• Is the Renminbi ready to go global?

    Pressure from the IMF suggests that, with time China will indeed move towards a more open capital market. But that creates other challenges for Asia's largest economy.

  • America in the Way

    The third Interna-tional Conference on Financing for Development recently convened in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.

  • All eyes on the South

    In this backdrop attention has been shifted towards the emerging economies in the global South which have shown promises through strong economic growth during the last two decades.

  • 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician killed

    US mathematician John Nash, whose life story was turned into the Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind, dies in a car crash

  • Bangladesh performs well in inclusive growth

    AS per a report published by ESCAP titled 'Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2015', Bangladesh is ahead of both India and Pakistan in terms of inclusive growth.

  • Abeconomics

    Tokyo's policy of pacifism coming under threat

    Shinzo Abe much heralded economic policy, dubbed as “Abenomics” by his enthusiastic supporters, had been able to lift the Nikkei to an all-time high in the last one-and-half decades. However, purses of the majority of the Japanese people still remain very tight.

  • Is it a sustained driver of economic growth and employment creation?

    There is need for a well-designed and effective industrial policy wherein monetary (interest rate subsidies) and fiscal incentives (reduced taxes or tax holidays) should be transparent and time-bound.

  • Gender gap cartoon

    Transforming Economies, Realising Rights

    Ultimately, upholding women's rights will not only make economies work for women, it will also benefit societies as a whole by creating a fairer and more sustainable future.

  • Gender gap cartoon

    Transforming Economies, Realising Rights

    Ultimately, upholding women's rights will not only make economies work for women, it will also benefit societies as a whole by creating a fairer and more sustainable future.

  • ADB cuts GDP growth to 6.1pc

    Asian Development Bank revises down its growth projection for Bangladesh to 6.1 percent for 2015 fiscal from its earlier projection of 6.4 percent.

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