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Hong Kong shares rise, IT sector jumps

-- January 03, 2018 12:22:08

Hong Kong shares rose on Wednesday, while Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong rose 0.5 per cent at 12,129.07. The Hang Seng Index was up 0.33 per cent at 30,615.75, according to Reuters. The sub-...

Stocks witness upturn at opening

FE Online Report January 03, 2018 11:36:58

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as investors are active on sector-wise large-cap stocks. Following the previous five days&...

China stocks extend rally

-- January 03, 2018 11:26:42

China stocks extended winning streak on Wednesday. At 04:02 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was up 30.46 points or 0.91 per cent at 3,378.79. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 1.24 per cent, accor...

Asian shares eye all-time high on global growth cheer

Reuters January 03, 2018 11:21:01

Asian stocks struck a decade peak on Wednesday as risk appetites were whetted by a bevy of upbeat manufacturing surveys that confirmed a synchronised upturn in world growth was well under way. Activi...

United Power leads DSE transaction chart

FE Report January 03, 2018 10:44:24

United Power Generation & Distribution Company Ltd dominated the Dhaka bourse turnover chart Tuesday while top 10 traded companies grabbed nearly 24 per cent of the total transaction. Market in...

Advent Pharma to raise Tk 200m

FE Report January 03, 2018 10:28:06

The securities regulator has approved Advent Pharma's IPO proposal to raise Tk 200 million from public. The approval came at a meeting held at the office of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commiss...

BSEC extends timeframe

FE Report January 03, 2018 10:16:50

The securities regulator has extended the timeframe till December 31, 2018 for keeping provision against unrealised losses in portfolios of merchant banks, stock dealers and their clients. The existi...

Move to extend IPO quota for debacle-hit investors

FE Report January 03, 2018 10:16:43

A move is underway to extend the quota facility in the initial public offerings (IPOs) for the small investors, who were affected by the capital market debacle in 2010-11. Bangladesh Securities and E...

Banking sector tops the list

Mohammad Mufazzal January 03, 2018 10:04:19

The banking sector topped the annual turnover chart on the premier bourse in 2017 replacing engineering, power and textile sectors riding on increased participation by general investors and sponsor-di...

European shares start 2018 on negative note

-- January 02, 2018 15:32:13

European shares edged lower on Tuesday, the first trading day of the year, while strength in oil companies and banks was not enough to stop the slide. The pan-European STOXX 600 index dipped 0.2 per...

Stocks extend gaining streak for fifth day

FE Online Report January 02, 2018 15:05:22

Stocks witnessed yet another positive session Tuesday, extending the gaining streak for five consecutive sessions, as some investors continued their buying binge on selective large-cap issues. Mark...

DSE up, CSE down at midday

FE Online Desk January 02, 2018 13:23:12

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) rose and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) slipped in midday on Tuesday, the second trading session of 2018, in cautious trading. Both the DSE and the CSE opened posi...

ASX flat in low-volume trade

-- January 02, 2018 13:05:40

Australian shares were little changed on Tuesday, their first day of trade in 2018, struggling for cues as major financial markets worldwide remained shut for the New Year’s holiday. The S&...

China stocks up on factory activity

-- January 02, 2018 11:36:14

China stocks started 2018 trading on a bullish note on Tuesday on better-than-expected December manufacturing activity. The Shanghai Composite index was up 35.81 points or 1.08 per cent at 3,342.98,...

HK stocks hit 10-year high

-- January 02, 2018 11:33:49

Hong Kong stocks hit a record high on Tuesday, rose to the highest level in over a decade, aided by a surge in property shares. At 04:17 GMT, Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong rose 2.79 per cent...

10 cos snare 31pc transaction on DSE

FE Report January 02, 2018 10:28:18

Top 10 traded companies, including five banks, captured 31 per cent transaction on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) Monday, the first trading day of 2018, while Lafarge Surma Cement topped the chart....

Tax receipts from DSE up 61pc in July-Dec

Babul Barman January 02, 2018 10:14:35

The government's revenue earnings from the Dhaka bourse marked a 61 per cent rise year-on-year in the first six months of the current fiscal year (FY) on the back of rising trade volumes. Market insi...

0.21m BO accounts drop in 2017

Mohammad Mufazzal January 02, 2018 10:03:38

The number of active BO (beneficiary owner) accounts declined in 2017, indicating that the traders concerned lost interest in sluggish share business. According to information from the Central Deposi...

Stocks start year on positive note

FE Online Report January 01, 2018 15:19:02

Stocks ended mostly higher on Monday, the first trading session of 2018, amid sluggish trading activities as investors were cautious to take fresh investment. Market insiders said investors were caut...

Stocks start 2018 on positive note

FE Online Desk January 01, 2018 15:06:37

Stocks ended mostly higher on Monday, the first trading session of 2018, as investors went on positive mood to start a new year. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE)...

US stocks expect to keep rising in 2018

-- January 01, 2018 12:32:38

Wall Street is expected to keep rising in 2018 because a massive drop in the corporate tax rate is seen boosting the economy and corporate profits. The US stocks is on track to mark its ninth birthda...

Stocks kick off 2018 on mixed trend

FE Online Report January 01, 2018 11:32:17

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the first trading session of 2018, as investors followed cautious mood. Following the previous session’s upturn, the Dhaka Sto...

36 listed cos fail to declare dividend

FE Report January 01, 2018 10:51:47

A total of 36 listed companies failed to declare any dividend for shareholders for the year that ended on June 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016 due to their low income, according to data from the Dhaka...

Depth of stock market remains elusive

 Mohammad Mufazzal January 01, 2018 10:35:05

The country's stock market passed 2017 registering some records, including seven-year high turnover value, amid fluctuation observed in broad index and turnover value during the year. However, the ma...

Trading through DSE mobile app hits three-fold high in 2017

FE Report December 31, 2017 11:54:57

The investors using DSE mobile app to conduct share transaction hit three-fold high in 2017 compared to previous year. The number of users of the mobile app, developed by the prime bourse of the coun...

Indian stocks end 2017 in celebratory mood

-- December 30, 2017 12:12:07

Indian stocks markets maintained 2017's celebratory mood through to the year's last day of trading on Friday, with the Sensex closing at a record high. Sensex jumped amid robust equity shopping by bo...

What stocks performance indicates in 2017?

Reuters December 30, 2017 12:10:53

Markets bid 2017 goodbye on a modestly defensive note on Friday, but the year will be best remembered for leaving global investors wealthier. A pick-up in global growth boosted corporate profits and...

Wall Street ends 2017 as strong year

-- December 30, 2017 11:53:17

US stocks ended 2017 as their best year since 2013 on a down note on Friday, with losses in technology and financial stocks keeping equities in negative territory for the session. The benchmark S&...

OTC transaction jumps 17-fold in 2017

FE Report December 30, 2017 11:34:11

Transaction on the over-the-counter (OTC) market of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) jumped 17-fold in the outgoing calendar year 2017 compared to the previous year. The shares of the companies, which were...

Year's last week ends on high note

FE Report December 30, 2017 11:25:26

Stocks rebounded last week that ended Thursday, the last week of 2017, snapping a four-week losing streak, as investors showed their buying appetite on large-cap stocks amid New Year optimism. Anal...