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Calm returns to Asian currency markets, but analysts warn more volatility ahead

Calm returns to Asian currency markets, but analysts warn more volatility ahead

-- 2021-11-29 18:08:06

Currency markets calmed on Monday in Asia after the initial shock of the discovery of the Omicron coronavirus variant sent investors scurrying for cover last week, but analysts warned of more volatili...

Stocks break six-day losing streak 

Stocks break six-day losing streak 

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-29 16:28:11

Stocks ended marginally higher on Monday, spanning a six-day losing streak, with turnover dipping below Tk 8.0 billion-mark after eight months. Following the past six days’ losing streak, the...

Stocks open higher after six-day slump

Stocks open higher after six-day slump

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-29 11:23:19

Stocks opened higher on Monday, after losing in the past six straight sessions, as bargain hunters were putting fresh bets on major sector shares. Following the previous six days’ losses, DSEX,...

IPO subscription of three companies opens next month

IPO subscription of three companies opens next month

FE REPORT 2021-11-29 10:10:00

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription of three companies, including a private commercial bank, will commence in December, officials said. The companies are Union Bank, Union Insurance Comp...

DSEX dips below 6800-mark after four-month

DSEX dips below 6800-mark after four-month

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-28 15:49:21

Stocks witnessed yet another big fall on Sunday with the key index of the prime bourse dropping below 6,800-mark as cautious continued to dump their holdings to avoid further erosion in their investme...

Stocks slide at opening amid low turnover

Stocks slide at opening amid low turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-28 11:41:47

Stocks plunged at the opening on Sunday as risk-averse investors were selling mode amid fear of further price erosion. Following the previous week’s losing streak, DSEX, the prime index of the...

BSEC backs exclusion of banks' bond investments

BSEC backs exclusion of banks' bond investments

FE REPORT 2021-11-28 08:29:45

The securities regulator would request Bangladesh Bank (BB) to exclude banks' investments in perpetual bonds from their exposure on bourse, in a measure meant for increasing liquidity supply to the ca...

Weekly market review: Stocks retreat on panic sell-offs

Weekly market review: Stocks retreat on panic sell-offs

BABUL BARMAN 2021-11-27 10:09:35

Stocks suffered a massive drop in the outgoing week as investors dumped their holdings of major sector shares amid fears of further price erosion. The market bled throughout the week as panic gripp...

Election to DSE director post on December 26

Election to DSE director post on December 26

FE REPORT 2021-11-27 10:03:02

Election to the post of a shareholder-director of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will be held on December 26, as the post will fall vacant with the upcoming retirement of a director. Md Rakibur Rahman,...

CSE to be renamed as 'Chittagong Stock Exchange PLC'

CSE to be renamed as 'Chittagong Stock Exchange PLC'

FE DESK 2021-11-26 13:09:30

The 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited was held Thursday at CSE Conference Hall, Agrabad, Chattogram. Mr. Asif Ibrahim, Chairman, CSE presided over, said a statemen...

Turnover plunges to 7-month low on DSE

Turnover plunges to 7-month low on DSE

FE REPORT 2021-11-26 12:08:00

Dhaka bourse on Thursday saw another sharp loss in the broad index along with featuring a seven-month low turnover as downward trend persisted amid selling pressure executed by jittery investors. T...

Stocks drop with falling turnover

Stocks drop with falling turnover

-- 2021-11-24 20:04:59

Stocks witnessed a downward trend mainly due to price fall in large-cap securities on Wednesday. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 95.09 points or 1.35 per cent to...

Stocks end flat as prices fall in large-cap

Stocks end flat as prices fall in large-cap

-- 2021-11-23 18:31:18

Stocks witnessed flat with the downward trend of major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges due mainly to price fall in some large-cap securities on Tuesday. The broader DSEX index o...

Most banks see fall in share prices

Most banks see fall in share prices

FE REPORT 2021-11-23 09:43:09

Most of listed banks saw erosion in the prices of their stocks on Dhaka Stock Exchange on Monday as investors exerted selling pressure to book profits. On the day, 30 banks out of 32 lost prices an...

Key index, turnover down on Dhaka bourse

Key index, turnover down on Dhaka bourse

FE REPORT 2021-11-23 09:40:06

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed Monday's session with a moderate loss both in broad index and turnover value as most of the major sectors saw price correction. The premier bourse DSE started the da...

ICB's earning per share rises sharply

ICB's earning per share rises sharply

FE REPORT 2021-11-22 09:22:46

The state-run Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB) saw a steep rise in EPS (earnings per share) for first quarter (July-September) of the fiscal year (FY) 2021-22 compared to same quarter of the...

Turnover rises to Tk 17.86b riding on banking issues

Turnover rises to Tk 17.86b riding on banking issues

FE REPORT 2021-11-22 09:15:12

Dhaka bourse closed Sunday's session with a marginal loss in broad index as major sectors lost prices amid investors' mixed approach. Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), however, saw a rise in turnover rid...

Price fall in large-cap drives markets down

Price fall in large-cap drives markets down

-- 2021-11-21 20:50:25

Stocks witnessed a downward trend due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities on Sunday. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 6.15 points or 0.09 per cent to set...

Subscription of two perpetual bonds opens tomorrow

Subscription of two perpetual bonds opens tomorrow

FE REPORT 2021-11-20 09:19:46

Two new mudaraba perpetual bonds -- IBBL 2nd Mudaraba Perpetual Bond and SJIBL Mudaraba Perpetual Bond -- will open for public subscription tomorrow (Sunday). The subscription through the electronic...

Banking shares drive market rally

Banking shares drive market rally

BABUL BARMAN 2021-11-20 09:17:46

Stocks extended the winning streak for a second straight week that ended on Thursday, with smart investors putting fresh bets on heavyweight banking shares amid positive expectations. Of the five tra...

Baraka Power to issue zero-coupon bonds

Baraka Power to issue zero-coupon bonds

FE REPORT 2021-11-19 09:10:00

Baraka Power has decided to issue zero coupon bonds amounting to Tk 1.80 billion in face value to repay the existing debts. The company will issue the bonds under private placement, the company said...

Stock brokers allowed to open two additional consolidated customers' accounts

Stock brokers allowed to open two additional consolidated customers' accounts

FE REPORT 2021-11-19 09:07:03

The securities regulator has allowed stock brokers to open two additional consolidated customer's accounts (CCA) to smoothen the maintenance of investors' funds deposited for investment purposes. The...

Banking issues keep market afloat

Banking issues keep market afloat

FE REPORT 2021-11-19 09:05:22

Stocks ended higher on Thursday, maintaining the gaining streak for the fourth straight session, as buoyant investors put fresh bets on heavyweight banking sector issues. DSEX, the prime index of the...

Stocks stay upbeat as bank shares surge

Stocks stay upbeat as bank shares surge

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-18 16:00:15

Stocks ended higher on Thursday, maintaining the gaining streak for the fourth straight session, as investors showed buying interest in the banking sector issues. After witnessing throughout the se...

DSE, CSE post marginal gains at opening

DSE, CSE post marginal gains at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-18 11:52:00

Stocks posted marginal gains in the early hours of trading on Thursday as some bargain hunters were showing their buying interest on sector-wise issues. Following the previous day’s modest gain...

Union Insurance IPO subscription to open on December 15

Union Insurance IPO subscription to open on December 15

FE REPORT 2021-11-18 09:33:23

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription of Union Insurance Company Ltd will begin December 15, aiming to raise Tk 193.60 million from the capital market. The subscription of the company's shar...

Institutional investors jack DSE turnover up

Institutional investors jack DSE turnover up

FE REPORT 2021-11-18 09:30:33

Stocks finished almost flat on Wednesday, with turnover crossing Tk 15 billion-mark on the Dhaka bourse, as investors were active on both sides of the trading fence. Following the previous day's stee...

Sonali Bank's capital market exposure crosses limit, central bank seeks explanation

Sonali Bank's capital market exposure crosses limit, central bank seeks explanation

FE REPORT 2021-11-18 09:09:11

The central bank has asked the Sonali Bank to explain within three working days as to why their investment in the capital market has exceeded the permissible limit, officials said. The move came agai...

Stocks end almost flat after bumpy ride

Stocks end almost flat after bumpy ride

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-17 16:28:51

Stocks ended almost flat on Wednesday, with turnover crossing Tk 15 billion-mark, as investors were active on both sides of the trading fence. Following the previous day’s steep rise, the marke...

Stocks see downturn after first hour of trading

Stocks see downturn after first hour of trading

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-17 11:40:28

Stocks witnessed a downturn in early trading on Wednesday, after the previous day’s sharp gain, as cautious investors were seen busy booking profit on quick-gaining issues. Following the previo...