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

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

Bangladesh’s stocks stay positive at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks stayed positive at midday on Monday as the optimistic investors remained on buying spree on sector specific large-cap stocks.

Crude oil falls slightly in Asia in think trade with China markets shut
Crude oil gave up slight early gains on Monday in Asia with China shut for a public holiday and investors shrugging off news at the weekend on upbeat output cuts by Russia and a pledge by Iraq to step-up compliance.

Gold holds slightly weaker in Asia after mixed regional data
Gold prices held slightly weaker on Monday in Asia after mixed regional data sets and political risk events this week in focus.

Sensex jumps 167 points

The NSE index rose as much as 0.51 per cent to a record high of 9,220.65, surpassing its previous peak in March, while the rupee hit its highest in nearly 1-1/2 years on strong foreign buying in domestic markets

Indian rupee firms up by 8 paisa to 64.77
Continuing its uptrend, the Indian rupee firmed up by another 8 paisa to 64.77 against the US dollar in early trade on increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks.

Asian markets higher, Trump’s NKorea comments weigh
Asian shares were mostly higher on Monday, the first trading day of the new quarter, as investors digested economic data out of Japan and Australia.