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.
Recruitment test of Bangladesh’s 8 banks cancelled
The Bankers’ Selection Committee on Tuesday cancelled the recruitment test of the eight state-run banks that was held on Friday last.
Bangladesh’s stocks rebound riding on bank shares
Bangladesh’s stocks rebounded strongly on Tuesday, after facing sharp correction in the past two sessions, as investors went on buying spree on large-cap stocks.
CNG auto-rickshaws join ride hailing ‘Hellow’ app
CNG-run auto-rickshaws have begun to join in a new ride hailing mobile app named ‘Hellow’.
Sensex ends lower by 72 points at 34,771; Nifty closes at 10,700
The S&P BSE Sensex slipped from intraday high of 34,936 to end lower by over 70 points owing to cautious approach by traders as the country’s trade deficit widened to $14.88 billion in December 2017 compared with $10.54 billion in December 2016.
Indian rupee slumps to 64.17 as trade deficit widens to $14.88 billion in December
The Indian rupee slumped to 64.17 against the US dollar on sustained dollar demand and widening trade deficit. Trade deficit or difference between imports and exports was $14.88 billion in December, up about 41 per cent year-on-year, as crude oil and gold import bill inflated, according to the Commerce Ministry data.
Most Asian markets close higher as dollar gains on yen
Most Asian markets closed higher on Tuesday as the dollar nursed overnight losses. Greater China markets, which had slid in the last session, edged higher.
Gold holds near 4-month peak, buoyed by weaker dollar
Gold prices edged higher on Tuesday to hold just below a four-month high touched in the previous session, supported by a weaker U.S. dollar languishing near three-year lows.
Oil prices near three-year highs, supported by healthy demand
Brent crude prices consolidated recent gains at around $70 a barrel on Tuesday, a level not seen since 2014’s dramatic oil market slump.
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, January 16.