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Asian stocks rise after Irma weakened

-- September 11, 2017 14:02:44

Asian stocks jumped and the dollar strengthened Monday after Hurricane Irma weakened and North Korea marked a weekend holiday with celebrations but refrained from launching more missiles, easing geopo...

Northern Jute recommends 40pc dividend

FE Online Report September 11, 2017 13:23:48

The board of directors of Northern Jute Manufacturing Company Limited has recommended 20 per cent cash and 20 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure o...

DSE, CSE rise on buying binge

FE Online Report September 11, 2017 13:08:10

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses maintained the upward trend in early hour of trading Monday as investors continued their buying binge on large-cap issues.   After hitting all-t...

Tax receipts from DSE jump 170pc in two months

FE Report September 11, 2017 12:15:15

The government's revenue earnings from the major bourse marked a whopping 170 per cent rise in the first two months of the current fiscal year (FY) compared to the same period a year ago amid rising t...

DSE indices reach new high

-- September 10, 2017 21:32:34

The major price indices of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) reached a new high on Sunday on higher activities of some large cap securities. DSEX finished the day with 52.50 points up at 6,167.49 which were...

Summit Power recommends 30pc cash dividend

FE Online Report September 10, 2017 16:30:06

The Board of Directors of Summit Power recommended 30 per cent cash dividend for the 18-month period ended on June 30, 2017.   The final approval of the recommendation will come during the Annu...

MSCI Bangladesh investable index on upward curve

FE Online Report September 10, 2017 12:21:43

Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)-designed Bangladesh Investable Market Index (IMI) showed an upward trend in the last month.   The monthly review of the index showed that dividend yi...

Stocks mostly higher in early trading Sunday

FE Online Report September 10, 2017 12:08:36

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw an upward trend in the first hour of trading Sunday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks.   Following the previou...

Tokyo bourse approves listing of Japan's first ESG funds

-- September 09, 2017 17:28:10

Japan Exchange Group, the operator of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, said on Friday it had approved the listing of three socially responsible exchange-traded funds - the first of their kind in Japan - crea...

S Korean stocks fall

-- September 09, 2017 17:27:07

South Korean shares fell on Friday, as automakers led by market heavyweight Hyundai Motor dropped on worries its Chinese joint venture partner may pull out following the deployment of an anti-missile...

Thai share hits over four-year high

-- September 09, 2017 17:25:34

Thai shares climbed to a more than four-year high on Friday, while most other Southeast Asian stock markets traded range-bound. Robust Chinese trade data lent support to broader Asian shares, with an...

China stocks edge up

-- September 09, 2017 17:22:58

China stocks edged up on Friday, poised for a fourth straight week of gains, amid signs investors are pumping fresh money into a market buoyed by solid economic growth and a resurgent yuan. With the...

S&P 500 ends slightly lower

-- September 09, 2017 11:33:09

The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Friday as investors braced for potential damage from Hurricane Irma as it drove toward Florida.   The Dow eked out a gain, helped by a 4.0-per cent rise...

Weekly analysis: DSE market cap, indices hit record high

Babul Barman September 09, 2017 10:03:52

The Dhaka bourse passed an eventful week that ended Thursday, as the core index of the prime bourse exceeded 6,100-mark for the first time since its inception in January 2013.   Market insiders...

Asian shares slip on N Korea worries

-- September 08, 2017 11:00:25

Asian shares mostly slipped Friday as worries remained about the damage from Hurricane Irma in the US, as well as lingering fears about ballistic missile launches and nuclear weapons in North Korea....

DSEX crosses 6,100-mark as stocks rebound  

FE Online Report September 07, 2017 17:12:11

Stocks rebounded strongly on Thursday with the key index of the country’s premier bourse crossing the 6,100-mark, as investors bided their time on large-cap stocks.     Brokers said...

SE Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains

-- September 07, 2017 12:12:16

Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday, tracking a recovery in global equities as Wall Street gained overnight.   An index of stocks across Asia, excluding Japan, gained 0.5 per cent, a...

DSE, CSE open higher Thursday

FE Online Report September 07, 2017 11:55:33

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw upward trend in early hour of trading Thursday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks.   After facing marginal corr...

US stocks climb as energy shares jump

-- September 07, 2017 10:55:18

US stocks climbed on Wednesday, boosted by energy shares and helped by news of an agreement to extend the debt limit, as stocks bounced back from a day-earlier selloff.   The energy sector rose...

Asian shares rise after US debt deal

-- September 07, 2017 10:39:39

Asian stocks rose Thursday after President Donald Trump cut a deal with Democrats to extend borrowing limits to buy more time for the US government, giving investors much needed relief.   Japan...

Eastland Ins condoles demise of Nurul Islam

-- September 07, 2017 00:44:58

M. Nurul Islam The Board of Directors of Eastland Insurance Company Ltd and its employees expressed profound shock at the demise of M. Nurul Islam, one of the founding directors of the company, said...

Stocks break eight-day rally on profit booking

FE Online Report September 06, 2017 17:43:21

Stocks witnessed marginal correction on Wednesday, snapping eight-day sharp rally, as risk-averse investors booked profit on quick-gaining shares. Dealers said investors mostly preferred to pocket pr...

DSEX crosses 6,100-mark

FE Online Report September 06, 2017 12:05:55

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw upward trend in early hours of trading Wednesday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks.   After hitting record hig...

China, Hong Kong shares fall

-- September 06, 2017 11:18:52

China and Hong Kong stocks fell on Wednesday, in step with weakness in Asian markets and Wall Street’s slide as tensions in the Korean Peninsula continued to haunt investors.   Pyongyang...

Asian shares lower on cautious stance

-- September 06, 2017 10:40:45

Asian shares were lower on Wednesday as investors found ample reasons to stay away from risky assets amid still-high tensions on the Korean Peninsula and the powerful hurricane approaching the US. &n...

DSE turnover hits one-month high

FE Online Report September 05, 2017 17:49:07

Stocks extended the winning streak for the eight straight sessions on Tuesday with daily trade turnover at Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) hit one month high on Tuesday as investors put fresh stakes on sto...

Global stocks in defensive mode

Reuters September 05, 2017 14:32:12

Asian shares eked out small gains on Tuesday as expectations that Beijing will maintain support for its economy ahead of a key congress supported Chinese stocks and metals prices, but worries about...

Stocks seen mostly higher in early trading

FE Online Report September 05, 2017 12:17:45

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw an upward trend in the first hour of trading Tuesday as investors continued to show their buying appetite on sector-wise issues.   After hit...

Stocks end higher first session after Eid

FE Online Report September 04, 2017 17:45:01

Stocks ended higher on Monday, the first session after three-day Eid holidays, as investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise stocks. Market insiders said the stocks extended their winning...

DSE, CSE open higher after Eid vacation

FE Online Report September 04, 2017 12:20:21

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Monday, after three-day Eid holidays, as investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-wise iss...