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    Bangladesh ranks 34 in Inclusive Development Index

    Bangladesh has been ranked 34th in World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Development Index, way ahead of South Asian competitors India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

  • Rich-poor gap widens further

    Eighty-two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent, while 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half got nothing, according to a new Oxfam report.

  • Reading behind the numbers

    We have some good news to cheer. According to a report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) Bangladesh has become more competitive in 2017 as compared with 2016.

  • Closing developing countries' capital drain

    Once again, advocates of free mobility for destabilising short-term capital flows are being proven wrong. Many emerging markets recognised the dangers and tried to reduce capital inflows.

  • Richest 1% own more than the rest of us: Oxfam

    The richest one percent of the world's population now own more than the rest of us combined, aid group Oxfam says, on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.