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 Taka depreciates slightly against greenback
The exchange rate of Bangladesh Taka depreciates slightly against the US dollar in the evening transactions in the inter-bank foreign exchange market on Thursday.
Bangladesh’s stocks return to the red amid high turnover
Bangladesh’s stocks returned to the red on Thursday, breaking a three-day winning spell as investors went on late hours profit booking on sector-specific stocks.
Muhith: I gave bribes twice in my life
Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said that he had to give bribe twice in his entire life.“I gave bribe twice in my life to connect and disconnect the gas line at my residences in Dhaka and Philippines,” the minister said while addressing the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) hotline, 106, inauguration in Dhaka Thursday.
Indian rupee trading strong at 64.11
The Indian rupee was trading strong at 64.11 as the dollar weakened globally after the US Federal Reserve kept policy rates unchanged.
Sensex ends flat; IT, TECk stocks plunge
The Sensex and the Nifty ended flat after hitting record highs earlier in the day, as investors turned cautious ahead of the expiry of futures and options contracts at the end of the session.
Indexes in Asia close in the green as markets digest corporate earnings, Fed decision
Indexes in Asia closed on a positive note on Thursday as a slew of corporate earnings came through and as markets digested the Federal Reserve’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged.
Gold rises to six-week high as dollar drops after Fed statement
Gold rose for a second day on Thursday, hitting a six-week high, on rising demand for the yellow metal as the dollar dropped to a 13-month low after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated that it would keep to a slow path of monetary tightening.
Oil prices hover near 8-week highs on lower US stocks
Oil prices were sitting just below 8-week highs on Thursday, buoyed by hopes that a steeper-than-expected decline in U.S. crude oil inventories will reduce global oversupply.
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, July 27.