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

Bangladesh’s stocks stay positive at midday on Monday
Bangladesh’s stocks stayed positive amid volatile trading at midday on Monday as investors were active on both sides of trading fence.

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

Rohingya crisis: Rights group for new Myanmar sanctions
A rights group has called for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo against the Myanmar military in response to an offensive that has sent 410,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh to escape what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing.

Indian rupee strengthens to 64.01 on dollar selling
The Indian rupee appreciated by 7 paisa to 64.01 against the US dollar on dollar selling by banks and exporters.

Nifty up 73 points at 10,158; Sensex climbs 200 points
The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading higher by over 200 points and the NSE index Nifty above 10,150 points on fresh capital inflows by foreign funds and positive gobal cues.

Asia markets gain as investors await monetary policy cues later this week
Asian shares gained on Monday as investors anticipated clues on the direction of monetary policy from central banks later in the week.

Gold slips to two-week low ahead of Fed meet
Gold slipped to its lowest level in over two weeks on Monday as equities rallied and the dollar firmed, while prospects of monetary policy tightening in the United States ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting also weighed on the metal.

Oil edges up on rising refinery demand, falling US rig count
Oil markets were firm on Monday and remained near multi-month highs hit late last week as the number of U.S. rigs drilling for new production fell and refineries continued to restart after getting knocked out by Hurricane Harvey.
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