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SE Asian stocks mostly rise

-- October 04, 2017 13:45:51

Most Southeast Asian shares rose on Wednesday, while sentiment got a boost after the World Bank raised its growth forecasts for developing East Asia and the Pacific region. The World Bank raised its...

Banks lead Hong Kong stocks higher

-- October 04, 2017 13:34:58

Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday, extending gains made in the previous trading session, with Chinese banks and insurers leading the surge. The blue chip Hang Seng index rose to 28,521.77, its highe...

New Zealand shares end edge up

-- October 04, 2017 13:17:32

New Zealand shares ended slightly higher on Wednesday, supported by consumer staples and utility stocks. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.2 per cent or 16.27 points to finish the session at...

Australian shares end lower

-- October 04, 2017 13:09:12

Australian shares ended lower on Wednesday as a decline in oil prices dented energy-related stocks, while a weaker local currency prompted some investors to trim their exposure to local assets. The S...

Japanese shares extend two-year highs

-- October 04, 2017 13:08:19

Japan’s Nikkei rose to two-year highs, cheered by an upbeat outlook for the global economy though gains were trimmed by the close as the yen bounced against the dollar. The day’s biggest...

City Bank allots equity to IFC

FE Online Desk October 04, 2017 13:06:27

City Bank has recently issued 5.0 per cent of its outstanding number of common equity to the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as per approval of relevant regulatory authorities. This allotme...

Asian shares mixed in quiet trading

-- October 04, 2017 12:37:20

Asian shares were mixed in holiday-thinned trading on Wednesday as investors brushed off Wall Street’s latest advance into record territory. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index gave up ear...

Stocks see mixed trend in early trading

FE Online Report October 04, 2017 12:25:51

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Wednesday as investors remained active both sides of trading fence. Following the...

Stocks see mixed trend

FE Online Report October 04, 2017 12:19:51

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Wednesday as investors are active both sides of trading fence. Following the previous...

Foreign funds in stocks up 202pc in 9 months

Babul Barman October 04, 2017 10:31:03

Net foreign investments in stocks jumped 202 per cent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2017 as overseas investors poured more funds into the Bangladesh stock market. Positive macroeconomic in...

DSEX crosses 6,100-mark on buying spree

FE Online Report October 03, 2017 17:05:03

Stocks ended higher on Tuesday, with key index of the major bourse crossing the 6,100-mark again, as optimistic investors were active on sector-wise stocks. Dealers said the market finished higher af...

Stocks open higher in thin trade

FE Online Report October 03, 2017 11:57:33

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors continued their buying binge on banking stocks. Following the previous day&rsq...

Asian shares advance, tracking rally on Wall Street

-- October 03, 2017 10:48:10

Shares in Japan and Hong Kong gained Tuesday, tracking an overnight rally on Wall Street, where indexes set fresh record highs. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell, and the South Korean and Shang...

US stocks end record high

-- October 03, 2017 10:34:11

US stocks started the fourth quarter on a strong note on Monday, with all three major indexes hitting record high closes as data pointed to underlying strength in the economy. A measure of US manufac...

BD infrastructure needs more foreign investment

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan October 03, 2017 00:41:44

Bangladesh-which remains largely 'underinvested' by global investors, can attract more foreign investment in its infrastructure sector to feed the country's ongoing infrastructure demand, a leading gl...

MTB opens air lounge at HSIA

-- October 03, 2017 00:40:03

Rashed Khan Menon, MP, Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism inaugurated the MTB Air Lounge at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), Dhaka recently at a ceremony held at the lounge premis...

Aamra Networks makes debut trading today

FE Online Desk October 02, 2017 09:41:50

Aamra Networks will make its debut trading today (Monday) on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange. Aamra Networks, which received regulatory approval for going public from the B...

China stocks rise on SOE reform hopes

-- October 01, 2017 19:32:14

China stocks were firm at the weekend, buoyed by hopes of further reforms to the mainland’s state-owned enterprises and by consumer firms as investors bet shoppers would spend big during the upc...

HK stocks post first monthly loss this yr

-- October 01, 2017 19:06:55

Hong Kong stocks ended higher at the weekend, but the benchmark index posted its first monthly loss this year, an indication the market’s upward momentum may be slowing amid worries over US mone...

Nikkei clinches best monthly gains this yr

-- October 01, 2017 15:53:42

Japan's Nikkei share average ended almost flat at the weekend but posted its biggest monthly gain this year as investors rebuilt positions they had scaled back earlier this month on geopolitical conce...

Muhith to open 'World Investor Week, 2017' Monday

FE Online Desk October 01, 2017 12:18:39

  Finance Minister AMA Muhith will inaugurate 'World Investor Week 2017' formally in a programme Monday at 3.00 pm at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka. The week will be observed acros...

DSE turnover dips 43.60 per cent

FE Report September 30, 2017 12:16:50

Turnover on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) dipped 43.60 per cent in last week compared to previous week following investors' less participation in trading activities. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) featu...

When it comes to US stocks, growth trumps quality

-- September 30, 2017 12:16:07

US investors are not rewarding companies for generating good earnings consistently, opting instead for a stockpicking strategy that might be called “growth at a high cost.” High-quality s...

US stocks end month at record highs

-- September 30, 2017 12:00:58

US stocks ended in record highs on Friday as large technology and health care companies and smaller US-focused firms rose again. Stocks were mixed at the start of trading, as they had been the day be...

DSE turnover dips 43.60 per cent

FE Report September 30, 2017 00:20:17

Turnover on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) dipped 43.60 per cent in last week compared to previous week following investors' less participation in trading activities.The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) feature...

World Investors’ Week begins October 2

FE Report September 29, 2017 12:34:55

The 'World Investors Week 2017' will be observed across the country during October 2-8 under the leadership of the securities regulator in an effort to create awareness on investment among the general...

Asian shares edge up; Nikkei drops

-- September 29, 2017 12:01:28

Asian shares were slightly higher Friday following a record high close on Wall Street, except for Japan, where a pause in the dollar’s strengthening dampened optimism about exporters. Japan&rsq...

Investors take position on lucrative price levels on Dhaka bourse

FE Report September 29, 2017 00:31:07

The Dhaka bourse Thursday returned to green amid choppy trading after losing 157 points in its benchmark index in the last six consecutive sessions. According to International Leasing Securities, the...

DSE bounce back after six sessons

FE Report September 28, 2017 17:19:14

The Dhaka bourse on Thursday bounced back after six sessions riding mostly on banking sector.   The market witnessed volatility in early of the session and finally was able to close marginally...

SDG pioneer intends to achieve more

FE Report September 28, 2017 14:09:35

In September 2015, the world leaders met at a United Nations Summit in New York to finalize the future development path for nations throughout the world.  They came up with what was termed the...