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

Euro gets boost from Draghi, delayed US Senate vote dents dollar
The euro hit a 10-month high on Wednesday after the European Central Bank chief hinted the days of the ECB’s aggressive stimulus are numbered, and as the dollar was pressured after a vote on U.S. healthcare legislation was delayed.

Bangladesh Govt. to borrow BDT 30 billion issuing T-bills
The Bangladesh government is set to borrow BDT 30 billion through issuing its treasury bills (T-bills) today (Wednesday) to meet budget deficit partly.

Bangladesh’s stocks stay positive at midday on Wednesday
Bangladesh’s stocks stayed the positive trend at midday on Wednesday, the opening day after Eid vacation, as optimistic investors continued their buying spree on sector specific stocks amid optimism.

Money, forex markets remain stable after Eid vacation
Bangladesh Taka (BDT) against US dollar remained static both in the inter-bank foreign exchange market and customer level in early hour transactions on Wednesday, the first day after Eid celebration.

Human trafficking in Bangladesh gets worse: Report
Human trafficking status in Bangladesh got worse as the country failed to step up its efforts to eliminate human trafficking, according to the US Human Trafficking Report 2017.

Oil prices weighed down as US inventory gains revive glut worries
Oil markets were steady to lower on Wednesday after a report of rising U.S. fuel and crude inventories underscored concerns that a three-year supply glut is far from over. Brent crude futures were at $46.67 per barrel at 0329 GMT, close to their last close.

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