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GP recommends 100pc dividend

FE Online Report January 30, 2018 11:37:50

The board of directors of Grameenphone (GP) has recommended 100 per cent final cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official discourse on Tuesday. The total dividend for t...

Queen South’s IPO lottery Thursday

FE Online Report January 30, 2018 10:37:26

IPO lottery of Queen South Textile Mills Limited will be held on Thursday next (February 1) to allocate 15 million ordinary shares among the successful applicants. The lottery programme was held at...

BB hints at taking steps to attract local, foreign portfolio funds

FE Report January 30, 2018 10:14:35

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir has said the central bank will take steps to facilitate raising funds from the capital market through bonds. This, he said would help gradually reduce excessi...

Stocks bounce back on large-cap shares

FE Online Report January 29, 2018 15:34:31

Stocks returned to the green on Monday, after a steep-correction in the previous day, supported by large-cap issues. Brokers said the market rebounded on the day of monetary policy announcement as...

Indian stocks hit record highs

-- January 29, 2018 15:22:58

Indian stocks touched record highs on Monday after a government report predicted growth would accelerate in the coming fiscal year. The economic survey released earlier in the day projected economic...

14 more cos disclose Q2 EPS

FE Online Report January 29, 2018 12:20:09

Fourteen more listed companies disclosed their un-audited second quarter (Q2) earnings for October-December period of 2017, according to separate official disclosure on Monday. Of them, earnings pe...

RAK Ceramics recommends 20pc dividend

FE Online Report January 29, 2018 12:11:54

The board of directors of RAK Ceramics (Bangladesh) Limited has recommended 10 per cent cash and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official discourse on Mon...

Stocks witness downturn at opening

FE Online Report January 29, 2018 12:03:14

Stocks on both bourses witnessed downturn in early hour of trading Monday as investors followed cautious stance on the day of monetary policy announcement. Brokers said many investors followed &ldq...

Alif Industries now in ‘A’ category

FE Online Report January 29, 2018 10:48:02

Alif Industries has been placed in ‘A’ category from existing ‘Z’ category with effect from today (Monday) as the company has reported disbursement of 10 per cent cash and 25 p...

Square tops turnover chart again

FE Report January 29, 2018 10:29:06

Top 10 traded companies accounted for more than 33 per cent transactions of the premier bourse Sunday while Square Pharmaceuticals topped the chart again after one-session break. Brokers said the inv...

Asia shares extend bull run

-- January 29, 2018 09:46:33

Asian shares extended their bull run on Monday amid upbeat corporate earnings and strong global economic growth, while the dollar tried to bounce even as the White House continued to complain of &ldqu...

Eastern Lubricants Blenders approves 100pc cash dividend

-- January 29, 2018 00:27:20

The 49th annual general meeting (AGM) of Eastern Lubricants Blenders Ltd (ELBL) was held at a motel in Chittagong on Saturday, says press release. ELBL board Chairman Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem pres...

21 more listed companies disclose Q2 EPS

FE Online Report January 28, 2018 16:51:20

Twenty one more listed companies disclosed their un-audited second quarter (Q2) earnings per share (EPS) for October-December period of 2017. According to separate official disclosure on Sunday, EP...

Shares tumble amid sluggish turnover

FE Online Report January 28, 2018 15:58:33

Stocks plummeted Sunday with sluggish trading activities as investors were in the selling mood throughout the session, fearing a further fall. Market operators said the market plunged as investors mo...

Seven MFs witness increased earnings

FE Report January 28, 2018 10:49:26

Seven listed mutual funds (MFs) have reported increased earnings per unit (EPU) during the period of October-December, 2017 against the corresponding period of the previous year. However, the units o...

State of the Union more likely to raise eyebrows than stocks

-- January 28, 2018 10:25:37

Anybody hoping for a replay of the stock market advance that followed U.S. President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress may be disappointed. This time around, shares could suffer if Trump...

Global stocks extend gains

-- January 27, 2018 12:00:07

Global stocks extended winning streak on Friday, putting the markets on track for their longest weekly winning streak since 1999. The markets mostly gained, while Intel’s results boosted stocks...

S&P 500, Dow hit record highs

-- January 27, 2018 10:51:41

US stocks ended on record high on Friday on the latest round of strong earnings reports, including results from Intel and AbbVie, as well as continued weakness in the dollar. Intel’s shares gai...

Stocks snap two-week losing streak

Babul Barman January 27, 2018 00:26:48

 Stocks rebounded last week that ended Thursday, snapping a two-week losing streak, as investors showed their buying appetite on large-cap stocks amid ongoing quarterly earning declarations. Bro...

Nikkei slips in choppy trade

-- January 26, 2018 14:53:33

Japanese stocks ended lower in choppy trade on Friday as investors locked in profits ahead of the weekend, while mining shares and financial firms underperformed the market. The Nikkei closed 0.2 per...

Asia stocks edge back from record highs

-- January 26, 2018 14:03:02

Asian stocks came off record highs on Friday but were still poised to end the week with strong gains, while the battered dollar won back some ground after President Donald Trump said he wanted a stron...

10 top cos grab 31pc of turnover

FE Report January 26, 2018 10:41:03

Ten top-traded companies accounted for more than 31 per cent of transactions on the country's major bourse on Thursday with Grameephone (GP) topping the list. Market insiders said fundamentally-sou...

MTB signs deal with USBA

-- January 26, 2018 00:53:12

Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) has recently signed an agreement with US-Bangla Airlines (USBA), says a statement. Under this agreement, MTB Privilege Customers, MTB VISA Signature and MTB MasterCa...

Aamra, Metro change category  

FE Online Report January 25, 2018 20:56:19

The authorities concerned have changed the category of two listed companies – Aamra Networks and Metro Spinning – effective from Sunday next (January 28) as they reported disbursement of d...

Bourses bounce back amid low turnover

FE Online Report January 25, 2018 15:42:11

Stocks returned to green Thursday, after one-day break, backed by largest market cap company Grameenphone. GP, the country’s largest market-cap listed company’s share price closed at Tk 5...

Nikkei slips to 10-day low

-- January 25, 2018 13:02:13

Japanese shares slipped to a 10-day low on Thursday as a stronger yen hurt exporters, although oil and mining stocks bucked the weakness, supported by firmer oil prices. The Nikkei fell 0.8 per cent...

Asian shares dip after US stocks slip

-- January 25, 2018 12:50:59

Asian shares were mostly lower on Thursday after stocks wobbled on Wall Street. A dip in the dollar’s value against other currencies hit regional exporters’ shares. The dollar sagged agai...

Nine more listed cos disclose Q2 EPS

FE Online Report January 25, 2018 12:27:44

Nine more listed companies disclosed their un-audited second quarter (Q2) earnings for October-December period of 2017, according to separate official disclosure on Thursday. The companies are: Inv...

DSE, CSE mixed at opening

FE Online Report January 25, 2018 11:43:19

Stocks on both bourses witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Thursday as most of the investors followed cautious stance ahead of monetary policy announcement. Many investors also follow...

Alif Industries share trading resumes on CSE today

FE Online Report January 25, 2018 11:07:54

The share trading of Alif Industries has been resumed on Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) today (Thursday) after its upgrade from the over-the-counter (OTC) market, a CSE official said. Shares of th...