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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Business News prepared Thursday’s midday business round up compiling reports, published by different local and international newspapers and news portals.

Bangladesh’s stocks maintain upbeat note at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks kept its upward trend at midday on Thursday as optimistic investors continued their buying binge on large-cap stocks.

400,000 Rohingyas arrive Bangladesh since Aug 25: Unicef
Unicef trucks filled with emergency water, sanitation and hygiene supplies for thousands of Rohingya children are headed to Cox’s Bazar, with a steady stream of supplies in the pipeline for the coming days and weeks. Up to 400,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since August 25, with thousands more arriving every day, the Unicef said on Thursday.

Indian rupee trims early losses, down by 8 paisa vs USD
The Indian rupee trimmed its early losses against the dollar and was trading 8 paisa down at 64.08 in late morning deals.

Sensex jumps 195 points ahead of macro data; Nifty closes at 10,006
The benchmark BSE Sensex closed higher by 195 points and the Nifty went past the 10,000-mark for the first time since August 7 as auto stocks gained after a less-than-expected GST cess and rising vehicle sales.

Asian shares slip following weaker-than-expected China data
Gold edged down on Thursday to its lowest in nearly two weeks on waning risk aversion, and as the dollar steadied ahead of U.S. consumer inflation data that could offer clues on the timing of further interest rate hikes.

Oil holds gains, buoyed by hopes for robust demand
Oil prices on Thursday held most of their gains of around 2 percent from the previous session, buoyed after the International Energy Agency raised its forecast for growth in global oil demand.

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