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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.

Bangladesh’s stocks stay upbeat at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks maintained the upward trend at midday on Wednesday as enthusiastic investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise stocks.

Indian rupee moves up 8 paisa against dollar
The Indian rupee edged up 8 paisa to 65.34 against the dollar in opening trade today on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters.

Sensex slips 32 points; Sun Pharma, ITC major losers
The BSE benchmark Sensex dropped by over 100 points in early session today, weighed down by metal stocks, as trade deficit widened to an almost 3-year high.

Asia markets decline; energy stocks fall as oil extends losses
The cautious sentiment from the last session continued through Asia’s Wednesday trading day, with energy-related plays in the region falling on weakening oil prices.

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 fell more than 1 percent on Wednesday, continuing Tuesday’s slide after the International Energy Agency cast doubts over the past few months’ narrative of tightening fuel markets.