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Stocks rebound, turnover remains low

FE Online Report March 19, 2019 15:51:59

Stocks rebounded on Tuesday, after sharp decline in the previous day, as some investors went on late hours’ buying spree on sector-specific shares. Market analysts said despite the market rebou...

SE Asian stocks subdued in thin trading

-- March 19, 2019 12:22:41

Most Southeast Asian stock markets were subdued in thin trading on Tuesday as investors remained on sidelines ahead of the US Federal Reserve policy meeting. The Federal Reserve is likely to hold int...

National Housing Finance recommends 20pc div

FE Online Report March 19, 2019 11:30:09

The board of directors of National Housing Finance and Investment Limited has recommended 10 per cent cash and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval o...

DSEX dips below 5,600-mark at opening

FE Online Report March 19, 2019 11:28:10

The prime index of the main bourse—DSEX—fell below 5,600-mark in early trading on Tuesday as most of the investors are selling shares amid low confidence to the market. Following the prev...

Asian shares mixed in muted trading

-- March 19, 2019 11:05:14

Asian shares were mixed in muted trading Tuesday as investors awaited the US Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.3 per cent to 21,528.23 in early trading. A...

Top ten-traded cos grab 41pc turnover

FE Report March 19, 2019 10:39:47

Brac Bank dominated the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) turnover chart on Monday while top ten-traded companies grabbed 41 per cent transactions. Market operators said investors showed their buying appeti...

Stocks plunges as bank shares slump

FE Online Report March 18, 2019 15:50:09

Stocks witnessed sharp fall on Monday as risk-averse investors went on selling spree, particularly on bank shares. Market analysts said small investors were not confident enough to inject fresh fund...

Pubali Bank to issue Tk 7.50b subordinated bond

FE Online Report March 18, 2019 11:31:36

The board of directors of Pubali Bank Limited has decided to issue 7 years subordinated bond-II for Tk 7.50 billion, said an official disclosure on Monday. The Board of Directors has decided to issue...

Shares descent in early trading

FE Online Report March 18, 2019 11:25:29

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed downward trend in early trading on Monday as investors mostly followed cautious stance. Following the previous week’s mild correction,...

SE Asian stocks edge up in hopes of a dovish Fed

-- March 18, 2019 10:53:00

Southeast Asian stocks mostly rose on Monday, as investor sentiment buoyed ahead of the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting where the policymakers were expected to remain dovish. The Vietnam index ro...

Asian shares rise on US-China trade talk hopes

-- March 18, 2019 10:45:38

Asian shares advanced on Monday as investors awaited signs the US and China could be making progress in negotiations on resolving the trade war between the two biggest economies. Japan's benchmark Ni...

United Ins recommends 13pc div

FE Report March 18, 2019 10:31:49

The board of directors of United Insurance has recommended 7.05 per cent cash and 5.95 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of dividend will come during...

Subscription of Coppertech to open March 31

FE Report March 18, 2019 10:29:56

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription of Coppertech Industries is set to begin on March 31, aiming to raise Tk 200 million from the capital market. The public subscription of Silco Pharmaceu...

Olympic Industries posts 14pc revenue growth

Babul Barman March 17, 2019 10:24:22

Olympic Industries, the country's largest biscuits manufacturer, has posted a 14.51 per cent growth in revenue year-on-year in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 to Tk 12.93 billion. Amid growing demand for it...

Global equity markets hit five-month high

-- March 16, 2019 11:05:07

A gauge of global equity markets hit a five-month high on Friday on investor optimism over US-Chinese trade talks and hopes a new Brexit vote next week will prove successful. However, the dollar head...

Trade optimism pushes US stocks higher

-- March 16, 2019 10:40:52

Wall Street’s main indexes hit session highs on Friday, in broad based gains led by technology stocks, as sentiment was lifted by an upbeat note in trade talks between the United States and Chin...

Weekly analysis: Stocks extend losses

Babul Barman March 16, 2019 10:28:49

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish week that ended on Thursday amid dull trading as investors continued their selling binge on sector specific shares. Market analysts said investors were mostly on...

Top ten cos account for one-fourth turnover

FE Report March 16, 2019 10:25:04

British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company (BATBC) dominated the prime bourse's turnover chart last week while top ten-traded companies captured 34 per cent transactions. The BATBC also dominated...

SE Asian stocks: Indonesia rises, Philippines falls

-- March 15, 2019 12:17:24

Southeast Asian stocks were mixed on Friday while Indonesian shares rose after data showed a surprise trade surplus last month, but Philippines stocks fell. Singapore and Malaysia rose amid reports o...

Asian shares rise after BOJ decision

-- March 15, 2019 12:08:58

Asian shares rose Friday after a day of lackluster trading on Wall Street. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.0 per cent to 21,506.92 as the Bank of Japan ended a policy meeting by keeping its...

New Line Clothings IPO lottery

FE Report March 15, 2019 10:31:58

The New Line Clothings will hold its IPO lottery draw on March 24 to allocate 30 million ordinary shares among successful applicants. The lottery draw will be held at the Institution of Engineers,...

Ten cos grab 40pc transaction

FE Report March 15, 2019 10:29:41

The ten most traded companies accounted for 40 per cent of the transactions on the prime bourse on Thursday, with the British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company (BATBC) leading the turnover chart. M...

Dhaka stocks inch up after bumpy ride

FE Online Report March 14, 2019 16:33:40

Stocks inched higher on Thursday, after remaining down in the past three sessions, as investors mostly followed cautious stance. Market analysts said most of the investors followed cautious stance wh...

Stocks inch up in early trading

FE Online Report March 14, 2019 11:26:15

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Thursday as investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the previous day&r...

SE Asia stocks subdued after mixed China data

-- March 14, 2019 11:15:42

Southeast Asian stock markets remained subdued on Thursday in thin trade, as investors chose to wait and watch, after a mixed set of economic data from China kept them on edge. China's January-Februa...

Asian shares rise after strong China manufacturing data

-- March 14, 2019 11:08:50

Asian shares were mostly higher on Thursday as slowing Chinese industrial output left traders hopeful of more assurances from Beijing. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 per cent to 21,431...

China to invest more than $50b in next 10 yrs in BD

FE Desk Report March 14, 2019 10:44:44

China is expected to invest more than $50 billion in the next 10 to 15 years in Bangladesh's thrust sectors like energy and power, transport and communications etc. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi MP d...

Total tenure of existing closed-end MFs won't be more than 20 yrs

FE Report March 14, 2019 10:42:09

The stockmarket regulator has issued a directive scrapping its previous directive regarding conversion or liquidation of closed-end mutual funds on completion of tenure of ten years. According to BSE...

First report on women board members of listed cos released

FE Desk Report March 14, 2019 10:39:36

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has partnered with Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and UN Women to "Ring the Bell for Gender Equality". It is a global initiative...

China to invest more than $50b in next 10 yrs in Bangladesh

FE Desk March 13, 2019 22:52:19

China is expected to invest more than $50 billion in the next 10 to 15 years in Bangladesh's thrust sectors like energy and power, transport and communications etc. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi MP d...