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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 Taka returns to depreciating mode at closing
The Bangladesh Taka (BDT) returned to depreciating mode against the US dollar following higher demand for the greenback in the inter-bank foreign exchange market Monday evening.

Bangladesh’s stock turnover hits 3-month low
Bangladesh’s stocks edged higher on Monday, but turnover on the major bourse hit three months low to BDT 5.03 billion as investors reluctant to make fresh investment in the market.

Bangladeshi textbook appears to endorse Myanmar propaganda on the Rohingya
The mainly-Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority have been in the news for years. They are the world’s largest stateless community and often described as the most persecuted minority.

HC asks govt to block link to ‘Blue Whale’ game
The High Court today directed the government to block for six months the link to online ‘”Blue Whale Challenge” game, which is blamed for triggering suicide among its players across the world.

Indian rupee spurts 25 paisa to 64.68
The Indian rupee appreciated by another 25 paisa to 64.68 against the US currency on dollar selling by banks and exporters.

Sensex ends at all-time high of 32,634; Nifty closes at 10,231
The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 200.95 points to close at an all-time high of 32,633.64 as investor optimism was buoyed by encouraging comments from the IMF chief.

Asia markets close higher as investors digest China inflation data
Most major Asian indexes closed higher on Monday, following the stronger lead from Wall Street, as investors digested the release of China inflation data.

Gold holds above $1,300 but firm dollar weighs
Gold steadied above a key psychological level of $1,300 on Monday, buoyed by worries over Iran, while a firmer dollar weighed on sentiment.

Oil rises as fighting escalates in Iraq’s oil-rich Kirkuk
Oil markets jumped on Monday as Iraqi forced entered the oil city of Kirkuk, taking territory from Kurdish fighters and raising concerns over exports from OPEC’s second-largest producer.

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