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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.

Bangladesh’s stocks extend losses for eight days
Bangladesh’s stocks extended the losing streak for the eight sessions in a row on Sunday as investors continued their selling spree on sector-wise stocks ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

FDI in power sector drops sharply in 2017
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the country’s power sector dropped sharply in the past year despite huge commitment from India and China for the last couple of years.

Gazipur city polls June 26
Election Commission today set June 26 for Gazipur City Corporation election. Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed announced the election schedule at a press conference this afternoon.

Gold / Silver / Copper Prices – Weekly Outlook: May 14 – 18
With gold prices continuing to mirror moves in the dollar metals traders will be turning their attention to Tuesday’s U.S. retail sales report to try to form a clearer picture of the health of the economy and the outlook for interest rates.

Crude Oil Prices – Weekly Outlook: May 14 – 18
The focus in the oil market this week will remain on geopolitical tension in the Middle East after President Donald Trump withdrew the United states from the Iranian nuclear agreement.

Economic Calendar – Top 5 Things To Watch This Week
Global financial markets will focus on this week’s U.S. retail sales data, which should give clearer signs on the strength of the American consumer.