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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 stocks return to red amid low turnover
Bangladesh’s stocks returned to the red on Wednesday, breaking a two-day gaining streak, as many investors sold shares to get profit while some observed the market carefully.

State intervention in food market desirable, information minister Inu says
Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu has said government intervention was needed to ensure food security, safety and adequacy.

IPU calls upon UNSC, Human Rights Council for intervention on Rohingya crisis
Inter-Parliamentary Union in its 137th Assembly called upon the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and Human Rights Council to urgently intervene and halt the human tragedy affecting the Rohingya minority of Myanmar.

Sensex closes down 25 points at 32,584, Nifty off record highs
Benchmark Nifty retreated from record highs to end at 10,210.85 today on the last session of Samvat year 2073. The BSE benchmark Sensex too fell by about 25 points to close at 32,584.35.

Indian rupee pares initial gains in late morning deals
The Indian rupee pared its initial gains to trade lower by 2 paisa at 65.04 against the US currency in late morning deals on bouts of dollar buying by banks and exporters.

Asia markets tread water as investors keep an eye on China’s Party Congress
Stocks in Asia closed narrowly mixed on Wednesday as investors in the region looked to China’s Party Congress for signs on future policy direction in the world’s second-largest economy.

Gold prices inch up from one-week low
Gold prices inched up on Wednesday from a one-week low with the dollar holding steady, but speculation that President Donald Trump might pick a policy hawk to lead the U.S. Federal Reserve weighed on the metal.

Oil prices rise on tighter US market, Middle East tensions
Oil prices rose on Wednesday, lifted by a fall in U.S. crude inventories and concerns that tensions in the Middle East could disrupt supplies.

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, October 18.
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