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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 key bourse turnover hits 6-month low again
Bangladesh’s stocks returned to the red on Wednesday, after a single-day break, with trading activities came down to fresh six months low.

Prices of imported onion down while local onion up
The prices of imported onion decreased slightly while the prices of local onion increased in Dhaka on Wednesday.

Direct green finance by banks, FIs is only 5.88 per cent, says central bank report
Direct green finance makes up only 5.88 per cent of the green finance of the banks and financial institutions (FIs) in the country, according to the latest review report of the central bank.

Inflation surprise puts bond yields at highest since July 2016
Prices of benchmark 10-year bond fell to its lowest in more than 16 months on Wednesday after unexpectedly high consumer inflation in November raised fears the central bank could hike interest rates sooner than had been expected.

Realty, metal stocks pull Indian Sensex down 115 points
The benchmark BSE Sensex was trading down by nearly 120 points as investors tightened their exposure due to weak macroeconomic data. Also, traders remained wary ahead of Fed policy outcome later today.

Asia markets edge higher ahead of Fed decision
Asian markets closed mostly higher in Wednesday trading as the dollar edged down following a projected Democrat win in Alabama.

Gold prices hold steady, focus shifts to Fed meeting outcome
Gold traded within a range on Wednesday after hitting the lowest in nearly five months in the previous session, with investors in a holding pattern ahead of the outcome of a two-day meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Oil prices recover on big US crude stock drawdown, pipeline shutdown supports
Oil prices rose on Wednesday as industry data showed a larger-than-expected drawdown in U.S. crude stockpiles, while expectations for an extended shutdown of a major North Sea crude pipeline also continued to bolster markets.

Top 5 things to know in the global market on Wednesday
Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Wednesday, December 13.