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China stocks extend loses

China stocks extend loses

-- 2018-02-08 12:53:03

China stocks hit six-week lows by midday Thursday and were set for their third session of losses in a row, even as the country’s trade data for January exceeded market forecasts. Investors dump...

Prime Insurance recommends 15pc dividend

Prime Insurance recommends 15pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-02-08 12:01:34

The board of directors of Prime Insurance Company Limited has recommended 15 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Thursday. The final appro...

Asian shares mixed in skittish trading

Asian shares mixed in skittish trading

-- 2018-02-08 11:53:34

Asian shares were mixed on Thursday with some benchmarks erasing early morning gains. Investors remained skittish after this week’s financial turmoil and overnight losses on Wall Street. Toky...

Stocks see mostly higher at opening

Stocks see mostly higher at opening

FE Online Report 2018-02-08 11:40:48

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Thursday as investors showed their buying appetite on large-cap stocks. However, the investors are...

New Zealand shares largely flat

New Zealand shares largely flat

-- 2018-02-08 11:20:33

New Zealand shares were largely flat on Thursday, while the healthcare sector were offset by falling telecommunication and consumer staples. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was flat at 8,194.72 po...

Australian shares edge lower

Australian shares edge lower

-- 2018-02-08 11:15:07

Australian shares edged lower on Thursday following a soft lead from Wall Street as rising US Treasury yields and the prospects of higher global interest rates kept investors on edge. Material stoc...

Two companies change category

Two companies change category

FE Report 2018-02-08 11:05:16

Two listed companies, Nahee Aluminum Composite Panel and Makson Spinning Mills,  have changed their category effective from today (Thursday) as they reported disbursement dividend for the year en...

NCC Bank Mutual Fund-1 declares 10pc cash dividend

NCC Bank Mutual Fund-1 declares 10pc cash dividend

FE Online Report 2018-02-08 10:39:38

The Trustee Committee of the NCC Bank Mutual Fund-1 has declared 10 per cent cash dividend based on net income for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Wednesday. The r...

January foreign equity flows unusually high

January foreign equity flows unusually high

Jasim Uddin Haroon & Babul Barman 2018-02-08 09:52:24

Net foreign equity flows to and from Bangladesh's capital market this past January were "abnormally high" at over US$ 61 million compared to corresponding 2017 period. The foreign investments, especi...

Stocks retreat amid volatile trading

Stocks retreat amid volatile trading

FE Online Report 2018-02-07 15:51:17

Stocks returned to the red amid choppy trading Wednesday, as investors are eyeing closely on the political arena ahead Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case verdict. The verdict in the Zia Orphanage Tr...

China shares slip in volatile trading

China shares slip in volatile trading

-- 2018-02-07 13:37:23

China stocks reversed earlier gains and fell in volatile trading on Wednesday as investors cut their positions in leading developers that posted handsome gains in recent months. An index tracking m...

HK shares rise to more than 1pc

HK shares rise to more than 1pc

-- 2018-02-07 13:34:18

Hong Kong stocks rose more than one per cent on Wednesday, as a semblance of calm returned to Wall Street where major indexes ended firmer after days of deep losses. Chinese H-shares listed in Hong...

IPDC recommends 20pc stock dividend

IPDC recommends 20pc stock dividend

FE Online Report 2018-02-07 12:58:40

The board of directors of IPDC Finance limited has recommended 20 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official statement on Wednesday. The board has also recommen...

Japanese stocks bounce back sharply

Japanese stocks bounce back sharply

-- 2018-02-07 12:12:15

Japanese stocks bounced back sharply on Wednesday morning after crumbling to their biggest percentage fall in 15 months the previous day. The Nikkei 225 share average jumped 3.2 per cent to 22,303.88...

Bourses plunge at opening

Bourses plunge at opening

FE Online Report 2018-02-07 11:45:57

Stocks on both bourses witnessed sharp decline in early hour of trading on Wednesday ahead of the verdict of Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. A special court i...

Asia stocks back from the brink as Wall Street rallies

Asia stocks back from the brink as Wall Street rallies

-- 2018-02-07 11:29:46

Asian share markets were trying to find their footing on Wednesday as a semblance of calm returned to Wall Street where major indices bounced into the black after days of deep losses. Analysts said d...

DSE to hold election for a director March 20

DSE to hold election for a director March 20

FE Report 2018-02-07 10:53:03

An election for the post of a shareholder-director of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will be held on March 20, as a director will retire this year in line with the demutualisation scheme. This year, Md...

CSE places proposals on capital market

CSE places proposals on capital market

-- 2018-02-07 10:48:25

In the wake of free-fall of the country's stock markets, the port city's bourse has come up with a four-point recommendation to improve the situation. The proposals sent to the Ministry of Finance (M...

Wall Street roars back, traders eye volatility ahead

Wall Street roars back, traders eye volatility ahead

-- 2018-02-07 09:58:01

Shaken out of many months of calm, Wall Street braced for a higher level of volatility in the days ahead, after a roughly 2 per cent rebound in US stocks on Tuesday followed the biggest one-day sellof...

Appollo to be the market leader in steel manufacturing

Appollo to be the market leader in steel manufacturing

Ismail Hossain 2018-02-07 01:13:52

Appollo Ispat Complex Limited, one of the largest CI sheet manufacturers of the country, is going to introduce advanced and environment-friendly technology to enhance production portfolio and reduce c...

Libra Infusions’ EPS rises 3.37pc

Libra Infusions’ EPS rises 3.37pc

FE Online Report 2018-02-06 11:56:46

Libra Infusions has posted 3.37 per cent rise in earnings per share (EPS) in October-December quarter of 2017 as against the same quarter in the previous year, according to an official disclosure on T...

Bourses bounce back

Bourses bounce back

FE Online Report 2018-02-06 11:26:07

Stocks witnessed a sharp rise in early hour of trading on Tuesday as optimistic investors showed their buying appetite on large-cap stocks after a high prolife meeting held on Monday. Against the b...

Asian markets slide after Wall Street decline

Asian markets slide after Wall Street decline

Reuters 2018-02-06 11:07:52

Asian shares and US stock futures sank on Tuesday, after Wall Street suffered its biggest decline since 2011 as investors’ faith in factors underpinning a bull run in markets began to crumble....

Tax receipts from DSE up 25pc in July-Jan

Tax receipts from DSE up 25pc in July-Jan

Babul Barman 2018-02-06 09:46:34

The government revenue earnings from the Dhaka bourse marked 25 per cent rise in July-January period of the current fiscal year (FY) compared to the same period in the previous fiscal, as trading volu...

Stocks rebound after five-day slump

Stocks rebound after five-day slump

-- 2018-02-06 00:00:00

Stocks jumped back strongly on Tuesday snapping a five-day losing spell as optimistic investors showed their buying appetite on sector-specific large-cap. Against the backdrop of a freefall of stock...

High-profile meeting suggests greater coordination between securities regulator, BB

High-profile meeting suggests greater coordination between securities regulator, BB

FE Online Report 2018-02-05 21:55:10

A high-profile meeting, amid freefall of indices in both the bourses, has suggested greater coordination between the securities regulator and the central bank. It also called for discharging due resp...

Stocks continue to see steep fall amid panic sale

Stocks continue to see steep fall amid panic sale

FE Online Report 2018-02-05 11:13:24

Stocks witnessed a sharp decline in the first hour of trading on Monday, maintaining the previous day’s steep fall, as panicked investors went on selling spree. Merchant bankers and stockbroker...

Asian shares witness largest daily drop in a year

Asian shares witness largest daily drop in a year

-- 2018-02-05 10:09:08

Asian shares fell the most in over a year on Monday as fears of resurgent inflation battered bonds, toppled Wall Street from record highs and sparked speculation that central banks globally might be f...

Berger Paints, Fosroc ink JV agreement

Berger Paints, Fosroc ink JV agreement

-- 2018-02-05 00:25:04

Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd, market leader in Bangladesh paints industry and  Fosroc International Ltd, a global leading company in the field of construction chemicals,  have entered into a...

Capital mkt lacks environment to raise long-term debt

Capital mkt lacks environment to raise long-term debt

Syful Islam 2018-02-05 00:00:00

An International Finance Corporation (IFC) diagnostic mission has recently found the Bangladesh capital market environment not conducive to the issuance of debt instruments or mobilisation of debt to...