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Jet shares nosedive after flights grounded
AFP . Mumbai
14:05, Apr 18, 2019
Jet Airways shares plunged more than 32 per cent on Thursday, hours after the Indian carrier's final flight landed following a decision to ground...
Report in $81m Bangladesh Bank heist case 21 May
BSS . Dhaka
13:39, Apr 17, 2019
A Dhaka court on Wednesday set 21 May to submit probe report in the case lodged over Bangladesh Bank (BB) reserve heist that took place in...
China growth beats forecasts
AFP . Beijing
11:16, Apr 17, 2019
China's economy expanded more than expected in the first three months of the year as government moves to kickstart growth helped offset weak global...
China's policy stimulus likely to worsen economic distortions
Reuters . Beijing
19:14, Apr 16, 2019
China's stimulus measures will shore up economic growth this year and next but may undermine the country's drive to control debt and worsen...
Bangladesh invites Slovenian businessmen to explore opportunities
Prothom Alo English Desk
18:25, Apr 16, 2019
Bangladesh on Tuesday invited the Slovenian businessmen to explore enhanced trade and investment opportunities between the two countries, reports...
Black market strong after Canada legalized cannabis
AFP . Montreal
09:48, Apr 16, 2019
High prices, short supplies and line-ups at stores: six months after Canada legalised recreational cannabis, consumers are still buying a lot of...
US waters down demand for China to reduce subsidies
Reuters . Washington/Beijing
09:55, Apr 15, 2019
US negotiators have tempered demands that China curb industrial subsidies as a condition for a trade deal after strong resistance from Beijing,...
US, Japan kick off trade talks
AFP . Tokyo
09:50, Apr 15, 2019
As optimism grows that the United States and China are nearing a trade deal, Japan kicks off its own negotiations with Washington from Monday,...
Business boosted over Baishakh
Shovongkor Karmakar . Dhaka
18:24, Apr 14, 2019
Shopping complexes and roadside shops are teeming with customers on the occasion of Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year, a traditonal...
US-China trade talks nearing conclusion: Mnuchin
AFP . Washington
10:34, Apr 14, 2019
US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that trade talks with China were nearing conclusion. Since January, shuttle diplomacy between...
G20 calls for trade truce as global economy growth weakens
Reuters . Washington
15:06, Apr 13, 2019
The risk that global economic growth could slow more than expected spurred a call on Friday from top finance officials for countries to overcome...
China exports increases but imports fall more than expected
Reuters . Beijing
14:46, Apr 12, 2019
China's exports rebounded in March but imports shrank for a fourth straight month and at a sharper pace, painting a mixed picture of the economy as...
How India's premium airline Jet Airways crumbled
Reuters . Singapore/New Delhi
15:58, Apr 11, 2019
In early January, Jet Airways and its main lender, State Bank of India, met with aircraft lessors to assure them there was a plan to rescue the...
Benin looks to cashews for growth
AFP . Zogbodomey, Benin
10:36, Apr 10, 2019
The back and forth of lorries and pick-up trucks covered with tarpaulin never stops at the Fludor factory in Zogbodomey, two hours drive from...
Ports asked to install scanners to stop money-laundering
UNB . Dhaka
19:45, Apr 09, 2019
The Working Committee on Anti-Money Laundering-Combating Financing of Terrorism has directed all the ports in the country to install scanners to...
Inflation hits 5.55pc in March
UNB . Dhaka
16:53, Apr 09, 2019
The general inflation rate went up to 5.55 percent in March from 5.47 percent in February last due to price hike of different food items. "The...
Govt to spend Tk 161b on upgrading Akhaura-Sylhet railway
Prothom Alo English Desk
16:38, Apr 09, 2019
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved a project to convert Akhaura-Sylhet railway into dual-gauge...
Japan's pearl culture farms still glisten
AFP . Shima
11:33, Apr 09, 2019
In Japan's picturesque Ago Bay, a couple sits in a little hut picking out oysters from a net, cleaning them carefully one-by-one before replacing...
Market manipulation sends shares reeling
Sujoy Mahajan . Dhaka
15:22, Apr 08, 2019
The country’s stock market has been experiencing a ‘controlled’ fluctuation between bullish and bearish trends, the index...
Asian markets mixed after strong US jobs data
AFP . Hong Kong
15:24, Apr 08, 2019
Asian markets were mixed Monday but investors remain broadly upbeat after a strong US jobs report that eased concerns about the world's top...
Another accused remanded over Nusrat murder
Govt has no control over law and order situation: Fakhrul
PM stresses nationwide disaster awareness campaign
4 killed in Dinajpur, Feni road crashes
Suzuki to recall 2m vehicles
Gas worth Tk 3.32b burnt a year to make WASA water drinkable: TIB
BNP leaders divided over process of Khaleda release
Police harass students of safe road movement
Ferdous makes mistake, but India's reaction too strong: FM
ACC submits report over Titas corruption
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