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.

Philippine bank RCBC accuses Bangladesh of heist ‘cover-up’
The Philippines bank through which $81 million stolen from Bangladesh’s central bank was channelled in February 2016 has accused Dhaka’s monetary authority of covering up its negligence and demanded that it stop making the bank a “scapegoat.”

Bangladesh’s stocks maintain positive trend at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks maintained the positive trend at midday on Tuesday as optimistic investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise large-cap stocks.

New York suspect had no criminal record in Bangladesh: IGP
The Bangladeshi man suspected of trying to bomb one of New York City’s busiest commuter hubs had no criminal record in his home country which he last visited in September, Bangladesh’s police chief said on Monday.

Sensex falls 130 points; ITC, ICICI Bank top losers
The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading down by 130 points due to unwinding of positions in blue-chips by participants ahead of IIP and retail inflation data to be released after market closing today.

Indian rupee weakens by 8 paisa to 64.45
The Indian rupee weakened by 8 paisa to 64.45 against the dollar ahead of key macroeconomic data set for release later in the day amid foreign capital outflows.

Most Asian stocks slip ahead of Federal Reserve ‘s December meeting
Asian markets drifted lower on Tuesday trade following a firm lead on Wall Street, which saw the Dow Jones industrial average close at a record high ahead of the Federal Reserve’s December meeting.

Gold inches up from near 5-month low ahead of Fed meeting
Gold was slightly higher on Tuesday, just up from its lowest in nearly five months in the previous session, and ahead of the start of a two-day U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.

Brent crude jumps above $65 for first time since 2015 after North Sea pipeline outage
Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel for the first time since 2015 after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from a market that was already tightening due to OPEC-led production cuts.