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    Walmart faces pressure to stop gun sales after latest US mass shootings

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    Walmart Inc said on Monday there has been no change in its policy on gun sales after two mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart store, left 31 people dead...

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    China to unveil special tax policy in Shanghai Free Zone

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    China said on Tuesday it will implement a special tax policy in the newly expanded Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in a bid to promote free trade as Beijing’s year-long trade dispute with Washington threatened to...

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    Australia’s trade surplus swells to record

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    Australia’s trade surplus swelled to historic highs in June and likely gifted the country its first current account surplus since the 1970s, a timely buffer as the world descends ever closer to...

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    UK retailers suffer weakest July sales growth on record: BRC

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    Major British retailers reported the weakest July sales growth since records began more than 20 years ago on Tuesday, and overall consumer spending was lackluster too, despite a boost from summer...

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    Asoke re-elected vice-chair, Zahur EC chair of ONE Bank

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    Asoke Das Gupta has been re-elected as vice-chairman and Zahur Ullah as executive committee chairman of ONE Bank, said a press release. The board of directors of the bank...

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    Stocks rebound on Bangladesh Bank move to ease NBFIs’ liquidity crisis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    Dhaka stocks rebounded on Tuesday as investors went for buying shares following Bangladesh Bank move to ease liquidity shortage of crisis-hit non-bank financial sectors...

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    NBR to use police database for house owners’ tax

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    Aiming to bring the house owners under tax net, National Board of Revenue (NBR) is mulling use of police database as it has detailed information of house owners and tenants...

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    CPD to set up Citizen’s Review Commission on Banking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue on Tuesday decided to set up ‘Citizen’s Review Commission on Banking’ due to the deteriorating health of the banking sector and the inertia of the government to address...

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    ICCB seeks technical body for regulatory reforms, oversight

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    International Chamber of Commerce Bangladesh on Tuesday said that eradicating inequality and maintaining economic growth were the two big challenges in the way of Bangladesh’s...

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    Tanners to get Tk 655cr in loan to buy rawhide

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 07, 2019

    Four state-owned banks would provide 23 entities with credit facility worth around Tk 655 crore for purchasing rawhide on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, the biggest supply season of the...

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