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    Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs ‘cheated’ Malaysia: Mahathir

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    Goldman Sachs ‘cheated’ Malaysia, its leader Mahathir Mohamad said, after two former bankers from the Wall Street titan were charged over a scandal that allegedly saw billions looted from state coffers....

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    Most Asian markets down as tech, energy firms take a hit

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    Technology firms fell in Asia Tuesday, tracking a deep sell-off in New York where Apple was hammered by worries about demand for its iPhones, while energy firms also fell with oil prices....

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    Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Singapore’s prime minister made an impassioned plea Monday for open markets and warned ‘political pressures’ were driving countries apart, in a swipe at rising protectionism at the start of a gathering of world leaders....

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    Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country — Southeast Asia’s ‘final frontier’ — but warned its resources are not open for exploitation at the cost of its people....

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    Vietnam ratifies TPP

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Vietnam on Monday became the seventh country to ratify a sprawling Pacific trade pact set to come into effect later this year, despite US president Donald Trump’s pullout from a deal he decried as a ‘job killer’....

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    BIFFL, BlueMount Capital sign MoU to get int’l finance

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited, a state-owned non-bank financial institution, and BlueMount Capital, an Australian-headquartered corporate finance house, signed an memorandum of understanding to collaborate on international financing of infrastructure and green projects in Bangladesh, said a press release....

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    Chances of Brexit deal this month fade

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    The already slim chance that a Brexit deal would be agreed this month receded still further on Monday as another EU meeting ended without a breakthrough....

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    Dhaka stocks fall on profit taking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dropped on Monday after a three-day rise as investors went for selling shares to book some profits in cautious trading amid political worries ahead of the 11th general elections....

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    Weeklong income tax fair begins today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    A weeklong ‘Income Tax Fair’ begins today in the city and other divisional headquarters across the country aiming to help the taxpayers fill tax returns and facilitate other tax-related works....

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    BSEC grills Commerce Bank Securities top brass over share ‘price rigging’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on November 12, 2018

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday grilled top brass of Commerce Bank Securities and Investment, a brokerage firm, over allegation of price rigging of shares of seven listed companies....

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