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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 turn positive at midday Tuesday
Bangladesh’s stocks returned to positive trend at midday on Tuesday as some optimistic investors went on buying mood on sector-wise stocks.

Deal finalised, Rohingya repatriation to be completed in 2yrs
Bangladesh and Myanmar today finalised the text of the Physical Arrangement which will facilitate the return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh.

Sensex edges down 28 points; realty, power stocks trip
The S&P BSE Sensex fell to intraday low of 34,759.88 owing to cautious approach by traders as the country’s trade deficit has widened to $14.88 billion in December 2017 compared with $10.54 billion in December 2016.

Indian rupee weakens by 12 paisa to 63.61 as trade deficit widens
The Indian rupee weakened by 12 paisa to 63.61 against the US dollar at the interbank foreign exchange market today due to concerns over widening trade deficit.

Most Asian markets edge higher, Hang Seng rises 1.1pc
Asian markets traded mostly higher on Tuesday as the dollar nursed overnight losses.

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.
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