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US stocks end brutal week on benign note; European, Asian stocks dive US stocks end brutal week on benign note; European, Asian stocks dive

US stocks lurched back and forth in a rollercoaster session, opening decisively higher, then tumbling deep into the red at midday before rising again


Asia stock markets drop sharply after US falls Asia stock markets drop sharply after US falls

Sell-offs around the world have been pinned partly on concerns over higher interest rates


Remittance inflow increases by 15.83pc in 7 months Remittance inflow increases by 15.83pc

BB Deputy Governor says the recent flow of remittance indicates that it is gradually increasing and this trend is likely to continue


Tokyo stocks open higher after volatile trade Tokyo stocks open higher after volatile trade

The broader Topix index was up 0.51 percent, or 8.84 points, at 1,758.75


Bangladesh Bank to sue Philippines RCBC bank to recover stolen money BB to sue Philippines RCBC bank

Hackers swindle out $US 101 million from the central bank's account with the Federal Reserve Bank in February, 2016


Asia markets follow Wall Street higher Asia markets follow Wall Street higher

Stock markets in Asia and the US have been sitting at record levels and analysts have said for months a correction was due


Asian shares mirror Dow comeback, dollar steady Asian shares mirror Dow comeback, dollar steady

The Nikkei 225 tumbled as much as 7.1 percent on Tuesday before regaining some lost ground to close 4.7 percent lower


MoU signed with Norway to set up 800 MW solar power plant in Chandpur 800 MW solar power plant in Chandpur

A total of 3,002 acres of land requires for setting up the power plant


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

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