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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 United Power rules DSE week’s top turnover chart
United Power Generation & Distribution Company of Bangladesh dominated the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) turnover chart this week that ended on Thursday.

Bangladesh’s stocks edge down after bumpy ride
Bangladesh’s stocks finished slightly lower on Thursday amid volatile trading as investors went on late hours profit booking selling spree.

Dhaka, Kathmandu agree on boosting trade, investment
Bangladesh and Nepal today (Thursday) agreed to boost cooperation in power sector alongside trade and investment as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held talks with her Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli on the sidelines of the 4th BIMSTEC Summit in Nepal.

Bangladesh’s UCB to issue BDT 8.0 billion bond
The board of directors of United Commercial Bank (UCB) has approved the issuance of BDT 8.0 billion non-convertible subordinated bond.

Sensex ends down by 33 points on F&O expiry; IndusInd Bank, Maruti skid over 1.5%
The Sensex closed lower by 32.83 points or 0.08 per cent at 38,690.10 and the Nifty down 15.1 points or 0.13 per cent at 11,676.80.

Rupee recovers slightly from record low of 70.85
The rupee recovered slightly from its record low of 70.85 but was still trading down by 17 paise at 70.76 on heavy month-end dollar demand and sustained foreign fund outflows.

Asia markets broadly lower amid news of a planned telco merger in Australia
Asia markets were broadly down on on Thursday afternoon after trading in positive broadly positive territory earlier in the day, as Australia’s third and fourth largest telecom operators announced plans for a merger.

Gold dips on firmer dollar, palladium hits 9-week peak
A slightly firmer dollar weighed on gold on Thursday, but prices were expected to continue to rebound in coming weeks from the steep losses earlier this month.

Oil rises on Iran sanctions, lower US fuel inventories
Oil prices rose on Thursday, extending gains on growing evidence of disruptions to crude supply from Iran and Venezuela and after a fall in U.S. crude inventories.

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, August 30.