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 return to the green after three-day
Bangladesh’s stocks returned to the green on Thursday, breaking the three-day losing streak, as investors went on late hours’ buying spree on sector-wise stocks.
Processions start for Bangabandhu Nat’l Stadium to celebrate LDC graduation
Processions are being brought out from different places of Dhaka to merge at Bangabandhu National Stadium for celebrating the country’s eligibility to graduate to a developing country from a least developed one.
Tourism fair kicks off in city
The fifteenth edition of an international tourism fair titled ‘US-Bangla Airlines Dhaka Travel Mart 2018’ began at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka on Thursday.
World Cup at risk from match-fixing, say betting experts
The World Cup is not immune from the threat of match-fixing, experts have warned, with sophisticated monitoring systems in place to identify suspicious activity during the tournament in Russia.
Sensex ends down 130 points on F&O expiry
Shares erased early gains to end lower on Thursday, due to volatility around the expiry of monthly derivative contracts at the end of the session. The broader NSE index closed 0.4 per cent or 40.50 points lower at 10,114.75, while the benchmark BSE index was down 129.91 points or 0.39 per cent at 33,006.27.
Indian rupee rises 10 paise against dollar on Fed rate hike
The Indian rupee was trading 10 paise higher against the US dollar at 65.11 in late afternoon trade at the interbank forex market today amid weakness in the greenback after the US Fed raised benchmark lending rate by 25 bps.
Asian shares closed mixed in choppy session after Fed raised rates
Asian markets closed mixed Thursday in what proved to be a choppy session after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time this year.
Gold up on faltering dollar after Fed comments
Gold prices held steady on Thursday, hovering near two-week highs hit in the previous session on a weaker dollar after the U.S. Federal Reserve disappointed investors, who were expecting more hawkish comments on interest rate rises.
Oil loses ground as rising US output threatens to disrupt tightening market
Oil prices gave up earlier gains as the relentless rise in U.S. crude production threatens to undermine efforts led by producer cartel OPEC to tighten the market.
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 22.