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    India fears US-China trade war will lead to dumping of Chinese steel

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    India fears China could soon start flooding excess steel into its market after the United States raised tariffs on Chinese products due to the escalating...

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    Facebook raises minimum wage for US contract workers to $20/hr

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all US contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces...

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    World stocks hover near 2-month low

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    World stocks hovered near two-month lows on Tuesday, although slightly more optimistic comments from US and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort a day...

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    Jet Airways sees management exodus

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    The chief executive and two other senior figures at Jet Airways have quit, the Indian company said on Tuesday, further eroding any hopes of a...

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    Safwan re-elected Bank Asia vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    Mohd Safwan Choudhury has been re-elected as vice-chairman of Bank Asia at the bank’s board of directors’ meeting recently, said a press release.Safwan is a...

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    Dhaka seeks WTO support to face trade-related challenges

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    Bangladesh on Tuesday sought WTO support to address trade-related challenges, which the country may face after its graduation to a middle income country from the...

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    US prepares to impose tariffs on remaining $300b China imports

    Reuters . Washington/ Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    A list of products subject to possible US tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals...

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    US-Bangla airlines to operate 63 additional flights centring Eid

    BSS | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    The US-Bangla airliners, one of the country’s private carrier will operate 63 additional flights before Eid to meet demand of heavy home-bound passengers flow.The carrier...

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    Dhaka urges Delhi to lift anti-dumping duty

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    Bangladesh commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Tuesday requested his Indian counterpart Suresh Prabhu to take necessary measures to withdraw anti-dumping duty on Bangladeshi products as...

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    Stocks dip for 3rd day, turnover hits 14-month low

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    Dhaka stocks dropped for the third day on Tuesday with the turnover hitting a 14-month low as investors’ worries over banks’ liquidity crisis intensified.DSEX, the...

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