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    US ports fear they will be big losers in trade war

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    America’s ports are fearful that they will be big losers as the escalating trade fight between Washington and Beijing bites into business....

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    In Nigeria, Shell’s onshore roots still run deep

    Reuters . Nigeria | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Royal Dutch Shell wants to reweight its footprint in Nigeria to focus on oil and gas fields far offshore, away from the theft, spills, corruption and unrest that have plagued the West African country’s onshore industry for decades....

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    OPEC, Russia rebuff Trump’s call for immediate boost to oil output

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    OPEC’s leader Saudi Arabia and its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group, Russia, ruled out on Sunday any immediate, additional increase in crude output, effectively rebuffing US president Donald Trump’s calls for action to cool the market....

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    Swiss voters reject more aid for farmers

    Reuters . Zurich | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Swiss voters decisively rejected more help for farmers in two referendums on Sunday, heeding the government’s warnings that the measures would send food prices rocketing and hurt the economy, projections for broadcaster SRF showed. ...

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    Weaker rupee, regulations make real estate attractive for NRIs

    Press Trust of India . Mumbai | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    A fluctuating rupee, and introduction of various regulations to bring in transparency and accountability, are making real estate more lucrative for non-resident Indians (NRIs), experts say....

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    Asian firms shuffle production around region as China tariffs hit

    Reuters . Seoul/Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machines tools are moving to shift production from China to other factories in the region in the wake of US president Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports....

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    Comcast outbids Fox with $40b winning offer for Sky

    Reuters | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox in the battle for Sky on Saturday after offering 30.6 billion pounds ($40 billion) in a dramatic auction to decide the fate of the pay-television group....

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    Stocks slump on Evince Tex’s no-dividend impact

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Dhaka stocks plunged for the second session on Sunday as investors accelerated sell-offs following no-dividend declaration by Evince Textiles Limited despite making profits....

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    Nepal restores $2.5 billion hydropower plant contract to Chinese co

    Reuters . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Nepal’s new government has reversed its predecessor’s decision and has asked China Gezhouba Group Corporation to build the nation’s biggest hydropower plant, an official said on Sunday, as it seeks to woo Chinese investment in its ailing infrastructure....

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    Firms pay fees for four tower sharing licences

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Four tower sharing companies selected by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission for awarding licences have deposited Tk 25 crore each in licence fees....

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