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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 soar as financial stocks keep rising
Bangladesh’s stocks extended the winning spell for the three straight sessions on Sunday with core index of the prime bourse crossing the 5,500-mark riding on financial stocks.

BB asks banks to ensure ADCs operations during Eid holidays
The central bank has asked commercial banks to ensure round-the-clock operations of alternative delivery channels (ADCs) during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha holidays in order to facilitate smooth transactions.

Bangladesh’s Dragon Sweater recommends 20pc dividend
Dragon Sweater of Bangladesh has recommended 5.0 percent cash and 15 percent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30 in 2018, said an official disclosure of the company today.

Gold / Silver / Copper Prices – Weekly Outlook: August 20 – 24
Gold prices look likely to remain under pressure this week as a combination of a stronger dollar and higher Treasury yields make the precious metal less attractive to investors.

Crude Oil Prices – Weekly Outlook: August 20 – 24
Oil traders will stay focused on a host of bearish factors currently affecting the crude market in the week ahead, after prices suffered another weekly loss last week.

Economic Calendar – Top 5 things to watch this week
Trade talks between the United States and China are likely dominate market headlines in the week ahead following reports that the two countries are reportedly working on a plan to end their ongoing trade dispute.