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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Business News prepared Sunday’s evening business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals both in local and international.

Bangladesh’s stocks finish higher for second day
Bangladesh’s stocks finished higher for the two consecutive sessions on Sunday, with key index of the premier bourse crossing the 5,900-mark, as investors took position on large-cap stocks amid post-Eid optimism.

Upward trend in call money rates may continue this week
Upward trend in Bangladesh’s call money rates may continue this week ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha festival, market operators said.

Bangladesh’s BSRM Steels recommends 22% dividend
The board of directors of BSRM Steels has recommended 5.0 per cent cash and 17 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday.

Myanmar violence: Thousands of non-Muslims evacuated
Myanmar government has evacuated at least 4,000 non-Muslim villagers amid ongoing clashes in northwestern Rakhine state, the government said, while thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled across the border to Bangladesh.

The week ahead: 5 things to watch on the economic calendar
Global financial markets will focus on this week’s U.S. employment report to gauge how it will impact the Federal Reserve’s view on monetary policy through the end of the year.

Gold / Silver / Copper futures – weekly outlook: August 28 – September 1
Gold prices ended higher in a volatile session on Friday, reversing earlier losses as the U.S. dollar weakened after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s speech at Jackson Hole didn’t specifically address monetary policy.

Crude oil futures – weekly outlook: August 28 – September 1
Oil prices ended higher on Friday, as Hurricane Harvey threatened to disrupt production and refinery activity along the Gulf Coast.
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