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Stocks extend losses as major sectors slump

Stocks extend losses as major sectors slump

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-02-15 16:18:37

Stocks extended the losing streak for the second straight session on Tuesday as cautious investors continued to opt for booking profit on quick-gaining issues. The market opened on a positive note an...

Mamun Agro makes debut on SME platform today

Mamun Agro makes debut on SME platform today

FE REPORT 2022-02-15 11:50:40

Trading of the shares of Mamun Agro Products Ltd will commence today (Tuesday) under SME Platforms of the Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange. DSE trading code for Mamun Agro Products...

IFIC Bank to sell all shares in NBBL

IFIC Bank to sell all shares in NBBL

FE REPORT 2022-02-15 09:34:51

The IFIC Bank has decided to withdraw its total investment from the Nepal Bangladesh Bank Limited (NBBL), a disclosure said. The officials said the bank has decided to sell all its shares in the NBBL...

Istisna Sukuk to raise Tk 50b for financing rural infrastructure development

Istisna Sukuk to raise Tk 50b for financing rural infrastructure development

SIDDIQUE ISLAM 2022-02-15 08:47:51

The central bank now tosses a new brand of Islamic bond called Istisna Sukuk to raise Tk 50 billion for financing a rural infrastructure-development project, officials say. A six-member Technical C...

Stocks slide, snapping four-day winning streak

Stocks slide, snapping four-day winning streak

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-02-14 16:13:24

Stocks posted a marginal loss on Monday, snapping a four-day winning streak, as cautious investors opted for booking profit on quick-gaining issues. The market opened on an upbeat note and the key in...

Proper IPO pricing a must to attract quality issues

Proper IPO pricing a must to attract quality issues

FE REPORT 2022-02-14 12:12:14

Discussants have laid importance on proper IPO (Initial Public Offering) pricing, good governance in taxation and reduced timeframe for approval of public offerings to attract good companies to go pub...

Scandal-hit Credit Suisse's investors see no sign of light at end of tunnel

Scandal-hit Credit Suisse's investors see no sign of light at end of tunnel

-- 2022-02-14 11:53:29

Weary Credit Suisse investors fear a long wait for the bank to get back on piste after a string of scandals which have wiped billions off its market value and piled pressure on management. While Swit...

Peninsula's EPS jumps 120pc

Peninsula's EPS jumps 120pc

FE REPORT 2022-02-14 11:52:23

The Peninsula Chittagong Ltd, a luxurious hotel located in the port city, reported a 120 per cent increase in its second quarter (Q2) earnings for October-December 2021, thanks to higher revenue inc...

DSEX exceeds 7100-mark at opening

DSEX exceeds 7100-mark at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-02-14 11:42:01

Stocks opened marginally higher on Monday with the key index of the major bourse crossing the 7100-mark in early trading as buoyant investors were showing their buying interest on sector-wise issues....

Himalaya yogi ran India's top bourse as puppet master!

Himalaya yogi ran India's top bourse as puppet master!

-- 2022-02-14 08:55:03

The former head of India's largest stock exchange shared confidential information with a yogi and sought his advice on crucial decisions, a probe by the market regulator has found, ahead of the bourse...

India's Life Insurance Corp files $8b IPO papers

India's Life Insurance Corp files $8b IPO papers

-- 2022-02-14 08:52:54

State-run Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has filed draft papers with the market regulator to sell 5 per cent of its shares to potentially raise nearly $8 billion, dwarfing the biggest IPO i...

Saudi Arabia transfers Aramco shares worth $80bn to state fund

Saudi Arabia transfers Aramco shares worth $80bn to state fund

-- 2022-02-13 19:24:34

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has transferred 4 per cent of Saudi Aramco shares worth $80 billion to the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund, the government said on Sunday. The sh...

Stocks post slight gain after choppy trading

Stocks post slight gain after choppy trading

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-02-13 15:48:13

Stocks edged higher on Sunday as most investors followed a cautious stance ahead of December-end earnings and dividend declarations. The market witnessed high volatility before closing marginally hig...

DSE, CSE post marginal rise at opening

DSE, CSE post marginal rise at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-02-13 11:53:40

Stocks posted a marginal gain at opening on Sunday as investors showed their buying interest on sector-wise issues cautiously ahead of December-end earnings and dividend declarations. Following the p...

Union Insurance price soars 495pc in 20 sessions

Union Insurance price soars 495pc in 20 sessions

FE REPORT 2022-02-13 10:36:04

The newly listed Union Insurance Company has continued its abnormal surge of price despite there was no undisclosed price sensitive information (PSI). The company's share price jumped 495 per cent in...

BSEC, bourses ramp up vigilance, enforcement actions

BSEC, bourses ramp up vigilance, enforcement actions

MOHAMMAD MUFAZZAL 2022-02-13 09:43:31

The securities regulator and the bourses have intensified their vigilance and enforcement actions against the errant market operators and listed companies to ensure the safety of investors' money and...

US investors expect more volatility

US investors expect more volatility

-- 2022-02-13 09:14:26

Geopolitical worries have added another layer of volatility to an already-jumpy market as investors priced in the possibility of escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine, though some doubted the...

Ten companies grab 31pc of DSE transactions

Ten companies grab 31pc of DSE transactions

FE REPORT 2022-02-12 09:04:33

Ten most-traded stocks accounted for nearly 31 per cent of turnover in the outgoing week on the Dhaka Stock Exchange while Bangladesh Shipping Corporation made its way to the top of the list. Marke...

Buyers drive stock rebound after two-week losing streak

Buyers drive stock rebound after two-week losing streak

BABUL BARMAN 2022-02-12 08:59:07

Stocks rebounded in the outgoing week, snapping a two-week losing streak, as investors showed their buying interest in potential stocks ahead of annual earnings and dividend declarations. The week fe...

Wall Street struggles amid inflation worries

Wall Street struggles amid inflation worries

-- 2022-02-12 08:45:58

Wall Street stocks ended sharply lower on Friday for the second straight session, as investors fretted about deepening tensions between Russia and Ukraine, Reuters reports. Nine of the 11 major S&amp...

Twitter misses ad revenue and user growth estimates

Twitter misses ad revenue and user growth estimates

-- 2022-02-11 10:47:15

Twitter reported weaker-than-expected quarterly advertising revenue and user growth on Thursday and forecast revenue short of Wall Street targets, indicating that its turnaround plan has yet to bear f...

BSC price falls despite higher profit

BSC price falls despite higher profit

FE REPORT 2022-02-11 10:09:23

Share price of Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) dropped 1.60 per cent on Thursday despite the company reported record profit in the first half of the current fiscal year. The state-run shipping...

Stocks inch higher after rough ride

Stocks inch higher after rough ride

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-02-10 15:42:48

Stocks edged higher on Thursday after choppy trading as most investors followed a cautious stance ahead of December-end earnings and dividend declarations. The market moved between positive and negat...

Stocks post modest gain at opening as investors follow cautious stance

Stocks post modest gain at opening as investors follow cautious stance

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-02-10 11:50:56

Stocks posted a marginal gain at opening on Thursday as most investors followed a cautious stance ahead of December-end earnings and dividend declarations. Following the previous day’s modest g...

BD Thai Food's stock jumps 239pc in 12 days

BD Thai Food's stock jumps 239pc in 12 days

FE REPORT 2022-02-10 10:38:23

The stock price of newly listed BD Thai Food & Beverage is rising 'abnormally' since its trading debut although there is no undisclosed price sensitive information (PSI). In the last 12 trading d...

Wall Street surges

Wall Street surges

-- 2022-02-10 08:44:14

Wall Street rallied on Wednesday, with megacap growth stocks powering higher thanks to a pause in rising interest rates, and upbeat earnings reports also encouraged investors to buy, Reuters reports....

Stocks open positive as investors put fresh bets on sector-wise issues

Stocks open positive as investors put fresh bets on sector-wise issues

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-02-09 11:52:46

Stocks opened marginally higher on Wednesday as investors are putting fresh bets on sector-wise issues amid cautious trading. Following the previous day’s modest correction, DSEX, the prime i...

Asian stocks track Wall Street tech rally

Asian stocks track Wall Street tech rally

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-02-09 09:59:41

Asian shares advanced on Wednesday with tech stocks particularly catching a lift following a strong session on Wall Street, while US treasury yields held near multi-year highs ahead of closely watched...

BSC leads DSE turnover chart for second day

BSC leads DSE turnover chart for second day

FE REPORT 2022-02-09 09:39:07

Bangladesh Shipping Corporation dominated the Dhaka Stock Exchange's turnover list for the second straight session on Tuesday while ten most-traded stocks accounted for 30 per cent transactions. Ac...

Stocks bounce back following single-day break

Stocks bounce back following single-day break

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-02-08 15:57:56

Stocks bounced back in the gaining streak on Tuesday, after a single-day break, as investors showed buying interest on sector-wise large-cap shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange...