Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Business News prepared Wednesday’s midday business round up compiling reports, published by different local and international newspapers and news portals.
SWIFT warns banks on cyber heists as hack sophistication grows
SWIFT, the global messaging system used to move trillions of dollars each day, warned banks on Wednesday that the threat of digital heists is on the rise as hackers use increasingly sophisticated tools and techniques to launch new attacks.
Bangladesh’s stocks stay positive at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in positive trend at midday on Wednesday amid modest volatility as investors continued to take position on sector-wise stocks.
Indian Sensex edges up 46 points
The Sensex and Nifty were trading flat as investors remained wary ahead of September-quarter GDP data to be published on Thursday.
Indian rupee weakens to 64.51
The rupee depreciated 10 paisa to 64.51 against the US dollar in early trade at the interbank foreign exchange market due to strengthening of the American currency overseas.
Asian markets trade mixed on Wednesday
Asian markets traded mixed on Wednesday, but mostly shrugged off North Korea’s latest missile launch.
Gold crawls higher but investors largely unmoved by North Korea test
Gold prices edged higher on Wednesday amid a slightly weaker dollar, while North Korea’s latest missile test had little impact on the safe-haven metal.
Oil falls on doubts over extending output cuts, surprise rise in US crude stocks
Oil prices fell on Wednesday on doubts OPEC and Russia will agree on extending a crude production cut that the market has already priced in, and after a report of an unexpected rise in U.S. crude oil inventories.