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Markets open higher on budget day

Markets open higher on budget day

FE Online Report 2018-06-07 11:38:53

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Thursday as some investors continued their buying appetite on sectors-wise stocks. Meanwhile, the Fi...

Sluggish DSE turnover hits govt revenue

Sluggish DSE turnover hits govt revenue

Babul Barman 2018-06-07 11:15:50

The government's revenue earnings from the Dhaka bourse fell 27 per cent month-on-month in May this year on the back of falling trade volume and value. Market insiders said the sluggish trading act...

BD Autocars’s share price soaring sans PSI

BD Autocars’s share price soaring sans PSI

FE Report 2018-06-07 11:04:54

Bangladesh Autocars has displayed an 'abnormal' price hike on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) despite there was no undisclosed price sensitive information (PSI). The company's share price has shoot up b...

Mideast stocks rise; Saudi jumps

Mideast stocks rise; Saudi jumps

-- 2018-06-06 15:55:54

Mideast stocks mostly rose in early trade on Wednesday, with Saudi Arabia gaining for a fourth straight day. The Saudi index climbed 0.6 per cent in the first hour, with gainers outnumbering losers b...

European stocks push higher

European stocks push higher

-- 2018-06-06 15:50:09

European shares edged higher on Wednesday, underpinned by gains in tech and commodity-related stocks, although trading was cautious amid worries over Italian spending plans and global trade. The pan-...

Stocks soar on budgetary hopes

Stocks soar on budgetary hopes

FE Online Report 2018-06-06 15:40:54

Stocks ended higher for the second day in a row on Wednesday amid budgetary expectations. DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, finished the day at 5398 points, after posting a ris...

Stocks manage gains ahead of budget

Stocks manage gains ahead of budget

FE Online Report 2018-06-06 12:04:05

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as some investors are showing their buying appetite on sectors-wise stocks. Brokers said t...

Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains

Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains

-- 2018-06-06 11:32:16

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Wednesday ahead of a meeting of major industrialised economies overshadowed by tension over US steel tariffs. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.1 per cent to 2...

EBL approves 20pc cash dividend

EBL approves 20pc cash dividend

FE Online Desk 2018-06-05 16:20:00

Eastern Bank limited (EBL) has approves 20 per cent cash dividend for the year ending on December 31, 2017. The approval was given at its 26th annual general meeting (AGM) held at Police Convention...

Stocks spike into positive territory

Stocks spike into positive territory

FE Online Report 2018-06-05 14:51:49

Stocks spiked into positive territory, on Tuesday, snapping a six-day losing streak, as optimistic investors went on buying spree. Brokers said some investors showed their buying appetite on large-...

Asian shares meander in narrow trading

Asian shares meander in narrow trading

-- 2018-06-05 12:21:41

Asian share markets were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading as investors watched the tit-for-tat exchanges between the US and China over trade. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.1 per cent to...

China, HK stocks edge up on services data

China, HK stocks edge up on services data

-- 2018-06-05 12:11:07

China and Hong Kong stocks edged up on Tuesday, after data showed China’s services sector expanded at a steady pace in May. The CSI300 index rose 0.5 per cent to 3,825.97 points at the end of t...

Baraka Power’s application to raise capital declined

Baraka Power’s application to raise capital declined

FE Online Report 2018-06-05 12:04:07

The securities regulator has turned down Baraka Power’s application to raise authorised capital through issuance of preference shares due to non-compliance of securities rules. The company fa...

DSE, CSE creep higher in early trading

DSE, CSE creep higher in early trading

FE Online Report 2018-06-05 11:41:45

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Tuesday as some investors are showing their buying appetite on sectors-wise stocks. Following the pr...

Low-cap cos' share prices continue to soar sans PSI

Low-cap cos' share prices continue to soar sans PSI

FE Report 2018-06-05 10:32:25

The share prices of some low-cap companies continued to soar 'abnormally' in a bearish market, despite having no price sensitive information (PSI). The share prices of Monno Jute Stafflers, Zeal Bang...

Skilled HR, tech-savvy banking help bring good returns for MTB

Skilled HR, tech-savvy banking help bring good returns for MTB

Mohammad Mufazzal 2018-06-05 10:17:26

Skilled human resources and tech-savvy banking products have yielded significant returns for Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) in the last consecutive five years. According to MTB top officials, eclectic and e...

Asian stocks go lower after rally

Asian stocks go lower after rally

-- 2018-06-05 10:13:02

Asian stocks pulled back on Tuesday as investors paused for breath after the previous day’s rally, although tech-inspired Wall Street gains supported broader sentiment as focus shifted to bullis...

European shares extend rally

European shares extend rally

-- 2018-06-04 15:17:19

European shares extended their recovery rally on Monday thanks to bank stocks as deal-making took centre stage again after a week of political tension in Italy and Spain. Investors' concerns over r...

Stocks give up initial gains

Stocks give up initial gains

FE Online Report 2018-06-04 15:03:10

Stocks gave up their earlier gains to turn lower, extending the losing streak for the sixth straight sessions, on Monday as investors continued their selling spree on sector specific stocks. The mark...

SE Asian stocks mostly rise, Singapore jumps

SE Asian stocks mostly rise, Singapore jumps

-- 2018-06-04 12:45:44

Most Southeast Asian stocks rose on Monday, while Singapore jumped as upbeat sentiment following positive US jobs data pushed global equities higher. Asia ex-Japan shares rose 1.0 per cent to their...

Three cos’ share price rising sans PSI

Three cos’ share price rising sans PSI

FE Online Report 2018-06-04 11:47:32

Share prices of three companies – Monno Jute Stafflers, Alif Industries and Safko Spinning Mills—were rising despite having any price sensitive information (PSI). Despite the capital ma...

Markets open optimistic amid low trading

Markets open optimistic amid low trading

FE Online Report 2018-06-04 11:24:42

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Monday as some investors are showing their buying appetite on sectors-wise stocks. Following the pre...

Asian shares rise on upbeat US job data

Asian shares rise on upbeat US job data

-- 2018-06-04 11:13:43

Asian shares rose to their highest level in two-and-a-half-weeks on Monday as strong US jobs data offset worries that tariff wars between the United States and the rest of the world could drag on glob...

DSE sees Tk 2.83b net foreign fund withdrawal in May

DSE sees Tk 2.83b net foreign fund withdrawal in May

Babul Barman 2018-06-04 10:53:33

The net withdrawal of foreign funds invested in shares listed with the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) hit Tk 2.83 billion (283 crore) in May last. The foreign investors were in a selling mood throughou...

BSEC approves new rules

BSEC approves new rules

FE Report 2018-06-04 10:38:49

The securities regulator on Sunday approved the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (Substantial Share Acquisition, Takeover and Control) Rules 2018. The seal of approval was given at a mee...

DSEX dips to 16-month low on selling spree

DSEX dips to 16-month low on selling spree

FE Online Report 2018-06-03 17:06:55

Stocks extended the losing streak for the five straight sessions on Sunday, with key index of the major bourse dipping to 16 months low, as investors continued their selling spree on sector specific s...

Aman Cotton’s IPO subscription begins today

Aman Cotton’s IPO subscription begins today

FE Online Report 2018-06-03 12:20:44

The public subscription of Aman Cotton Fibrous has started today (Sunday) which will raise a capital worth Tk 800 million through book-building method. The initial public offering (IPO) subscription...

Stocks open positive amid volatility

Stocks open positive amid volatility

FE Online Report 2018-06-03 11:37:34

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Sunday amid volatility as investors were seen active on both sides of the trading fence. Following t...

Draft amendment to MF rules remains shelved

Draft amendment to MF rules remains shelved

FE Report 2018-06-03 10:48:28

The securities regulator has not yet finalised the proposed amendment to the rules of mutual funds (MFs) despite it had approved a draft more than two and a half years ago. The Bangladesh Securitie...

Shurwid faces no bar to reduce paid-up capital

Shurwid faces no bar to reduce paid-up capital

Mohammad Mufazzal 2018-06-03 10:27:16

Shurwid Industries Limited would have no restriction to reduce its paid-up capital subject to the court's permission and compliance with the companies act, according to legal experts and officials. O...