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Asian markets bounce but Trump throws stimulus grenade

Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday following two days of selling, while investors appeared initially unfussed after Donald Trump called a new stimulus package “a...

More than 110,000 US restaurants permanently shut down amid pandemic

As of Monday, more than 110,000 US restaurants have completely closed amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to the National Restaurant Association. "The vast majority...

Asia markets take fresh hit as virus surge trumps vaccine hope

A spike in coronavirus infections across the United States and Europe hit Asian markets again Friday morning as traders fear another wave of lockdown...

Bangladesh products will not face tariffs in UK after Brexit

Though Britain has left the European Union (EU) through Brexit, the UK’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) will cover all the same countries including...

New Zealand unemployment rate hits record 5.3 pct due to COVID-19

The number of unemployed people rose by a record of 37,000 to reach 151,000 in the September 2020 quarter, as the impact of COVID-19...

DSEX exceeds 4,900-mark again

Stocks today witnessed a marginal gain as major indices of the both Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges closed the session amid a rising trend...

Asian markets mixed as focus turns to US election

Asian markets were mixed Monday following last week’s painful global sell-off, with attention on the US presidential election, which comes against a backdrop of...

Trump attacked GOP economic orthodoxy and got away with it

After taking control of the Republican party, President Donald Trump led it through a reshaping of its economic principles few ever expected. Protectionism replaced free...

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Asian markets bounce but Trump throws stimulus grenade

Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday following two days of selling, while investors appeared initially unfussed after Donald Trump called...
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PM seeks Turkey’s involvement in ensuring Rohingya repatriation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday sought Turkey’s involvement in ensuring the return of forcibly-displaced Myanmar citizens from Bangladesh...

UK returnees to be put in mandatory seven-day quarantine

Incoming passengers from the United Kingdom will have to stay in seven-day institutional quarantine -- in order to prevent...

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Asian markets bounce but Trump throws stimulus grenade

Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday following two days of...

PM seeks Turkey’s involvement in ensuring Rohingya repatriation

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