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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.

Bangladesh’s stocks end almost flat amid low turnover
Bangladesh’s stocks ended almost flat on Thursday after remaining down in the past four consecutive sessions as some investors went on late hour buying binge on sector-wise stocks.

No bar on bank recruitment tests Friday as judge freezes HC order
Written tests to recruit officers for eight banks will be held on Friday as scheduled, as a chamber judge has frozen the previous High Court order.

Biswa Ijtema: DMP announces road, parking plans
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has issued a traffic and car parking management plan ahead of the 53rd Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of the Muslim community after the holy hajj, beginning tomorrow.

Kandhalvi won’t attend Ijtema: DMP
Top scholar of Indian Tabligh-Jamaat Maulana Saad Kandhalvi will not attend the first phase of the 53rd Biswa Ijtema to be held from January 12-14.

Indian rupee trading weak at 63.68
The Indian rupee slid further by 22 paise to hit a low of 63.82 against the greenback on continued bouts of dollar demand from importers and banks amid firm domestic equities.

Sensex ends at new high of 34,503; Nifty jumps to 10,651
The S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty50 ended at new life-time highs led by IT stocks such as Infosys Ltd and financials led by Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.

Most major Asian indexes record declines
Most major Asian indexes closed lower on Thursday following the softer lead from Wall Street. Investors in the region also focused on quarterly releases as Japanese corporates kicked off earnings season.

Gold prices rise as rally in shares loses steam
Gold prices edged up on Thursday, after touching their highest since September in the previous session, buoyed as a rally in equities appeared to falter.

Oil dips away from 3-year highs on signs of overheated market
Oil inched away from three-year highs on Thursday on signs that a 13-percent rally since early December may have run its course, although a surprise drop in U.S. production and lower crude inventories offered prices some support.

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, January 11.