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Stocks mostly higher amid rising trading activities

FE Online Report February 03, 2019 11:31:46

The prices of most of the shares on both the bourses witnessed a positive trend in the early hour of trading on Sunday as investors remained active on sector-wise issues. Following the previous week&...

Intraco Refueling to expand business through five new projects

Mohammad Mufazzal February 03, 2019 11:28:58

Intraco Refueling Station Limited (IRSL), an 'A' category listed company, has posted moderate growths in operating and gross profits during the calendar year 2013 to fiscal year (FY) 2018. The compan...

Genex Infosys to make debut Feb 6

FE Report February 03, 2019 10:25:29

Genex Infosys Ltd, an IT company, will make its share trading debut on February 06 (Wednesday) on the bourses under "N" category, officials said. Genex Infosys will be the 9th company under the IT se...

Secondary trading of T-bills, bonds drops by 42 pc annually

FE Online Report February 02, 2019 14:55:49

Secondary trading of treasury bills and bonds dropped by 42 per cent in the last calendar year, according to the latest statistics of the central bank. It showed that the transaction value of volume...

World stock rally flags after strong US data

-- February 02, 2019 12:16:52

Global stocks edged up on Friday, while bond yields rose after US employment and manufacturing data underscored a strong economy with little wage inflation. US job growth surged in January, with empl...

US stocks end mixed after strong jobs data

-- February 02, 2019 12:15:32

Wall Street ended mixed on Friday, as optimism from a surge in January US job growth was offset by a weaker-than-expected outlook from Amazon.com Inc that battered retail stocks. The online retail he...

Weekly analysis: Stocks snap six-week rally

FE Report February 02, 2019 10:37:53

Stocks fell sharply in the last week that ended on Thursday, snapping a six-week rally, as investors adopted a 'cautious' stance following the release of the monetary policy statement (MPS) of the cen...

SE Asian stocks rise on trade talk optimism

-- February 01, 2019 11:43:21

Southeast Asian stocks rose on Friday as the latest round of Sino-US trade talks ended on a positive note, with President Donald Trump saying he was optimistic that the two nations could reach "the bi...

Asian shares mixed after trade talks

-- February 01, 2019 11:35:45

Asian markets were mixed on Friday as trade talks ended in Washington with no deal but the promise of a second meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Gains were lim...

Stocks tumble on selling pressure

FE Report February 01, 2019 10:40:49

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) dipped 1.07 per cent on Thursday, extending the losing streak for the second consecutive session, as most sectors saw sharp price correction. The big...

Intraco Refuelling moves to merge its five subsidiary companies

FE Report February 01, 2019 10:39:09

The Intraco Refuelling Station Limited (IRSL) has decided to merge its five subsidiary companies with itself to reduce the 'management cost' and avail 'tax benefit'. The boards of directors of the IR...

SE Asia stocks gain on Fed decision

-- January 31, 2019 12:02:38

Southeast Asian stocks rose on Thursday, in line with broader Asia, as the US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady while signalling its three-year drive to tighten monetary policy may be at an e...

IPO subscription of Runner Automobiles opens today

FE Report January 31, 2019 10:25:22

The IPO (initial public offering) subscription of Runner Automobiles will open today (Thursday) and will continue till February 10. Some 5.60 million shares (40 per cent) will be issued to general in...

Dhaka bourse witnesses moderate loss

FE Report January 31, 2019 10:23:08

Dhaka bourse on Wednesday witnessed a moderate loss in broad index following price correction witnessed by major sectors. According to some market operators, the market witnessed correction as many i...

Asia stocks scale four-month peak

-- January 31, 2019 10:03:16

Asia stocks rose to a four-month high on Thursday after the Federal Reserve pledged to be patient with further interest rate hikes, signalling a potential end to its tightening cycle amid signs of slo...

DSE holds meeting with Chinese strategic partners

FE Online Desk January 30, 2019 13:41:56

A board meeting of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Tuesday discussed different aspects of technical cooperation between the prime bourse of the country and Shenzen Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exch...

SE Asian stocks dip as markets await Fed rate review

-- January 30, 2019 12:33:30

Southeast Asian stocks were lower to little changed on Wednesday as investors awaited the US Federal Reserve's policy review and looked toward trade talks between Washington and Beijing. Philippine...

Asian stocks rise ahead of Fed meeting

-- January 30, 2019 12:15:57

Asian stocks rose Wednesday as traders awaited a Federal Reserve policy meeting and US-China talks, though Japan's benchmark declined. Japan's Nikkei 225 index retreated 0.5 per cent to 20,555.13 whi...

13 companies witness mixed trends in Q2

FE Report January 30, 2019 11:27:45

Some 13 listed companies have displayed mixed performance for October-December (Q2), 2018 compared to same quarter of the previous year. The EPS (earnings per share) of many companies rose for Q2 com...

Currency devaluation, interest rate hike hit ACI earnings

FE Report January 30, 2019 11:19:28

ACI Limited has incurred loss for October-December (Q2), 2018 due to five reasons including currency 'devaluation'. The company topped the chart of top 10 losers on Tuesday following the loss for Q2....

Stocks see marginal rise on DSE

FE Report January 30, 2019 10:30:47

Dhaka bourse closed the Tuesday's session with a marginal rise following investors' increased participation in some major sectors. On the day, the broad index displayed daylong volatility as many inv...

Asian stocks fall after US files Huawei charges

-- January 29, 2019 12:10:07

Asian shares fell on Tuesday after the US Justice Department unsealed criminal charges against China’s Huawei, its subsidiaries and a top executive ahead of trade talks. Japan’s Nikkei 22...

SE Asian stocks slip as trade worries loom

-- January 29, 2019 12:08:39

Southeast Asian stocks fell on Tuesday after the United States charged China's Huawei with bank fraud and for conspiring to steal trade secrets, denting hopes of a trade deal days before the trade tal...

DSE edges down amid volatility

FE Online Report January 29, 2019 12:07:13

Dhaka bourse displayed volatility in the early of Tuesday’s session amid price correction witnessed by some major sectors. The market opened positively and soon later the DSE broad index DSEX d...

IFAD Autos acquires 49pc holding of Gulf Oil

FE Report January 29, 2019 10:36:42

IFAD Autos has acquired 49 per cent holding of Gulf Oil (BD) at a cost of above Tk 119.07 million. In a disclosure, the company said all formalities regarding the acquisition have already been comple...

Standard Bank to raise Tk 5.0b

FE Report January 29, 2019 10:29:54

Standard Bank will raise a capital worth Tk 5.0 billion to strengthen its capital base as part of Tier-II Regulatory Capital requirement. The fund will be collected issuing coupon bearing non-convert...

Stocks down, GP recommends 155pc div

FE Report January 29, 2019 10:26:11

Dhaka bourse declined marginally on Monday following the price correction witnessed by financial sectors. On the day, investors exerted selling pressure on general and life insurance sectors which re...

Dhaka stocks rally at midday

FE Online Report January 28, 2019 12:44:57

Dhaka bourse started the Monday’s session with a marginal rise amid mixed performance of the major sectors. The DSE broad index DSEX rose 0.19 per cent or 11.46 points to close at 5950.91 point...

Brazil's Vale suspends dividends, bonuses after dam disaster

-- January 28, 2019 11:18:02

Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, suspended its planned shareholder dividends, share buybacks, and executive bonuses in light of a deadly tailings dam disaster in Brazil, according to...

Turnover hits 16-month high

FE Report January 28, 2019 10:28:36

Dhaka bourse witnessed marginal correction in broad index on Sunday following mixed performance displayed by major sectors. On the day, the turnover hit 16-month high as many investors injected fresh...