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Top 10 turnover leaders capture 28pc value

Top 10 turnover leaders capture 28pc value

FE Report 2018-03-29 10:28:00

The top 10-traded companies accounted for more than 28 per cent transaction of the Dhaka bourse Wednesday, with Renata topping the chart. Analysts said investors were mostly active on fundamentally...

Asia shares sag on lingering tech woes, yen lower

Asia shares sag on lingering tech woes, yen lower

-- 2018-03-29 10:22:23

Asian stocks sagged on Thursday after a tech-led retreat on Wall Street while the safe haven yen was broadly lower against the dollar on Thursday amid perceived progress on North Korea issues. MSCI&r...

Bourses keep losing amid dull trading

Bourses keep losing amid dull trading

FE Online Report 2018-03-28 15:57:20

Stocks ended marginally lower Wednesday, extending the losing spell for the three consecutive sessions as investors kept their cautiousness intact. After observing the previous two days’ stee...

Prime Finance recommends no dividend

Prime Finance recommends no dividend

FE Online Report 2018-03-28 12:23:33

The board of directors of Prime Finance & Investment has recommended no dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Wednesday. With this year, the non-bank...

FAS Finance recommends 10pc dividend

FAS Finance recommends 10pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-03-28 11:52:10

The board of directors of FAS Finance & Investment has recommended 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Wednesday. The final approv...

Bourses witness upturn at opening

Bourses witness upturn at opening

FE Online Report 2018-03-28 11:42:27

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as investors are action on sector-wise issues amid ongoing dividend declaration session. Fol...

Japanese stocks tumble on tech losses

Japanese stocks tumble on tech losses

-- 2018-03-28 11:31:16

Japanese stocks tumbled on Wednesday, led by a sell-off in tech firms after their US counterparts skidded on concerns over government regulation. The Nikkei share average dropped 1.7 per cent to 20...

Tech shares pull Asian markets down

Tech shares pull Asian markets down

-- 2018-03-28 11:15:46

Tech stocks losses, following sell-offs of their US peers overnight, pulled Asian shares sharply lower on Wednesday. Investors are selling technology-related shares on concern governments might tig...

US stocks end sharply lower

US stocks end sharply lower

-- 2018-03-28 11:04:05

US stocks ended sharply lower on Tuesday, with each of the major indexes suffering their fourth decline in five sessions, fuelled by a selloff in the tech sector. Tech stocks have been under pressu...

Insurance expert sees BD crops as a good bet

Insurance expert sees BD crops as a good bet

-- 2018-03-28 10:23:36

Keith Richards, Managing Director of Engagement and CEO of Personal Finance Society, Chartered Insurance Institute (UK), is a recognised leader within the financial services sector with 30 years' expe...

Open-ended MFs boom as bourses stay bearish

Open-ended MFs boom as bourses stay bearish

Jasim Uddin Haroon 2018-03-28 10:00:51

By a seeming contrast to a bearish run of Bangladesh's bourses, trading in open-ended mutual funds finds an exponential growth, with the number of investors in ICB tools showing a boom. The Investmen...

Mideast stocks mostly mixed

Mideast stocks mostly mixed

-- 2018-03-27 16:08:39

Mideast stocks were mostly mixed in early trade on Tuesday, while Saudi Arabia’s stock market rose on optimism over its inclusion in the emerging market indexes. The Saudi index rose 0.9 per ce...

DSEX dips below 5,500-mark

DSEX dips below 5,500-mark

FE Online Report 2018-03-27 15:45:34

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish session Tuesday, with prime index of the major bourse dipping below the 5,500-mark after more than nine months. Market operators said investors’ conf...

Appollo Ispat’s IPO project to start operation April 1

Appollo Ispat’s IPO project to start operation April 1

FE Online Report 2018-03-27 13:14:18

The commercial operation of Appollo Ispat’s environment-friendly IPO project will start from April 1, according to an official disclosure on Tuesday. The company has informed that the most ad...

GSK to buy Novartis’s 36pc stake

GSK to buy Novartis’s 36pc stake

-- 2018-03-27 12:17:28

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) will buy Novartis’s 36.5 per cent stake in their consumer healthcare joint venture for $13.0 billion in cash, the partners said on Tuesday. The deal is set to complete...

Share prices of two cos soaring sans PSI

Share prices of two cos soaring sans PSI

FE Online Report 2018-03-27 11:42:36

Share prices of two companies – Wata Chemicals and Salvo Chemical Industries are soaring without any price sensitive information (PSI). In the last seven days, the share price of Wata Chemicals...

Bourses see downturn at opening

Bourses see downturn at opening

FE Online Report 2018-03-27 11:31:56

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading Tuesday as investors mostly followed cautious stance amid ongoing dividend declaration session. Foll...

Nikkei surges as trade war fears ease

Nikkei surges as trade war fears ease

-- 2018-03-27 10:54:45

Japanese shares rose on Tuesday morning as worries about a trade war eased on optimism that the US and China could begin negotiations, helping trade-exposed sectors such as chip manufacturers. The...

Asian shares rise as trade war fear ease

Asian shares rise as trade war fear ease

-- 2018-03-27 10:44:36

Asian stocks rose Tuesday as investor went on buying mood as the fears of worsening trade tensions eased after China said it is open to negotiating with US. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.7 per...

Global stocks rebound as report of US-China trade talks emerges

Global stocks rebound as report of US-China trade talks emerges

-- 2018-03-26 14:53:25

US stock futures led global shares higher on Monday after reports that the United States and China have quietly started negotiations to improve US access to Chinese markets eased fears of a trade war...

Asian stocks stumble

Asian stocks stumble

-- 2018-03-26 11:59:08

Fears of a full-blown trade war between the United States and China battered Asian shares again on Monday, keeping the safe haven yen near a 16-month peak as investors fretted over the fate of global...

IPO subscription of Indo-Bangla Pharma to begin April 8

IPO subscription of Indo-Bangla Pharma to begin April 8

FE Report 2018-03-26 10:27:03

The initial public offering subscription of Indo-Bangla Pharmaceuticals is set to begin on April 8 while public subscription of Intraco Refueling Station will be ended tomorrow (Tuesday). Indo-Bangla...

DSE team meets BSEC chair

DSE team meets BSEC chair

FE Online Desk 2018-03-25 14:00:59

A delegation of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) met the chairman of BSEC, Prof Khairul Hossain Sunday at his office in the city, said a press release. The DSE delegation included the newly-elected share...

DSE, CSE open week on optimistic note

DSE, CSE open week on optimistic note

FE Online Report 2018-03-25 11:49:02

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed an upward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday as investors were active on sector-wise stocks amid optimism. Following the previous week...

Mercantile Bank recommends 22pc dividend

Mercantile Bank recommends 22pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-03-25 11:47:04

The board of directors of Mercantile Bank has recommended 17 per cent cash dividend and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017. The final approval of the dividend will co...

Five cos recommend dividend

Five cos recommend dividend

FE Report 2018-03-25 10:43:37

The board of directors of five listed companies, including two banks, have recommended dividend in last week between 10 per cent and 100 per cent for the year ended on December 31, 2017. The five com...

BRAC Bank’s net profit jumps 35pc in 2017

BRAC Bank’s net profit jumps 35pc in 2017

FE Online Report 2018-03-24 18:54:29

BRAC Bank has recorded a growth of nearly 35 per cent in year-on-year net profit (consolidated) last year. The bank reported a consolidated profit after tax of nearly Tk 5.50 billion for the year tha...

Facebook's value plunges $58b

Facebook's value plunges $58b

-- 2018-03-24 14:02:51

Facebook ended the week $58 billion lower in value after its handling of a historic data breach. Its founder Mark Zuckerberg apologised for data breaches that affected 50 million users. The apology...

Globalists buck US index fund trend

Globalists buck US index fund trend

-- 2018-03-24 10:37:11

Volatility in US equity markets this year is pushing investors not only to invest in stocks abroad, but also to commit their money to an even more foreign place: the hands of stockpickers rather than...

Weekly analysis: Stocks keep losing streak for fifth week

Weekly analysis: Stocks keep losing streak for fifth week

Babul Barman 2018-03-24 09:44:00

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish week, extending the losing streak for the fifth consecutive week that ended Thursday as shaky investors continued their selling spree amid persistent liquidity cri...