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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 in positive territory at midday on Monday as some optimistic investors are active on sector-wise stocks ahead of Eid festival.

Sensex turns flat; IT, TECk stocks major losers
The Sensex and Nifty turned flat due to heavy selling IT and TECk stocks amid firm Asian cues.

Indian rupee up 10 paisa at 64.05 on dollar selling
The Indian rupee firmed up by 10 paisa to 64.05 against the US dollar in early trade on dollar selling by banks and exporters.

Asian shares subdued after Bannon departure as US-South Korea military drills begin
Asia markets were mixed in Monday trade as investors digested political developments in Washington while U.S.-South Korea joint military drills kicked off.

Gold trades little changed as investors focus on geopolitics, central bank meet
Gold prices were little changed on Monday as investors sought further direction after a week of geopolitical uncertainty in the United States and Europe and ahead of a meeting of central bankers later this week.

Oil steady as market conditions tighten despite rising US output
Oil markets were stable on Monday, largely holding on to Friday’s big gains even though rising U.S. output weighed on hopes the market will tighten after a 13 percent fall in U.S. crude inventories since March.
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