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    Pound hammered as businesses give tepid response to draft Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    The pound dived Thursday as a string of British government resignations appeared to put a draft Brexit deal in serious jeopardy, dealers said.The UK currency...

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    Scores protest against new Amazon HQ in Queens, NY

    AFP | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Around 100 people on Wednesday protested against Amazon’s impending arrival in New York’s borough of Queens, condemning $3 billion in tax breaks and incentives, and...

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    Uber loss tops $1b as it seeks to diversify

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Ride-share company Uber on Wednesday said that its net loss topped a billion dollars in the recently ended quarter as it pumped money into bikes,...

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    ILO hires Bureau Veritas to support RMG factory remediation works

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    International Labour Organisation has hired Bureau Veritas, an international testing, inspection and certification agency, to support the capacity of Remediation Coordination Cell of the Department...

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    Stocks end flat amid cautious trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Dhaka stocks edged down on Thursday as investors continued trading cautiously amid rising political tensions ahead of national polls while some investors’ risk-taking appetite eased...

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    Tax fair nets Tk 1,014cr in 3 days

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Taxpayers on Thursday continued to throng the income tax fair venues across the country to file tax returns and pay taxes helping National Board of...

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    Govt-set RMG helpline proves ineffective

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    RMG sector telephone helpline, set up by the government to receive complaints from workers and others and resolve grievances relating to workplace safety or worker...

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    MCCI suggests maintaining political stability for higher growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday urged the government to take measures to achieve and maintain political stability for creating investment-friendly climate to...

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    NBR drafts IPR rules to prevent import of counterfeit products

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    National Board of Revenue has framed draft rules to implement intellectual property rights of imported goods in a bid to prevent entry of counterfeit products...

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    Incomparable $50m pink diamond smashes record

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

    An exceptionally rare pink diamond of nearly 19 carats fetched 50.3 million Swiss francs ($50 million, 44 million euros) at auction in Geneva Tuesday, Christie’s said, setting a new per-carat record for a stone of its kind....

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