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ECB replaces DPRK in euro  zone bond market spotlight

ECB replaces DPRK in euro zone bond market spotlight

-- 2017-09-06 12:26:16

LONDON, Sept 5 (Reuters): Euro zone government bond yields were little changed on Tuesday as attention shifted from tensions over North Korea to an approaching European Central Bank (ECB) meeting that...

APSCL seeks to build  power plant at Pyra

APSCL seeks to build power plant at Pyra

FHM Humayan Kabir 2017-09-06 12:00:00

The Ashuganj Power Station Company Limited (APSCL) will build a 1320-megawatt (MW) capacity coal-fired power plant at Pyra port area as it will start developing land this year for the project, officia...

Price slump creates supply crunch of rawhide

Price slump creates supply crunch of rawhide

Yasir Wardad 2017-09-06 12:00:00

A price slump has created a crisis of rawhide supply to country's leather industry this high season as traders are reluctant to sell the sacrificial animal skins to avert losses.    Source...

0.16m motorcycles registered in 7-month

0.16m motorcycles registered in 7-month

FE Online Report 2017-09-06 12:00:00

Some 0.16 million new motorcycles got registration in the country on January-July period of the current calendar year (2017).   Statistics available with Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (...

Businesses struggle to access sufficient credit: ADB

Businesses struggle to access sufficient credit: ADB

-- 2017-09-06 12:00:00

Businesses of all sizes continue to struggle to access sufficient credit, resulting in a global trade finance gap of $1.5 trillion in 2016, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) brief released...

Oil slips as crude demand dips

Oil slips as crude demand dips

Reuters 2017-09-06 10:55:09

Global oil prices slipped on Wednesday as crude demand remained subdued on the back of refinery closures following Hurricane Harvey which hit the US Gulf coast 10 days ago.   Market focus was a...

Thailand joins the Madrid System

Thailand joins the Madrid System

FE Online Report 2017-09-06 03:53:14

Thailand becomes the 99th member of the International Trademark System, also known as Madrid System, according to a press statement of   the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)....

Dollar slips on N Korea jitters

Dollar slips on N Korea jitters

-- 2017-09-06 02:33:05

The dollar slipped against the yen on Wednesday, pushing back towards last week’s 4-1/2-month low on worries over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.   The euro was 0.1 per cent weaker...

Plea to raise intra-BRICS trade, investment ratio

Plea to raise intra-BRICS trade, investment ratio

From Jubair Hasan in Xiamen, China 2017-09-05 12:49:02

The 9th edition of BRICS Summit started in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen on Sunday with a call for increasing intra-BRICS trade and investment ratio which the leaders say 'still remains unta...

Ctg port records all-time high container handling

Ctg port records all-time high container handling

Pankaj Dastider 2017-09-05 12:00:00

The Chittagong port handled a record volume of containers -- 2,30,725 TEUs -- in August, which surpassed the previous record made in March this year.   The country's prime maritime port has br...

Govt retakes eight mills as private operators fail

Govt retakes eight mills as private operators fail

Monira Munni 2017-09-05 12:00:00

The government has taken back eight jute and textiles mills from their private entrepreneurs as the latter breached the major terms and conditions of privatisation, officials said. Failure to creat...

Consumers shifting to non-cash shopping, slowly

Consumers shifting to non-cash shopping, slowly

FE Online Report 2017-09-05 12:00:00

Consumers in the country are slowing adopting non-cash means of shopping.   The trend is reflected in the growing transactions through the point-of-sale (POS) machines.   Latest statisti...

Dhaka sees over 12,000 new private cars in 7 months

Dhaka sees over 12,000 new private cars in 7 months

FE Online Report 2017-09-05 12:00:00

    Dhaka city saw over 12,000 new private cars in the first seven months of the current calendar year.   The latest statistics of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) showed...

Prices of rawhide, skins fall sharply this year

Prices of rawhide, skins fall sharply this year

 Jasim Uddin Haroon and Talha Bin Habib 2017-09-05 09:54:23

The prices of rawhide and skins have dropped significantly this year as a section of tanners and traders were reluctant to raise its prices.   Many believe the government's announcement on keep...

Only 2.12pc accounts have internet banking facilities   

Only 2.12pc accounts have internet banking facilities  

FE Online Report 2017-09-05 02:45:38

Only 2.12 per cent bank accounts in the country have internet banking facilities so far, according to the latest statistics of the central bank.   It showed that the number of total bank accou...

Outward EFTN posts 17pc growth in FY17

Outward EFTN posts 17pc growth in FY17

FE Online Report 2017-09-04 12:00:00

Outward electronic fund transfer or EFTN stood at Tk 1063.92 billion during the past fiscal year (FY17), according to the latest statistics of the central bank.   The amount was Tk 909.53 bill...

Oil markets volatile in wake of Harvey

Oil markets volatile in wake of Harvey

Reuters 2017-09-04 12:00:00

Oil markets were volatile on Monday, with US crude rising on production shutdowns while international Brent was pulled down by a flight into gold futures following a powerful North Korean nuclear test...

Service trade crosses $10 billion mark in FY17

Service trade crosses $10 billion mark in FY17

FE Online Report 2017-09-04 12:00:00

The country’s trade in service with the rest of the world crossed the $10 billion level in the past fiscal year (FY17).   Latest statistics of the central bank showed that total value of...

UN body endorses ICC Rules for Forfating

UN body endorses ICC Rules for Forfating

FE Online Report 2017-09-04 11:23:22

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has endorsed the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Uniform Rules for Forfaiting.   The rules are complied in the ICC Pu...

Tyremaker Pirelli to sell 40pc  stake in Milan mkt comeback

Tyremaker Pirelli to sell 40pc stake in Milan mkt comeback

-- 2017-09-04 08:42:06

MILAN, Sept 4 (Reuters): Italian tyremaker Pirelli, bought by state-owned China National Chemical two years ago, will sell up to 40 per cent of its capital in an initial public offering as it plans to...

Meeting   between Prime Exchange, Monetary Authority of Singapore held

Meeting between Prime Exchange, Monetary Authority of Singapore held

FE Online Desk 2017-09-04 02:00:03

Recently a meeting was held between Prime Exchange Co. Pte.  Ltd. Singapore and Monetary Authority of Singapore. Marcus Lim, Deputy Director & Head of Payment & Infrastructure Division, T...

Novartis's CEO stepping down

Novartis's CEO stepping down

Reuters 2017-09-04 01:16:29

Novartis Chief Executive Joseph Jimenez will retire in 2018, with chief drug developer Vasant Narasimhan taking over as CEO starting in February, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday.   Jimenez,...

Pippa to close her publishing business

Pippa to close her publishing business

-- 2017-09-03 08:41:15

Pippa Middleton is reportedly in the process of closing up her publishing business after its profits drastically plummeted in just a span of one year. Rumors suggest that Prince William may have influ...

Xi says BRICS must promote open world economy

Xi says BRICS must promote open world economy

-- 2017-09-03 05:06:10

The BRICS group of emerging economies must promote trade liberalisation and an open world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a business meeting on Sunday at the start of a three-day summit...

Financial condition is really important to think about

Financial condition is really important to think about

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WTO handles 520 disputes in 21 years

WTO handles 520 disputes in 21 years

-- 1970-01-01 06:00:00

Some 520 trade disputes have been submitted to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for settlement since 1995. The latest annual report of the multilateral trade body revealed the information. It show...

Modi moves for asia africa growth corridor

Modi moves for asia africa growth corridor

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ndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi now pushes for an "Asia-Africa growth corridor" supported by Japan and India – days after China's ambitious OBOR (One Belt, One Road) initiative having taken o...

Gold edges up as N Korea tensions ease

Gold edges up as N Korea tensions ease

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Gold edged lower on Tuesday, weighed down by a steady US dollar and firmer Asian stocks as geopolitical tensions between the United States and North Korea appeared to ease.  Spot gold had falle...

BBA finalises 39 km route involving $1.8b

BBA finalises 39 km route involving $1.8b

Munima Sultana

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) has finalised the route of another elevated expressway on the eastern-western side of the city. Officials said consultants of East West Elevated Expressway (EWEE) p...

BGB nab ‘hundi trader’ at Benapole

BGB nab ‘hundi trader’ at Benapole

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Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel in a raid arrested a suspected hundi trader along with Tk 2.85 million from Benapole Railway Station area in Sharsha upazila of Jessore district on Tuesday. T...