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

Bangladesh’s stocks end higher for second day
Bangladesh’s stocks ended higher for two consecutive sessions on Tuesday as optimistic investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise stocks ahead of Eid Festival.

Narayanganj 7-murder: HC gives death to 15, life to 11
The High Court today upheld death for 15 convicts while commuting the penalty of 11 others – all of whom were sentenced to death by lower court in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases.

Indian rupee up 2 paisa at 64.12
The Indian rupee was trading a tad strong at 64.12 on dollar selling by exporters and banks. Besides, the dollar’s weakness against major currencies overseas and a strong domestic equity market supported the rupee uptrend.

Sensex ends marginally higher; oil & gas stocks gain
The Sensex and Nifty ended the session with marginal gains, as markets remained range-bound with investors keeping to the sidelines due to a lack of triggers.

Asia markets close mostly higher as investors keep an eye on Korean Peninsula, dollar steadies
Most Asian indexes closed the Tuesday session with moderate gains as investors turned their attention to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s annual symposium in Jackson Hole at the end of the week.

Gold slides, palladium hits highest since 2001
Gold prices fell on Tuesday, under pressure from a stronger dollar ahead of an annual meeting of central bankers this week, while speculative buying pushed palladium to its highest since February 2001.

Oil prices steady as traders await further signs of market tightening
Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday, as traders awaited indications that supply continues to tighten gradually, especially in the United States.

Top 5 things to know in the market on Tuesday
Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Tuesday, August 22:
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