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Stocks end nearly flat after volatile trading

FE Online Report December 19, 2017 15:24:04

Stocks ended almost flat Tuesday after choppy trading as late hours selling pressure eroded most of the gains. Dealers said the market closed flat as cautious investors booked profits of sector-wis...

ASX closes near 10-year high

-- December 19, 2017 13:49:55

Australian shares closed near a 10-year high on Tuesday as optimism over the US tax bill boosted global investor sentiment, while stronger commodities prices supported a rally in materials stocks....

Stocks advance as bank shares rally

FE Online Report December 19, 2017 11:42:46

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend Tuesday as optimistic investors remained active on banking sector shares ahead of year-closing. Following the previous day&rs...

European shares climb back

-- December 18, 2017 16:29:29

European shares rose on Monday, with merger and acquisition activity in focus and investor sentiment buoyed by expectations that a US tax bill could soon pass. Thales rose 8.4 per cent after the Fren...

Stocks rebound riding on bank shares

FE Online Report December 18, 2017 15:25:26

Stocks returned to green Monday, after remaining down in the previous session, as investors took position on heavyweight banking sector shares. Brokers said the market rebounded in positive zone, des...

Stocks rebound on bank shares, GP

FE Online Desk December 18, 2017 14:58:55

Stocks rebounded Monday, as some investors showed their buying appetite on banking stocks and GP share. The market returned to positive trend having optimistic support of heavyweight banking and so...

City Bank to sell land to subsidiary

FE Online Report December 18, 2017 13:40:45

The board of directors of City Bank Limited has decided to sell a portion of land and floor space situated at Dilkusha at Motijheel in Dhaka, said an official disclosure on Monday. The bank will sell...

Asian shares higher after Japan trade data

-- December 18, 2017 12:42:06

Asian shares were mostly higher on Monday, lifted by robust trade data from Japan that suggest a sustained recovery in demand in China and other major markets. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped...

HK shares rise with Asian peer

-- December 18, 2017 12:28:58

Hong Kong shares rose on Monday as Asian shares were generally up, with sentiment boosted by expectations US lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill. Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong rose 0....

China shares edge lower

-- December 18, 2017 12:28:06

China stocks edged lower on Monday, amid concerns over tight year-end liquidity after the central bank lifted interbank market rates. At 04:07 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was down 4.13 points o...

Deshbandhu Polymer inks deal with Indian co

FE Online Report December 18, 2017 12:12:48

The board of directors of Deshbandhu Polymer Limited has acknowledged and approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the company and an Indian company for exploring business plan, s...

Stocks edge up with slow trend

FE Online Report December 18, 2017 11:57:30

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend Monday amid slow trading as investors remained followed cautious stance ahead of year-closing. Following the previous day&r...

New Zealand shares slip

-- December 18, 2017 11:13:00

New Zealand shares slipped on Monday as utility stocks weighed on the markets, with sentiment boosted by expectations US lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 inde...

ASX rises on US tax reform hope

-- December 18, 2017 10:58:25

Australian shares were on course to snap a two-day losing streak on Monday, making broad-based gains on firmer commodity prices and optimism around US tax reform. Top US Republicans said on Sunday...

Low-cap stocks continue to soar

FE Online Report December 18, 2017 10:45:14

Share prices of most of the "Z" category companies are rising abnormally in recent weeks though they had no price sensitive information (PSI) or any expansion plan amid sluggish market movement. Wi...

Gujarat election result to drive Indian stocks

-- December 17, 2017 16:07:41

Indian stocks markets ended at an over two-week high on Friday as investors turned optimistic after exit polls forecast a victory for the ruling BJP in the Gujarat assembly election. The result will...

DSE turnover hits six months low

FE Online Report December 17, 2017 15:48:07

Turnover on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) came down to Tk 3.38 billion Sunday, hitting six months low, as investors were reluctant to take fresh exposure in the market ahead of year-closing. Turnover, t...

Stocks end marginally lower

FE Online Desk December 17, 2017 14:52:34

The Dhaka Stocks Exchange and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) slipped into red on Sunday, the first trading day of the week, as the investors went on selling spree. DSEX, the prime index of the...

Quasem Drycells decides to change company name

-- December 17, 2017 14:11:49

The Board of Directors of Quasem Drycells Limited has decided to change the company name from Quasem Drycells Limited to Quasem Industries Limited. The decision came at its 36th annual general m...

Share price of Samata Leather rising sans capital shortage

FE Online Report December 17, 2017 13:30:01

Share price of Samata Leather Complex Limited, a “Z” category company, is soaring despite the company is facing shortage of working capital. Within a month, the company’s share pric...

DSE, CSE rise amid low turnover

FE Online Report December 17, 2017 11:34:06

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive trend Sunday amid low turnover as investors remained followed cautious stance ahead of year closing. Follow...

LankaBangla’s rights subscription begins

FE Online Report December 17, 2017 11:17:57

Rights share subscription of LankaBangla Finance Limited started today (Sunday) which will be raised more than Tk 1.59 billion through rights issuance. A rights issue is an issue of additional shar...

Stocks extend losing streak for third week

Babul Barman December 16, 2017 10:05:40

Stocks extended the losing streak for the third consecutive weeks, with average daily turnover plunged to six months on major bourse, as ongoing pessimism kept investors mostly inactive. Dealers said...

IDCOL, BIFFL to raise Tk 400m for Usa Agro, Auto Bricks

-- December 16, 2017 00:32:22

A Syndicated Term Loan Facility amounting BDT 400.00 million will be raised by Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) for Usa Agro and Auto Bricks Limited (UAABL) for setting up a tunnel...

BSEC approves UCB bond, fines two firms

 FE Report December 15, 2017 12:41:44

The securities regulator imposed on Thursday an aggregate amount of penalty worth Tk 4.0 million on two brokerage firms as they opened BO (beneficiary owner) accounts and disbursed margin loans in bre...

Asian shares on course for weekly gain

Reuters December 15, 2017 09:55:32

Asian shares edged higher on Friday, on track for weekly gains, though sentiment was kept in check by Wall Street’s weakness on concerns about the progress of US tax reform. MSCI’s broade...

DSE foreign trade turnover doubles in November

-- December 14, 2017 20:03:07

The total turnover of foreign trade in Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) almost doubled to Tk 12.53 billion in November. The amount is Tk 6.11 billion higher than the amount in the previous month. In Octo...

Azam new BAPLC President, Anis VP

-- December 14, 2017 19:03:54

Azam J. Chowdhury, Managing Director, MJL Bangladesh Limited, and Anis A. Khan, Managing Director & CEO, Mutual Trust Bank Limited, have been elected as the President and Vice-President (VP) respe...

20 cos hold AGM

FE Online Report December 14, 2017 18:44:23

Twenty listed companies on Thursday held their annual general meeting (AGM) at different venues where they approved declared dividends and discussed other relevant issues. Meanwhile, 109 more listed...

AMCL (PRAN) okays 32pc dividend

FE Online Desk December 14, 2017 15:30:25

Agricultural Marketing Company Limited (AMCL PRAN) organised 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) recently. The AGM, held at Fuzi Trade Centre of Badda in Dhaka, approved 32 per cent cash dividend for i...