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DBA, BMBA call emergency meeting on capital market

FE Online Report February 04, 2018 14:47:51

Stock brokers and merchant bankers on Sunday called an emergency meeting to take stock of the capital market. DSE Brokers Association (DBA) and Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) will ho...

CSE Fair ends

FE Online Desk February 04, 2018 14:04:12

The sixth Capital Market Fair, arranged by Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) ended Saturday in the port city, said a statement issued by CSE. The fair put thrust on raising the depth of the stock mar...

Stock markets see steep fall

FE Online Report February 04, 2018 11:48:30

Stocks on both bourses witnessed a steep decline in the first hour of trading on Sunday as investors are on selling spree, fearing a further fall. Following the previous week’s one of the large...

GSP Finance recommends 23.50pc stock dividend

FE Online Report February 04, 2018 11:36:28

The board of directors of GSP Finance has recommended 23.50 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final approval will come during...

Wall Street sees worst week in years

-- February 04, 2018 11:26:41

Signs that a long-awaited correction may have arrived on Wall Street will keep investors on edge on Monday after the S&P 500 closed off the week with its biggest percentage drop in two years. Th...

Subscription of Credence First Shariah Unit Fund begins today

FE Report February 04, 2018 10:51:48

Subscription of 'Credence First Shariah Unit Fund' will begin today (Sunday) while public subscription of Advent Pharma is set to begin on February 11. The initial size of the Credence First Shariah...

Global stocks sink, bond yields soar

-- February 03, 2018 12:12:47

Global stock markets plunged and bond yields soared on Friday after US data showing the strongest annual wage growth since 2009. Yields on the benchmark 10-year US Treasury note shot up to a four-yea...

First virtual trading simulator launched in CSE

FE Online Desk February 03, 2018 11:42:14

Chittagong Stock Exchange and LankaBangla Securities have jointly launched the first Virtual Trading Simulator in Bangladesh named “Stock Paathshala”on the second day of Capital Marke...

Dow slips to two-year low

-- February 03, 2018 11:06:49

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped on Friday, swooning almost 666 points, for its biggest daily percentage loss in 20 months. It was the biggest daily point fall in the Dow since December 2008...

More govt cos, MNCs should float shares in capital mkt

Our Correspondent February 03, 2018 10:36:30

Managing director of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) Shaifur Rahman Majumdar on Friday said more government and multinational companies should be enlisted with the capital market to raise the depth...

Core index sees biggest single-week fall in 2 yrs

FE Report February 03, 2018 09:57:57

The core index of the Dhaka bourse dipped 3.13 per cent last week as nervous investors sold shares in bulk. Merchant bankers and stockbrokers alleged that a 'political rumour' spread by a vested quar...

Asian shares see mostly lower

-- February 02, 2018 13:56:31

Asian shares were mostly lower Friday as investors evaluated the latest earnings reports while worries about rising US bond yields weighed on sentiment. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 sank 0.7 pe...

Indian shares tumble on budget woes

-- February 02, 2018 13:50:26

Indian shares tumbled on Friday as the long-term capital gains tax on equities investments dampened the investors’ sentiment. The weak sentiment came a day after the government unveiled its bud...

SE Asian stocks nudge higher

-- February 02, 2018 13:41:01

Southeast Asian stock markets nudged higher on Friday with the Philippines heading for its first gain in four sessions, while Singapore slipped for a third day in four. The Philippine Stock Exchange...

S Korean stocks fall to two-week lows

-- February 02, 2018 13:35:25

South Korean stocks fell to two-week lows on Friday, while the Korean won skidded to its lowest in six weeks. Bond yields rose. Both the benchmark index and the currency were hammered by heavy foreig...

Hong Kong stocks nearly flat

-- February 02, 2018 12:42:45

Hong Kong stocks were nearly flat on Friday while, the Hang Seng Index was down 0.01 per cent at 32,640.12. The sub-index of the Hang Seng index tracking energy shares rose 2.7 per cent while the...

China shares extend losses

-- February 02, 2018 12:39:13

China stocks extended losses on Friday as investors booked profits after recent sharp gains, with the Shanghai benchmark index poised for their worst weekly losses in nearly two years. At 04:03 GMT,...

New Zealand shares tick up

-- February 02, 2018 12:22:11

New Zealand shares ticked up on Friday, helped by a rise in materials and industrials. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.1 per cent or 5.39 points to 8,389.260, on track to add 1.0 per cen...

ASX rises on energy, materials

-- February 02, 2018 12:19:44

Australian shares ticked up on Friday as energy and materials stocks firmed on higher oil and iron ore prices. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3 per cent or 20.80 points to 6,110.90 by 0113 GMT. The...

Eight businessmen, two cos get acquittal in 1996 share scam

FE Report February 02, 2018 12:07:22

The special tribunal on capital market acquitted eight businessmen and two companies in two cases related to 1996 stock market scam on Thursday, jurists said. Earlier, the cases were filed against th...

Queen South Textile allocates 15m shares thru IPO lottery

FE Report February 02, 2018 11:01:45

The Queen South Textile Mills Limited allocated 15 million ordinary shares among successful applicants through IPO (initial public offering) lottery draw on Thursday. The lottery draw was held at t...

EPS of Far East Knitting rises 19pc

Mohammad Mufazzal February 02, 2018 10:50:27

Far East Knitting & Dyeing Industries (FEKDI), a listed company, saw 19 per cent growth in the earnings per share (EPS) for the year ending on June 30, 2017, riding on the wave of increased sale...

Blowout in bond yields rattles Asian stocks

-- February 02, 2018 10:35:40

The euro neared multi-year peaks on Friday as talk of policy tightening in Europe and expectations that inflation is set to gear higher drove up borrowing costs globally, a move that sparked a sell-of...

Stocks extend losing spell for 3rd day

FE Online Report February 01, 2018 16:00:48

Stocks extended the losing streak for the third running session on Thursday amid sluggish trading activities as investors were mostly inactive to put fresh fund on stocks. Dealers said the market m...

European stocks snap three-day losing streak

-- February 01, 2018 15:43:16

European shares rose on Thursday following three days of losses, supported by a flurry of mostly positive results and gains by banks after the US Federal Reserve flagged higher interest rates later th...

Seven more listed cos disclose Q2 EPS

FE Online Report February 01, 2018 13:51:45

A total of seven more listed companies disclosed their un-audited second quarter (Q2) earnings for October-December period of 2017, according to official disclosures on Thursday. Of them, earnings...

Japanese shares rebound

-- February 01, 2018 12:24:38

Japanese shares rebounded on Thursday, rebounding from a six-day losing streak and pushing most sectors into positive territory, as a weaker yen and corporate earnings helped drive the markets higher....

Prime Finance First MF approves 8.50pc cash div

FE Online Report February 01, 2018 12:17:53

The trustee committee of the Prime Finance First Mutual Fund has approved 8.50 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Thursday. The record da...

Stocks see mixed in cautious trading

FE Online Report February 01, 2018 11:39:59

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Thursday as many investors remained followed cautious stance. Following the previous two days’ sharp correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchang...

Asian shares mixed after Fed holds rates

-- February 01, 2018 11:02:52

Asian share markets were mixed on Thursday, after the US Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged. Tokyo stocks rose as the yen weakened against the US dollar. Chinese markets dec...