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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...

Large-cap stocks rule turnover chart

FE Report January 25, 2018 10:53:52

Ten top-traded companies accounted for more than 33 per cent of transactions on the country's premier bourse DSE on Wednesday with large-cap issues continuing to dominate the turnover chart. Market...

Stocks pause after recent gains

FE Online Report January 24, 2018 15:51:26

Stock markets took a pause on Wednesday after recent sharp gains, as cautious investor booked marginal profit on sector-wise issues. Market insiders said the stocks slipped into the red after four...

BBS Cables’ EPS surges 160pc in Q2 FY 2017-18

FE Online Report January 24, 2018 15:33:23

BBS Cables Limited posted 160 per cent rise in earnings per share (EPS) for the second quarter (Q2) of 2017-2018 fiscal year, compared to the same period a year ago, said an official disclosure. As...

NZ shares edge up ahead of inflation data

-- January 24, 2018 13:27:14

New Zealand shares edged up on Wednesday ahead of inflation data due on Thursday. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.2 per cent or 16.46 points to finish the session at 8,324.09. Inflation...

ASX ends higher, QBE jumps

-- January 24, 2018 13:24:31

Financial and healthcare stocks helped Australian shares to close slightly higher on Wednesday, while QBE Insurance topped the charts with a 5.4 per cent jump. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3 p...

Indian stocks flat; IT stocks up

-- January 24, 2018 13:17:04

Indian stock markets were flat on Wednesday, paring gains after scaling new peaks for a sixth consecutive session, with IT stocks boosting the indexes. The Nifty IT index rose as much as 3.9 per cent...

South Korean stocks subdue

-- January 24, 2018 13:09:43

South Korean stocks rose on Wednesday, while the Korean won unbudged on the local platform and the bond yields climbed. At 06:30 GMT, the KOSPI was up 1.40 points or 0.06 per cent at 2,538.00, rep...

Nikkei slips on strong yen

-- January 24, 2018 13:01:38

Japanese stocks slipped on Wednesday as concerns over gains in the yen saw exporters lose further ground in afternoon trade and offset strength in real estate firms. The Nikkei ended 0.8 per cent low...

Asian shares nearly flat

-- January 24, 2018 12:31:14

Asian share markets performed mixed trend on Wednesday, as Japan’s benchmark took a rest from a spate of recent jumps. Worries over a resurgence of trade tensions overshadowed regional markets....

Bourses see positive trend at opening

FE Online Report January 24, 2018 11:39:34

The prices of most of the shares witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as investors are active on selective large-cap shares ahead of monetary policy announcement. Following the...

Jute Spinners price jumps 56pc

FE Report January 24, 2018 11:10:12

The share price of 'Z' category company Jute Spinners soared 56 per cent in sixteen sessions though the company is not in operation since June, 2016. On Tuesday, the company also secured third positi...

Esquire Knit gets IPO approval

FE Report January 24, 2018 11:00:29

The securities regulator has allowed Esquire Knit Composite to determine cut-off price through electronic bidding as part of going public under book building method. The regulatory approval came at a...

Square, Beximco Pharma, GP dominate turnover chart

FE Report January 24, 2018 10:28:44

Top 10 traded companies accounted for more than 40 per cent transactions of the premier bourse Tuesday while Square Pharmaceuticals, Beximco Pharma and Grameenphone dominated the list. Dealers said t...

Asia shares take a breather

Reuters January 24, 2018 10:19:13

Asian share markets took a time out on Wednesday as investors were left breathless at the breakneck pace of recent gains, while a fresh burst of speculative selling took the US dollar to three-year lo...

H R Textile Mills approves 10pc cash dividend

-- January 24, 2018 10:18:37

The 33rd Annual General Meeting of H R Textile Mills Limited was held at Spectra Convention Centre Limited in the city on Monday, said a press release. The company declared 10 per cent cash dividend...

BTMA accords reception to Mirza Salman Ispahani

FE Report January 24, 2018 01:03:02

Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) accorded a reception to Mirza Salman Ispahani, Chairman of M M Ispahani Limited and also managing director & chairman of Pahartali Textile and Hosiery M...

Bourses keep gaining, riding on GP

FE Online Report January 23, 2018 15:32:13

Stocks witnessed yet another positive session Tuesday amid increased trading activities as optimistic investors showed their buying spree on largest market cap Grameephone’s shares. Traders s...

Nikkei hits fresh 26-year high

-- January 23, 2018 13:15:32

Japanese share on Tuesday ended at its highest in more than 26 years, with real estate and precision machinery stocks leading the gains. The Nikkei finished up 1.3 per cent at 24,124.15. Earlier in...

Asian share market post strong gains

-- January 23, 2018 13:05:38

Asian share markets posted strong gains on Tuesday, as an upbeat forecast for global economic growth and the end of the US government shutdown helped lift sentiment. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei...