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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.


Pharma Aids, Atlas BD recommend dividend for FY 18

The board of directors of two more companies have recommended dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2018, according to separate official disclosures on Tuesday.


EC will delay election on all-party call

The upcoming general election can be delayed if all political parties want, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda said today.


Bangladesh’s stocks witness volatility at midday Tuesday

Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed volatility at midday on Tuesday as investors are active both sides of trading fence.


Sensex sheds 61 points in choppy session

Shares of power producer NTPC Ltd fall as much as 3.99 per cent to Rs 151.70 intraday , their lowest since July 26. It ended lower by 2.72% at Rs 1533.60 on the BSE today.


Indian rupee gains 12 paisa

The Indian rupee recovered against the US dollar on Tuesday on increased selling by exporters.


Asia stocks mixed as investors await US midterm elections

Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday as investors looked to the U.S. midterm elections set for later in the day.


Dollar treads water ahead of US mid term elections, RBA holds steady

The dollar held in tight ranges versus its major rivals on Tuesday with investors putting discretion before valor as they counted down to the U.S. midterm vote, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump’s big tax cuts and hostile trade policies.


Gold prices inch down; all eyes on US midterm elections

Gold prices edged lower in early Asian trade on Tuesday as the dollar strengthened, while investors awaited U.S. midterm election results for market direction.


Oil drops on Iran sanction exemptions, economic concerns

Oil prices slipped on Tuesday, weighed down by exemptions from Washington that will allow Iran’s biggest oil customers to keep buying from Tehran, as well as concerns that an economic slowdown may curb fuel demand growth.