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





Bangladesh’s stocks stay positive at midday on Thursday
Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend at midday on Thursday as investors continued their buying appetite on sector specific stocks amid optimism.

Saudi to recruit 3,000 Bangladeshis this year
Saudi Arabia will recruit 3,000 Bangladeshi workers in various professions this year, a top manpower buyer of the country told the Bangladeshi ambassador there.

Sensex hits new high of 32,673; Nifty scales new peak of 10,113
The benchmark BSE Sensex soared to a fresh life-time high of 32,672.66 and the NSE index Nifty climbed to a new high of 10,112.80 on continued buying by investors driven by encouraging corporate earnings and positive global cues.

Indian rupee jumps to 64.16 as dollar licks wounds at 13-month low
The Indian rupee surged by 21 paisa to 64.16 against the US currency in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market today as the dollar weakened globally after the US Federal Reserve kept policy rates unchanged.

Asia markets largely gain after Fed holds rates steady and corporate earnings come through
Asia markets were mostly higher in Thursday trade following the Federal Reserve’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and as a slew of corporate earnings began coming through.

Gold rises to six-week high as dollar drops after Fed statement
Gold rose for a second day on Thursday, hitting a six-week high, on rising demand for the yellow metal as the dollar dropped to a 13-month low after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated that it would keep to a slow path of monetary tightening.

Oil prices hover near 8-week highs on lower US stocks
Oil prices were sitting just below 8-week highs on Thursday, buoyed by hopes that a steeper-than-expected decline in U.S. crude oil inventories will reduce global oversupply.