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    Lanka woos tourists with discounts after attacks

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in...

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    BTRC fines 16 ISPs Tk 20 lakh for breaching rules

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has fined 16 internet service providers Tk 20.2 lakh for breaching rules on providing internet service.Besides slapping fine on the ISPs,...

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    Dhaka stocks rise for 7th day on budget hopes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    Dhaka stocks advanced for the seventh session on Monday with a rise in the investors’ participation amid hopes of budgetary measures friendly to the capital...

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    Kamal’s short budget speech to break long tradition

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    Breaking with a long tradition of lengthy budget speech finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is going to announce measures for the new fiscal year of...

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    Export earnings hit record $3.8b in May

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    Bangladesh’s exports fetched $3.81 billion in May this year, which was the single-month highest in the country’s history riding on the good performance of readymade...

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    Britain’s smaller banks wallow in giants’ shadow

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    Computer meltdowns. Unexplained holes in accounting. Personnel management scandals.For smaller banks that want to compete with historic giants of global fame, UK finance has proven...

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    G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce...

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    China says small bank risks manageable after takeover of troubled Baoshang

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    China’s banking regulator said risks at small and mid-sized banks are manageable, a central bank publication reported on Sunday, in the latest move to soothe...

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    India cenbank to enhance monitoring of NBFCs

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das said the central bank would closely monitor the health of non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and it would not...

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    Trump, AMLO tout US-Mexico deal to avert tariffs

    Agence France-Presse . Tijuana | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    Presidents Donald Trump and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador each declared the deal averting US tariffs on Mexico a win Saturday, as markets breathed a sigh...

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