Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Business News prepared Wednesday’s evening business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals both in local and international.
Bangladesh’s stocks return to red amid low turnover
Bangladesh’s stocks slipped into the red on Wednesday, after the prime index of the major bourse reaching record high in the previous day, as cautious investors booked profits on large-cap stocks.
Onion prices increase slightly
The prices of local onion increased slightly on Wednesday in Dhaka due to unavailability of the essential in the market.
Myanmar sanctions won’t solve Rohingya crisis at this time: Tillerson
Washington’s top diplomat today said he would not yet push for sanctions against Myanmar over the Rohingya refugee crisis, but he called for a independent investigation into “credible” allegations that soldiers were committing atrocities against the Muslim minority.
Indian rupee gains 20 paisa against dollar
The Indian rupee rose 20 paisa to 65.22 against the dollar today on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters.
Sensex falls for 3rd day, trade deficit stokes fears
The Sensex plunged 181 points to end at an over three-week low on concerns over trade deficit that widened to an almost 3-year high.
Asia markets close lower
The cautious sentiment from the last session continued through Asia’s Wednesday trading day, with major Asian indexes closing lower.
Gold steady as dollar firms ahead of US consumer data
Gold prices held steady early Wednesday, after hitting a more than one-week low in the previous session, as the dollar firmed and investors waited for cues from U.S. consumer inflation data.
Oil prices slide after IEA casts doubt over demand outlook
Oil prices slipped for the fourth day in a row on Wednesday on a gloomy outlook for oil demand growth from the International Energy Agency and worries that data expected later in the day would show U.S. output rising, undermining OPEC cuts.
Top 5 things to know in the market on Wednesday
Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Wednesday, November 15: