Bangladesh, Dhaka (BBN) – Bangladesh Business News prepares Tuesday’s evening business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals.
Turkey keen to invest in Bangladesh’s potential sectors, envoy tells DCCI President
Turkish companies are keen to invest in some of Bangladesh’s potential sectors, namely agro-industry, light engineering, pharmaceuticals, ICT, shipbuilding, energy and household appliances. Ambassador of Turkey to Bangladesh Mustafa Osman Turan said this while he called on Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) President Rizwan Rahman in the capital on Tuesday.
Hasina urges people to keep wearing masks even after vaccination
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon those who took the coronavirus vaccine or are planning to become inoculated to keep wearing masks to stay safe from getting infected. During her closing speech to the parliament’s eleventh session on Tuesday, Hasina spoke about safety protocols once again while discussing a motion of thanks to the president’s speech. “Those who are taking the vaccine will have to continue wearing masks. Health safety protocols must be followed. As long as the virus does not completely go away from the world, I call upon everyone to stay vigilant,” Hasina said.
Shares in Taiwan and Shenzhen jump 2% as Asia-Pacific markets rise
Stocks in Asia-Pacific rose on Tuesday following an overnight jump on Wall Street. The Shenzhen component in mainland China saw robust gains as it rose 2.073% on the day to 15,335.66. The Shanghai composite advanced 0.81% to 3,533.68. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was 1.15% higher, as of its final hour of trading. The Taiex in Taiwan also saw strong gains as it rose 2.27% to close at 15,760.05.
An industry ‘operating on borrowed time’: Energy experts on the increasing risks ahead for Big Oil
Big Oil endured a brutal 12 months by virtually every measure last year and the global oil and gas industry faces significant challenges and uncertainties as it seeks to recover. In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic coincided with a historic demand shock, falling commodity prices, evaporating profits, unprecedented write-downs and tens of thousands of job cuts. The torrent of bad news prompted the head of the International Energy Agency to suggest it may come to represent the worst year in the history of oil markets.