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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 witness mild correction on profit taking
Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed a mild correction on Wednesday, after gaining two straight sessions as some investors booked profits ahead of Eid Festival.

Govt asked to stop use of pneumatic horn in Dhaka
The High Court today directed the government to take necessary steps in 48 hours to stop the use of pneumatic horns in vehicles in Dhaka city to prevent sound pollution.

Indian rupee weakens to 64.14
The Indian rupee was trading a tad weak at 64.12 on mild dollar demand from importers. However, dollar’s weakness against other currencies overseas and a firm domestic equity market rendered restricted the rupee’s losses.

Realty, bank stocks drive Sensex up 276 points
The Sensex and Nifty ended higher by nearly one per cent on revival of buying interest in recently battered Infosys, banking and financial stocks amid firm global cues.

Asia markets closed mix after Wall Street rally on tax reform hopes
Asian indexes put in mixed performances on Wednesday following the rally on Wall Street overnight while the dollar lost ground following comments from President Donald Trump.

Gold inches up as focus shifts to Jackson Hole conference
Gold prices edged up on Wednesday, supported by jitters over political uncertainty in the United States ahead of a major central banking conference this week.

Oil prices fall on oversupply concern as Libyan output seesaws
Oil prices fell on Wednesday, weighed down by concerns about rising production from Libya and preliminary data showing a surprise increase in U.S. gasoline inventories.

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