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Economic News

Stocks maintain upward trend

DHAKA, June 28, 2017 (BSS)-Stocks maintained an upward trend on both bourses as trading resumed Wednesday after five days of Eid vacation.

Share trading at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges rema...More...

Green investment rising on banks' drive

AKM Kamal Uddin Chowdhury
DHAKA, June 28, 2017 (BSS) - Investment in green initiatives showed significant rise in the past few years as the country's banks and financial institutions (FIs) have disb...More...

Asian markets hit by fears over Trump economic agenda

HONG KONG, June 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Asian markets turned negative on Wednesday as Republicans' struggle to push through controversial health care legislation fuels co...More...

Queen set for cash boost to fund Buckingham Palace refit

LONDON, June 27, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Britain's royal family is set for a bumper year of income as it embarks on a 10-year renovation of Buckingham Palace, royal officials sa...More...

Facing ruin, India's ancient glass artists blame the Taj

FIROZABAD, India, June 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Hanuman Prasad Garg doesn't blame rising fuel prices or pressure from cheap knock-offs for the slow demise of the glass industry where Indian artisans have ...More...

US new home prices hit record in May

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Sales of new homes in the United States picked up in May, as prices surged to the highest levels on record, the Commerce Department ...More...