EURUSD 1.0971|1.0974 : GBPUSD 1.5600|1.5603 : USDJPY 124.17|124.20 : USDCHF 0.9687|0.9690 : USDCAD 1.2955|1.2958 : EURJPY 136.22|136.25 : EURCHF 1.0629|1.0632 : GBPJPY 193.68|193.75 : GBPCHF 1.5112|1.5119 : GOLD 1092.93|1093.53       Pound Rises Against Most Majors       *Singapore Q2 Jobless Rate S.a 2% Vs 1.8% In Q1, Consensus 1.9%       Australian Dollar Advances Against Majors       S.korea C.bank: Inflation Continuing to rise Modestly      S.korea C.bank: Consumption to Return to Previous Recovery Path      S.korea C.bank: Exports to Slowly Grow in Line With Global Economic Improvements      S.korea C.bank: Output Gap to Persist in H2 2015, But to Narrow compared to H1      Boj Offers to Lend Y831.6 Bln of Jgbs on Spot Basis Through 7/31 As a Secondary Source of Jgbs (offer in the Morning)      U.S. Dollar Rises Against Majors       Singapore Total Employment +15,700 in Q2   

Banking

Bank’s NOP limit increased by 11% in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bank increases the net open position (NOP) limit of commercial banks for holding foreign exchange in order to keep the inter-bank foreign exchange market stable

Stocks

Bangladesh’s stocks slip into red

Bangladesh’s Stocks returned to the red on Wednesday as DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 19.26 points or 0.40 per cent to settle at 8,777.90

Apparel

Bangladesh forms panel for Swan Garment workers' pay

Bangladesh's junior labour minister Mujibul Haque Chunnu has said that a committee has been formed to take steps to clear the dues of Swan Garments workers

National

2 killed in Bangladesh road crash

At least two people were killed and another injured when a pickup van rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Hatikumrul-Bonpara highway in Sirajganj, a north western district of Bangladesh, Wednesday morning

Offbeat

Bear family frolicked on Golf course

A sunny day in a New Jersey town brought three bears out to play.The mother bear and her two cubs were caught on video playing around on the green of a golf course, just a few hundred feet away from homes,

Education

HSC exams results on August 9

Results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on August 9, says Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Sunday