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DSEX sinks below 5,000-mark in early trading

FE Online Reports July 22, 2019 11:49:24

The key index of the premier bourse slumped below 5,000-mark in early trading on Monday after 31 months as investors mostly on selling spree, fearing further fall. Following the previous day’s...

Posts of MDs at DSE, CSE remain vacant

FE Report July 22, 2019 10:34:09

The posts of managing directors (MDs) at both the stock exchanges of the country have remained vacant due to delay in completing the appointment process. Presently, two senior officials are working a...

Fortune signs export deal with Steve Madden

FE Report July 22, 2019 10:32:39

Fortune Shoes Ltd. has signed an agreement with New York-based Steve Madden for export of shoes worth US$ 4.0 million (Tk 340 million) which is scheduled to be shipped by October 2019. The agreemen...

Ten cos account for 25pc transactions on DSE

FE Report July 22, 2019 10:31:00

Ten most traded companies accounted for one-fourth transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), with the Fortune Shoes bagging the top spot on the turnover chart for the third straight session on S...

DSEX sees biggest sinlge-day fall in 17 months

-- July 21, 2019 17:13:03

Stocks witnessed the biggest single-day fall in 17 months on Sunday as worried investors continued their selling spree, feraing further fall. DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, settled at 5,033, plung...

Stocks witness sharp fall in early trading

FE Online Report July 21, 2019 11:35:28

Stocks witnessed a sharp decline in early hour of trading on Sunday as investors mostly remained on selling spree, fearing further fall. Following the previous week’s downturn, the Dhaka Stock...

World stocks up on Fed rate cut hopes

-- July 20, 2019 13:19:40

A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday as investors looked for a strongly dovish US Federal Reserve at its next meeting and as early returns on earnings season have come in better than anticipated...

US stocks fall as Fed signals small rate cut

-- July 20, 2019 13:12:56

Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month. The benchmark S&...

Weekly analysis: Bearish spell continues for 3rd straight week

Babul Barman July 20, 2019 10:33:20

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish week that ended on Thursday, extending the losing streak for the third straight week, as most investors moved to the sidelines, demonstrating low level of confid...

Fortune tops weekly turnover chart

FE Report July 20, 2019 10:30:37

Ten most traded companies accounted for 24 per cent transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week, with the Fortune Shoes making it to the top of the turnover list. Market ins...

European shares rise after Fed chief’s comments

-- July 19, 2019 15:35:08

Shares in Europe rose across the board on Friday as comments from a Federal Reserve official cemented the case for a US interest rate cut this month. New York Fed President John Williams said on Thur...

Tokyo stocks end sharply higher

-- July 19, 2019 15:28:41

Tokyo stocks ended sharply higher Friday as sentiment being lifted by solid performances on overseas bourses saw investors take to buying back issues deemed oversold during the market's three-day down...

Ten cos account for 36pc transactions on DSE

FE Report July 19, 2019 10:36:57

Ten most traded companies accounted for 36 per cent transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with the Fortune Shoes bagging the top spot on the turnover chart for the second straigh...

Berger EPS up 50.47pc

FE Report July 19, 2019 10:34:46

The consolidated earnings per share (EPS) (un-audited) of Berger Paints Bangladesh rose 50.47 per cent in April-June quarter year on year. The multinational company's consolidated EPS was Tk 11.12...

Kamal assails investors seeking quick gains

FE Report July 19, 2019 09:55:26

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal launched a vitriolic attack on stock market investors who tend to gain quickly rather than making long-term investment. "Our investors want to make profit only. The...

Stocks slip into red following bumpy ride

FE Online Report July 18, 2019 17:17:33

Stocks slipped into the red on Thursday after two positive sessions, as investors mostly followed cautious stance.  Market analysts said most of the investors maintained their cautious stance ah...

SE Asian stocks near flat in cautious trading

-- July 18, 2019 11:49:29

Most Southeast Asian stock markets traded in a tight range on Thursday, as the US Federal Reserve's bright domestic economic outlook curbed expectations of extensive policy easing and renewed tariff-w...

Berger’s EPS climbs 50.47pc in Apr-June quarter

FE Online Report July 18, 2019 11:38:38

The consolidated earnings per share (EPS) (un-audited) of Berger Paints Bangladesh rose 50.47 per cent in April-June, 2019 quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The multinational company...

Stocks fall as investors take cautious stance

FE Online Reports July 18, 2019 11:37:21

Stocks witnessed downward trend in early hours of trading on Thursday as investors mostly followed cautious stance. Following the previous two days’ marginal gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE...

Asian stocks fall on trade war fears

-- July 18, 2019 11:14:20

Asian stock markets on Thursday followed Wall Street lower after US President Donald Trump reignited trade fears by saying he could impose more tariffs on Chinese imports. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tok...

BSEC revises auditors' panel for listed companies

FE Report July 18, 2019 10:27:37

The securities regulator on Tuesday approved and published the revised auditors' panel list for the listed companies, dropping Ahmad & Akhtar Chartered Accountants from the list. According to t...

DSE rearranges DS30 Index

FE Report July 18, 2019 10:26:16

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has rearranged its blue chip index (DS30) as part of its semi-annual rebalancing of indices. After the rebalancing of DS30, carried out as per the criteria set by S&...

Fortune Shoes tops turnover chart

FE Report July 18, 2019 10:23:53

Ten most traded companies accounted for 28 per cent transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Wednesday, with the Fortune Shoes bagging the top spot on the turnover chart. Market insiders s...

Stocks keep gaining amid choppy trading

FE Online Report July 17, 2019 16:18:08

Stocks posted marginal gain for the second straight session on Wednesday amid volatile trading. Market analysts said despite the market edged up, most of the investors remained cautious ahead of earn...

Stocks rise amid low turnover at opening

FE Online Reports July 17, 2019 11:32:10

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early hours of trading on Wednesday as investors showed their buying spree on sector-wise shares. Following the previous day’s steep decline, the Dhaka Stock...

SE Asian stocks inch lower on trade worries

-- July 17, 2019 11:08:08

Southeast Asian stock markets struggled in a tight range on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump indicated that a resolution to the tariff war with China was not imminent. Malaysian shares fell...

Asian stocks mixed after US stocks retreat

-- July 17, 2019 11:04:59

Asian shares were mixed Wednesday as Wall Street ended a five-day winning streak after the first big round of corporate earnings reports. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 0.4 per cent to 21,...

Sea Pearl Beach Resort jumps 261pc on DSE trading debut

FE Report July 17, 2019 10:46:34

Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa Ltd. made a flying trading debut on both the bourses on Tuesday as its share price jumped as high as 261 per cent riding on the investors' 'irrational hype' over the n...

BSEC approves draft prospectus of new mutual fund

FE Report July 17, 2019 10:44:48

The securities regulator has approved the draft prospectus of an open-ended mutual fund, Capitec Popular Life Unit Fund, with an initial target size of Tk 250 million. The approval came at a meeting...

Bazal Ahmed elected vice chairman of UCB

-- July 17, 2019 00:09:19

Bazal Ahmed has been elected vice chairman of the United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) at the 439th board meeting of the bank. He is also a member of the executive committee of UCB. Mr Ahmed is the...