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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.

88 per cent of Alliance factories complete CAPs
Some 88 per cent of Alliance-listed garment factories have so far completed all required remediation prescribed in the corrective action plans (CAPs).

Bangladesh include Shakib in Nidahas trophy squad
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been added to the Bangladesh squad for the Nidahas Trophy Tri-Nation T20I competition after recovering from an injury to his left little finger, informed Bangladesh Cricket Board through a press release on Thursday noon.

5 city polls by July: Chief Election Commissioner
The elections to five city corporations will be held by July this year ahead of the next national polls, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said today.

Sensex drops 150 points; YES Bank, Reliance major losers
The Sensex ended lower by 150.2 points or 0.44 per cent at 33,685.54 and the Nifty down 50.75 points or 0.49 per cent at 10,360.15.

Indian rupee trading weak at 64.92
The Indian rupee was trading weak at 64.92 against the US dollar due to fresh demand for the greenback from importers and banks. Also, foreign capital outflows and a weak equity market weighed on the domestic unit.

Stocks in Asia close mixed as trade concerns remain in focus
Asian markets closed mixed on Thursday, after some regional stock indexes shrugged off early losses. Meanwhile, the dollar and bond yields slipped as concerns over heightened trade tensions lingered.

Gold inches up as trade fears weigh on stocks
Gold prices edged higher early Thursday and hovered near one-week highs hit in the previous session, as concerns over trade tensions weighed on share markets.

Oil prices stable on healthy demand, but oversupply looms later in 2018
Oil prices were stable on Thursday, supported by healthy global demand but held back by the relentless rise in U.S. production that is undermining efforts led by producer cartel OPEC to cut supplies and prop up markets.

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, March 15.