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    Massive risks to world economy as virus battle rages

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:20pm on March 29, 2020

    The coronavirus outbreak and resulting lockdown of billions of people threatens the global economy to the point where economists are predicting the most violent recession...

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    World has entered recession: IMF

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:25pm on March 28, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said...

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    G20 leaders seek unity as virus hits US economy

    Agence France-Presse. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Updated at 11:41pm on March 26, 2020

    World leaders held emergency online talks Thursday to build a united front against the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 21,000 lives and triggered...

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    Economy under threat from coronavirus pandemic: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on March 23, 2020

    The economy of Bangladesh is under threat because of the coronavirus outbreak while the country is in danger of not responding promptly and robustly enough...

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    World’s economic doctors, unlike 2008, feud over cure

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:50pm on March 15, 2020

    ‘I think the patient is stabilised,’ then United States president Barack Obama declared after G20 powers prescribed unprecedented remedies to steady the crisis-wracked world economy...

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    Japan revises down Oct-Dec GDP raising recession fears

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:38pm on March 09, 2020

    Japan said on Monday that its economy contracted more than initially believed in the October-December quarter, reflecting the country’s economic fragility even before the new...

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    Germany announces economic measures to stall ‘corona-crisis’

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:16pm on March 09, 2020

    Germany announced measures to boost its sputtering economy in the face of the fastspreading coronavirus on Monday, while also calling for the cancellation of large...

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    Solid US economy bracing for coronavirus infection

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:16pm on March 07, 2020

    Hiring is surging and wages are rising in the United States as the year begins, but the coronavirus is poised to infect the economy and...

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    Books and future of understanding

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2020

    THE shift from written, textual language to electronic images in conveying information through media and publishing is changing the way that we absorb knowledge and...

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    Flawed financial governance bleeds Bangladesh economy

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 05, 2020

    ILLEGAL capital flight by way of trade misinvoicing and other channels has menaced the national economy. A report of the Global Financial Integrity has recently...