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National Life generates highest turnover

FE Report July 13, 2019 10:23:03

Ten most traded firms accounted for 21 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week, with the National Life Insurance Company bagging the top spot on the turnove...

Stocks keep sinking as investor confidence hits rock bottom

Babul Barman July 13, 2019 10:20:13

Stocks suffered a big jolt in the outgoing week as investor confidence hit rock bottom, triggering panic selling that sent the benchmark index of the prime bourse reeling down in all five sessions...

SE Asian stocks trade in tight range; Philippines rise

-- July 12, 2019 12:48:13

Southeast Asian stocks traded in a tight range on Friday as investors awaited a slew of key important economic data from China and elsewhere in the region, while Philippines rose the most. Market par...

Asian shares rally after Wall St sets new records

-- July 12, 2019 11:46:39

Asian shares were mostly higher on Friday after a turbulent day on Wall Street ended with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 27,000 for the first time. Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1...

DSE board decides on Coppertech listing

FE Report July 12, 2019 11:27:46

The board of the country's premier bourse has asked its management to take an initiative for the listing and trading of the shares of much-talked-about Coppertech Industries on the Dhaka Stock Exchang...

National Life tops turnover chart

FE Report July 12, 2019 10:27:57

The ten most traded companies accounted for 23.73 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with the National Life Insurance Company making its way to the top of the tu...

Southeast Asian stocks rise; Singapore leads

-- July 11, 2019 10:59:18

Southeast Asian stocks rose on Thursday, with Singapore leading gains, as investors cheered US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comments bolstering prospects of an interest rate cut. Singap...

Asian stocks rise on US rate cut hopes

-- July 11, 2019 10:50:06

Asian shares rose Thursday, tracking gains on Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the US central bank is ready to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade. Hon...

National Life Ins tops turnover chart

FE Report July 11, 2019 10:38:12

National Life Insurance Company Limited (NLICL) topped the turnover chart of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) following investors' increased participation. On Wednesday, the company posted a turnover of ab...

DSE extends losing streak for fourth day

FE Online Report July 10, 2019 13:37:23

The Dhaka bourse extended its losing streak for fourth consecutive session on Wednesday as major sectors failed to support the market. The market opened the session with a negative note and the bro...

Delisting of 14 non-performing cos

FE Report July 10, 2019 10:35:18

The country's premier bourse is yet to take its final decision regarding delisting of 14 non-performing companies as the securities regulator has not yet delivered its instruction. However, market...

MFs see investors' increased participation

FE Report July 10, 2019 10:33:13

Listed mutual funds have been witnessing investors' increased participations amid the continuous price corrections witnessed by other major sectors. The market insiders said investors' participations...

People’s Leasing worst loser

FE Report July 10, 2019 10:29:07

People’s Leasing and Financial Services Limited (PLFSL) became the worst loser on Tuesday following the government's approval to the company's liquidation over its broken financial state. The s...

DSE sinks as sell-off continues

FE Report July 09, 2019 13:06:59

The Dhaka bourse Tuesday continued its losing streak for the third consecutive session as major sectors including the bank were in a correction mood. After two hour of the session, the DSEX, the broa...

Indian shares fall for third straight day

-- July 09, 2019 11:32:38

Indian shares fell for a third straight session on Tuesday as a proposed tax on the super-rich continued to rattle the markets. The broader NSE index was down 0.72 per cent at 11,475.05 as of 0500...

Asian shares retreat in quiet trading

-- July 09, 2019 11:26:04

Asian shares retreated Tuesday in quiet trading as investors awaited signs of what might be ahead for US interest rates. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 was flat at 21,526.22, while Australia&rsqu...

Sea Pearl Beach Resort to make debut July 16

FE Report July 09, 2019 10:46:31

Trading of the shares of Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa Limited will commence on DSE from July 16 under 'N' category, according to a disclosure posted on the DSE website. DSE Trading Code for Sea P...

Pragati Life Insurance tops chart of top gainers

FE Report July 09, 2019 10:37:56

Pragati Life Insurance topped the chart of top gainers on Monday following the corporate declaration of issuing rights shares. On the day, the company posted a price hike of 12.95 per cent or Tk 17.2...

Steps taken to make capital market vibrant: PM

-- July 08, 2019 12:09:31

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said her government has taken various steps to ensure a vibrant capital market that will supplement its efforts to make Bangladesh a developed country by the yea...

Asian shares fall after US jobs data

-- July 08, 2019 11:33:17

Asian shares tumbled Monday after relatively strong US employment data tempered hopes the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong all declined, re...

Prime Islami Life Ins, Int’l Leasing recommend div

FE Report July 08, 2019 10:29:39

Two listed companies have recommended dividends ranging from 5.0 per cent to 12 per cent in last week for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The companies are Prime Islami Life Insurance and Intern...

Sonar Bangla Insurance approves 12pc dividend

FE Online Desk July 07, 2019 14:09:09

The board of directors of Sonar Bangla Insurance Ltd has approved 6 per cent cash and 6 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The approval of the dividend came during the 1...

DSE negative trend continues at midday

FE Online Report July 07, 2019 13:00:08

The Dhaka bourse opened the Sunday’s session on a negative note and continued the trend for around two hours. The day’s falling trend was triggered by price corrections witnessed by the m...

Mutual funds see highest price appreciation in last week

FE Report July 07, 2019 11:33:51

The listed mutual funds (MFs) saw the highest price appreciation in last week despite the turnover is yet to be significant compared to that of other sectors. The sector comprising 37 closed-end...

Dhaka Bank to expand businesses embarking on SME, digitisation

Ismail Hossain July 07, 2019 11:31:05

Dhaka Bank will decentralise its loan concentration from corporate to retail and small and medium enterprises (SME) to minimise credit risk, said the top executive of the leading private commercial ba...

Global stocks fall after strong jobs report

-- July 06, 2019 11:51:12

Global stocks were lower on Friday after strong US jobs report and weak economic data in Germany. The US jobs report that tempered expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Rese...

US Stocks end with modest losses

-- July 06, 2019 11:01:45

Bond yields rose and stocks mostly bounced back from an early slide to finish with modest losses Friday, a downbeat end on Wall Street to an otherwise milestone-setting week for the broader market. T...

Weekly analysis: Stocks fall despite tax review

Babul Barman July 06, 2019 10:44:41

Stocks slipped back into the red in the outgoing week that ended on Thursday as tax review measures failed to jack investors' confidence up. Although the government brought some changes to the budget...

Sea Pearl Beach Resort to make debut on DSE, CSE Tuesday

FE Report July 06, 2019 10:38:38

Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa Ltd is set to make its share trading debut on Tuesday (July 09) on the bourses under 'N' category, officials said. Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa Limited (the owner...

Stocks slip back into red despite tax review

Babul Barman July 05, 2019 21:36:00

Stocks slipped back into the red in the outgoing week that ended on Thursday as tax review measures failed to jack investors' confidence up. Although the government brought some changes to the budget...