Rohingya influx in Bangladesh

Rohingyas arrive exhausted, hungry and usually with nothing more than clothes on their back. Photo: ICRC

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 depreciates 2 paisa further
The Bangladesh Taka (BDT) depreciated two paisa further against the US dollar following higher demand for the greenback in the inter-bank foreign exchange market Monday evening.

Bangladesh’s stocks finish flat amid volatility
Bangladesh’s stocks finished flat in green on Monday after choppy trading as investors were active on both sides of trading fence amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session.

US team to visit Myanmar-Bangladesh over Rohingya issue
A high-level US delegation will visit Myanmar and Bangladesh to address the humanitarian and human rights concerns stemming from the Rakhine state crisis.

Sensex ends at new high of 33,266; Nifty closes at 10,364
The Sensex and Nifty ended at record closing highs on Monday, driven by gains in state-owned lenders as the government’s recapitalisation plan continued to lift sentiment, while energy stocks gained on higher crude prices.

Indian rupee strengthens to 64.79
The Indian rupee strengthened by 26 paise to 64.79 as the dollar edged away from last week’s three-month highs, while the euro nursed losses after the European Central Bank and unrest in Spain’s Catalonia led it to post its worst week this year.

Asian indexes close mixed as Chinese stocks stumble
Asian shares closed mixed on Monday as investors digested quarterly results from regional corporates. Meanwhile, political developments in Spain continued to weigh on the euro.

Gold edges down on caution ahead of key central bank meetings
Gold inched lower on Monday as investors remained cautious ahead of policy meetings of three major central banks and the naming of the next U.S. Federal Reserve chair.

Oil prices rise on expected extension of output cuts
Oil markets rose on Monday, with Brent remaining above $60 per barrel on expectations that an OPEC-led production cut due to expire next March would be extended, although rising exports from Iraq kept a lid on prices.

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, October 30: