank of Scotland says ‘planning for worst’ in Brexit

Royal Bank of Scotland says ‘planning for worst’ in Brexit

The Royal Bank of Scotland warned Sunday that it is planning “for the worst” amid increased talk of no deal over Brexit, reports AFP from…

Turkey inflation surges to 15-year high in August

Inflation in Turkey rose again in August to nearly 18 per cent, official statistics showed on Monday, a record since late 2003 and coming after the Turkish lira dramatically weakened against the US dollar last month, reports AFP from Ankara. Consumer prices rose 17.9 per cent in August from the same…

Trump jabs union head over NAFTA remarks

US President Donald Trump took a crack yesterday at the head of the nation’s largest federation of labor unions on the US Labor Day holiday after the workers’ advocate criticized his threat to exclude Canada from a new NAFTA deal, reports AFP from Washington. Speaking Sunday on Fox News,…
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