Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The BBN (Bangladesh Business News) has prepared the business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals Wednesday midday in Bangladesh.

BDT depreciates two paisa against US$
The exchange rate of Bangladesh Taka (BDT) depreciated by two paisa against the US currency in early hour transactions on Wednesday in inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market.

Bangladesh’s stocks keep upward trend at midday
Bangladesh’s stocks kept the early hour’s upward movement at midday on Tuesday as investors remained active on large-cap stocks.

GrameenPhone recommends 90pc final cash dividend
GrameenPhone (GP) has recommended 90 per cent final cash dividend (total 175 per cent cash dividend) for the year ended on December 31, 2016, said an official disclosure on Wednesday.

Indian Rupee strengthens to 67.63 on sustained US dollar selling
Extending gains for the sixth straight session, the rupee strengthened by another 24 paisa to 67.63 against the dollar in early trade on sustained dollar selling by banks and exporters.

Sensex trading flat
The Nifty and the Sensex were trading flat ahead of Union Budget presentation for the fiscal 2017-18 began with some disruption.

Dollar slides as trade threats deepen, FOMC and BoE decisions ahead
The dollar extended its dive this past session – notably before the FOMC and January NFPs hit.

Crude oil prices drop as market-wide sentiment sours
Crude oil prices fell alongside shares and the US Dollar on Friday while gold prices edged up, rebounding from a two-week low.
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