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Stocks’ record rally continues as bank shares shine

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 16:38:44

Dhaka stocks continued to break the previous records, as all three indices and market capitalisation of the prime bourse hit a record high Sunday.   Brokers said the market maintained the upbea...

DSE, CSE up at opening Sunday

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 12:47:59

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed a positive trend in the first hour of trading Sunday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks.   Following the...

Eastern Housing recommends 22pc cash div

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 12:00:03

The board of directors of Eastern Housing Limited (EHL) has recommended 22 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final approval of...

DSE, CSE up at opening

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 11:51:23

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Sunday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks. Following the previous w...

Wall Street hits record highs

-- September 16, 2017 10:58:39

Wall Street reached record highs on Friday, with the S&P 500 surpassing 2,500 points as telecommunications shares rose and technology bounced back after two days of declines.   The S&P...

Stocks extend rally for fourth week

Babul Barman September 16, 2017 10:22:20

The Dhaka bourse passed another buoyant week that ended Thursday with the core index of the prime bourse exceeding the 6,200-mark for the first time since its inception in January 2013.   Marke...

iPhone X could make Apple the first trillion-dollar company

-- September 15, 2017 18:44:22

At around $830 billion, Apple Inc’s stock market value on the day of its newest iPhone launch towers over its next-largest rival and has Wall Street asking: Will it be the first listed company t...

Angry Birds maker Rovio values company at $1 billion

Reuters September 15, 2017 15:39:45

Finnish mobile games and animation studio Rovio Entertainment Ltd on Friday set the initial price range for its planned IPO which would value the company at around 1 billion dollars.   The prel...

Asian stocks slip after missile tests

-- September 15, 2017 10:40:04

Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment.   Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225...

DSE's Aug net foreign investments slip 84pc

Babul Barman September 15, 2017 10:13:40

The net foreign investment in the Dhaka bourse plunged 84 per cent month-on-month in August last as overseas investors preferred to book profits.   Market insiders said the Dhaka Stock Exchange...

DSEX exceeds 6200-mark  

FE Online Report September 14, 2017 17:10:26

Dhaka stocks continued to break the previous records with the key index of the major bourse crossing the 6200-mark, as investors continued their large-cap stock buying spree.     Dealers...

Bourses witness positive trend

FE Online Report September 14, 2017 11:30:53

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Thursday as investors were on sector-wise large-cap stocks.   Following the previous day&rsquo...

Asian shares lackluster after China data

-- September 14, 2017 11:18:14

Asian stocks were little changed on Thursday after data showed retail sales and industrial output growth slowed in China.   Japan's Nikkei 225 was up less than 0.1 per cent to 19,873.62 and Sou...

Stocks rebound strongly riding on banks

FE Online Report September 13, 2017 16:50:45

Stocks rebounded strongly on Wednesday, snapping two-day losing streak with three indices and market of the major bourse hitting a record high.   Brokers said the market returned to higher as i...

DSE, CSE rise at midday trading

FE Online Report September 13, 2017 13:13:06

Stocks witnessed upward trend at midday, after first two hours of trading Wednesday, as investors are taking position on large-cap banks issues.   Following the previous two days’ mild co...

Asian shares rise after overnight gains on Wall Street

-- September 13, 2017 10:48:26

Most Asian stock markets were higher Wednesday after US shares rose on encouraging jobs data while worries about North Korea and twin hurricane disasters eased.   Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.4 p...

Stocks close flat amid high turnover  

FE Online Report September 12, 2017 17:34:24

Stocks closed almost flat on Tuesday amid volatile trading as investors were active on both sides of the trading fence throughout the session.     Dealers said some investors preferred pr...

Dhaka, Chittagong bourses open positive

FE Online Report September 12, 2017 12:11:41

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed a positive trend in the first hour of trading Tuesday amid volatility as some investors were active on sector-wise issues.   After fac...

Asia shares hit ten-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

Reuters September 12, 2017 11:34:16

Asian shares hit a 10-year peak on Tuesday with investors breathing a sigh of relief as North Korean fears eased slightly and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided....

Central bank decides to keep watchful eye on exposure of banks

Siddique Islam September 12, 2017 09:49:27

The central bank has decided to strengthen monitoring of commercial banks' exposure to share market with a view to avoiding recurrence of an unwanted situation, officials said.   Under the late...

Stocks witness mild correction after record high

FE Online Report September 11, 2017 16:14:31

Stocks witnessed a marginal correction on Monday, snapping the record rally as late hours sale pressure wiped out all the early gains.   Brokers said the market finished in the red as optimisti...

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...