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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 stay in positive trend at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend at midday on Tuesday as some investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise stocks.

Eastern Housing recommends 25pc cash dividend
Eastern Housing Limited of Bangladesh has recommended 25 percent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30 in 2018, said an official disclosure on Tuesday.

Sensex trading flat; SBI, Vedanta major losers
The Sensex was up 54.1 points or 0.14 per cent at 37,639.61 and the Nifty up 8.75 points or 0.08 per cent at 11,386.50.

Indian rupee down 3 paisa at 72.46
The Indian rupee wiped off its early losses on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters and banks.

Asia markets remain mixed as US-China trade war escalates
Asia markets remained mixed on Tuesday afternoon following an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China.

Gold falls as investors turn to dollar for safety amid trade worries
Gold prices fell on Tuesday as investors sought safety in the U.S. dollar amid concerns of slowing global trade after the United States imposed a new round of tariffs on Chinese imports.

Oil prices drop as escalating US-China trade war clouds demand outlook
Oil markets fell on Tuesday as the latest escalation in the Sino-U.S. trade war clouded the outlook for crude demand from the two countries, which are the world’s top two oil consumers.