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US stocks jump after wage data

US stocks jump after wage data

-- 2018-03-10 11:30:52

Wall Street jumped sharply on Friday, after strong job additions in February but sluggish wage growth that pointed to a gradual rise in inflation and helped temper expectations of faster rate increa...

Weekly analysis: Stocks extend losses for third straight week

Weekly analysis: Stocks extend losses for third straight week

Babul Barman 2018-03-10 10:22:23

Stocks saw yet another bearish week, extending the losing streak for the third straight week, as investors remained mostly inactive to make fresh investment in stocks. Analysts said the bearish trend...

Muhith still not convinced of Chinese consortium’s bid

Muhith still not convinced of Chinese consortium’s bid

Syful Islam 2018-03-10 09:55:01

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has again expressed his subtle opposition to the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)'s stance on the Chinese consortium's offer to become its strategic partner. "It happens that fi...

Asia shares firm as Trump set to meet Kim

Asia shares firm as Trump set to meet Kim

-- 2018-03-09 12:32:53

Asian shares pared sharp early gains on Friday ahead of US payrolls data which could hasten Federal Reserve rate hikes, and as some caution set in about the new entente between North Korean leader Kim...

CAPM discloses NAV of three MFs

CAPM discloses NAV of three MFs

FE Online Desk 2018-03-09 11:42:01

CAPM Company Limited has declared the Net Asset Value (NAV) of CAPM IBBL Islamic Mutual Fund. The total NAV of CAPM IBBL Islamic Mutual Fund stood at Tk. 668,909,421.01 on the basis of cost price and...

DSE strategic partnership: Regulator extends deal deadline

DSE strategic partnership: Regulator extends deal deadline

FE Report 2018-03-09 11:25:58

The securities regulator extended Thursday the deadline by three months for signing share sale agreement (SSA) between Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and its strategic partner-a Chinese consortium of Sh...

DSE turnover hits fresh 20-month low

DSE turnover hits fresh 20-month low

FE Online Report 2018-03-08 16:28:21

Turnover on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) slipped to Tk 2.74 billion on Thursday, the lowest level in more than 20 months, as investors were mostly inactive amid persistent liquidity shortage. The...

Gulf stock markets open mixed trend

Gulf stock markets open mixed trend

-- 2018-03-08 15:41:41

Mideast stocks opened mixed on Thursday, with Saudi stocks leading the gains, as concerns about a global trade war retreated. Saudi stocks rose 0.1 per cent, with banks and insurers the main upward d...

Indian shares hold steady

Indian shares hold steady

-- 2018-03-08 15:40:22

Indian shares held steady on Thursday after six sessions of losses, on hopes that US President’s plan to introduce hefty tariffs on steel and aluminium imports could exclude certain key partner...

DBH recommends 30pc dividend

DBH recommends 30pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-03-08 13:55:30

The Board of Directors of Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DBH) has recommended 30 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017. The final approval of the dividend wi...

Vanguard AML Rupali Bank Balanced Fund declares 12pc dividend

Vanguard AML Rupali Bank Balanced Fund declares 12pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-03-08 13:17:25

The Trustee Committee of the Vanguard AML Rupali Bank Balanced Fund has declared 12 per cent cash dividend based on net income for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on...

Stocks move narrowly at opening

Stocks move narrowly at opening

FE Online Report 2018-03-08 12:01:50

Stocks on both bourses moved narrowly at the opening on Thursday as investors mostly followed cautious mood. Following the previous day’s sharp decline, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the C...

Asian shares find solace in softer US tariff stance

Asian shares find solace in softer US tariff stance

-- 2018-03-08 10:36:25

A man is reflected in an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan February 9, 2018. Reuters/Files Asian shares found relief on Thursday as fears about a global trade war a...

Chinese consortium’s bid : BSEC body gets more time to give report

Chinese consortium’s bid : BSEC body gets more time to give report

FE Report 2018-03-08 09:34:04

The securities regulator has extended the timeframe by one week to submit report on the Chinese consortium's proposal for being a strategic partner of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). Bangladesh Securit...

Bourses fall into red zone amid low turnover

Bourses fall into red zone amid low turnover

FE Online Report 2018-03-07 16:08:51

Stocks slipped into the red on Wednesday, after single-day break, as investors went on late hours selling binge on sector-wise stocks. Market operators said the market ended lower amid ambiguity ov...

Global stocks fall amid heightened trade war fears

Global stocks fall amid heightened trade war fears

-- 2018-03-07 12:07:06

Global stocks and the dollar slumped on Wednesday after a key advocate for free trade in the White House resigned, fanning fears that President Donald Trump will proceed with tariffs and risk a trade...

Nitol Insurance recommends 14pc cash dividend

Nitol Insurance recommends 14pc cash dividend

FE Online Report 2018-03-07 11:37:17

Nitol Insurance Company has recommended 14 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Wednesday. The final approval of this dividend will come duri...

Stocks witness mostly higher in early trading

Stocks witness mostly higher in early trading

FE Online Report 2018-03-07 11:25:28

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as some investors are active on sector-wise issues. Following the previous day’s posit...

Stocks rebound after volatile trading

Stocks rebound after volatile trading

FE Online Report 2018-03-06 15:26:06

Stocks return to green on Tuesday, after single-day break, as some investors went on late hours buying spree on Grameenphone (GP). Market operators said the stocks rebounded after previous day&rsqu...

Asian shares regain ground

Asian shares regain ground

-- 2018-03-06 14:20:54

Asian shares regained ground on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump faced growing pressure from political allies to pull back from proposed steel and aluminum tariffs, easing investor worries abou...

Nikkei snaps four-day losing run

Nikkei snaps four-day losing run

-- 2018-03-06 13:22:39

Japan’s Nikkei share snapped a four-day losing run on Tuesday after Wall Street shares rallied overnight, with the dollar’s bounce lifting exporter shares. The Nikkei ended the day up...

IFC proposes $40m investment in IDLC Finance

IFC proposes $40m investment in IDLC Finance

FE Online Desk 2018-03-06 12:37:04

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private investment arm of the World Bank, has proposed to provide up to $40 million in senior financing in IDLC Finance Ltd (IDLC), the largest non-b...

BATBC recommends 600pc dividend

BATBC recommends 600pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-03-06 11:37:02

British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company (BATBC) has recommended 600 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Tuesday. The final approval of t...

Religious development group advocates for NY law to stop 'Vulture Funds'

Religious development group advocates for NY law to stop 'Vulture Funds'

FE Online Desk 2018-03-06 11:27:52

Albany, NY - Religious leaders, lawyers, academics and debt experts are meeting to discuss changing New York laws that govern debt contracts from Puerto Rico to Mozambique, said a statement issued by...

Sluggish turnover dilutes govt earning from DSE

Sluggish turnover dilutes govt earning from DSE

Babul Barman 2018-03-06 10:12:55

The government revenue collection from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) marked a 35 per cent decline month-on-month in February in lockstep with falling turnover. The government bagged tax worth Tk 120...

Stocks break four-day gaining streak

Stocks break four-day gaining streak

FE Online Report 2018-03-05 15:30:36

Stocks slipped into the red on Monday, snapping a four-day gaining streak, as investors preferred to book quick-gain on their investment over the recent price surge. Following the previous four day...

Old Bridge Capital now raising an additional $46m from Indian mkt

Old Bridge Capital now raising an additional $46m from Indian mkt

FE Online Desk 2018-03-05 12:53:16

Capital markets investor Old Bridge Capital is still bullish on the Indian markets amidst rising concerns on valuations and slowing domestic flows. The Mumbai-based asset management firm had launch...

Nikkei extends losses into fourth day

Nikkei extends losses into fourth day

-- 2018-03-05 12:19:50

Japan’s Nikkei share average extended losses into a fourth day as the investors concern over the global trade war after US President Donald Trump proposed tariffs on imported steel and alumini...

Asian shares falter to near three-week lows

Asian shares falter to near three-week lows

-- 2018-03-05 11:54:58

Asian shares stumbled to near three-week lows on Monday amid fears of a global trade war, while the euro was unsteady in currency markets due to worries that an anti-establishment coalition government...

Bourses witness downward trend

Bourses witness downward trend

FE Online Report 2018-03-05 11:23:18

Stocks on both bourses witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading Monday amid slow trading as investors mostly followed cautious stance. After observing the previous four days’ positiv...