Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The BBN (Bangladesh Business News) has prepared the business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals Thursday midday in Bangladesh.

BDT DEPRECIATES FIVE PAISA AGAINST US DOLLAR AT CUSTOMER LEVEL
The Bangladesh Taka (BDT) depreciated by more than five paisa against the US dollar at customer level on Wednesday.

BANGLADESH’S STOCKS STAY POSITIVE AT MIDDAY
Bangladesh’s stocks keep morning hour’s positive trend at midday on Thursday amid choppy trading as investors were active both sides of trading fence.

GOLD, COPPER GAIN IN ASIA ON RISK, SUPPLY CONCERNS
Gold and copper prices gain in Asia on Thursday on political risk and supply disruption respectively with sentiment cautious.

METAL, BANK STOCKS PULL SENSEX DOWN 65 POINTS
The Sensex and Nifty were trading marginally down due to heavy selling in metal, banking, capital goods and PSU stocks amid firm Asian cues.

INDIAN RUPEE ZOOMS PAST 3-MONTH HIGH
Indian rupee Thursday went past its three-month high to 66.95 against the US dollar due to sustained selling of the American currency by exporters and banks.

ASIAN STOCKS MIXED
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday following a mild close in US markets and with gold prices at three-month highs.

OIL PRICES LIFTED AFTER DATA SHOWS STRONG US GASOLINE DEMAND
Crude futures rose on Thursday thanks to better-than-expected gasoline demand in the US, but analysts said strong growth in crude inventories will likely keep gains limited.
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