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Sponsor-directors go for more bank shares ahead of change in law

Mohammad Mufazzal October 10, 2017 10:03:29

The country's capital market has become mostly dependent on the banking sector in recent times mainly due to increased participation in transactions of banks' shares by the sponsor-directors, accordin...

Stocks plunge as panic seizes investors

FE Online Report October 09, 2017 16:30:00

Stocks suffered a sharp fall on Monday as investors went on panic sale after Bangladesh Bank (BB) fined seven banks for violating securities rules on share investment. Brokers said the investors went...

China shares at 21-month high

Reuters October 09, 2017 14:35:16

Chinese shares climbed on Monday after a week-long break as a disappointing survey on the country’s service sector did little to dent optimism on global growth, while political uncertainty cause...

Asian markets mostly advance

-- October 09, 2017 13:03:42

Most Asian markets rose Monday following a strong week on Wall Street as Chinese trading resumed after a holiday. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.1 per cent to 3,383.73 points and Sydney’s...

Simtex Industries recommends 12pc div

FE Online Report October 09, 2017 12:39:19

The board of directors of Simtex Industries Limited has recommended 2.0 per cent cash and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Monday. The fi...

PCL recommends 5pc cash div

FE Online Report October 09, 2017 12:16:11

The board of directors of The Peninsula Chittagong Limited has recommended 5.0 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final approval of...

Govt earnings from DSE soar 174 per cent in Q1

Babul Barman October 09, 2017 10:29:58

The government revenue earnings from the Dhaka bourse marked a 174 per cent rise in first quarter (Q1) for July-September period of the current fiscal year compared to the same quarter a year ago as t...

Stock markets: BB fines seven errant banks

Siddique Islam October 09, 2017 10:04:55

The central bank fined seven commercial banks for their recent share-market activities by violating the legal sanction, officials said. "We've imposed the fines with substantial amount of money on th...

Islami Bank leads DSE turnover chart

FE Report October 09, 2017 00:31:32

Top 10 traded companies, including six banks, captured nearly 34 per cent transaction of the Dhaka bourse on Sunday while Islami Bank Bangladesh dominated the chart. The total turnover on the Dhaka S...

Dhaka stocks end flat after bumpy ride

FE Online Report October 08, 2017 16:52:06

Dhaka stocks ended almost flat in green Sunday after volatile trading as investors were active both sides of trading fence throughout the trading session. Market insiders said the optimistic investor...

First 15 minutes see addition of 28 points on DSE

FE Online Report October 08, 2017 11:25:18

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Sunday as investors continued their buying appetite on sector-specific stocks. Following the previous week&...

Corporate governance guidelines in the offing

FE Desk October 08, 2017 11:20:36

Experts in a seminar recently said equity market should be a regular source of finance to industrialise the country. As part of observing the World Investor Week, the Institute of Chartered Accounta...

Far East Knitting recommends 15pc stock div

FE Online Report October 08, 2017 11:12:19

The board of directors of Far East Knitting & Dyeing Industries has recommended 15 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final...

Stock market needs listing of sound cos

FE Report October 08, 2017 11:06:36

Discussants have said the country's capital market needs listing of more good companies to fetch more foreign investments. They stressed on importance of companies having good fundamentals on Saturd...

City Bank appoints Adil Islam as AMD

FE Online Desk October 07, 2017 21:52:22

City Bank has recently appointed Adil lslam as its Additional Managing Director. He has more than 26 years of banking and business leadership experience, gained through working in various internationa...

Mercantile Bank holds Business Review Meeting

FE Online Desk October 07, 2017 21:34:49

The ‘Business Review Meeting’ of Mercantile Bank Limited was held Saturday at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel in the city. A total of 119 branch managers, All Divisional Heads and Executiv...

S&P 500 breaks record run on jobs data, drug chain drop

Reuters October 07, 2017 10:11:15

The S&P 500 eased on Friday, ending a six-day run of record highs as the first monthly decline in US nonfarm jobs in seven years dampened sentiment and pharmacy shares fell on Amazon competition f...

Asian shares higher in dull trading

-- October 06, 2017 15:28:54

Mostly of the Asian shares were higher on Friday after the Standard & Poor's 500 index logged an eighth straight day of gains. Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.3 per cent to 20,685.86 and the...

DSEX crosses 6,200-mark as bank shares shine

FE Online Report October 05, 2017 16:30:07

Stocks extended the winning spell on Thursday, with key index of the major bourse crossing the 6,200-mark again, as investors continued their buying spree on banking issues. Brokers said the market e...

Asian shares flat in calm trading

-- October 05, 2017 13:11:30

Asian shares were little changed on Thursday, with trading becalmed by public holidays in Shanghai, Hong Kong and South Korea. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1 per cent lower to 20,616.75. Au...

NZ shares hit all-time high

-- October 05, 2017 12:54:34

New Zealand shares hit an all-time high aided by consumer stocks on Thursday. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was up 0.4 per cent, or 31.26 points, to hit an all-time high at 7,980.95. Strong con...

Australian shares rise after Wall St rally

-- October 05, 2017 12:39:13

Australian shares edged up on Thursday, tracking Wall Street higher, with the gains fairly broad based, driven by material and consumer stocks. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index was up 13.342 p...

DSE, CSE open higher on buying spree

FE Online Report October 05, 2017 11:51:26

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Thursday as investors continued their buying appetite on sector-specific stocks. Following the previous day...

Asian shares edge up slightly after strong US data

Reuters October 05, 2017 10:02:23

Asian shares were a tad firmer on Thursday, taking their cues from strong US data although holiday-thinned trade and uncertainty about the impact of recent hurricanes on the US economy are likely to k...

Stock mkt lacks depth, breadth

FE Report October 05, 2017 00:51:37

The country's capital market needs listing of more companies having good fundamentals along with introducing new products to attract investors from different level of income.Dr. Mashiur Rahman, the ec...

Ten cos snare 35pc transaction on DSE

FE Report October 05, 2017 00:50:07

Top 10 traded companies, including seven banks, Wednesday captured nearly 35 per cent transaction of the Dhaka bourse while LankaBangla Finance topped the chart.The total turnover on the Dhaka Stock E...

China shares hit two-year high

-- October 04, 2017 14:07:17

China stocks jumped 1.9 per cent to their highest level in more than two years on Wednesday morning, extending gains for a second day, after China’s central bank cut reserve ratios. The Chinese...

Indian shares extend gains

-- October 04, 2017 13:55:04

Indian shares were set for a fourth winning session on Wednesday as oil firms gained due to a tax cut on petrol and diesel, though caution lingered ahead of the outcome of the central bank’s pol...

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...