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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 depreciates five paisa more against US$
The Bangladesh Taka (BDT) depreciated five paisa more on Tuesday against the US dollar due to short supply of the greenback in the inter-bank foreign exchange market.

Bangladesh’s stocks finish almost flat Tuesday
Bangladesh’s stocks finished nearly on flat note Tuesday after volatile trading as late hours selling pressure wiped out most of the early gains.

Bangladesh, Myanmar form joint working group for Rohingya repatriation
Myanmar and Bangladesh have formed a 30-member Joint Working Group (JWG) that will oversee the repatriation of the Rohingya refugees.

Indian rupee climbs to 63.94 on BJP’s victory in Assembly elections
The Indian rupee strengthened to 63.94 against the dollar as the dust settled on the political landscape in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh with the BJP getting ready to form the next government in both states. The BJP has returned to power for the sixth straight term in Gujarat and unseated the Congress in Himachal Pradesh.

Dalal Street cheers BJP’s poll victory: Sensex surges 235 points, Nifty climbs to 10,463
The benchmark BSE Sensex ended higher by over 230 points and the NSE index Nifty above the crucial 10,450-mark as Prime Minister Narendra Modi steered the BJP to a record sixth term in Gujarat, albeit in a tight battle with the Congress, and a relatively more comfortable victory over the Grand Old Party in Himachal Pradesh.

Major Asian stocks close mostly higher
Major Asian stocks closed mostly higher on Tuesday after U.S. stocks finished the Monday session at record highs on optimism ahead of the passage of a key tax bill.

Gold edges higher as dollar wilts ahead of US tax vote
Gold rose on Tuesday as caution ahead of the passage of sweeping new tax legislation in the United States weighed on the dollar, with traders uncertain of its actual impact on economic growth.

Oil range-bound as disruptions offset by rising US output
Oil edged up towards $64 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by the Forties pipeline outage in the North Sea, OPEC-led supply cuts and expectations that U.S. crude inventories fell for a fifth week.

Top 5 things to know in the market on Tuesday
Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Tuesday in December 19.