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S&P 500, Nasdaq register biggest monthly gains since 2020

S&P 500, Nasdaq register biggest monthly gains since 2020

REUTERS 2022-07-30 12:33:04

US stocks added to their recent rally on Friday after upbeat forecasts from Apple and Amazon.com, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted their biggest monthly percentage gains since 2020. Most S&P...

Ten companies account for 24pc of weekly turnover on DSE

Ten companies account for 24pc of weekly turnover on DSE

FE REPORT 2022-07-30 10:12:50

The ten most-traded companies accounted for 24 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week, with Beximco leading the turnover chart for a third straight week. Mark...

Weekly market review:  Stocks' rout deepens on sell-offs

Weekly market review: Stocks' rout deepens on sell-offs

BABUL BARMAN 2022-07-30 10:01:41

Stocks continued their downtrend, tumbling for the fourth consecutive week to Thursday as growing concerns over an economic slowdown sapped investor sentiment. Market operators said panic-stricken in...

World stocks eye best month since late 2020

World stocks eye best month since late 2020

-- 2022-07-29 18:00:44

Global stocks rose on Friday, on course for their best month since late 2020, as eurozone growth beat expectations, while the dollar dipped as traders await fresh US data for clues to the outlook for...

Apple forecasts strong iPhone demand despite glum economy

Apple forecasts strong iPhone demand despite glum economy

-- 2022-07-29 09:56:48

Apple on Thursday said parts shortages are easing and that demand for iPhones is unceasing despite consumers tightening other spending, helping it top Wall Street expectations and forecast faster sale...

BSEC imposes floor prices again

BSEC imposes floor prices again

FE REPORT 2022-07-29 08:59:21

The securities regulator has further imposed floor prices to contain free fall of listed securities after the key index dropped below 6000-point mark on Thursday amid investors' lower participations....

DSE key index sinks below 6000-mark

DSE key index sinks below 6000-mark

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-28 16:18:26

Stocks tumbled further on Thursday with the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange falling below the ‘psychological’ threshold of 6,000-mark after 15 months. The market opened on a s...

DSEX slump below 6000-mark at opening

DSEX slump below 6000-mark at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-28 12:20:33

Stocks slumped at opening on Thursday with the key index of the prime bourse slumping below the 6000-mark again, as the jittery investors went on sell-off again amid growing tension over macroeconomic...

Private sector investment a must to capitalise Padma Bridge's benefits

Private sector investment a must to capitalise Padma Bridge's benefits

FE REPORT 2022-07-28 10:02:27

More investments are needed from the private sector to capitalise the opportunities created through the construction of Padma Bridge. Prime Minister's Economic Affairs Adviser Dr Mashiur Rahman said...

Consumer-focused firms see no shortage of demand despite soaring cost-of-living

Consumer-focused firms see no shortage of demand despite soaring cost-of-living

-- 2022-07-27 21:33:00

Consumer-focused firms are seeing no shortage of demand despite the soaring cost-of-living, prompting several to upgrade sales forecasts for the current year, though questions remain about how long th...

Stocks tumble after two-day break

Stocks tumble after two-day break

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-27 15:26:47

Stocks plummeted on Wednesday after two-day short-lived, as panic-driven investors dumped their holdings amid growing tension over macroeconomic cues. The market saw a sharp decline at the opening an...

Bourses drop at opening

Bourses drop at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-27 11:33:35

Stocks slumped at the opening on Wednesday as the jittery investors went on a sell-off again amid growing tension over macroeconomic cues. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), wen...

Brokers for amending existing book-building system

Brokers for amending existing book-building system

FE REPORT 2022-07-27 10:08:02

DSE Brokers Association of Bangladesh (DBA) has demanded amendment of current book-building system. Terming the existing system faulty, they urged the authorities concerned to amend the bidding syste...

Stocks extend gaining streak for second day

Stocks extend gaining streak for second day

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-26 16:22:50

Stocks extended the gaining streak for the second straight sessions Tuesday as the bargain hunters put money cautiously on lucrative issues after the recent market erosion. The market saw a steep ris...

Stocks jump at opening on bargain hunting

Stocks jump at opening on bargain hunting

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-26 11:57:05

Stocks witnessed a sharp rise in the early trading on Tuesday as the bargain hunters, including the institutional investors became active and put money on lucrative issues after the recent price erosi...

Stocks wobble on Walmart warning, looming Fed hike

Stocks wobble on Walmart warning, looming Fed hike

REUTERS 2022-07-26 11:50:09

Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday and bonds were firm as a profit warning from Walmart put consumption and company earnings under a cloud ahead of what is likely to be another sharp US interest rate hik...

Stocks snap nine-day losing spell

Stocks snap nine-day losing spell

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-25 16:23:18

The market rebounded in the gaining streak Monday, snapping a nine-day long losing streak, as bargain hunters showed their buying interest on sector-wise stocks. The market saw a steep fall at openin...

Stocks recovering from early losses

Stocks recovering from early losses

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-25 12:53:50

Stocks witnessed a downward trend in the early trading on Monday, but were seen recovering from the early losses afterwards as the institutional investors came up to support the market. The market sa...

Junk issues lead gainers' list in falling market

Junk issues lead gainers' list in falling market

FE REPORT 2022-07-25 11:02:17

Junk stocks continued their dominance on the top gainers' chart as four 'Z' category companies featured on Sunday's top 10 gainers' list despite the market kept falling. Junk stocks have also frequen...

DSEX sinks below 6,100-mark as sell-off continues

DSEX sinks below 6,100-mark as sell-off continues

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-24 16:20:33

Stocks witnessed yet another big fall on Sunday, with the key index of the prime bourse sinking below the 6,100-mark after 13-month, as the jittery investors continued their sell-off. The market witn...

DSEX sinks below 6100-mark at opening

DSEX sinks below 6100-mark at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-24 11:35:06

Stocks witnessed a steep fall in early trading Sunday, maintaining the previous day’s trend, as the jittery investors are dumping their holdings amid growing economic tension. Following the pre...

Stakeholders must ensure their due roles: BSEC

Stakeholders must ensure their due roles: BSEC

Mohammad Mufazzal 2022-07-24 10:34:13

The securities regulator will sit with various stakeholders to listen to their observations about the market and encourage them to play a proactive role in revamping it. As part of the move, the Bang...

World stocks eye sixth day of gains but euro hit as activity sours

World stocks eye sixth day of gains but euro hit as activity sours

-- 2022-07-22 16:55:59

Global stocks edged up on Friday, eyeing a sixth day of gains, while weak euro zone business activity data hit the euro and weighed on the bloc's debt. The MSCI World index, its broadest gauge of equ...

LafargeHolcim Q2 EPS jumps 10 per cent

LafargeHolcim Q2 EPS jumps 10 per cent

FE REPORT 2022-07-22 10:03:43

LafargeHolcim Bangladesh, a publicly listed company, has registered a 10 per cent growth in its EPS (earnings per share) for April-June (Q2) of 2022, compared to the same quarter of the previous year....

RAK Ceramics to set up bath fittings plant

RAK Ceramics to set up bath fittings plant

FE REPORT 2022-07-22 09:57:38

RAK Ceramics (Bangladesh), a UAE-Bangladesh joint venture company, is going to invest in faucets business by establishing a new plant at an estimated cost of Tk 950 million. "The board of directors o...

Asian stocks set for best week in two months; dollar heavy

Asian stocks set for best week in two months; dollar heavy

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-22 09:56:53

Asian stock markets were on course for their best week in months and the dollar held off recent record highs after the European Central Bank (ECB) raised rates for the first time in more than a decade...

BSEC asks asset management companies to help revive market sentiment

BSEC asks asset management companies to help revive market sentiment

FE REPORT 2022-07-22 09:50:45

The securities regulator has asked the Asset Management Companies (AMCs) not to behave like retail investors, and instead play a supportive role to help revive the sluggish capital market. The Bangla...

Stocks extend losses for eight days

Stocks extend losses for eight days

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-21 16:49:58

Stocks extended the losing streak for the eight consecutive sessions Thursday as the late hours selling pressure wiped-out the early gains. The market opened higher and the key index rose about 60 po...

BIFC jumps 39pc in five days

BIFC jumps 39pc in five days

FE REPORT 2022-07-21 14:04:26

The share price of Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company (BIFC), a junk stock, is rising 'abnormally' as the company topped the gainers' list for the second straight session on Wednesday. The scam-hi...

Take steps to make capital market vibrant: PM

Take steps to make capital market vibrant: PM

FE REPORT 2022-07-21 13:33:42

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has advised the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) to do the needful for keeping the country's stock market stable. "The Prime Minister wants to see a v...