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

Cash Reserve Requirement to be slashed by 1 percent
Cash Reserve Requirement (CRR) will be slashed by 1 percent from the existing 6.50 percent to help solving the ongoing liquidity crunch in the banking system of Bangladesh.

Small group soon to develop capital market efficiency for long-term financing: Muhith
A small group will be assigned within two months to make an efficient capital market conducive to long-term financing, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said.

Bangladesh’s stocks index sees biggest gain in 3-year
Bangladesh’s key stock index jumped 2.67 percent, the biggest single-day gain in the last three years, as investors took position on stocks encouraged by the government’s move to ease the ongoing liquidity crunch.

Bangladesh U-15 girls clinch JCGI Youth Football title
Bangladesh Under-15 Women’s Football Team have clinched the title of Jockey Club Girls’ International Youth Football tournament beating Hong Kong by 6-0 goals.

Writ seeks Tk20cr compensation for botched eye surgery victims
A writ petition has been filed with the High Court seeking Tk1 crore as compensation for each of the 20 people people who lost one of their eyes after eye operations at IMPACT Masudul Haque Memorial Community Health Centre in Chuadanga.

Survey shows unpaid family workforce in decline
The number of unpaid family workers has been declining for the last several years. The Labour Force Survey 2016-17 (LFS 2017), released by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), unveiled the scenario.

Indian scientists lose contact with satellite
India’s national space agency has lost contact with a satellite days after it was launched into orbit with much fanfare, authorities said Sunday.

Gold / Silver / Copper Prices – Weekly Outlook: April 2 – 6
Gold prices will remain vulnerable to any further gains in the dollar in the coming week after ending the week at more than one-week lows on Thursday, in a holiday-shortened week, as a stronger greenback weighed.

Crude Oil Prices – Weekly Outlook: April 2 – 6
Ongoing efforts by major global oil producers to cut output and reduce a global glut against a steady increase in U.S. production will continue to be the main driver of sentiment in the oil market in the week ahead.

Economic Calendar – Top 5 things to watch this week
The big event in the coming week for global financial markets will be Friday’s release of the March U.S. employment report, as traders and investors look for further clues on the Federal Reserve’s likely rate hike trajectory through the end of the year.
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