Bitcoin surges after Tesla move

Major US stock indexes registered all-time closing highs on Monday amid optimism over US fiscal stimulus, and bitcoin jumped after Tesla revealed it had purchased $1.5 billion of the cryptocurrency and would soon accept it as a form of payment.  The world’s most widely-held cryptocurrency, bitcoin touched a record high following the Tesla Inc disclosure, […]

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Stocks down at opening amid lacklustre trade

Stocks witnessed marginal fall in the early trading on Thursday as investors continued their sell-offs on sector-wise issues amid persistent lacklustre trading.  Following the previous day’s marginal fall, the Dhaka Stock Exchange and the Chittagong Stock Exchange opened lower amid volatility as investors remained confused about the clear market direction.  Within the first hour into […]

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Malaysian durian trade battered as lockdown bites

Durians falling from trees are collected in nets on a farm in Malaysia, where a long lockdown has slowed domestic demand and left traders more reliant on China’s appetite for the world’s smelliest fruit.  Grown across tropical Southeast Asia, fans love the “king of fruits” for its bittersweet flavours and creamy texture although critics compare […]

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