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

Bangladesh’s stocks witness another bearish session
Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed yet another bearish session on Monday, extending the losing streak for the two consecutive sessions, as risk-averse investors continued their selling spree.

New gas field discovered in Bhola
The presence of natural gas has been detected at a hydrocarbon structure exploratory well in Bhola’s Bheduria, a Bapex official has said.

Ride-apps get nod, need BRTA permit
Popular ride hailing mobile apps like Uber and Pathao have been given approval from Bangladesh’s cabinet division under a framework of fresh guidelines.

Sensex ends at new high of 34,843; Nifty closes at 10,741
The Sensex and Nifty hit record closing highs for a third straight session on Monday on positive macro data which were announced after trading hours on Friday and encouraging earnings posted by some bluechip companies coupled with a firm global trend.

Indian rupee jumps by 30 paisa to 63.33 on strong gains in domestic equities
The Indian rupee jumped 30 paisa to 63.33 against the dollar, helped by strong gains in domestic stocks and losses in the greenback in overseas markets.

Asian shares largely gain, but Chinese stocks stumble
Most major indexes in Asia closed higher on Monday after Wall Street closed out last week at records and the dollar continue to struggle.

Gold hits 4-month peak as dollar index slumps to lowest in 3 years
Gold prices on Monday hit their highest since September, buoyed as the U.S. dollar slumped to three-year lows against a basket of currencies.

Oil near 3-year highs on output cuts despite rising North American rig count
Oil prices held just below December 2014 highs on Monday, supported by ongoing output cuts led by OPEC and Russia despite a rise in U.S. and Canadian drilling activity that points to higher future output in North America.

Top 5 things to know in the market on Monday
Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Monday, January 15.