Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Business News prepared Thursday’s evening business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals both in local and international.
Bangladesh’s stocks extend gaining spell for fourth day
Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed yet another bullish session on Thursday, extending the winning streak for the fourth straight session, riding on bank shares.
Onion and ginger prices decline slightly
The prices of local onion and ginger decreased slightly on Thursday in Dhaka due to smooth supply of the essentials in the market.
Ride sharing service policy soon
The government has prepared ‘Ride-Sharing Service Policy, 2017’ to impose certain restrictions on ride-sharing passenger service providers like Uber and Pathao.
Indian rupee trading strong at 64.90
The Indian rupee was trading higher at 64.90 against the dollar in the noon session on bouts of dollar selling by exporters and banks. A weak dollar against other currencies overseas and a firm domestic equity market also bolstered the domestic currency.
Sensex ends marginally higher; Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints top gainers
The Sensex and Nifty ended marginally higher on Thursday, led by gains in oil refiners such as Reliance Industries Ltd as oil prices stabilised and financial stocks such as ICICI Bank Ltd.
Uber signs contract with Nasa to develop flying taxi software
Uber has taken a step forward in its plan to make autonomous “flying taxis” a reality, signing a contract with Nasa to develop the software to manage them.
Asia markets close mixed after Japanese shares give up morning gains
Asian stocks closed mixed on Thursday after Japanese stocks erased all the gains they made during morning trade. Investors in the region also digested the release of Chinese inflation data and kept an eye on President Donald Trump’s stop in Beijing.
Gold nudges up as dollar eases; palladium hits fresh 16-year peak
Gold prices edged higher on Thursday, after marking a near three-week high in the previous session, as the dollar eased while palladium hit a fresh peak since February 2001.
Oil markets stable, but doubts over recent bull run emerge
Oil prices held steady on Thursday after falling late in the previous session, supported by ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC and Russia.
Top 5 things to know in the market on Thursday
Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Thursday, November 9.