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European economic expansion slows amid trade fears European economic expansion slows amid trade fears

The trade disputes seem to be affecting business confidence but that has not yet fed through to strongly dampen actual economic activity


Despite Trump rebuke, US Fed to continue steady course Despite Trump rebuke, US Fed to continue steady course

This plan of action has not gone over well at the White House


Twitter shares have closed down more than 20% 



Twitter share value plunges by 20%

User numbers fell to 335 million in the second quarter of the year, down one million from the previous three months


Germany thwarts China by taking stake in 50Hertz power firm Germany thwarts China by taking stake in 50Hertz power firm

Current legislation allows the German government to block an investment from a non-EU country


Facebook shares close 19% lower after growth warning Facebook share drop wipes off $120bn

The firm's shares closed nearly 19% lower, wiping more than $120bn (£92bn) off Facebook's market value


Facebook shares slump 20% after growth warning Facebook shares slump 20% after growth warning

The firm's shares opened down nearly 20%, a drop that wiped more than $100bn (£76bn) off Facebook's market value


Strategy 2030 launched to respond to changing needs of Asia, Pacific Strategy 2030 launched to respond to changing needs of Asia, Pacific

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a new long-term corporate strategy - Strategy 2030


Facebook's shares tumble as growth disappoints Facebook's shares tumble as growth disappoints

The firm, which is facing backlash for its handling of fake news and privacy, said it had 2.23 billion monthly active users at the end of June


US to give farmers $12bn trade war bailout US to give farmers $12bn trade war bailout

The aid is intended to protect the industry as countries raise taxes on US products such as soybeans in response to the president's new tariffs


India's Modi arrives in Uganda in trip focusing on trade India's Modi arrives in Uganda in trip focusing on trade

Modi first stopped in Rwanda, where he signed a number of bilateral agreements and visited a model farm to which he donated 200 cows


Turkish central bank move raises questions over independence Turkish central bank move raises questions over independence

The central bank says that it decided to keep its one-week repo rate at 17.75 percent


New York tabloid axes half of its staff New York tabloid axes half of its staff

The New York Daily News has started in 1919 and has won 11 Pulitzer Prizes, one of them last year


Dhaka, Jakarta in talks to sign preferential trade deal Dhaka, Jakarta in talks to sign preferential trade deal

The DCCI president urges the Indonesian Ambassador to take initiative to start direct air flight between Dhaka and Jakarta to boost bilateral trade


Fiat limits its losses after visionary boss departs Fiat limits its losses after visionary boss departs

The losses came after Marchionne stepped down Saturday after 14 years at the helm of Fiat


G20 urges dialogue to resolve trade tensions that threaten growth G20 urges dialogue to resolve trade tensions that threaten growth

The G20's final communique stressed "the need to step up dialogue and actions to mitigate risks and enhance confidence"


BGMEA for Dhaka-Delhi cooperation in textile sector BGMEA for Dhaka-Delhi cooperation in textile sector

A business delegation of India attended the B2B meeting with Bangladeshi apparel exporters with a view to strengthening trade relationship


Furniture export witnesses 20pc growth in FY18 Furniture export witnesses 20pc growth

Furniture export exceeded the export target set by the Export Promotion Bureau in the last fiscal


Fake currency gangs become active targeting cattle markets Fake currency gangs become active targeting cattle markets

During preliminary interrogation, the arrestees confess that they are producing fake notes targeting the cattle markets


British PM’s trade envoy Rushanara due today British PM’s trade envoy Rushanara due today

The UK is also the third single largest destination for exports from Bangladesh


US faces retaliation if car tariffs go ahead US faces backlash if car tariffs go ahead

The EU, Mexico and Canada deliver the warning on Thursday to a panel examining whether to recommend the taxes on grounds of national security


Japan records trade surplus in June despite US tariffs Japan records trade surplus in June despite US tariffs

The Trump administration imposes tariffs this year on steel and aluminum from several countries, including Japan


Marico Bangladesh approved 100% cash dividend Marico Bangladesh approved 100% cash dividend

Saugata Gupta also updates the shareholders that in the last financial year, the Company has contributed BDT 228 crores to the National Exchequer


Johnson & Johnson beats revenue and profit projections Johnson & Johnson beats revenue and profit projections

The world's biggest maker of health care products posted revenue of $20.83 billion in the period


Japan, EU to sign trade deal eliminating nearly all tariffs Japan, EU to sign trade deal eliminating nearly all tariffs

Japanese machinery parts, tea and fish will get cheaper for Europe


Amazon faces web issues around the world on Prime Day Amazon websites crash on Prime Day

Amazon launched Prime Day in 2015 and by 2017 it was its second biggest shopping day, topped only by Cyber Monday


US challenges trade war counter-tariffs at WTO US challenges trade war counter-tariffs at WTO

Washington opens separate disputes against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey


EU protects firms as it fights US bid to isolate Iran
EU protects firms as it fights US bid to isolate Iran

US President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal in May


Airbus strikes deals in China, India amid Brexit concerns Airbus strikes deals in China, India amid Brexit concerns

Airbus chief executive Tom Enders last month said the government had "no clue" over its Brexit plans


Prospects of sesame farming in dried Barind tract Prospects of sesame farming in dried Barind tract

Farmers and agriculture officials in the region are expecting a bumper yield of sesame this season


EU takes anti-Trump trade show to China and Japan EU takes anti-Trump trade show to China and Japan

European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said the "landmark" Japan deal was "the biggest ever negotiated by the European Union"


UK, US agree to pursue 'ambitious' trade deal after Brexit: May 'UK, US agree to pursue 'ambitious' trade deal'

Britain and the United States have agreed to pursue "an ambitious UK-US free trade agreement" after Brexit


7 fast-food chains agree to end 'no-poaching' policies 7 fast-food chains agree to end 'no-poaching' policies

The so-called no-poach policies prevent franchises from hiring workers away from other franchises of the same chain


US fires next shot in China trade war US fires next shot in China trade war

The move comes just days after the two countries imposed tit-for-tat tariffs of $34bn on each other's goods


Starbucks to phase out plastic straws by 2020 Starbucks to phase out plastic straws by 2020

The plastic straws will be replaced by recyclable lids that have a small raised opening allowing consumers to sip their drink


German exports rise, but trade tensions loom German exports rise, but trade tensions loom

The national statistics agency says Monday that exports rose by 1.8 percent over April


Nissan admits falsifying emissions data on cars made in Japan Nissan admits falsifying emissions data on cars made in Japan

It says that tests on exhaust emissions and fuel economy had "deviated from the prescribed testing environment"


China eyes eastern Europe investment as US trade war sizzles China eyes eastern Europe investment

Road and rail projects funded by China is on the agenda at the summit


Russia raises tariffs on some US goods: ministry Russia raises tariffs on some US goods: ministry

Russia raises import tariffs on some US goods in response to similar moves by Washington


Private sector employees evading tax under NBR radar Private sector employees evading tax under NBR radar

The revenue collecting authority of the government inducted a new clause in the Income Tax Ordinance

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