Protest on imposing vat in Bangladesh private universities

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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.

Saudi Arabia, UAE introduce VAT for first time
Value Added Tax (VAT) has been introduced in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for the first time.

Bangladesh’s stocks witness mixed trend at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend at midday on Monday, the opening day of New Year, as investors followed cautious stance.

Indian rupee edges up 6 paisa to 63.81
The rupee edged up by 6 paisa to 63.81 against the US dollar on the first trading day of 2018 on the back of increased selling of the American currency by banks and exporters.

Sensex trading flat; realty, healthcare stocks major gainers
The Sensex and Nifty were trading flat on the first trading day of 2018 due to profit-booking by funds and retail investors in recent outperformers. The 30-share BSE index Sensex was up 3.16 points at 34,059.99 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was down 7.55 points at 10,530.70.