Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The BBN (Bangladesh Business News) has prepared the midday business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Taka appreciates by 7 paisa against US dollar at customer level
Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Taka (BDT) appreciated by around seven paisa against the US dollar at customer level on Wednesday. The average exchange rate of the US dollar at customer level came down to BDT 79.6510 on Wednesday from BDT 79.7240 of the previous working day. It was BDT 79.7825 on Monday.
Bangladesh’s stocks keep upward move at midday
Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- Bangladesh’s stocks kept the early hour’s upward momentum on Thursday as optimistic investors remained active on sector specific stocks. The market opened with an optimistic note in the morning, gaining more than 21 points to stand at 4,945.82 points within first 15 minutes of trading.
Sensex plunges 212 points; Tata Steel, Adani Ports slump
Mumbai, India (BBN) – The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading lower by over 210 points on sustained capital outflows by foreign funds and heavy selling by retail investors amid a weak trend overseas. Heavy FII outflows ahead of key US and ECB economic data later today, coupled with mute sentiment ahead of holidays, dampened the trading sentiment, reports The Hindu Business Line.
Rupee gains 7 paisa against dollar in early trade
Mumbai, India (BBN) – Rupee firmed up by 7 paisa to 67.84 against the US dollar in early trade Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks. Besides, the dollar’s weakness against some currencies overseas supported the rupee but a lower opening of the domestic equity market, capped the gain, forex dealers said, reports The Hindu Business News.
BSEC allows Bank Asia, Premier Bank to issue bonds
Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) on Wednesday allowed Bank Asia and Premier Bank to raise fund by issuing bonds worth BDT 5.0 billion each. The approval came at a meeting of the Bangladesh’s securities regulator presided over by its Chairman M Khairul Hossain held in capital city Dhaka.