Global Economy

Global Economy

Payment for foreign loans surges 44% in Jul-Apr

The principal amount plus interest payments for foreign debt rose to $2.81 billion this year, up from previous year’s $1.95 billion

11h ago

‘Bangladesh hardly utilising Asian regional trade potential’

Finds a study conducted by former Bangladesh Bank governor Atiur Rahman

13h ago

European automakers need time, not tariffs, to fend off China competition

Europe's car giants won't have much time to restructure their operations and product lines to compete with ascendant Chinese automakers, and stiffer tariffs will do little to protect the status quo, industry executives said during a Reuters event.

16h ago

G7 reaffirms warning against excess currency volatility in nod to Japan

Finance leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) advanced nations on Saturday reaffirmed their commitment to warn against excessively volatile currency moves, language Japan sees as a green light to intervene in the market to arrest rapid falls in the yen

20h ago

Airlines, hotels, retailers fear being left out in Google's search changes

Lobbying groups representing airlines, hotels and retailers have urged European Union tech regulators to ensure that Google takes their views into account, and not just large intermediaries, when making changes to comply with landmark tech rules

21h ago

Tk 13 crore goods sold at SME fair

Entrepreneurs bagged orders worth Tk 20 crore

1d ago

Feni has potential to be an industrial hub: analysts

The ERD, Feni administration organised a workshop on sustainable LDC graduation

1d ago

Cut spending to save money: Wahiduddin Mahmud

Implementing development project with borrowed money not a good idea, he said at a debate contest of the Debate for Democracy

1d ago

Google to invest $350 million in India's Flipkart

The tech giant will join in as an investor in the latest funding round for the Bengaluru-based company

1d ago

7th edition of INFOCOM to begin in Dhaka this afternoon

The event from Anandabazar Patrika brings together 50 speakers from government, business, IT, media, academia and other leaders from Bangladesh and India

2d ago

Dhaka Motor Show begins in Purbachal

175 companies from 17 countries are taking part in the show

3d ago

Bangladesh can ship $1 billion woollen sweaters by 2030: exporters

Two Uruguayan wool exporters are currently visiting Bangladesh

3d ago

Forex reserves rise by $180 million in a week

Reserves hit $18.61 billion on May 21, up from $18.43 billion on May 15

3d ago

Norway's Telenor appoints new CEO

Norwegian telecoms company Telenor on Thursday said it had appointed Benedicte Schilbred Fasmer as its new chief executive, starting December 1 when its current CEO, Sigve Brekke retires.

3d ago

Nvidia profits soar on demand for AI power

Nvidia reported a net profit of $14.9 billion, while its revenue was $26 billion

3d ago

What are the costs behind Trump's economic proposals?

As he makes another White House bid in 2024, tariff hikes -- this time on all US imports -- are again on the table.

3d ago

Visa's digital payments rise 25% during Ramadan 2024

70% of the digital payments came through ecommerce

4d ago

UK inflation slows sharply to near three-year low

Britain's annual inflation rate dropped to a near three-year low in April as energy prices cooled further, official data showed Wednesday, easing a cost-of-living crunch and stoking rate cut expectations

4d ago
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