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    G20 urged to speed up digital tax

    Agence France-Presse . Fukuoka | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    Top G20 finance officials agreed Saturday there was an urgent need to find a global system to tax internet giants like Google and Facebook but...

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    RBI relaxes asset guidelines for lenders

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    The Reserve Bank of India diluted its guidelines on stressed assets and has now mandated banks to undertake a review of a borrower’s accounts within...

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    Weak US job report raises red flag on economy

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    US job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be...

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    Walmart one-ups Amazon with deliveries direct to refrigerator

    AFP | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    Walmart said Friday it was readying a new home delivery service where its employees could come inside and stock up customers’ refrigerators.The new ‘InHome’ service...

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    G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how ‘pressing’

    Reuters . Fukuoka | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick-up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communiqué by the world’s financial leaders showed on...

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    Uber chief tightens grip with top execs’ departures

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    Uber chief Dara Khosrowshahi put out word Friday that he is tightening his grip on the wheel at the ride-share firm in the wake of...

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    Banks have scope to raise stocks exposure by 82pc: BB report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    Banks have scope of increasing their investment in the capital market by 82.48 per cent within the regulatory framework, according to the Bangladesh Bank’s financial...

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    Foreign firms want to get DSE brokerage licence

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    A number of foreign firms have expressed their interest to obtain brokerage licence from Bangladesh’s premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange to expand their business in...

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    Ship-breaking sector fatalities rising

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    At least eight workers died and 35 others were injured in past five months (January-May) in accidents in country’s shipbreaking yards as workplace safety was...

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    IMED finds delay in start major hurdle to execution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    The planning ministry has identified delay in starting project work, non-availability of project director and not conducting feasibility studies before launching the government’s development projects...

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