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Stocks slip into red after two-day gain

FE Online Report June 20, 2019 16:38:21

Stocks slipped into the red on Thursday, snapping a two-day gaining streak, as cautious investors sold sector-wise shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settle at 5,395, sh...

Mercantile Bank AGM approves 15pc stock dividend

FE Online Desk June 20, 2019 14:21:06

The 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Mercantile Bank Limited was held at FARS Hotel & Resorts in the capital today (Thursday). A large number of shareholders approved Profit and Loss accounts...

SE Asian stocks edge up; Philippines slips

-- June 20, 2019 12:55:49

Most Southeast Asian shares edged up on Thursday, as dovish comments from the US Federal Reserve boosted global equities, while signs that Sino-US trade talks were set to resume also helped sentimen...

Asian shares rise on Fed rate cut talk

-- June 20, 2019 12:55:06

Asian shares rose on Thursday after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it’s prepared to cut interest rates if needed to shield the US economy from trade conflicts or other threats. The Thursda...

DSE falls, CSE rises in early trading

FE Online Reports June 20, 2019 11:32:52

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Thursday as investors are waiting for tax review issue. Following the previous two days’ modest gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw negativ...

Insurance sector surges as investors shift focus

FE Report June 20, 2019 10:45:13

The insurance companies dominated the gainer's chart on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) Wednesday as nine out of 10 gainers were from insurance sector. Rupali Life Insurance dominated the gainer's cha...

DSE edges up further on tax review hope

FE Online Report June 19, 2019 16:07:27

Stocks ended marginally higher for the second day in a row on Wednesday as investor showed their buying appetite on tax review expectations. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE),...

Islami Bank to issue Tk 12b bond

FE Online Report June 19, 2019 11:24:39

The board of directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has decided to issue “IBBL Third Mudaraba Redeemable Non-Convertible Subordinated Bond” of Tk 12 billion under Mudaraba Principle o...

Stocks up at opening on tax proposal review hope

FE Online Report June 19, 2019 11:19:12

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading on Wednesday as investors are active on sector-wise shares after recent sharp fall. Market analysts said investors went for buying shares with an ex...

Asian shares rise on trade optimism

-- June 19, 2019 11:14:54

Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday on optimism about trade after US President Donald Trump said he will talk with the Chinese leader later this month in Japan. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 2...

Eastern Ins tops DSE turnover, gainers' charts

FE Report June 19, 2019 10:13:22

Ten most traded companies accounted for more than 22 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Tuesday, with the Eastern Insurance making it to the top of the turnover chart. Fo...

Stocks rebound after two-day slump

FE Online Report June 18, 2019 16:38:19

Stocks rebounded on Tuesday, snapping a two-day sharp decline, as investor showed their buying appetite amid expectations.  DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settle at 5,4...

SE Asian stocks tepid ahead of Fed meeting

-- June 18, 2019 13:46:59

Most Southeast Asian stock markets traded in a tight range on Tuesday as caution ahead of the US Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting kept investors on the sidelines. Singapore shares rose 0.9 pe...

Asian stocks mixed ahead of rate decisions

-- June 18, 2019 13:11:55

Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday as caution set in ahead of interest rate decisions by the US Federal Reserve and other central banks. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 eased 0.7 per cent to 20,972.71 w...

Delta Life Ins recommends 26pc dividend

FE Online Report June 18, 2019 11:34:14

The board of directors of Delta Life Insurance Company Limited has recommended 26 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018, said an official disclosure on Tuesday. The final a...

Stocks open positive; DSEX gains 10.56 points

FE Online Report June 18, 2019 11:31:28

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading on Tuesday as some investors are active on sector-wise shares after recent sharp fall. The market witnessed sharp correction in the past two session...

Union Cap to issue Tk 2.0b unsecured bond

FE Report June 18, 2019 10:27:27

The board of directors of Union Capital has decided to issue unsecured subordinated redeemable non-convertible bond of Tk 2.0 billion in face value through private placement. Face value per unit (l...

Ten most-traded cos snare 23pc transaction

FE Report June 18, 2019 10:25:35

Ten most-traded firms captured 23 per cent transaction of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Monday while United Power topped the list. Market analysts said investors were active on United Power Gener...

Union Capital to issue Tk 2.0b unsecured bond

FE Online Report June 17, 2019 20:04:18

The board of directors of Union Capital has decided to issue unsecured subordinated redeemable non-convertible bond of Tk 2.0 billion in face value through private placement. Face value per unit (lot...

DSEX dips below 5,400-mark on selling binge

FE Online Report June 17, 2019 15:33:11

Stocks slumped further on Monday, the second day after unveiling the budget, as some proposals of the budget made investors upsets. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settle at...

Indian shares fall on trade war fears

-- June 17, 2019 12:23:51

Indian shares fell on Monday after the country slapped higher tariffs on certain US products in retaliation to Washington’s decision to remove certain trade privileges for New Delhi. India, the...

UK to launch ‘groundbreaking’ China share market link

-- June 17, 2019 11:58:40

UK-listed firms will become the first foreign companies to be able to list in mainland China under a new stock link, the Treasury has said. Chancellor Philip Hammond is due to launch the London-Shang...

Stocks fall as pessimism grips markets

FE Online Report June 17, 2019 11:41:40

Stocks witnessed downward trend in early trading on Monday as some proposals of the budget made investors upsets. The finance minister proposed, among other measures, imposition of 15 per cent addi...

Asian shares edge up ahead to Fed

-- June 17, 2019 10:54:01

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday amid a wait-and-see attitude about the direction of interest rates and the trade dispute between the US and China. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 per c...

Investors not happy with 'market-friendly' budget

FE Report June 17, 2019 10:07:42

Stocks slumped Sunday, the first session after unveiling the national budget, as some proposals of the budget made investors upsets. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settled a...

Stocks slump first session after budget

FE Online Report June 16, 2019 17:52:39

Stocks ended lower on Sunday, the first session after unveiling the national budget, as investors reacted negatively to the proposed budget. Market analysts said the finance minister proposed imposit...

Stocks open post-budget session higher

FE Online Report June 16, 2019 11:15:40

Stocks witnessed an upward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the first session after the budget declaration, as investors showed their buying spree on sector-wise issues. Market analysts said...

All eyes on Fed as stock market pines for rate cut

-- June 15, 2019 14:27:54

The Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week is shaping up as a pivotal one for Wall Street, with stocks primed for a selloff should the Fed fail to take an even more dovish tilt after policyma...

World stocks edge lower, gold gains

-- June 15, 2019 10:21:52

Global equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown. The fears of a US-Iran confronta...

US stocks end lower with Fed in focus

-- June 15, 2019 10:14:25

US stocks ended lower on Friday, with investors cautious going into next week’s Federal Reserve meeting. Shares of chipmakers sank on a warning from sector major Broadcom of a broad weakening i...