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Stocks open mixed ahead of Eid festival

FE Online Report August 05, 2019 11:41:08

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Monday as investors were active both sides of trading fence ahead of Eid festival. However, the Coppertech Industries made a flying trade debut as its...

Tax receipts from DSE fall 13pc in July

FE Report August 05, 2019 11:21:41

The government's revenue earnings from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell 13 per cent year-on-year in July this year on the back of falling trade volume and value. Market analysts said the bearish m...

Dhaka stocks stay positive on Sunday amid choppy trading

FE Online Report August 04, 2019 16:21:54

Dhaka stocks inched higher on Sunday amid volatile trading as investors were active both sides of trading fence. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settled at 5,172, gaining 3.1...

Bourses witness marginal gains in early trading

FE Online Report August 04, 2019 11:38:14

Stocks witnessed marginal gains in early trading on Sunday as some investors showed their buying appetite on sector specifies shares based on quarterly earnings.   Following the previous day&rsq...

ONE Bank AGM approves 10pc stock dividend

FE Online Desk August 03, 2019 15:03:06

The board of directors of ONE Bank Limited has approved 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend came during the 20th Annual General Meet...

Weekly analysis: Stocks stay afloat

Babul Barman August 03, 2019 10:47:41

Stocks eked out gains for the second consecutive week that ended on Thursday, as institutional investors continued to support the market. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), soar...

United Power recommends 140pc div

FE Report August 03, 2019 10:44:37

The United Power Generation & Distribution Company Ltd has recommended 130 per cent cash and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2019, according to an official disclosure pub...

Fortune generates highest turnover

FE Report August 03, 2019 10:43:10

Ten most traded companies accounted for 26 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week, with Fortune Shoes generating the highest turnover. Market analysts said...

Nine-day stock market holiday begins Aug 9

FE Report August 03, 2019 10:41:20

Trading and official activities at Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will remain closed for nine days from August 9 to 17, including weekly holidays, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. The decision on Eid vaca...

European shares fall after Trump trade threats

-- August 02, 2019 14:21:43

European stock indexes lost up to 2.0 per cent in early trading on Friday after US President Donald Trump said he will impose more tariffs of Chinese goods. Abruptly ending a temporary trade truce be...

Wall St ends lower amid downbeat data

-- August 02, 2019 14:10:11

Wall Street ended lower on Thursday, as investors digested a batch of negative data that pointed to slowing US economic activity and grew concerned over US-China trade prospects. The Dow Jones Indu...

Trump's tariffs jolt global stocks, trigger rush to safety

-- August 02, 2019 14:08:09

Global stocks took another beating on Friday with investors piling into safe-haven assets after US President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10 per cent tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chine...

Ten companies account for 28pc transactions on DSE

FE Report August 02, 2019 10:40:36

Ten most traded companies accounted for 28 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with Fortune Shoes making it to the top of the turnover list. Market analysts said i...

Net foreign investment remains negative for fifth straight month

Babul Barman August 02, 2019 10:26:32

Net foreign portfolio investment in Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) remained negative for the fifth consecutive month in July due to higher outflow of equity fund. Market analysts said foreign investors c...

Stock market to remain closed from Aug 9-17

FE Online Report August 01, 2019 19:51:39

Trading and official activities on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will remain closed for nine days from August 9 to August 17 on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, including weekly holidays. The decision came...

Stocks keep gaining for two straight sessions

FE Online Report August 01, 2019 16:00:27

Stocks extended their gaining streak for the two straight sessions on Thursday as some investors continued their appetite on sector-wise shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE...

Stocks open positive after BB unveils MPS

FE Online Report August 01, 2019 11:30:13

Stocks witnessed modest gain in early trading on Thursday as some investors went on buying shares after the central bank on Wednesday unveiled the monetary policy statement (MPS). Following the previ...

Most banks' EPS see higher growth in H1

FE Report August 01, 2019 11:11:26

Earnings per share (EPS) of 73 per cent listed banks increased in first half (H1) of January-June 2019 period compared to the same period of the previous year. EPS is the portion of a company's pro...

LHBL posts 46pc growth in net profit in Q2

FE Desk Report August 01, 2019 11:09:13

Leading cement manufacturer LafargeHolcim Bangladesh (LHBL) posted a significant increase in profits in the second quarter of the current year. Its net profit increased by 46 per cent during the peri...

Ring Shine Textile's subscription opens on Aug 25 to raise Tk 1.50b

FE Report August 01, 2019 11:05:12

The public subscription of Ring Shine Textiles Ltd is set to begin on August 25, aiming to raise a capital worth Tk 1.50 billion from the stock market. The company's initial public offering (IPO) sub...

Stocks post modest gain after single-day break

FE Online Report July 31, 2019 15:42:18

Stocks bounced back on Wednesday, after a single-day break, backed by institutional investors’ support. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settled at 5,138, gaining 13.76...

ACI to set up joint-venture with CO-RO A/S

FE Online Report July 31, 2019 11:57:15

ACI Limited will set up a joint-venture company with renowned Danish juice manufacturing company CO-RO A/S, said an official disclosure on Wednesday. In this regard, the board of directors of the A...

Ring Shine Textile’s subscription to begin Aug 25

FE Online Report July 31, 2019 11:52:35

The IPO subscription of Ring Shine Textiles Limited is set to begin August 25, aiming to raise a capital worth Tk 1.50 billion from the capital market. The company’s initial public offering (...

Stocks post slight gain in early trading

FE Online Report July 31, 2019 11:33:47

Stocks witnessed modest gain in early trading on Wednesday as most of the investors followed cautious stance amid ongoing earnings declaration season coupled with monetary policy statement (MPS). The...

Rupali Life Insurance recommends 12pc cash dividend

FE Online Report July 31, 2019 11:24:39

The board of directors of Rupali Life insurance has recommended 12 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018, according to an official disclosure on Wednesday. The final approval...

Coppertech makes trading debut on August 5

FE Report July 31, 2019 10:56:22

Trading of the shares of Coppertech Industries will commence on the bourses on Monday (August 5) under 'N' category, officials said. The Coppertceh, which received regulatory approval from the Bangla...

BSEC seeks fiscal concessions to help develop bond market

Syful Islam July 31, 2019 09:51:47

The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) has sought a number of fiscal concessions, including tax waivers, to help develop the country's moribund bond market, officials said. The comm...

Stocks slip into red ahead of MPS

FE Online Report July 30, 2019 15:49:15

Stocks slipped into the red on Tuesday as investors were mostly on selling spree amid lower than expected earnings of some companies. Market analysts said most of the investors remained cautious amid...

BATBC’s EPS slumps 38pc in Apr-June quarter

FE Online Report July 30, 2019 13:48:22

The British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company’s (BATBC) earnings per share (EPS) plunged 38pc year-on-year in April-June 2019 quarter. According to unaudited financial statements, the multina...

SE Asian stocks flat ahead of Fed Policy meeting

-- July 30, 2019 12:22:55

Southeast Asian markets were tepid on Tuesday ahead of the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting, while Philippine shares fell as investors locked in profits in heavyweight stocks. The benchmark Philip...