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    Prices of broiler, garlic increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    The prices of broiler chicken and garlic went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday....

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    CSE seeks 1 year more to search strategic investor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    Chittagong Stock Exchange has requested Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission to extend time for selecting a strategic partner by one year more as the port city bourse has so far failed to reach any agreement with any institution in this regard....

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    UK pays Eurotunnel 33m pounds over ‘secretive’ no-deal Brexit ferry contracts

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    Britain has paid out 33 million pounds to settle a claim with Eurotunnel which runs the Channel Tunnel between Britain and France after the firm took legal action over the process to award ferry contracts to cope with a no-deal Brexit....

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    Trump warns he could abandon China trade deal

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Thursday warned he could walk away from a trade deal with China if it were not good enough, even as his economic advisers touted ‘fantastic’ progress toward an agreement to end a dispute with the Asian country....

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    India farmers stage protests after turmeric prices crash

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    A bumper harvest has led to a crash in turmeric prices in India, the world’s biggest producer and exporter of the bright yellow spice, causing furious farmers to stage protests in key growing regions demanding government help, growers and traders said....

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    Deepening downdraft chills factory activity

    Reuters . London/Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    Factories across the globe slammed on the brakes last month as demand crashed, hit by the ongoing US-China trade war, slowing global growth and political uncertainty in Europe ahead of Britain’s imminent departure from the EU....

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    China looks to parliament for reassurances as economy slows

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    China’s leaders will pledge in parliament next week to keep the country on safe footing as the economy faces its biggest test in years, amid pressure to roll out more measures to bolster growth and revive weak business and consumer confidence....

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    India’s economic growth slows momentum in late 2018

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    India’s economy lost momentum in the approach to a general election, with the annual growth rate slipping to 6.6 per cent in the October-December quarter, dragged down by weaker consumer demand....

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    China Feb factory activity shrinks to 3-yr low, export orders worst in a decade

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    Factory activity in China contracted to a three-year low in February as export orders fell at the fastest pace since the global financial crisis, highlighting deepening cracks in an economy facing weak demand at home and abroad....

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    US economic growth slows less than expected in Q4

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    The US economy slowed less than expected in the fourth quarter amid solid consumer and business spending, leaving 2018 growth just shy of the Trump administration’s 3 per cent annual target....

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