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Economy News

Trump dampens chances of trade deal with China

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - US and Chinese officials will hold further trade talks in Washington on Friday, the White House said, after President Donald Trump di...More...

Agent banking accounts surpass 14 lakh

DHAKA, May 17, 2018 (BSS) - As banks are gradually expanding their agent banking activities, the number of agent banking accounts has already exceeded 14 lakh in the c...More...

Asian traders cautious with trade talks, geopolitics in mind

HONG KONG, May 17, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Asian traders were biding their time in early trade on Thursday as a healthy lead from Wall Street was tempered by geopolitical concer...More...

Bangladesh a potential place for flower industry; DCCI

DHAKA, May 16, 2018 (BSS) - Speakers at a seminar today underscored the need for tapping the huge potentials of flower industry in the country to boost the export earni...More...

Country's annual food wastage surpasses GDP growth: experts

DHAKA, May 16, 2018 (BSS) - The country witnesses an economic loss of Taka 1,56,000 crore annually which is more than of per annum GDP growth due to food wastage, lack...More...

Asian markets fall, dollar rises as US rate fears return

HONG KONG, May 16, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Asian markets tumbled with Wall Street and the dollar extended gains Wednesday as US interest rate worries resurfaced, while geopoliti...More...