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Bourses open higher

FE Online Report January 21, 2018 12:36:16

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Sunday amid slow trend as many investors followed cautious stance ahead of monetary policy announcement. Following the previous week’s...

NSE expresses interest to be strategic partner of DSE

Mohammad Mufazzal January 21, 2018 10:58:28

National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has expressed its interest to be strategic partner of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), according to officials of the securities regulator. A NSE delegation expre...

'Stock market not a place for rumours'

-- January 20, 2018 19:52:35

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said the stock market is not a place for rumours and those who think so are its enemies. "Investors need to study to learn about the market, said the finan...

Global equity markets hit record high

-- January 20, 2018 11:56:22

World equity markets hit a record high on Friday as the US dollar held near three-year lows, while US Treasury yields continued their ascent to hit their highest levels since September 2014. US stock...

Amazon, Nike shares lift Wall Street

-- January 20, 2018 11:29:14

US stocks were mostly higher on Friday, powered by gains in Amazon and Nike, while investors shrugged off fears of a looming US government shutdown. Amazon rose 1.3 per cent after it raised the mo...

Stocks extend losing streak as bank shares keep falling

Babul Barman January 20, 2018 09:59:21

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish week that ended Thursday amid lack-lustre trading as investors continued their selling binge on sector-wise issues ahead of monetary policy statement (MPS) announc...

World stocks pause after rally

-- January 19, 2018 12:58:14

World stock markets slipped into the red zone on Thursday, as a decline in Boeing and interest-rate sensitive sectors such as utilities and real estate weighed on US equities. US stocks took a breath...

US stocks retreat as industrial shares fall

-- January 19, 2018 12:36:45

US stocks retreated on Thursday as losses in industrial stocks and interest-rate sensitive sectors offset marginal gains in tech stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 97.01 points, or 0.37 pe...

Two cos move into "A" category

FE Report January 19, 2018 12:01:32

The authorities have changed the category of two listed companies, Oimex Electrode and Deshbandhu Polymer, effective from January 21 (Sunday) as they reported disbursement of 10 per cent stock dividen...

Square Pharma stays atop for second day

FE Report January 19, 2018 11:47:16

The Square Pharmaceuticals dominated the premier bourse's transaction chart for the second consecutive session on Thursday as the top 10 traded companies accounted for 34 per cent of the turnover....

Capital Market Investment Fair begins in Ctg on Feb 1

FE Report January 19, 2018 11:42:53

The four-day long 6th Capital Market Investment Fair of the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) will start on February 1. The port city bourse will arrange the fair at the GEC Convention Hall in Chittago...

Bourses rebound amid sluggish turnover

FE Online Report January 18, 2018 15:50:36

Stocks rebounded Thursday, after one-day break, as some optimistic investors went on buying spree on sector-wise large-cap stocks. Analysts said the market backed to green as investors showed their...

BD Thai installs machinery to enhance production

FE Online Report January 18, 2018 14:38:20

Bangladesh Thai Aluminium, which raised Tk 523.34 million through rights shares, installed machinery to enhance production capacity. The company has successfully installed the 4th extrusion press, an...

Asian shares climb, eyes on China

-- January 18, 2018 12:48:54

Asian shares were broadly higher on Thursday after technology, financial and health care related shares helped push the Wall Street to record high. Traders in Asian region are awaiting the release of...

China sharers surge after Wall St rally

-- January 18, 2018 12:34:53

China sharers surged on Thursday, tracking the strength on Wall Street overnight. At 04:02 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was up 8.61 points or 0.25 per cent at 3,453.28. China’s blue-chip...

Exporters lift Nikkei shares higher

-- January 18, 2018 12:11:53

Japanese share soared to a level not seen since November 1991 on Thursday after exporters such as electronics components manufacturers surged, tracking the strength on Wall Street overnight. The Nikk...

Enthusiasm for earnings lifts us stocks

-- January 18, 2018 12:04:55

US stocks rose on Wednesday as investors’ expectations for higher earnings lifted stocks across sectors. The S&P 500 has rallied strongly in the new year, gaining 4.8 per cent so far and po...

Three brokerage firms to face music

FE Report January 18, 2018 11:49:41

The securities regulator has imposed an aggregate amount of penalty worth Tk 0.4 million on three brokerage firms of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) for breaching the securities rules. The decision was...

S Alam Cold earnings fall in Q4

FE Report January 18, 2018 11:45:34

The earnings of S Alam Cold Rolled Steels declined in fourth quarter (Q4) in 2017, compared to same period of the previous year. According to the company's un-audited financial statement, the consoli...

BBS Cables now in A-category

FE Report January 18, 2018 11:34:24

BBS Cables has been placed in "A" category from existing "N" category today (Thursday) as the company has reported disbursement of 5.0 per cent cash and 15 per cent stock dividend for the year ended o...

DSE down, CSE up at opening

FE Online Report January 18, 2018 11:23:01

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading Thursday amid low trading activities as many investors remained followed cautious stance ahead of monetary policy announcement. Following the pre...

Gulf stock markets slow at opening

-- January 17, 2018 15:45:58

Mideast stocks moved sideways in early trade on Wednesday with shares in top Qatari banks mixed after they reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings. The Qatari stock index was almost flat...

European shares rebound

-- January 17, 2018 15:37:10

European shares rebounded on Wednesday as earnings updates disappointed the investors, following the US stocks lower trade. Britain’s Informa dropped 5.4 per cent after it made a paper and ca...

Stocks subdued amid low turnover

FE Online Report January 17, 2018 15:20:24

Stocks returned to the red on Wednesday, after one-day break as cautious investors reluctant to make fresh investment ahead of monetary policy announcement. Dealers said the market subdued as investo...

SE Asian stocks subdued

-- January 17, 2018 12:03:35

Southeast Asian stock markets were mostly muted on Wednesday in line with broader Asia as Wall Street took a breather after its record-setting run. Broader Asian stocks came off an all-time high as w...

Asian shares slip , China shares rise

-- January 17, 2018 11:34:18

Asian shares were mostly lower in early trading on Wednesday after a lackluster session on Wall Street, where the Dow industrial average ended almost flat. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 0.4 per...

Stocks open with positive note

FE Online Report January 17, 2018 11:23:03

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as optimistic investors are active on sector-specific issues. Following the previous day&r...

Intraco Refueling gets BSEC approval to go public

FE Report January 17, 2018 09:58:58

The securities regulator Tuesday approved the IPO (initial public offering) proposal of Intraco Refueling Station which will raise a capital worth Tk 300 million under fixed price method. The company...

Stakeholders seek incentives for leathergoods companies

FE Desk January 17, 2018 00:59:37

Stakeholders in a meeting Monday sought incentives for leather goods to expand country's export-base. The meeting was held between BUILD (Business Initiative Leading Development and LFMEAB (Leathergo...

DSE, CSE rebound strongly

FE Online Report January 16, 2018 15:29:53

Stocks rebounded strongly on Tuesday, snapping two-day losing streak as optimistic investors went on buying spree, especially banking sector issues. Brokers said the market returned to higher as in...