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Stocks lose ground in early trading

FE Online Report December 17, 2018 11:22:46

The prices of most of the shares on bourses witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Monday as investors mostly followed cautious stance ahead of elections. Following the previous week&rs...

SE Asian stocks edge down after China data

-- December 17, 2018 11:07:27

Southeast Asian stocks edged down on Monday as risk appetite was curbed after poor economic data from China. Singaporean shares shook off losses from the previous session as investors sought bargains....

Asian shares inch up ahead of Fed meeting

-- December 17, 2018 10:40:18

Asian shares inched up Monday on hopes that the Federal Reserve would re-evaluate its hawkish stance at a meeting later this week, following signs of slower global growth. Japan’s Nikkei 225 in...

2018: The year volatility came home to roost

-- December 16, 2018 17:40:31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks are down only slightly for 2018, but that masks a volatile year for investors. Trade-related tensions between the United States and China, weakness in the tech sector...

CSRC approves three new IPOs

-- December 15, 2018 13:12:06

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved the initial public offering (IPO) applications of three companies. The companies are-- Qingdao Port International Co, Ltd., Golden Horse...

Global stocks tumble; dollar gains

-- December 15, 2018 11:51:18

World stocks tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe exacerbated worries about global growth as investors considered the broader impact of the US-China trade dispute. Euro...

US stocks plunge to eight-month lows

-- December 15, 2018 11:39:32

US stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the global economy. Mounting tensions in Europe over Britain’s impendin...

Johnson & Johnson shares drop after asbestos report

Reuters December 15, 2018 11:09:07

Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) fell 10 per cent on Friday and were on track to post their biggest percentage drop in more than 16 years, after Reuters reported that the pharma major knew for...

Weekly analysis: Stocks tumble on political jitters

FE Report December 15, 2018 10:45:12

Stocks tumbled this week as growing political tensions led the investors to sell off their stocks ahead of the national election. Thursday was the last trading day of the week which saw the DSEX, t...

MI Cement posts 33pc revenue growth

FE Report December 15, 2018 10:42:00

MI Cement Factory Limited posted a 33 per cent rise in revenue in fiscal year (FY) 2017-18, compared to the previous fiscal, helped by production initiating and market expansion. The total revenue of...

Nikkei slips as large caps sold

-- December 14, 2018 11:16:44

Japan’s Nikkei fell on Friday morning, led by SoftBank , Fast Retailing and other large-cap stocks, hit by a dull estimate for a futures and options expiry and worrisome Chinese and Japanese eco...

Asian shares fall on poor Chinese data

-- December 14, 2018 11:06:26

Asian shares tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world’s second largest economy. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index...

Thirteen 'Z' cos under DSE scanners

-- December 14, 2018 10:30:25

Thirteen listed companies came under the scanners of the premier bourse, as they failed to 'declare' any dividend in the last five years in violation of the listing regulations. The Dhaka Stock Excha...

Esquire Knit's IPO subscription opens January 06

FE Report December 14, 2018 10:27:24

The public subscription of Esquire Knit Composite will open on January 06, as the company is set to raise a capital of over Tk 562 million through IPO. The initial public offering (IPO) subscription...

Stocks extend losing streak for sixth day

FE Online Report December 13, 2018 15:49:19

Stocks extended the losing streak for the sixth straight session on Thursday as investors continued on selling binge ahead of national elections. Market insiders said political tension kept most of t...

Stocks advance in early trading

FE Online Report December 13, 2018 11:17:53

The prices of most of the shares on bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Thursday as some investors are active on sector-wise issues. Following the previous five days’...

Nikkei rises on trade hopes; tech firms rally

-- December 13, 2018 11:03:24

Japanese shares rose on Thursday as investors cheered Wall Street’s overnight gains, thanks to signs of easing Sino-US trade tensions, with technology firms getting a boost from a rally in the...

ACI approves 118.5pc dividend

FE Desk Report December 13, 2018 10:45:20

The 45th Annual General Meeting of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited was held on Wednesday at Officers Club, Baily Road in the city. Anis Ud Dowla, Chairman of the Company, presided over the meeti...

Two cos' share price soaring sans PSI

FE Report December 13, 2018 10:40:27

The share prices of two low-cap companies- Anlima Yarn Dyeing and Alltex Industries - are soaring without having any undisclosed price sensitive information. Within two trading days, share price of...

Asian shares, sterling up on pause in Brexit, trade fears

Reuters December 13, 2018 10:33:14

Asian shares and the pound moved higher on Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote, and as China appeared to be taking mo...

Stocks lose ground again

FE Online Report December 12, 2018 15:43:13

Stocks lost ground again on Wednesday, extending the losing streak for the fifth straight session, as the national election nears. Market operators said the institutional investors mostly followed...

Nikkei rallies as trade tensions ease

-- December 12, 2018 12:01:31

Japan’s Nikkei rallied on Wednesday morning, recouping some of the losses over the past two days, as investor risk appetite revived on positive developments in Sino-US trade relations. US Presi...

Asian shares rise on hopes for trade talks

-- December 12, 2018 11:46:40

Asian shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for US-China trade talks. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.7 per cent in early trading to 21,501.95. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 edged up 0.8 pe...

Bourses light up in early trading

FE Online Report December 12, 2018 11:36:17

Stocks moved up amid choppy trading in early hour of trading on Wednesday as investors are mostly followed cautious stance ahead of national election. Following the previous four days’ correc...

BSEC directs Pacific Denims to refund Tk 209m

FE Report December 12, 2018 10:57:47

The securities regulator has ordered Pacific Denims to refund IPO fund above Tk 209.80 million, which was 'misused' in the name of constructing building, into the company account. After taking requ...

Bangladesh Venture Capital gets licence

FE Desk Report December 12, 2018 10:49:29

Bangladesh Venture Capital Ltd has received 'Alternative Investment Fund Manager' Licence from Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission under Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (Alte...

RAK suspends production of a tiles plant

FE Report December 12, 2018 10:42:21

RAK Ceramics (Bangladesh) has suspended production of a tiles plant, out of four, due to the maintenance work of the machinery of tiles production plant. The UAE-Bangladesh joint venture company st...

Kohinoor Chemical approves 30pc dividend

FE Desk Report December 12, 2018 10:40:19

The 31st annual general meeting (AGM) of Kohinoor Chemical Company (BD) Limited was held at Officers Club, in the city on Monday, with Mohammad Obaidul Karim, Chairman of the company in the chair, a...

DSEX slips to three weeks low; stocks fall again

FE Online Report December 11, 2018 16:04:06

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish session on Tuesday, extending the losing streak for the fourth straight session, as risk-averse investors continued on selling spree. Market insiders said electio...

Stocks nudge up in early trading

FE Online Report December 11, 2018 11:36:43

Stocks nudged up in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors are showing their buying spree on sector-wise issues. Following the previous three days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange...