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Crossroads of economics and politics

Ending on a progressive note, the fourth BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral and Economic Cooperation) Summit left Bangladesh and India facing a daunting task: making crucial, even breakthrough, economic agreements on the eve of equally crucial elections. Economic agreements promising openness in democratic countries have not been too...

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Emerging markets' shifting bottom line

One truism of the last three decades is that emerging markets are a leveraged play on global growth: they outperform when developed economies are growing, but they are susceptible to sharp downturns when global conditions are less favourable. This more or less remains true. But when considering emerging-market investment opportunities...

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Achieving SDGs: Bangladesh Bank strategises financial inclusion goal

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. These goals build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).Some new important areas are included in SDGs like climate change, economic inequality, sustainable...

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