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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 fail to stay positive at midday

Bangladesh’s stocks failed to stay in the positive trend at midday on Thursday as some investors are booking profits on sector-wise stocks.


China plans bullet train to India through Bangladesh

Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu said his country was mooting a bullet train service between Kunming and Kolkata, traversing through Myanmar and Bangladesh.


Asia markets positive as US seeks to reopen trade talks with China

Asia markets were largely positive on Thursday afternoon as the U.S. attempts to restart negotiations with China on trade.


Gold near one-week high as Sino-U.S. trade talk hopes pressure dollar

Gold prices on Thursday held steady near a more than one-week high hit in the previous session, with hopes for a new round of U.S.-China trade talks weighing on the dollar.


Oil prices slip as economic growth concerns counter tighter supplies

Oil prices fell on Thursday, reversing some of the strong gains from the previous session, as economic concerns raised doubts about ongoing fuel demand growth.