The dollar edged down in Asian trade Thursday after an uninspiring statement from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting while uncertainty over Donald Trump's presidency acted as a drag on markets.
Manufacturing activity in China slowed slightly in January, official figures showed Wednesday, as the world's second largest economy shows continued signs of stabilising.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir will unveil the Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) for the second half (H2) of the financial year 2016-17 (FY17) tomorrow at 11 am at the central bank headquarters in the city.
Wall Street investors were back in rally mode Tuesday, pushing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to new records and lifting the dollar against the euro on renewed optimism about US President Donald Trump's policies.
Yahoo said Monday its $4.8 billion deal to sell its core internet assets to US telecom titan Verizon has been delayed several months.
The dollar tumbled Tuesday after President-elect Donald Trump said the American currency was too strong, while the pound rallied after British Prime Minister Theresa May released her Brexit blueprint.
Greenpeace on Tuesday accused banking giant HSBC of helping to arrange billions of dollars in financing for companies whose palm oil operations have been blamed for destroying vast swathes of Indonesian rainforest.
Sterling dropped Monday on reports Britain may be headed for a clean break with the EU, a so-called "hard Brexit", just ahead of a key speech by Prime Minister Theresa May.
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today said that Bangladesh would attain 8.0 percent GDP growth in two years.
Most Asian markets rose Thursday after a pick-up on Wall Street but Tokyo tumbled as investors were left deflated by a lack of economic detail from Donald Trump at his first post-election press conference.
All Dutch trains are now 100 percent powered by electricity generated by wind energy, the national railway company NS said Tuesday, calling it a world first.
Tokyo shares opened higher Wednesday on the first trading day of 2017, following gains on Wall Street driven by optimism about the US economy.
The rupee depreciated by five paise in early trade today to quote at 67.97 against the US dollar on the first trading day of 2017 due to fresh buying of the American currency by importers at the Interbank Foreign Exchange.
Indian salt-to-steel conglomerate Tata upped the ante in their bitter dispute with ousted former chairman Cyrus Mistry on Tuesday, saying they were suing him for breach of confidentiality.
German luxury carmaker BMW will recall nearly 200,000 vehicles in China because of flawed airbags, according to the country's quality regulator and the company.