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 down at midday on Wednesday
Bangladesh’s stocks stayed downward trend at midday on Wednesday as investors continued on selling spree.

‘Resolve Rohingya crisis before it’s too late’
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the OIC member states to show a unity for solving the Rohingya crisis before it is too late and placed some proposals before the OIC, including full implementation of the recommendations made by the Kofi Annan Commission.

Indian rupee strengthens to 64.24 on fresh dollar selling
The Indian rupee strengthened to 64.24 against the dollar due to fresh selling of the US currency by exporters and banks.

Sensex trading flat; Fed policy statement eyed
The Sensex and Nifty were trading flat as investors remained cautious ahead of the Fed policy statement to be announced later today.

Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing nearly 250
A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing at least 248 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City.

Asia markets tread water as investors await news from the Fed
Asian markets were mostly unchanged on Wednesday as investors awaited monetary policy news coming at the conclusion of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s two-day meeting.

Gold range-bound ahead of US Fed policy statement
Gold held to a narrow range on Wednesday, with investors in a wait-and-see mode ahead of the outcome of a two-day U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that began on Tuesday.

Oil rises after Iraq signals possible OPEC cut extension
Oil prices rose on Wednesday after Iraq’s oil minister said OPEC and other crude producers were considering extending or even deepening a supply cut to curb a global glut, while a report showed a smaller-than-expected increase in U.S. inventories.