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

Bangladesh’s stocks return to negative trend at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks returned to negative trend at midday on Tuesday as cautious investors are booking profit on sector-wise stocks.

Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees, Suu Kyi says at ASEM
Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months.

Sensex up 157 points; Sun Pharma, Cipla gain over 3%

The benchmark BSE index Sensex was trading higher by over 150 points due to continued buying by domestic institutional investors amid positive global cues.

Indian rupee firms up by 5 paisa to 65.06
The Indian rupee firmed up 5 paisa to 65.06 against the dollar today, set off by fresh selling of the US currency by exporters and banks.

Asia markets higher in morning trade
Asia markets rose in morning trade on Tuesday, following gains in US equities overnight amid strong economic data.

Gold gains in Asia as North Korea tensions heighten risk
Gold prices gained in Asia on Tuesday with risk heightened as President Donald Trump declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, using more stick in dealings with Pyongyang even as contacts are said to be underway to lead to talks.

Crude oil rebounds in Asia with API estimates ahead
Crude oil prices rebounded in Asia on Tuesday ahead of weekly industry estimates on U.S. supplies.