Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Business News prepared Tuesday’s evening business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals both in local and international.
Bangladesh Taka returns to depreciating mode at closing
The Bangladesh Taka (BDT) returned to depreciating mode against the US dollar following higher demand for the greenback in the inter-bank foreign exchange market Tuesday evening.
DSE turnover crosses BDT 12 billion-mark
Daily trade turnover on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) scaled BDT 12-billion mark on Tuesday after two weeks as investors put fresh stakes on stocks.
Uber integrates national helpline number in-app
Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-sharing company, today announced the integration of the nationwide emergency number 999 in its rider app to enhance rider safety.
Petrapole-Benapole check posts to run 24/7 from today
Starting from today, the Petrapole-Benapole Integrated Check Post (ICP) between India and Bangladesh will function round-the-clock.
Indian rupee trading strong at 64.07
The Indian rupee was trading at 64.07 against the US dollar on increased selling of the American currency by banks and exporters.
Sensex ends at record high of 32,575; auto stocks vroom
The Sensex and Nifty closed at their highest ever level for a second session in a row as automakers such as Eicher Motors Ltd advanced on upbeat monthly sales a day ahead of a key central bank policy meeting.
Indexes in Asia close higher as White House upheaval digested; Caixin PMI better-than-expected
Greater political uncertainty stateside weighed on the dollar as Asian markets digested stronger-than-expected China Caixin manufacturing PMI released Tuesday.
Oil trades near two-month high, but ample supply weighs
Oil traded near $53 a barrel on Tuesday, close to a two-month high, supported by signs that a persistent inventory glut is starting to ease and strong global demand, although stronger OPEC production kept a lid on gains.
Gold stays at 7-week high ahead of key batch of U.S. data
Gold prices held near their highest level in around seven weeks on Tuesday, as market players looked ahead to a key batch of U.S. economic data to gauge the strength of the world’s largest economy and how it will impact the Federal Reserve’s view on monetary policy.
BP sees oil prices below $50 a barrel in 2018
BP (LON:BP) expects global oil prices to hold within a range of $45-$50 a barrel next year as U.S. shale production grows, the British company’s chief financial officer said on Tuesday.
Top 5 things to know in the market on Tuesday
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