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Oil prices surge on output cut pledge, US-China deal Oil prices surge on output cut pledge, US-China deal

An existing deal committing OPEC and non-members to cuts expires this year


US-China agreed to suspend new trade tariffs US-China agreed to suspend new trade tariffs

At a post-G20 summit meeting in Buenos Aires, Trump agreed not to boost tariffs on $200bn (£157bn) of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% on 1 January


Trump signs trade deal with Mexico and Canada Trump signs deal with Mexico and Canada

The revised deal has been renamed as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA


Microsoft beats Apple for biggest market value Microsoft beats Apple for biggest market cap

The software giant ended Friday with a market value of more than $851bn (£668bn) compared with Apple's $847bn


India economic growth slows to 7.1% India economic growth slows to 7.1%

Central Statistics Office figures showed that GDP growth for July to September was up from the 6.3 percent recorded for the same period last year



Trump's trade war: Stakes are high at G20 summit Trump's trade war: Stakes are high at G20

The stage could now be set for a possible escalation of the trade war between the two nations


Dhaka International Trade Fair begins Jan 9 Dhaka International Trade Fair begins Jan 9

The trade fair will continue till February 8


Banglalink launches 014 series Banglalink launches 014 series

Banglalink pre-paid users having 019 number series will get new 014 series SIM cards for free after completing the NID verification


Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs after Monsanto takeover Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs after Monsanto takeover

The planned job cuts will affect about one in every ten of the group's 118,200 posts


Unilever boss steps down after HQ move fiasco Unilever boss steps down after HQ move fiasco

Neither Unilever nor Polman makes any mention of the headquarters plan


Bank warns no-deal could see UK sink into recession No-deal Brexit could sink UK into recession

The Bank of England says the UK economy could shrink by 8% in the immediate aftermath if there was no transition period


Trump heads to G20 primed for new conflicts Trump heads to G20 primed for new conflicts

G20 leaders, whose countries account for four-fifths of the world’s economic output, first met in November 2008 against the global financial crisis


Huawei: NZ blocks Chinese firm on national security fears Huawei faces new ban as security fears rise

Spark New Zealand wanted to use Huawei equipment in its 5G mobile network


No sale for Australia's enormous Knickers No sale for Australia's enormous Knickers

Knickers looms above the thousands of other cattle that he feeds with in rural Western Australia


UK ports face 'major disruption' in case of no-deal Brexit, MPs warn UK ports face 'major disruption', MPs warn

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) says government preparations for avoiding disruption around major ports were "worryingly under-developed"


Thai tycoon appears in court as poaching trial begins Thai tycoon appears in court as poaching trial begins

Premchai Karnasuta, president of one of Thailand's largest construction companies, appeared at the Kanchanaburi Provincial Court on Tuesday


Trump talks tough on China tariff hike before G20 Trump likely to go ahead with China tariff hike

Trump is expected to meet China's Xi Jinping on the sidelines of this week's G20 summit


GM to slash over 14,000 jobs and close eight plants GM to slash jobs and close eight plants

The moves follow rising costs and slower car sales and comes as the US carmaker focuses on its line-up of trucks, electric and self-driving vehicles


Walton to enter stock market Walton to enter stock market

The company will float IPO in the stock market through book building system. AAA Finance & Investment Ltd. acts as the issue manager of Walton


NBR to receive individual tax returns till Dec 2 NBR to receive individual tax returns till Dec 2

The tax officials in the capital and across the country have been instructed to give all services from the tax offices like in the fairs


Oil prices sink on worries over excess supply, weak demand Oil prices sink on worries over excess supply, weak demand

The drop in oil prices reverberated in equity markets, with oil giants Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell and Total all shedding three percent or more


Volkswagen will recall 75,000 cars over seatbelt fault VW recalls 75,000 cars to fix seatbelt

A new fix would be offered to affected UK owners from Monday, Volkswagen says


Oil prices sink on supply glut fears Oil prices sink on supply glut fears

Brent's fall of more than five percent sent it sliding to $59.34 per barrel


Eurozone business growth hits four-year low: Markit Eurozone business growth hits four-year low: Markit

The data indicates that gross domestic product (GDP) growth will hit a feeble 0.3 percent in the eurozone in the final quarter of this year


Nissan board fires Ghosn as chairman following arrest Nissan board fires Ghosn as chairman following arrest

Renault is still reeling from Ghosn's Monday arrest, and its share price has yet to recover


US-Bangla airlines to operate daily flight to China US-Bangla airlines to operate daily flight to China

Currently, US-Bangla Airlines, the only Bangladeshi airlines that fly to China, operates weekly four flights on Dhaka-Guangzhou-Dhaka route


Germany car will be built in the country Germany car will be built in the country

BDT 700 crore will be invested to this project in first installment and rest of the project cost BDT 1750 crore will be invested in second installment


Leather is the top most valuable product in Bangladesh: Tofail Leather most valuable product in Bangladesh: Tofail

The Commerce Minister says Prime Minister Sheik Hasina declared Bangladesh’s lethers and lether products as the product of the year of 2018


Carlos Ghosn: Nissan board to decide chairman's fate Nissan board to decide Ghosn's fate

The board is expected to dismiss Mr Ghosn from his post


US says China has 'not altered' unfair trade practices US renews attacks over 'unfair' China trade

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina


Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlement listings Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank listings

The US firm says it had made the decision because settlements were at the "core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians"


Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn arrested over 'misconduct' Nissan boss arrested over 'misconduct'

Carlos Ghosn has been accused of "significant acts of misconduct", including under-reporting his pay package and personal use of company assets


70pc Japanese firms in Bangladesh want to expand business 70pc Japanese firms in Bangladesh want to expand business

Japanese investors are looking for an alternative destination like Bangladesh, pulling back their investments from China for the high wages


China, Indonesia sign currency swap deal China, Indonesia sign currency swap deal

The agreement will be valid for three years and can be extended by mutual consent


China expands ban on waste imports China expands ban on waste imports

Newly banned product types include hardware, ships, auto parts, stainless steel waste and scrap, titanium and wood


Undersea gas fires Egypt's regional energy dreams Undersea gas fires Egypt's regional energy dreams

Encouraged by the discovery of huge natural gas fields in the Mediterranean, Cairo has in recent months signed gas deals with neighbouring Israel


US, allies to bring electricity to most of Papua New Guinea US, allies to bring electricity to most of PNG

The US, Japan, New Zealand and Australia and Papua New Guinea signed the electrification agreement at the APEC meeting


Don’t miss out opportunity on trade war: Speakers
Don’t miss out opportunity on trade war: Speakers

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI) jointly organise the seminar at DCCI auditorium


Trump raises hopes of China trade deal Trump raises hopes of China trade deal

Mr Trump has already imposed new import taxes on Chinese products worth about $250bn in annual trade, which has led China to respond in kind

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