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Bangladesh on a knife edge: Why India needs to wake up to the economic crisis and political instability looming in the east

Bangladesh on a knife edge: Why India needs to wake up to the economic crisis and political instability looming in the east

Protests and violence are so routine in Bangladesh that treating the ongoing crackdown on opponents of Sheikh Hasina as anything other than the noise generated by the election might seem like a stretch. From the latest deaths of opposition activists in police shootings, and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) demanding an “interim” administration that …

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China on edge as Shanghai closes businesses, quarantines close contacts

China on edge as Shanghai closes businesses, quarantines close contacts

Shanghai has imposed a new round of business closures and close-contact coronavirus quarantines as China reels from unprecedented protests against Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policies and censorship. Confusion over the future of pandemic controls in the world’s most populous country has deepened after protesters took to the streets in at least 18 cities. Police and security …

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European markets edge lower as investors assess economic outlook

European markets edge lower as investors assess economic outlook

October wholesale price inflation in Germany well below expectations Germany’s producer price index came in at -4.2% month on month in October, the Federal Statistical Office said on Monday, well below Reuters consensus forecast for a 0.9 increase. %. On an annual basis, wholesale prices rose 34.5%, below expectations of a 41.5% slope. -Elliot Smith …

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Global stocks edge higher on hopes recession warning will force Fed's hand

Global stocks edge higher on hopes recession warning will force Fed’s hand

Most inverted U.S. yield curve since 1981 MSCI global shares up 0.2%, weekly eye loss NEW YORK/LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Global stocks edged higher and a key part of the Treasury yield curve inverted further on Friday, a sign that the U.S. economy will stagnate next year and investors hope to induce the Federal …

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