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BSEC yet to finalise amendment to mutual fund rules

FE Report December 14, 2017 15:14:41

The market prices of most of the listed mutual funds (MFs) are yet to cross their face value due to various reasons including investors' shaky confidence. For a long time, the units of the listed MFs...

Stocks edge up after bumpy ride

FE Online Report December 14, 2017 14:57:48

Stocks finished the week’s last session slightly higher amid volatility on Thursday, as most of the investors followed cautious stance ahead of year-ending. Market insiders said the retail inve...

Share price of Progressive Life soaring sans PSI

FE Online Report December 14, 2017 13:16:39

Share price of Progressive Life Insurance Company is soaring without any price sensitive information (PSI). Within past five trading days, the life insurer’s share price jumped more than 25 per...

Stocks witness slow trend in early trading

FE Online Report December 14, 2017 12:36:02

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened a mixed trend Thursday amid a low turnover as investors remained cautious. Following the previous day’s marginal correction...

Primary securities market seems sterile, IPO flow lowest since 2009

Mohammad Mufazzal December 14, 2017 09:55:49

Country's primary securities market seems to be drying up as it witnessed the lowest IPOs (initial public offerings) and also smallest amount of funds raised in 2017 since 2009. According to informat...

Asian stocks inch higher

Reuters December 14, 2017 09:53:25

Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a much-anticipated interest rate hike but flagged caution about inflation, tempering expectations for future tightening, which...

Stocks slip into red with dull trading

FE Online Report December 13, 2017 15:11:13

Stocks backed to the red Wednesday, after a single-day break, as ongoing pessimism weighed on investors’ confidence. Brokers said the market returned to downturn amid lack of direction and pe...

Stocks fall amid slow turnover

FE Online Desk December 13, 2017 15:06:42

Stocks slipped into red again on Wednesday amid slow turnover, as risk-averse investors went on selling binge on sector-wise large-cap issues. The markets started with a positive note, main bourse...

Asian shares rise ahead of Fed decision

-- December 13, 2017 13:37:57

Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to a likely US interest rate hike. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3 per cent to 3,289...

HK shares firm ahead of Fed decision

-- December 13, 2017 13:26:10

The Hong Kong share market was firm on Wednesday ahead of a widely expected interest rate hike from the US Federal Reserve. The sub-index of the Hang Seng index tracking energy shares rose 0.7 per ce...

China stocks dip as financials weaken

-- December 13, 2017 13:24:43

China stocks dipped slightly as financial shares weighed. At 04:05 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was down 3.98 points or 0.12 per cent at 3,276.83. The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.14...

Australian shares inch up

-- December 13, 2017 13:22:32

Australian shares inched up to a two-week high on Wednesday as financial shares rose in line with their US peers. The real estate sector was bumped up by shopping centre company Westfield Corp after...

Consumer stocks pull down NZ shares

-- December 13, 2017 13:21:26

Consumer staples and healthcare stocks pulled down New Zealand shares on Wednesday. New Zealand shares clocked their biggest intraday loss in a week. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.5 per...

Share price of Shyampur, Zeal Bangla rising sans PSI

FE Online Report December 13, 2017 12:44:20

The stare-run two companies - Shyampur Sugar Mills Limited and Zeal Bangla Sugar Mills Limited’ share price soaring without any price sensitive information (PSI). Within last one month, the S...

DSE, CSE open positive amid slow trend

FE Online Report December 13, 2017 11:40:30

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Wednesday amid slow movement as investors remained followed cautious stance. Following the previou...

Japanese shares edge lower

-- December 13, 2017 11:17:04

Japan’s Nikkei share average edged lower on Wednesday after tech stocks lost ground as they tracked their weaker US counterparts, offsetting gains in the financial space. The Nikkei 225 Index...

S&P, Dow end record high

-- December 13, 2017 11:01:36

The S&P 500 and the Dow industrials registered record closing highs on Tuesday with a boost from bank stocks as investors eyed a potential cut in US corporate taxes and continued economic growth....

Stocks rebound after four-day decline

FE Online Desk December 12, 2017 14:52:40

Both the Dhaka Stocks Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stocks Exchange (CSE) rebounded on Tuesday after four days of declines as optimistic investors went on buying spree. DSEX, the prime index of t...

Asian shares mostly lower

-- December 12, 2017 13:34:29

Asian shares were mostly lower on Tuesday as investors stepped back as the markets are awaiting the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday and the outcome of a major Chinese planning conference. Japan&...

Japanese stocks post modest gains

-- December 12, 2017 12:13:07

Japanese stocks rose slightly on Tuesday morning in choppy trade supported by gains in financial stocks, mining shares and shippers, with investors on tenterhooks ahead of Fed policy meeting. The Nik...

ASX rises to two-week high, NZ falls

-- December 12, 2017 12:03:26

Australian shares rose to a near two-week high on Tuesday, supported by materials stocks on the back of higher commodity prices, while financials extended gains into their fifth consecutive session....

QSTML IPO subscription to begin Jan 7

FE Online Report December 12, 2017 11:53:52

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription of Queen South Textile Mills Limited (QSTML) will begin on January 7 which will raise a fund worth Tk 150 million from public. The IPO subscription of...

Bourses see optimistic at opening

FE Online Report December 12, 2017 11:35:55

Price of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Tuesday as optimistic investors are active on sector-specific issues. Following the previous four days&rs...

Net foreign funds in stocks surge 72 per cent in Jan-Nov

FE Report December 12, 2017 10:21:14

Net foreign investment in the Dhaka bourse rose 72 per cent year-on-year in the first 11 months of 2017, as overseas investors poured more funds into stocks, anticipating positive market scenario. Ma...

Stocks fall for fourth day

FE Online Report December 11, 2017 15:25:09

Stocks stayed downturn for the fourth straight session on Monday, with key index of the major bourse dipping below 6,200-mark, as risk-averse investors continued their selling binge on sector-wise lar...

Stock slide continue into four-day

FE Online Desk December 11, 2017 14:58:59

Both the stock markets were down further on Monday, extending their losing streak for six consecutive sessions. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settled at 6197, after losing...

Japanese stocks nearly flat

-- December 11, 2017 13:29:44

Japanese stocks struggled for traction on Monday as gains in financial shares were offset by drops in real estate and construction companies, with Obayashi Corp diving more than 8.0 per cent. Obayash...

Apex Footwear disburses cash dividend

FE Online Report December 11, 2017 13:09:12

Apex Footwear Limited transferred cash dividend to the respective shareholders’ bank accounts (except folio shareholders and others) through Bangladesh Electric Fund Transfer Network (BEFTN) Sys...

Legacy Footwear replies to DSE show-cause

-- December 11, 2017 12:27:30

Legacy Footwear Limited Monday informed the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in a query that there is no undisclosed price sensitive information (PSI) of the company for recent unusual price hike of shares....

Stocks edge up at opening

FE Online Report December 11, 2017 11:54:49

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Monday as investors are taking position on some large-cap stocks. Following the previous day’s s...