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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...

Asian shares mixed on US tax reform

-- September 28, 2017 12:00:50

Asian markets were mixed on Thursday as investors tried to gauge the impact from the sweeping tax reform plan unveiled by President Donald Trump. Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.3 per cent to 20,325.52 a...

US stocks rise on tax hopes

-- September 28, 2017 10:34:33

US stocks rose on Wednesday on hopes that President Donald Trump’s administration may be making progress on a tax plan.Trump proposed the biggest tax overhaul in three decades but offered scant...

China stocks hold steady

-- September 27, 2017 14:01:42

Chinese stocks held steady on Wednesday, bolstered by strong gains in resources shares after upbeat industrial profit data helped to ease worries about slowing economic growth. Investor confidence wa...

Japanese stocks fall to 1-1/2-week lows

-- September 27, 2017 13:51:30

Japanese stocks fell to 1-1/2-week lows on Wednesday as ex-dividend share price adjustments dented high yielders. The Nikkei dropped 0.3 per cent, or 63.14 points, to 20,267.05, the weakest level sin...

Stocks struggle to break losing streak

FE Report September 27, 2017 12:43:40

Dhaka Stock Exchange Wednesday opened positively with a steady rise in efforts to break its losing streak. The premier bourse saw its broad index DSEX upwards for more than one hours mainly riding on...

Asian shares mixed ahead of US tax reform

-- September 27, 2017 11:10:24

Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the outlines of US tax overhaul plans by President Donald Trump. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 per cent to 20,270.97 and Australia's S&P/AS...

Stocks flat in mixed trade

FE Report September 26, 2017 12:48:50

Dhaka bourse displayed flat movement amid mixed performance of the major sectors. Price correction was also observed in the stocks of banks as like previous three sessions. The market started the se...

IBN Sina recommends 35pc div

FE Online Report September 26, 2017 12:39:55

The Board of directors of IBN Sina Pharmaceutical Industry Limited has recommended 25 per cent cash dividend and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017. The final approval wil...

Asian shares little changed after Wall Street tumble

-- September 26, 2017 11:27:00

Asian stocks were little changed Tuesday as investors watched US-North Korean tensions after a decline in tech shares dragged down Wall Street. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 lost 0.1 per cent to 20,377.29...

Over-priced banking issues see correction on DSE

FE Online Report September 25, 2017 13:42:53

The country’s premier bourse Monday started the session in a correction mood. DSE broad index, DSEX lost 0.44 per cent or 27.33 points to close at 6137.99. Later, the DSEX shed seven points with...

DSEX declines marginally

FE Report September 25, 2017 13:40:00

The country’s premier bourse Monday started the session with a correction mood. After one of the session, the DSE broad index DSEX lost 0.44 per cent or 27.33 points to close at 6137.99 points....

DSE arranges ‘Fundamental Analysis’ training

FE Online Desk September 25, 2017 12:44:28

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) is going to arrange a five-day training programme on "Fundamental Analysis" from October 8.   According to DSE website, the programme will be held between 3:00 pm and...

Apex recommends 50pc dividend

FE Online Report September 25, 2017 11:10:08

The Board of Directors of Apex Footwear Limited has recommended 50 per cent cash dividend for the 18 months period ended on June 30, 2017, said a web post on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Monday. &nb...

Asian stocks mixed after weekend

-- September 25, 2017 10:36:54

Asian shares were mixed on Monday as investors turned their attention to global politics and evaluated weekend election results from Germany and New Zealand.   Japan’s Nikkei 225 index ro...

DSE sees flat movement in opening session

FE Online Report September 24, 2017 14:06:45

Dhaka bourse Sunday displayed flat movement amid mixed performance showed by the major sectors. The market started the session positively and continued the trend for half an hour and the DSE broa...

Zuckerberg drops controversial stock plan

BBC September 24, 2017 12:33:41

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has abandoned plans to create a new class of company stock.   A group of investors had sued over the proposal, which would have allowed Mr Zuckerberg to...

DSE sees mixed performance

FE Report September 23, 2017 11:12:37

Dhaka bourse performed mixed in last week amid investors' cautious behavior while injecting fresh funds.   The market witnessed erosion mainly because of investors' selling pressure in major...

US Stocks slip on healthcare bill

-- September 23, 2017 10:46:36

US stocks edged lower on Friday as Apple weighed and investors eyed the progress of a healthcare bill in Washington on top of concerns about North Korea and the upcoming corporate earnings season. &n...

Berger Paints pays Tk 18.5m to welfare fund for workers

FE Report September 22, 2017 11:10:34

Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited contributed on Thursday Tk 18.5 million to the Bangladesh Workers' Welfare Foundation.   Berger Paints Director Abdul Khalek handed over cheques to this effect...

Asian shares slip on N Korea concerns

-- September 22, 2017 10:54:54

Most Asian stock markets fell Friday as investors turned cautious following new US sanctions targeting North Korea and a China credit rating downgrade.   Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slip...

Asian shares lower after Fed's statement

-- September 21, 2017 10:46:30

Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year.   Japan's...

Govt continues to take steps for stock markets dev: Mannan

-- September 20, 2017 20:00:56

The government will take steps to remove the legal barriers that are hampering the development of the country’s share markets, said State Minister for Finance and planning MA Mannan. "The gover...

Stocks slip into red on selling spree

-- September 20, 2017 13:21:48

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) slipped into red at morning trade after dominating the bourses by banking shares.   Both the DSE and CSE saw downward tren...

Asian shares flat ahead of Fed meeting

-- September 20, 2017 11:55:16

Asian stock markets were little changed on Wednesday as investors took to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve's announcement of the result of its meeting.   Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat a...

Minimum capital mandatory for all stock market intermediaries

Mohammad Mufazzal September 20, 2017 11:11:28

The regulator is readying a set of rules making it mandatory for all market intermediaries to maintain minimum capital to avert risks of their doing business on the capital market.   After the...

Stocks close flat after bumpy ride

FE Online Report September 19, 2017 19:17:38

Stocks ended flat on Tuesday after volatile trading as investors were active both sides of trading fence throughout the session. Dealers said some investors preferred to book profit on stocks that sa...