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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 key stock dips below 5,500-mark

Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed another bearish session on Tuesday, with prime index of the major bourse dipping below the 5,500-mark after more than nine months.


Coaching centres to be shut ahead of HSC tests

In a bid to prevent question paper leak in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exams, the Education Ministry has decided to close down coaching centres from March 29.


Bangladesh sees little foreign funds for Rohingya refugee island, Shahriar Alam tells Reuters

Bangladesh is not expecting much help from foreign donors as it forges ahead with plans to relocate 100,000 Rohingya refugees to an uninhabited island, an undertaking that does not yet have a timeline, a state minister said in an interview.


Sensex ends higher by 108 points; SBI, IndusInd Bank top gainers

The S&P BSE Sensex ended higher by 107.98 points or 0.33 per cent at 33,174.39 and the Nifty50 closed up 53.50 points or 0.53 per cent at 10,184.15.


Indian rupee hits 4-week high of 64.78

The Indian rupee strengthened by 9 paise to hit a four-week high of 64.78 against the US dollar as bond yields fell 25 basis points after the government announced lower-than-expected borrowing plan for the first half of FY19.


Asia markets get a boost as trade tensions ease; Nikkei adds 551 points

Asian stocks closed higher on Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded on the first day of the trading week as China and the U.S. moved to ease trade tensions.


Gold up on weaker dollar, Russian tensions

Gold prices rose for a third session on Tuesday as the dollar languished near a five-week low, as investors eyed rising tensions between Russia and the West even as a U.S.-China trade spat appeared to ease.


Oil firm on Middle East tension, though rising US output looms

Oil prices were firm on Tuesday, supported by concerns that tensions in the Middle East could lead to supply disruptions, although further rises expected in U.S. crude output loomed over markets.


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, March 27.