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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...

KDS Accessories recommend 10pc cash, 5.0pc stock div

FE Online Report September 19, 2017 14:06:17

The board of directors of KDS Accessories has recommended 10 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Tuesday. The final a...

BMBA workshop on financial literacy Wednesday

FE Online Desk September 19, 2017 13:47:54

  Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) will hold a workshop under the Financial Literacy Programme (FLP) Wednesday. M A Mannan, MP, State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of...

Banking shares continue to boost bourses

FE Online Report September 19, 2017 11:59:18

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

Asian shares stumble

-- September 19, 2017 10:58:54

Asian shares were mixed Tuesday, as investors awaited comments from the US Federal Reserve, and Japan's benchmark rose on optimism over a weak yen and a record finish on Wall Street.   Japan's...

Asian markets post healthy gains  

-- September 18, 2017 18:14:19

Asian markets posted healthy gains on Monday following another record finish on Wall Street, as the focus shifts to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting later in the week.   Investors will be c...

IPO of 'Angry Birds' owner takes flight in Helsinki  

-- September 18, 2017 18:10:15

Finland's Rovio, creator of the hugely popular smartphone game "Angry Birds", launched its initial public offering (IPO) on the Helsinki stock exchange on Monday, valuing the company at almost 900 mil...

Dhaka stocks break three-day sharp rally

FE Online Report September 18, 2017 17:01:40

Stocks witnessed a marginal correction on Monday, snapping a three-day sharp rally as cautious investors booked profit on quick-gaining stocks.   However, the daily trade turnover on Dhaka Stoc...

Asia stocks hit decade high

Reuters September 18, 2017 13:22:08

Asian shares hit decade highs on Monday and the dollar gained on the yen early in a week in which the US Federal Reserve is likely to wrestle with its bloated balance sheet as part of a long reversal...

Banking shares lift DSE, CSE, bourses

FE Online Report September 18, 2017 12:11:12

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

Asian shares rise ahead of fed meeting

-- September 18, 2017 10:38:28

Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors looked ahead to a US Federal Reserve policy meeting and President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations.   The Shanghai Composite Index gained...

Eastern Housing recommends 22pc cash dividend

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 19:23:50

Eastern Housing Limited (EHL)’s board of directors recommended 22 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday.   The final approval o...

Stocks’ record rally continues as bank shares shine

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 16:38:44

Dhaka stocks continued to break the previous records, as all three indices and market capitalisation of the prime bourse hit a record high Sunday.   Brokers said the market maintained the upbea...

Eastern Housing recommends 22pc cash div

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 12:00:03

The board of directors of Eastern Housing Limited (EHL) has recommended 22 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final approval of...

DSE, CSE up at opening

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 11:51:23

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Sunday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks. Following the previous w...

Wall Street hits record highs

-- September 16, 2017 10:58:39

Wall Street reached record highs on Friday, with the S&P 500 surpassing 2,500 points as telecommunications shares rose and technology bounced back after two days of declines.   The S&P...

Stocks extend rally for fourth week

Babul Barman September 16, 2017 10:22:20

The Dhaka bourse passed another buoyant week that ended Thursday with the core index of the prime bourse exceeding the 6,200-mark for the first time since its inception in January 2013.   Marke...