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    China says it has agreed with US to cancel tariffs in phases

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    China and the United States have agreed to cancel in phases the tariffs imposed during their months-long trade war, the Chinese commerce ministry said on...

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    Brexit impasse takes its toll on British business investment

    Reuters . Huthwaite | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    As uncertainty over Brexit spills into its fourth year, Swiftool Precision Engineering has taken a tough investment decision: it will press ahead with a plan...

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    NPO inks MoU with DCCI to boost productivity

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    National Productivity Organisation Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry to work together for increasing productivity in different sectors...

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    India okays $1.4b for fund to help stalled housing projects

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    India’s cabinet has approved 100 billion rupees ($1.4 billion) for a fund to help clear stalled housing projects, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said late on...

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    Drop in German industrial output adds to recession fears

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    German industrial output fell more than expected in September, data showed on Thursday, pointing to ongoing weakness in the sector and indicating that Europe’s largest...

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    Tough times ahead for rupee amid slowing economy: poll

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    A slowing domestic economy will prevent India’s rupee from recouping this year’s losses against the dollar in 2020, with optimism around an easing in the...

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    China kicks off work on 6G research

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    China has officially started researching sixth-generation telecoms technology, state media reported on Thursday, a move it described as aiming to promote the latest wireless innovation....

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    World food prices rise for 1st time in 5 months: FAO

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    World food prices rose for the first time in five months in October, boosted by jumps in quotations for sugar and cereals, the United Nations...

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    Bangabandhu-2 satellite has to be launched within 2023: Jabbar

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    Posts and telecommunications minister Mustafa Jabbar has directed the officials concerned to keep running the works to launch Bangladesh’s second satellite Bangabandhu-2 into orbit within...

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    Stamp duty on venture capital registration cut

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    Internal Resources Division of the finance ministry has cut the stamp duty on registration of trust deed of venture capital to 0.1 per cent from...

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