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 on Wednesday
Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in upbeat note at midday on Wednesday as investors remained active on sector-wise stocks.

Indian rupee recovers 6 paisa against dollar in early trade
The Indian rupee recovered 6 paisa to trade at 63.98 against the dollar at the interbank foreign exchange in early trade today on fresh selling of the US currency by banks and exporters.

Sensex gains 87 points; Reliance rallies over 2.5%
The benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 87 points in morning trade today on buying by domestic institutional investors even as retail inflation rose to a five—month high.

Asian shares buoyed by stronger lead from Wall Street following tax reform talk
Stocks in Asia notched gains on Wednesday after Wall Street closed at record levels following comments about tax reform and fading investor fears.

Gold little changed amid firmer equities
Gold held steady on Wednesday amid firmer equities, with safe-haven demand for the metal supported after U.S. President Donald Trump urged tougher measures against North Korea.

Oil prices mixed as US stockpile rise takes shine off OPEC higher demand view
Oil prices were mixed on Wednesday, dampened by reports of rising U.S. crude stockpiles but retaining some of the gains made in the previous session after OPEC said it expected higher demand for its crude next year.