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Japanese shares rebound

Japanese shares rebound

-- 2018-02-01 12:24:38

Japanese shares rebounded on Thursday, rebounding from a six-day losing streak and pushing most sectors into positive territory, as a weaker yen and corporate earnings helped drive the markets higher....

Prime Finance First MF approves 8.50pc cash div

Prime Finance First MF approves 8.50pc cash div

FE Online Report 2018-02-01 12:17:53

The trustee committee of the Prime Finance First Mutual Fund has approved 8.50 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Thursday. The record da...

Stocks see mixed in cautious trading

Stocks see mixed in cautious trading

FE Online Report 2018-02-01 11:39:59

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Thursday as many investors remained followed cautious stance. Following the previous two days’ sharp correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchang...

Asian shares mixed after Fed holds rates

Asian shares mixed after Fed holds rates

-- 2018-02-01 11:02:52

Asian share markets were mixed on Thursday, after the US Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged. Tokyo stocks rose as the yen weakened against the US dollar. Chinese markets dec...

Core index sees biggest single-day fall in one year

Core index sees biggest single-day fall in one year

FE Report 2018-02-01 09:56:13

Stocks witnessed the biggest single-day fall in 12 months Wednesday as worried investors continued heavy sell-offs, fearing further fall. Brokers said the market continued bleeding as panic gripped t...

Islamic Finance and Investment sees visible progress in businesses

Islamic Finance and Investment sees visible progress in businesses

Jubair Hasan 2018-02-01 00:00:00

Efficient human resources and risk managers could make financial institutions (FIs) sustainable through minimising possible risks in various forms, Managing Director and CEO (Chief Executive Officer)...

Net foreign funds in stocks jump 200pc in January

Net foreign funds in stocks jump 200pc in January

FE Online Report 2018-01-31 23:40:31

Net foreign investment in stocks marked a staggering 200 per cent rise month-on-month in January as overseas investors injected fresh funds in Bangladesh’s capital market. Analysts said the net...

Stocks plunge as BB clips ADR limit

Stocks plunge as BB clips ADR limit

FE Online Report 2018-01-31 15:55:38

Stocks suffered a notable correction Wednesday as cautious investors continued their selling spree following the news of slashing the limit of banks’ advance-deposit ratio (ADR). The Banglade...

Intech to subscribe 40pc share of China-BD Tech

Intech to subscribe 40pc share of China-BD Tech

FE Online Report 2018-01-31 13:17:59

The board of directors of Intech Limited has taken a decision to subscribe 40 per cent of the ordinary share capital of China-BD Tech Ltd (proposed), said an official disclosure on Wednesday. The a...

Confidence Cement to invest in new power plant

Confidence Cement to invest in new power plant

FE Online Report 2018-01-31 12:49:12

The board of directors of Confidence Cement Limited has agreed to invest in the new Power Plant Projects located at Bogra, Rangpur and Chittagong, said an official disclosure on Wednesday. The powe...

Japanese stocks fall four weeks low

Japanese stocks fall four weeks low

-- 2018-01-31 12:32:00

Japanese stocks fell to a four-week low on Wednesday morning in choppy trade after falling for five straight days, with most sectors in negative territory. Real estate firms, mining companies and ste...

DSE arranges training programme

DSE arranges training programme

FE Online Desk 2018-01-31 12:22:44

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) is going to arrange a fifteen-day training programme on ‘Financial Statement Analysis’ from February 11. According to DSE website, the programme will be held...

Stocks plunge at opening

Stocks plunge at opening

FE Online Report 2018-01-31 11:39:23

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw sharp decline in early hour of trading Wednesday as the central bank slashed the limit of advance-deposit ratio (ADR). The Bangladesh Bank (BB)...

BSEC approves Bashundhara Paper IPO, IDLC Growth Fund application

BSEC approves Bashundhara Paper IPO, IDLC Growth Fund application

FE Report 2018-01-31 10:43:00

The securities regulator has approved the proposal of issuing above 26.04 million IPO shares by the Bashundhara Paper Mills to raise a capital worth Tk 2.0 billion under the book building method. The...

Asia stocks slip

Asia stocks slip

-- 2018-01-31 09:11:50

Asia stocks eased on Wednesday, pulling further back from record highs, as the recent rise in global bond yields weighed on equities. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...

Bourses return to red territory

Bourses return to red territory

FE Online Report 2018-01-30 16:06:03

Stocks returned to the red territory on Tuesday as investors went to the selling binge amid lower than expected earnings disclosure of some listed companies. Brokers said the market backed to the r...

Asian shares fall after US stocks drop

Asian shares fall after US stocks drop

-- 2018-01-30 13:33:25

Asian share markets dropped on Tuesday after Wall Street slipped to four-month low. Japan’s benchmark languished as the yen firmed against the US dollar. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 1.4...

Japanese stocks slip one-month low

Japanese stocks slip one-month low

-- 2018-01-30 13:27:25

Japanese stocks slipped to a one-month low on Tuesday, led by weakness in Apple suppliers, while mining shares underperformed on lower oil prices. The Nikkei ended 1.4 per cent lower at 23,291.97, th...

Stocks fail to stay positive after midday

Stocks fail to stay positive after midday

FE Online Report 2018-01-30 13:20:11

Stocks failed to stay positive trend at midday on Tuesday as cautious investors went on selling spree amid lower than expected earnings declaration of some companies. Some 30 listed companies discl...

30 more listed cos disclose Q2 EPS

30 more listed cos disclose Q2 EPS

FE Online Report 2018-01-30 13:12:04

A total of 30 more listed companies disclosed their un-audited second quarter (Q2) earnings for October-December period of 2017, according to official disclosures on Tuesday. Of them, earnings per...

Stocks witness mostly higher at opening

Stocks witness mostly higher at opening

FE Online Report 2018-01-30 11:54:42

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Tuesday as investors’ tension over monetary policy statement eased. Bangladesh Bank (BB) Gover...

GP recommends 100pc dividend

GP recommends 100pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-01-30 11:37:49

The board of directors of Grameenphone (GP) has recommended 100 per cent final cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official discourse on Tuesday. The total dividend for t...

Queen South’s IPO lottery Thursday

Queen South’s IPO lottery Thursday

FE Online Report 2018-01-30 10:37:26

IPO lottery of Queen South Textile Mills Limited will be held on Thursday next (February 1) to allocate 15 million ordinary shares among the successful applicants. The lottery programme was held at...

BB hints at taking steps to attract local, foreign portfolio funds

BB hints at taking steps to attract local, foreign portfolio funds

FE Report 2018-01-30 10:14:35

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir has said the central bank will take steps to facilitate raising funds from the capital market through bonds. This, he said would help gradually reduce excessi...

Stocks bounce back on large-cap shares

Stocks bounce back on large-cap shares

FE Online Report 2018-01-29 15:34:30

Stocks returned to the green on Monday, after a steep-correction in the previous day, supported by large-cap issues. Brokers said the market rebounded on the day of monetary policy announcement as...

Indian stocks hit record highs

Indian stocks hit record highs

-- 2018-01-29 15:22:56

Indian stocks touched record highs on Monday after a government report predicted growth would accelerate in the coming fiscal year. The economic survey released earlier in the day projected economic...

14 more cos disclose Q2 EPS

14 more cos disclose Q2 EPS

FE Online Report 2018-01-29 12:20:08

Fourteen more listed companies disclosed their un-audited second quarter (Q2) earnings for October-December period of 2017, according to separate official disclosure on Monday. Of them, earnings pe...

RAK Ceramics recommends 20pc dividend

RAK Ceramics recommends 20pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-01-29 12:11:54

The board of directors of RAK Ceramics (Bangladesh) Limited has recommended 10 per cent cash and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official discourse on Mon...

Stocks witness downturn at opening

Stocks witness downturn at opening

FE Online Report 2018-01-29 12:03:14

Stocks on both bourses witnessed downturn in early hour of trading Monday as investors followed cautious stance on the day of monetary policy announcement. Brokers said many investors followed &ldq...

Alif Industries now in ‘A’ category

Alif Industries now in ‘A’ category

FE Online Report 2018-01-29 10:48:01

Alif Industries has been placed in ‘A’ category from existing ‘Z’ category with effect from today (Monday) as the company has reported disbursement of 10 per cent cash and 25 p...