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Stocks resume downturn after vacation

Stocks resume downturn after vacation

FE Online Report 2018-08-26 11:35:48

The prices of most of the shares on both bourse witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening session after five-day Eid vacation. Trading and official activities remaine...

Kattali Textile IPO subscription opens on Tuesday

Kattali Textile IPO subscription opens on Tuesday

FE Report 2018-08-26 11:14:02

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription period of Kattali Textile will start on Tuesday (August 28), according to DSE website. Applicants will be able to apply for the IPO subscription until...

Baraka Shikalbaha Power enters deal with BPDB

Baraka Shikalbaha Power enters deal with BPDB

FE Report 2018-08-26 11:07:13

The Baraka Shikalbaha Power Limited (BSPL) has signed a power purchase agreement with the state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), according to a disclosure made by the BSPL. The agre...

Trading on DSE mobile app creeping up

Trading on DSE mobile app creeping up

FE Report 2018-08-26 10:46:12

Share trading through the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) mobile app is on the rise as the number of active users of the application exceeded the 34,000-mark recently. The app's features include market...

Global markets rise after Powell speech

Global markets rise after Powell speech

-- 2018-08-25 12:40:40

Global equity markets rose on Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed no surprises in a key speech outlining a steady course for monetary policy. Oil prices surged on signs Iran...

US stocks: S&P 500, Nasdaq hit all-time highs

US stocks: S&P 500, Nasdaq hit all-time highs

-- 2018-08-25 11:58:49

Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting all-time highs, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell affirmed the US central bank’s current pace of rate hikes....

Shares keep gaining as financial stocks soar

Shares keep gaining as financial stocks soar

FE Report 2018-08-25 10:40:28

Stocks extended their winning streak for the fourth straight week that ended on Monday, in the short week before Eid holidays. Brokers said the market passed another positive week as optimistic inves...

KDS Accessories recommends 15 per cent dividend

KDS Accessories recommends 15 per cent dividend

FE Report 2018-08-25 10:34:02

The board of directors of KDS Accessories Limited has recommended 10 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividends for the fiscal year ended on June 30, 2018. The final approval of the dividend wi...

ONE Bank signs deal with Titas Gas

ONE Bank signs deal with Titas Gas

-- 2018-08-24 22:31:46

ONE Bank Limited signed an agreement with Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited recently, according to a statement. Additional Deputy Managing Director of ONE Bank Limited Rozina Al...

Asia slips after US-China trade talks end without progress

Asia slips after US-China trade talks end without progress

-- 2018-08-24 11:24:36

Asian stocks fell on Friday after US-China trade talks ended without progress, with the markets braced for a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for hints on the direction of US monetary...

Plans to list Aramco still a go, Saudi minister says

Plans to list Aramco still a go, Saudi minister says

-- 2018-08-23 19:47:53

Denying news reports, Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it "remains committed" to an initial public offering of state-run oil behemoth Saudi Aramco, despite delays and growing speculation it may never be...

US-China tariffs, Trump woes weigh on world stocks

US-China tariffs, Trump woes weigh on world stocks

-- 2018-08-23 18:06:07

LONDON (Reuters): World stocks came under pressure on Thursday as new tariffs took effect in the US/China trade war and markets speculated about US President Donald Trump’s position following le...

Portfolio investment drops in FY18

Portfolio investment drops in FY18

FE Online Report 2018-08-23 13:56:11

Portfolio investment, generally known as foreign investment in the capital market, dropped by 20 per cent in the past fiscal year (FY18) over the previous year. Central bank statistics showed that ne...

Nikkei edges up as weak yen helps mood

Nikkei edges up as weak yen helps mood

-- 2018-08-23 13:04:53

Japan’s Nikkei edged up on Thursday after a weak yen supported overall sentiment, but a profit warning by Germany’s Continental dragged down auto stocks and tire makers, reports Reuters....

Wall St. set for higher open on trade, earnings optimism

Wall St. set for higher open on trade, earnings optimism

-- 2018-08-21 19:33:25

US stock index futures rose on Tuesday, helped by some encouraging earnings reports and hopes that planned trade talks between the United States and China will help resolve the dispute between the wor...

China’s Tianqi Lithium Corp to raise up to $1.0b in HK mkt

China’s Tianqi Lithium Corp to raise up to $1.0b in HK mkt

FE Online Desk 2018-08-21 14:23:46

China’s Tianqi Lithium Corp is looking to raise up to $1.0 billion in its Hong Kong stock market flotation, despite this year’s fall in lithium prices, two people close to the deal told Re...

Kattali Textile’s IPO subscription to open Aug 28

Kattali Textile’s IPO subscription to open Aug 28

FE Online Report 2018-08-21 13:15:29

The public subscription of Kattali Textile Ltd will open on August 28 which will raise a fund worth Tk 340 million from the capital market, officials said. The initial public offering (IPO) subscript...

DSE mobile app users now 34,080

DSE mobile app users now 34,080

FE Online Report 2018-08-21 12:52:19

Share trading through DSE mobile app continued to rise as the number of active users of the application exceeded 34,000-mark recently. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on March 9, 2016 launched the mob...

DSE market cap sheds Tk 307b in eight months

DSE market cap sheds Tk 307b in eight months

FE Online Report 2018-08-21 12:35:36

The Dhaka Stock Exchange’s market capitalisation has lost about Tk 307 billion in the past eight months as investors sold large-cap stocks. During the period, DSEX, the prime index of the DSE w...

Stocks extend winning streak for fourth day

Stocks extend winning streak for fourth day

FE Online Report 2018-08-20 18:06:53

Stocks extended their winning streak for the four straight sessions on Monday, the last trading session before five-day Eid-ul-Azha vacation. Trading and official activities on both bourses will rema...

Asia shares inch up with yuan

Asia shares inch up with yuan

-- 2018-08-20 11:02:07

Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on proposed Sino-US trade talks and the Chinese yuan rallied away from dangerous lows. MSCI’s broadest in...

HC clears Kay & Que, Multisourcing merger

HC clears Kay & Que, Multisourcing merger

FE Report 2018-08-20 10:38:10

Kay & Que (Bangladesh) has informed that the High Court has cleared amalgamation of Multisourcing Ltd. with Kay & Que. Earlier on June 11 this year, the Kay & Que disclosed that Multiso...

Dragon Sweater recommends 25pc dividend

Dragon Sweater recommends 25pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-08-20 10:13:11

The board of directors of Dragon Sweater has recommended 5.0 per cent cash and 20 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come during the...

DSEX exceeds 5,500-mark riding on financial stock

DSEX exceeds 5,500-mark riding on financial stock

FE Online Report 2018-08-19 17:52:53

Stocks extended the winning spell for three straight sessions on Sunday with core index of the prime bourse crossing the 5,500-mark riding on financial stocks. Analysts said the market passed a bulli...

Stocks soar on post-Eid optimism

Stocks soar on post-Eid optimism

FE Online Report 2018-08-19 11:28:14

The prices of most of the stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday amid post-Eid optimism. Only one trading session is left before Eid-ul-Azha vacation. Following the prev...

Most MFs declare lower dividends

Most MFs declare lower dividends

Babul Barman 2018-08-19 10:36:42

Majority of the mutual funds (MFs) declared lower dividends for their unit holders for the fiscal year 2017-18 due to the bearish trend in the secondary market. The trustee committees of 32 MFs, ou...

Chinese internet stock sell-off  may shake faith in FANGs

Chinese internet stock sell-off may shake faith in FANGs

-- 2018-08-18 13:19:23

A steep downturn in heavyweight Chinese internet stocks and recent weakness in half of the so-called FANG group have some investors worried that a key component of Wall Street’s near-decade long...

China regulator approves two IPO applications

China regulator approves two IPO applications

-- 2018-08-18 12:13:37

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved two IPO applications, Ningbo Yongxin Optics Co. and Argus (Shanghai) Textile Chemicals Co, in the A-share market. The regulator approv...

World stocks rise on plans for trade talks

World stocks rise on plans for trade talks

-- 2018-08-18 12:02:23

World stocks rose on Friday as news of plans for US-China trade talks soothed nerves over their tariff war, while the recovery in Turkey’s lira ran out of steam. The MSCI All-Country World inde...

Wall St ends higher on trade talk optimism

Wall St ends higher on trade talk optimism

-- 2018-08-18 11:42:28

US stocks closed higher on Friday on reports of progress in trade disputes between the United States and its trading partners China and Mexico. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average...