Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The BBN (Bangladesh Business News) has prepared the business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals Wednesday midday in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh’s stocks keep upturn at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks kept the early hour’s upbeat trend at midday on Wednesday as the optimistic investors continued their buying spree.

 

Bangladesh Taka depreciates one paisa against US$
The exchange rate of Bangladesh Taka (BDT) depreciated by maximum one paisa against the US currency in early hour transactions on Wednesday in inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market.

Shepherd Industries makes debut Wednesday
Shepherd Industries is set to make its share trading debut Wednesday on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) under “N” category, officials said.

Crude oil dips in Asia
Crude oil prices eased in Asia on Wednesday as industry figures showed a larger than expected build in US oil inventories, though gasoline supplies dropped more than expected limiting the downside movement.

Gold gains slightly in Asia
Gold edged slightly higher in Asia on Wednesday with the focus on China trade data.

Sensex sheds 94 points; exit poll results eyed
The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading down by nearly 100 points as investors turned cautious ahead of the exit poll results due tomorrow for the ongoing Assembly elections.

Indian Rupee jumps to 4-month high of 66.63 on increased US dollar selling
Continuing with its strong rally, the Indian rupee edged up another 4 paisa to a four-month high of 66.63 against the US dollar in early trade Wednesday on increased selling of the American currency by banks and exporters.

Asian markets under pressure, China trade data eyed
Asian equities were in the red on Wednesday amid mounting geopolitical risks in the region and rising expectations that the Federal Reserve would tighten monetary policy next week.
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