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  • Rising sea levels put one-third Bangladeshis at risk of displacement: IMF
  • Now Jubo League expels Khalid
BTRC finalises guidelines to curb mobile tower radiation

BTRC finalises guidelines to curb mobile tower radiation

The Bangladesh Tele-communication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has finalised the guidelines on limiting radiation from base transceiver stations of mobile…
Stocks witness flat as large-cap securities move down

Stocks witness flat as large-cap securities move down

Stocks witnessed flat yesterday as major indices of both Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges were found slightly down due to lower activities of some…
Oil soars again on Mideast tension

Oil soars again on Mideast tension

Oil prices shot higher yesterday on fresh supply concerns in the Middle East, while stocks climbed on the US Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest…

Six new ships of BSC earn Tk 140 crore

The six newly commissioned ships of Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) earned over Tk 140 crore till August of this year. The information was revealed at a meeting of the corporation held at the Shipping Ministry in the capital yesterday with State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury in…

Trade tensions slam brakes on global economy: OECD

Escalating trade tensions are eroding global growth prospects, with the world economy set for its slowest expansion since the global financial crisis, the OECD warned yesterday. In an update to its economic forecasts from May, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development cut its global…

Austria blocks EU-Mercosur trade deal with South America

MPs in Austria have dealt a blow to the EU's landmark trade deal with South America's economic bloc, by demanding a government veto on the deal. The draft free trade agreement took 20 years to complete and the EU has described it as its biggest so far. France and Ireland have already warned…

Bank of Japan leaves policy unchanged after Fed rate cut

The Bank of Japan yesterday warned of increasing downside risks for the global economy but held off on further easing, even as European and US peers loosen their credit grip. The central bank said it would maintain its ultra-loose monetary policy, vowing to keep interest rates low at least until the…

New Zealand economic growth hits five-year low

New Zealand’s economic growth slowed to a five-year low in the 12 months to June, official data released yesterday showed, fuelling expectations further interest rate cuts are imminent. Statistics New Zealand said the economy expanded 0.5 per cent in the April-June quarter, slightly below market…

Norway hikes interest rates

The Bank of Norway hiked yesterday its main interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 1.5 per cent in a move running counter to most other central banks which are lowering rates. But after its fourth hike in the space of a year, the Bank of Norway nevertheless hinted that interest rates have reached…

Indonesia slashes rates again

Indonesia's central bank slashed interest rates yesterday for the third month in a row as Southeast Asia's biggest economy feels the sting of the US-China trade war and tepid global growth. Bank Indonesia (BI) lowered its key lending rate by 25 basis points to 5.25 per cent, prompting speculation…
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