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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.

Stocks maintain upturn at midday on Wednesday
Bangladesh’s stocks maintained the upward trend at midday on Wednesday as investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise stocks.

Asia trades mostly higher as US midterm election results filter in
Asia markets turned mostly positive Wednesday morning as results filtered in from the much-anticipated midterm elections in the U.S., which could potentially have significant implications.

Dollar seesaws as investors assess risks of deadlock after midterms
The dollar seesawed versus the euro and yen in a volatile session as traders scanned U.S. midterm election results for early insights into the prospect of Congressional gridlock.

Gold gains on weaker dollar; US election in focus
Gold prices rose on Wednesday amid a weaker dollar, with investors waiting for the outcome of U.S. midterm elections that could see Republicans lose their grip on Congress.

Oil prices fall amid supplied market, Iran sanction exemptions
Oil prices fell on Wednesday, extending losses from the previous session, with markets well supplied amid rising production and U.S. sanction waivers that allow Iran’s biggest customers to continue buying its crude.