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Stocks post a modest gain after nine-day Eid vacation

FE Online Report August 18, 2019 16:00:51

Stocks posted a modest gain on Sunday, the first trading session after a nine-day Eid holiday, as investors were active on sector specific shares. Trading and official activities on the bourses remai...

Stocks open post-Eid session higher

FE Online Report August 18, 2019 11:34:21

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed an upward trend in early hour of trading Sunday, the opening session after Eid holiday, as investors were showing their buying appetite on se...

MNCs rule the roost in distributing dividends

FE Report August 18, 2019 10:07:41

The listed multinational companies (MNCs) have continued their dominance in distributing dividends. The MNCs were the majority in the chart of top 20 listed companies which distributed dividends for...

Trading on DSE, CSE resumes tomorrow

FE Report August 17, 2019 11:02:54

Trading and official activities on both the bourses of the country will resume tomorrow (Sunday) after a nine-day Eid-ul-Azha holiday, officials said. Trading hours on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)...

Berger Paints posts steady growth in revenue, profitability

Babul Barman August 17, 2019 10:59:07

Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited witnessed a consistent growth in revenue and profitability, registering a net profit growth of 16.84 per cent for the year ended on March 31, 2019. The multinational...

Asian shares mixed amid US-China trade worries

-- August 16, 2019 12:30:32

Asian shares were mixed Friday as turbulence continued on global markets amid ongoing worries about US-China trade conflict. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 recouped early losses to be up 0.3 per cent...

Most NBFIs see EPS decline in H1

FE Report August 16, 2019 11:24:17

Most listed non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) have witnessed their earnings per share (EPS) decline in the January-June period of this year, compared to the same period of the previous year....

10 firms account for 45pc market-cap of DSE

FE Report August 16, 2019 11:20:25

Ten listed companies accounted for 45 per cent of total market capitalisation of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) as of June this year, thanks to their strong performance. Grameenphone (GP), the lone...

Tokyo stocks end sharply lower

-- August 15, 2019 15:32:59

Tokyo stocks ended sharply lower Thursday, with the benchmark Nikkei stock index hitting a six-month low. The market was observed in dull trading  as the US bond market overnight indicated a rec...

PBOC continues to boost liquidity into capital market

Xinhua August 15, 2019 15:29:11

The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, on Thursday continued to pump cash into the financial system through open market operations to maintain liquidity in the market. The PBOC conduc...

Most MNCs witness EPS surge in H1

Babul Barman August 15, 2019 11:40:42

The earnings per share (EPS) of most of the multinational companies (MNCs) listed with the country's capital market increased in the first half (H1) of this year compared to the same period in the pre...

Ring Shine Textile's subscription opens on August 25

FE Report August 15, 2019 11:33:19

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 textile company's initial public offering (...

Asia shares tumble on Hong Kong unrest

-- August 13, 2019 11:42:52

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares slumped on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina’s peso currency drove investors to safe harbors l...

Top ten firms hold 45pc market-cap of DSE

FE Online Report August 13, 2019 10:45:31

Top ten listed companies accounted for 45 per cent of the Dhaka Stock Exchange's (DSE) total market capitalisation as of June, this year thanks to strong performance. Grameenphone (GP), the lone list...

Global shares decline as trade war worries worsen

-- August 12, 2019 20:39:22

Global stocks retreated Monday amid investor concerns that the U.S.-China trade war might be worsening, reports AP. Investors have been encouraged by hopes global central banks will keep interest rat...

Saudi Aramco to take 20pcin Reliance's refinery, highest FDI in India

-- August 12, 2019 16:55:26

Mukesh Ambani on Monday announced that Saudi oil giant Aramco has agreed to take a 20 per cent stake in his flagship Reliance Industries' oil refinery and chemical business at an enterprise value of U...

Asian stocks rise as trade war worries worsen

-- August 12, 2019 14:14:17

Asian stocks gained Monday amid investor jitters the US-China trade war might be worsening, reports AP. Benchmarks in Shanghai and South Korea rose while Hong Kong and Australia were unchanged. Japan...

IPO subscription of Ring Shine Textiles to open Aug 25

FE Online Report August 12, 2019 12:57:49

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 Textile company’s initial public offe...

Most MNCs witness EPS rise in H1

FE Online Report August 12, 2019 09:56:10

The earnings per share (EPS) of most of the multinational companies (MNCs) listed with the country's capital market increased in the first half (H1) of this year compared to the same period in the pre...

Samata Leather’s P/E ratio highest among listed cos

FE Online Report August 11, 2019 15:20:22

The price-earnings (P/E) ratio of Samata Leather Complex Ltd is hitting the highest level among listed companies on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in June 2019, meaning the stock is overpriced. The t...

Al-Haj Textile's factory lay-off period extended

FE Online Report August 11, 2019 12:15:26

Al-Haj Textile Ltd has further extended their factory lay-off period for another 15 days until August 23, 2019, said an official disclosure. This is the third time the company has extended its factory...

Most NBFIs witness EPS fall in H1

FE Online Report August 11, 2019 11:14:22

Earnings per share (EPS) of most of the listed non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) fell in January-June period of this year compared to the same period of the previous year. EPS is the portion of...

Weekly analysis: Stocks climb for third straight week

Babul Barman August 10, 2019 11:20:00

Stocks extended gains for the third consecutive week that ended on Thursday, as investors went on a buying binge amid post-Eid positive expectations. Market analysts said retail investors took fresh...

United Power Generation tops weekly turnover chart

FE Report August 10, 2019 11:17:56

The United Power Generation and distribution Company generated the highest turnover of Tk 1.70 billion on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week. The power generation company topped th...

NBL approves 10pc stock dividend

FE Online Desk August 09, 2019 17:04:16

The 36th Annual General Meeting of National Bank Limited was held recently at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel, Dhaka. Zainul Haque Sikder, chairman of the Bank, presided over the meeting. The AG...

United Power sees highest turnover

FE Report August 09, 2019 10:44:46

Ten most traded companies accounted for 28 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with the United Power Generation & Distribution Company grabbing the top spot on...

DSEX crosses 5,200-mark again

FE Online Report August 08, 2019 15:48:02

Stocks posted marginal gain on Thursday, the last trading session before nine-day Eid vacation, with key index crossed the 5,200-mark after one month. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchang...

Asian shares rebound after volatile Wall Street day

-- August 08, 2019 13:07:26

Asian stocks rebounded Thursday after Wall Street eked out a gain following volatility fuelled by concern fallout from the US-Chinese trade war will spread. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and H...

Nine more MFs tenure extended another 10 years

FE Online Report August 08, 2019 12:17:18

The tenure of nine more closed-end mutual funds, managed by Bangladesh RACE Management, have been extended for another 10 years each, said an official disclosure on Thursday. Closed-end mutual funds...

Fareast Life Insurance recommends 20pc cash dividend

FE Online Report August 08, 2019 11:55:51

The board of directors of Fareast Life Insurance Company has recommended 20 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018, according to an official disclosure on Thursday. The final...