Bangladesh Taka

Bangladesh Taka is being counting. Photo: BBN

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

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

Bangladesh’s stocks turn negative at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks turned negative at midday on Thursday as investors were active both sides of trading fence.

Bangladesh’s Exim Bank recommends 15pc dividend
The board of directors of Export Import (Exim) Bank of Bangladesh has recommended 15 percent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31 in 2016, said an official disclosure on Thursday.

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Asian indexes higher after Wall Street earnings
Asian indexes were cautiously higher on Thursday, following key earnings on Wall Street and as oil prices came off two-week lows set earlier in the session.

Gold prices fall as risk recovery boosts bond yields
Gold prices pulled back as the US Dollar recovered alongside front-end Treasury bond yields, undermining support for non-interest-bearing and anti-fiat assets.

Sensex up 115 points; GAIL, HDFC stocks spurt
The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading higher by nearly 120 points in the afternoon session on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid firm Asian cues.

Indian rupee down 13 paisa against dollar in early trade
Indian rupee lost 13 paisa against the dollar to 64.71 in early trade today on the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the US currency overseas.
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