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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 lower for fourth day
Bangladesh’s stocks extended the losing streak for the four straight sessions on Thursday as investors continued their selling spree on sector specific stocks.

Ex-BASIC Bank brass Fazlus Sobhan gets bail
The High Court today granted permanent bail to Fazlus Sobhan, former deputy managing director of Basic Bank, in six cases involving loan scam of Tk 4,500 crore.

Sensex surges 221 points; Nifty climbs to 10,677
The Sensex was trading higher by 221.06 points or 0.63 per cent at 35,127.17 and the Nifty up 62.5 points or 0.59 per cent at 10,676.85.

Indian rupee weakens to 67.59 on dollar demand; GDP, fiscal deficit data eyed
The Indian rupee weakened to 67.59 in late morning deals following sudden bouts of dollar demand from importers and banks, despite a strong domestic equity market.

Asian stocks recover after Italian political concerns ease
Asia finished mostly higher on Thursday as global markets recovered after recent fears about Italy faded.

Gold prices edge higher as the dollar slips
Gold prices edged up early on Thursday, as the dollar eased from 6-1/2 month highs hit earlier this week on a weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data, with prices further supported by concerns about the trade war.

Oil prices dip on unexpected growth in US crude stocks
Oil prices dropped on Thursday, weighed down by a surprise rise in U.S. crude inventories and by expectations that OPEC and other producers could increase output at a meeting in June.

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, May 31.
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