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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 down at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks stayed downward trend at midday amid volatile trading on Wednesday as cautious investors continued to sell their shares on sector-wise issues.

Crimes against humanity terrorise, drive Rohingyas out: Amnesty
More than 530,000 Rohingya men, women and children have fled northern Rakhine State in terror in a matter of weeks amid the Myanmar security forces’ targeted campaign of widespread and systematic murder, rape and burning, Amnesty International said Wednesday in its most detailed analysis yet of the ongoing crisis.

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.

Sensex trades in a band, down 100 points at 32,509
The benchmark indices the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty traded in the red at midsession on Wednesday. At 11.42 pm the BSE Sensex was down 100 points or 0.31 per cent at 32,509 points. The NSE Nifty was trading at 10,191 points, down 42 points or 0.42 per cent lower on its previous close.

Asia markets tread water as investors keep an eye on China’s Party Congress
Stocks in Asia were steady 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.