Economy News | Daily sun

Asian stocks follow Europe down, as fears grow over global economy Asian stocks follow Europe down

The world’s top two economies have been locked in a trade war for months, with the US imposing punitive tariffs on Chinese goods


Saudi firm keen to set up modern cement factory in Chhatak Saudi firm keen to set up modern cement factory in Chhatak

During the meeting, they discussed matters of mutual interest including issues related to trade and investment


Stock markets recover on tech sector bounce Stock markets recover on tech sector bounce

Oil prices also recovered after their recent rout despite warnings of slower global economic growth


Deposits with agent banking increase by 28pc Deposits with agent banking increase by 28pc

According to the quarterly data of July to September, 2018 of Bangladesh Bank (BB), deposit collection through the agent banking was Taka 2,577.49 cr


Carlos Ghosn: Nissan and Mitsubishi shares slump after chairman's arrest Nissan shares slump on Ghosn arrest

He is accused of under-reporting his income by 5bn yen ($44.4m; £34.5m) over five years


NBR fetches Tk 2468,94,40,895 as Tax Fair ends NBR fetches Tk 2468,94,40,895 as Tax Fair ends

This year, some 16,36,266 people availed of various kinds of tax-related services from the fair across the country against last year’s 11,69,569


Vietnam and Russia aim to triple bilateral trade by 2020 Vietnam and Russia aim to triple bilateral trade by 2020

Russia is Vietnam's main weapons supplier


Govt to procure 6 lakh MT parboiled Aman rice Govt to procure 6 lakh MT parboiled Aman rice

Food Minister says the rice procurement price for this year has been fixed at Taka 36 as the per kg production cost varied from Taka 34 to 35


Audio visual learning to ease income tax submission Audio visual learning to ease income tax submission

If anyone watches the video, he/she can easily fill up the income tax return form by own


Pumpkin farming changes fortune of 25,000 char families Pumpkin farming changes fortune of 25,000 char families

Some 25,000 char families cultivate pumpkin on sandbars in over 2,000 hectares of char lands in Rangpur, Gaibandha, Nilphamari, Kurigram & Lalmonirhat


Pound regains ground as Brexit storm rages Pound regains ground as Brexit storm rages

The British currency slumped 1.7 percent against the dollar on Thursday, the biggest daily drop for more than two years


Tax Fair venue turns festive with weekend crowds Tax Fair venue turns festive with weekend crowds

The enthusiastic taxpayers started gathering on the Officer's Club premises well before 9:00 am


Around Tk 245cr collected on third day of tax fair Around Tk 245cr collected on third day of tax fair

Around 2.61 lakh people received services, related to income tax payment from taxmen, at the weeklong fair venues


Global stocks battered as markets face more uncertainty Global stocks battered as markets face more uncertainty

Wall Street attempted a rally following favorable US inflation numbers but it fizzled as markets were easily upset by a string of worrisome reports


Bangladesh to become biggest mover in global GDP in 2030: ICCB Bangladesh to become biggest mover in global GDP in 2030: ICCB

The brand value of Bangladesh is also rising as the country has ranked 39th in the global brand value index 2018


In factory after factory, Kim tries to grow N. Korea economy Kim tries to grow N. Korea economy

There's a lot on the line for North Korea these days and Kim means business


Japan GDP: Natural disasters hit economic growth

Natural disasters hit Japan's economy

The economy contracted by an annualised 1.2% between July and September


Why only 1 crore people pay taxes? asks Muhith Why only 1 crore people pay taxes? asks Muhith

Muhith says the government wants three crore people to have in the tax net in addition to the one crore


Gulf economy recovering but faces oil volatility: IMF Gulf economy recovering but faces oil volatility: IMF

An overall energy price recovery from 2015-2016 lows would spur the economies of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council


Weeklong ‘Income Tax Fair’ begins Tuesday Weeklong ‘Income Tax Fair’ begins Tuesday

The divisional cities will hold the fair for seven days while the fair will be held for four days in 56 districts, for two days in 32 upazilas


ADB focuses on business opportunities ADB focuses on business opportunities

The Asian Development Bank’s Bangladesh Resident Mission today organized a ‘Business Opportunities…


UK economy grows at fastest rate since 2016 UK economy grows at fastest rate since 2016

The figure for the third quarter is in line with predictions from the Bank of England and other forecasters


Weeklong ‘Income Tax Fair’ set to begin Tuesday Weeklong ‘Income Tax Fair’ set to begin Tuesday

The taxpayers will be able to file tax returns and do other tax-related tasks at the fair


Oil prices, stock markets slide; dollar higher Oil prices, stock markets slide; dollar higher

Higher US energy stockpiles drove benchmark WTI crude to its longest losing streak in more than 30 years


Asian markets sink at end of healthy week, dollar up Asian markets sink at end of healthy week, dollar up

Energy firms were among the biggest losers as oil prices fell into a bear market after dropping 20 percent from their recent highs


Study report suggests revising gas tariff Study report suggests revising gas tariff

The report also suggests conducting further studies on the gas demand forecast and financial impact in due course


Asian shares rally on US midterms, soothing fears of shifts Asian shares rally on US midterms, soothing fears of shifts

The dollar rose to 113.66 yen from 113.57 yen late Wednesday


IMF team in Pakistan as China pledges economic aid IMF team in Pakistan as China pledges economic aid

Pakistan secured $6 billion in funding from Saudi Arabia and struck a 12-month deal for a balance of payments lifeline during Khan's visit in October


Asian markets mostly up as traders keep tabs on US vote Asian markets mostly up as traders keep tabs on US vote

Equities and the dollar were fluctuating through the morning with results in many key constituencies on a knife-edge with turnout expected to be high


US exempts Indian-backed port in Iran from sanctions US exempts Indian-backed port in Iran from sanctions

The United States will exempt from sanctions the development of Chabahar along with an attached railway project


Remittance inflow increases by 8.73pc in October Remittance inflow increases by 8.73pc in October

According to Bangladesh Bank (BB), the country received $1,139.66 million remittance in September 2018


Tokyo stocks open lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks open lower on profit-taking

The dollar fetched 113.16 yen in early Asian trade, against 113.28 yen in New York on Friday


Weeklong income tax fair to begin on Nov 13 Weeklong income tax fair to begin on Nov 13

The fair will also be held in all districts and 32 upazilas. The duration of district level fair will be four days while upazila level fair two days


Xi pledges to open China's markets wider to an impatient world Xi pledges to open China's markets wider to an impatient world

He says China would "foster a world-class business environment" and its doors will open "ever wider"


UK fracking: Shale gas starts flowing, Cuadrilla says 'First' shale gas flow at fracking site

Operations began at the Lancashire site in October for the first time since 2011 when it was suspended because of earth tremors


US wage growth hits nine-year high US wage growth hits nine-year high

The US Labor Department says wages grew at an annual rate of 3.1% in October, accelerating from a rate of 2.8% the month before


Apple falls below $1tn despite revenue and profit rise Apple loses its $1tn crown as shares fall

The tech giant's strategy of charging more for its phones has paid off, with revenues jumping in the last three months despite relatively flat sales


Pound up over reports of EU financial services deal Pound up over reports of EU financial services deal

The Times newspaper says London had agreed in negotiations with Brussels to give UK financial services firms continued access to the bloc


Sony eyes record profit as gaming hits boost earnings Sony eyes record profit on gaming boost

The Japanese electronics firm raises its annual profit forecast to 870 bn yen ($7.7bn; £6.0bn), up 30% from estimates given in July

 1 2 3 >  End ›
Top