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Asian shares see more recovery

Asian shares see more recovery

-- 2018-02-19 09:58:32

Asian shares ticked up on Monday, joining a global recovery for equity markets as sentiment improved gradually from a recent shakeout that stemmed from fears of creeping inflation and higher borrowing...

Stocks tumble as worries persist over strategic partner

Stocks tumble as worries persist over strategic partner

FE Online Report 2018-02-18 17:40:23

Stocks tumbled on Sunday, extending the losing streak for the second consecutive day, as investors sold shares in bulk amid growing tension over selection of strategic partner. Analysts said growing...

Stocks open lower amid slow trading activities

Stocks open lower amid slow trading activities

FE Online Report 2018-02-18 11:40:57

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed downward trend in early hour of Sunday trading as many investors followed cautious stance ahead of divided declarations. Following the last...

US stock market witnesses volatility

US stock market witnesses volatility

-- 2018-02-18 11:33:36

US stock markets are unlikely to return to the unusually calm conditions seen last year, even though equities have already recovered more than half the ground lost in the recent selloff and traders ha...

IPO subscription of Advent Pharma closes tomorrow

IPO subscription of Advent Pharma closes tomorrow

FE Report 2018-02-18 10:26:10

The IPO (initial public offering) subscription of Advent Pharma will close tomorrow (Monday). The company opened its IPO subscription on February 11. The Bangladesh Securities & Exchange Commiss...

DSE board backs China in brawls over market buy

DSE board backs China in brawls over market buy

Mohammad Mufazzal 2018-02-18 10:12:08

Dhaka Stock Exchange is expected to propose to the securities regulator for approving Chinese consortium's offer as it qualified in the bidding as the bourse's 'strategic partner', outbidding its chal...

Major sectors see positive return

Major sectors see positive return

FE Report 2018-02-17 16:06:03

Majors sectors witnessed a positive return this week as investors renewed their appetite for sector-wise stocks. Thursday was the last trading day of the week. Of the 19 sectors listed with the pr...

World stocks post best week in two years

World stocks post best week in two years

-- 2018-02-17 11:22:02

The dollar rose and stocks around the globe rallied for a sixth straight session on Friday to post their best week in more than two years, but a US indictment over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016...

Stocks bounce back as political tension eases

Stocks bounce back as political tension eases

Babul Barman 2018-02-17 10:12:29

Stocks rebounded strongly this week amid increased turnover as investors, relieved to see the clouds of political tensions start disappearing, went on buying spree. Market operators said the investor...

US says no to china bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

US says no to china bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

-- 2018-02-16 18:46:20

The US has rejected a proposed merger between the Chicago Stock Exchange and a Chinese-linked investor group. The decision comes after more than two years of reviews by officials. The tie-up was ini...

Asian shares rise in thin trading

Asian shares rise in thin trading

-- 2018-02-16 12:51:28

Japan and Australia shares were higher in thin trading on Friday, while all other Asian markets closed Friday for the lunar new year holiday. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index climbed 1.1 per cent to...

US rejects China bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

US rejects China bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

-- 2018-02-16 12:01:38

The Unites States has rejected a proposed merger between the Chicago Stock Exchange and a Chinese-linked investor group. The decision comes after more than two years of reviews by officials. The tie...

MSCI BD dividend yield up marginally

MSCI BD dividend yield up marginally

FE Online Report 2018-02-16 11:58:45

Dividend yield of the MSCI Bangladesh Index increased marginally to 1.64 per cent at the end of January this year from 1.63 per cent at the end of December last. The yield is much lower compare to...

Overseas investors see BD stock market as emerging: MCCI

Overseas investors see BD stock market as emerging: MCCI

FE Report 2018-02-16 10:40:43

Net foreign investment in the country's capital market increased 27.14 per cent year-on-year in 2017 as many overseas investors considered the Bangladesh stock market as a frontier and emerging mark...

Unique Hotel leads DSE transactions chart

Unique Hotel leads DSE transactions chart

FE Report 2018-02-16 10:36:54

The ten top-traded companies accounted for nearly 25 per cent of the total transactions on the country's premier bourse on Thursday, with Unique Hotel & Resorts topping the list. Analysts said...

IDLC net profit witnesses 28pc growth

IDLC net profit witnesses 28pc growth

FE Desk 2018-02-16 00:29:32

IDLC Finance Limited reported net profit after tax of BDT 2,277 million in the year 2017, recording a strong 28 per cent growth from last year. "All our business divisions - SME, consumer, corporate...

DCCI lays blueprint to develop capital market

DCCI lays blueprint to develop capital market

FE Online Report 2018-02-15 21:25:00

DCCI chief said to develop capital market, cooperation and coordination between Bangladesh Bank, Bangladesh Securities & Exchange Commission, stock exchanges and Insurance Development Authority ar...

Gulf markets mostly slow, Saudi rises

Gulf markets mostly slow, Saudi rises

-- 2018-02-15 18:38:14

Most of the Gulf markets were sluggish on Thursday because of mediocre corporate earnings, but Saudi Arabia’s stock market rose, encouraged by strong global bourses. The Saudi index gained 0.7...

European shares edge up

European shares edge up

-- 2018-02-15 18:26:30

European stocks edged up on Thursday, Airbus shines after investors brushed off a spike in US inflation, turning their focus back to company earnings from heavy hitters including the aerospace firm....

IDLC Finance recommends 30pc dividend

IDLC Finance recommends 30pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-02-15 16:19:10

The board of directors of IDLC Finance Limited has recommended 30 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Thursday. The final approval of the...

Stocks return to red amid choppy trading

Stocks return to red amid choppy trading

FE Online Report 2018-02-15 16:04:22

Stocks returned to the red amid choppy trading Thursday, as investors were mostly on selling spree ahead of dividend declarations. Following the previous two days’ positive trend, the Dhaka S...

DSE, CSE witness downward trend at opening

DSE, CSE witness downward trend at opening

FE Online Report 2018-02-15 12:13:32

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading Thursday as many investors followed cautious stance ahead of divided declarations. Following the pre...

Shanta First Income Unit Fund's public subscription opens

Shanta First Income Unit Fund's public subscription opens

FE Report 2018-02-15 11:12:03

The public subscription of Shanta First Income Unit Fund (SFIUF) began on Wednesday whose initial size is Tk 200 million. The securities regulator - Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSE...

Asia stocks gain amid US inflation spike

Asia stocks gain amid US inflation spike

-- 2018-02-15 10:37:32

Asian stocks gained on Thursday after Wall Street brushed aside strong US inflation data and surged, in a move that also saw the dollar pinned at two-week lows even as Treasury yields jumped in antici...

FBCCI urges Turkish cos to set up JV industries

FBCCI urges Turkish cos to set up JV industries

FE Report 2018-02-15 10:09:29

The country's apex trade-body urged Turkish businesses on Wednesday to set up factories of various key sectors here under joint venture (JV) for mutual benefits of the two countries. It also proposed...

DSE turnover exceeds 6.0b-mark after seven weeks

DSE turnover exceeds 6.0b-mark after seven weeks

FE Online Report 2018-02-14 16:28:26

Stocks extended gaining streak on Wednesday with turnover on the major bourse crossing Tk 6.0 billion-mark after seven weeks. A section of the investors on the day showed their buying appetite on sec...

LankaBangla Finance recommends 15pc dividend

LankaBangla Finance recommends 15pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-02-14 11:49:16

The board of Directors of LankaBangla Finance has recommended 7.50 per cent cash dividend and 7.50 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Wed...

Stocks see uptrend in early trading

Stocks see uptrend in early trading

FE Online Report 2018-02-14 11:28:05

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as investors are active on sector-wise issues ahead of divided declarations. Following the p...

Asian shares turn mixed

Asian shares turn mixed

-- 2018-02-14 10:44:21

A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan February 9, 2018. Reuters Asian share markets turned mixed on Wednesday as investor nerves were strained ahead o...

BSEC approves Aman Cotton, SEML FBLSL Growth Fund IPOs

BSEC approves Aman Cotton, SEML FBLSL Growth Fund IPOs

FE Report 2018-02-14 10:32:13

The securities regulator has approved the proposal of issuing above 20.83 million ordinary shares by Aman Cotton Fibrous Limited to raise a capital worth Tk 800 million under the book building method....