The share price of British financial services group Capita plunged more than 40 percent on Wednesday after the indebted outsourcing firm warned over future profits.
India promised hundreds of billions of dollars to develop poor rural areas and to help struggling farmers in its annual budget Thursday, looking to win over voters ahead of the next general election.
Samsung Electronics reported a 73 percent jump in its fourth quarter net profit on Wednesday, setting a record for any three-month period, mainly driven by demand for its memory chips and display panels.
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with investor sentiment weighed down by a strong yen and a retreat from records on Wall Street.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir will unveil the Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) for the second half (H2) of the financial year 2017-18 (FY18) today at 2.30 pm at the central bank headquarters in the city.
The Federal Reserve likely will leave the benchmark US interest rate untouched next week, but economists say the changing composition of the policy committee could point to faster rate hikes in 2018.
French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi said Monday it had reached an agreement to purchase US biotech company Bioverativ, which specialises in treatments for haemophilia and rare blood disorders, for $11.6 billion (9.5 billion euros).
Bumper potato production likely in Jamalpur
Two Bangladeshi companies received $1 million grant from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) in recognition of a project to spur solar entrepreneurship.
The pound sank against its major peers on Monday as British Prime Minister Theresa May's future looks increasingly uncertain, while Asian equities traders moved cautiously after a recent rally to multi-year highs.
Trade ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agreed Saturday to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States, as the world's largest economy seeks to go it alone under President Donald Trump's 'America First' policy.
World stocks were mostly upbeat Wednesday with the Dow rising, Tokyo hitting a two-decade peak and Frankfurt leading Europe higher as the Federal Reserve offered an upbeat appraisal of the US economy.
Weeklong 'Income Tax Fair-2017' beings in the city and other areas of the country today to help the taxpayers filing returns and completing other related tasks.
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday said Korean electronics giants Samsung and LG Electronics will produce their products locally through joint venture.
Big-name investors including Expedia and Alibaba are pumping billions of dollars into Indonesian tech start-ups in a bid to capitalise on the country's burgeoning digital economy and potential as Southeast Asia's largest online market.