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    Aziz becomes chair, Khaled vice-chair of City Bank

    Business Desk | Updated at 01:51am on October 18, 2018

    The board of directors of City Bank on Wednesday elected Aziz Al Kaiser as the bank’s chairman and Hossain Khaled as the vice chairman, said a press release....

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    PM invites Saudi businesses to invest in B’desh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Riyadh | Updated at 02:03am on October 18, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday invited the Saudi entrepreneurs to come to Bangladesh with business and technology for mutual benefits as well as shared profit and prosperity, assuring them of her government’s full support and cooperation in this regard....

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    Bangladesh ranks poorly in global competitiveness index of WEF

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:01am on October 18, 2018

    Bangladesh ranks poorly in Global Competitiveness Index of World Economic Forum in 2018 mainly due to inadequate progress in most of its indicators....

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    BSEC lifts trading suspension on Monno Jute Stafflers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06am on October 18, 2018

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday lifted suspension on trading of Monno Jute Stafflers’ shares sending the company to the spot market....

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    Dhaka stocks fall amid topsy-turvy trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06am on October 18, 2018

    Dhaka stocks on Wednesday fell marginally again in typical pre-elections nervy trading after rising moderately in the previous day, said market operators....

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    Cambodia garment workers fear EU trade threat but producers optimistic

    Reuters . Phnom Penh | Updated at 01:54am on October 18, 2018

    A European Union decision to ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia has alarmed unions in its garment industry, a pillar of the economy that employs about 700,000 people, but a key grouping of manufacturers said the risk would take months to materialise....

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    World stock recovery loses steam as European auto sector takes beating

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:45am on October 18, 2018

    A recovery by global stocks proved short-lived as warnings over a slowing European auto sector soured an upbeat mood, while Wall Street was set for a slightly lower open after enjoying its best session in eight months the previous day....

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    EU pushes for approval of trade agreement with Vietnam

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 01:53am on October 18, 2018

    The European Commission submitted for approval on Wednesday a free trade agreement with Vietnam, its first comprehensive open markets deals with a developing Asian country....