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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 turn mixed at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks turned mixed at midday on Monday amid modest volatility as cautious investors started to book profit on sector-wise stocks.

Bangladesh to Malaysia: A new way to student trafficking
In this second part video of a documentary series, Malaysian journalists go undercover to experience the desperate living conditions of migrant workers mostly from Bangladesh in Malaysia.

Pope sets off for tricky Myanmar trip
Pope Francis has departed the Vatican for Myanmar on the first papal visit to the country that has this year been widely accused of ethnic cleansing.

Indian Sensex down 78 points
The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading down by nearly 80 points due to S&P’s status quo on sovereign rating amid a likely rise in volatility ahead of expiry of November futures & options contracts and OPEC meeting on oil output cut later this week.

Indian rupee trading flat at 64.70
The Indian rupee was trading flat at 64.70 on persistent month-end dollar demand from importers and banks amid a weak domestic equity market.

Asian indexes edged down on Monday
Asian indexes edged down on Monday despite the firmer lead from Wall Street last week.

Gold inches higher as dollar holds near 2-month lows
Gold prices crept up on Monday as the dollar held close to a two-month low hit in the previous session, with investors noting the U.S. Federal Reserve’s cautious view of inflation.

US oil dips on increased drilling, but OPEC cuts support global markets
U.S. oil prices dipped on Monday, easing from two-year highs on the prospect of increased U.S. output, although global markets were slightly better supported by expectations an OPEC-led supply cut will be extended.