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    Broiler chicken price rises, vegetables stable

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    The price of broiler chicken went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to a supply shortage of the item, traders said....

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    Ghosn family removes items from jailed auto exec’s Rio apartment

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Family members of Carlos Ghosn, the auto executive jailed in Japan on financial misconduct allegations, have entered an apartment he used in Rio de Janeiro and removed items, according to Nissan....

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    China to suspend extra tariffs on US cars, parts

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    China pressed on with its trade war truce with the United States on Friday, announcing it will suspend extra tariffs added to US-made cars and auto parts for three months from January 1.

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    US recession risks jump, Fed rate hike expectations slump: poll

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    The risk of a US recession in the next two years has risen to 40 per cent, according to a Reuters poll of economists who also found a significant shift in expectations toward fewer Federal Reserve interest rate rises next year....

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    China’s consumers, factories take a beating as economic gloom deepens

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    China’s November retail sales grew at their weakest pace since 2003 and industrial output rose the least in nearly three years as the economy lost further momentum, heaping pressure on Beijing to defuse its trade dispute with the United States....

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    Eurozone growth shudders on trade worries, French protests

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Global trade war fears and disruptions caused by anti-government protests in France pushed business growth in the eurozone to a four-year low in December, an influential survey showed Friday, raising concerns the region’s economy might stall....

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    Brexit won’t have grave impact on German economy: employers’ group

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Britain’s departure from the European Union will hit some German businesses harder than others, but should not have a serious impact on the overall economy, the head of Germany’s BDA employers’ organisation said on Friday....

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    RBI board seeks more discussion on governance under new boss

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    The board of the Reserve Bank of India said on Friday it had deliberated on the governance framework of the central bank and decided the matter requires ‘further examination’....

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    Top German court rules Uber limousine service illegal

    Reuters. Karlsruhe | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    Germany’s highest court ruled on Thursday that a defunct limousine service offered by Uber was illegal, in a setback for the US ride-hailing company that has struggled to comply with the law in Europe’s largest economy....

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    WB to provide $250m loan to B’desh to create ‘quality jobs’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    The World Bank (WB) has approved a $ 250 million development policy operation to help Bangladesh strengthen its capacity to create more, better-paid and quality jobs in a rapidly changing environment....