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US stocks eke out slight gain

US stocks eke out slight gain

-- 2017-12-28 10:18:51

Wall Street eked out a slight gain on Wednesday, as advances in some major technology stocks offset losses in energy and helped keep major indexes just above the unchanged mark. The S&P technolog...

Top 10 cos snare 44pc transaction on DSE   

Top 10 cos snare 44pc transaction on DSE  

FE Report 2017-12-28 09:47:08

The top 10 traded companies, including four banks, captured nearly 44 per cent transaction of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) Wednesday while Lafarge Surma Cement accounted for more than 20 per cent...

DSE transactions witness 82.08pc growth in 2017

DSE transactions witness 82.08pc growth in 2017

-- 2017-12-28 08:30:10

Transactions in the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) increased by 82.08 per cent year-on-year with a total turnover of Tk 2.17 trillion in 2017 and a daily average turnover of Tk 8.75 billion. In 2016, tot...

Australian shares rise to 10-year high

Australian shares rise to 10-year high

-- 2017-12-28 01:29:42

Australian shares ticked up to a near 10-year closing high on Thursday, driven by financials while materials rode higher on stronger commodities prices. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3 per cent or...

Asian shares mixed in dull trading

Asian shares mixed in dull trading

-- 2017-12-27 12:45:03

Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday in quiet holiday trading after oil prices erased some of its recent gains and the region generally shrugged off the dip in technology stocks on Wall Street. Japan...

Japanese stocks inch higher

Japanese stocks inch higher

-- 2017-12-27 12:39:03

Japan’s Nikkei share edged up up on Wednesday, with a rally in crude prices supporting oil-related shares. The Nikkei was 0.09 per cent higher at 22,912.43, according to Reuters. With crude pr...

Stocks open higher as Lafarge jumps

Stocks open higher as Lafarge jumps

FE Online Report 2017-12-27 12:04:49

Stocks on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as optimistic investors are showing their buying appetite on selective large-cap issues, especially Lafarge Surma Cem...

Alif Industries back in main market from Thursday

Alif Industries back in main market from Thursday

FE Online Report 2017-12-27 12:00:00

Alif Industries Limited will commence its share trading in the main market from Thursday staging a comeback from over-the-counter (OTC) market. Earlier, the company fulfilled all the requirements in...

Square Pharma now “AAA” in the long-term

Square Pharma now “AAA” in the long-term

FE Online Report 2017-12-27 11:37:39

Credit Rating Information and Services (CRISL) has informed that the Rating Committee of CRISL has assigned the rating to Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. as “AAA” in the long term. The rating...

Ten cos snare 28pc transaction

Ten cos snare 28pc transaction

FE Report 2017-12-27 10:59:15

The heavyweight banking sector dominated the Dhaka bourse's transaction chart Tuesday while top 10 traded companies accounted for 28 per cent of the total turnover. Four banks made their way to the t...

Yeakin cuts 75pc production for 2 months

Yeakin cuts 75pc production for 2 months

FE Report 2017-12-27 10:55:03

Yeakin Polymer has reduced 75 per cent production capacity as the company will change the total factory machinery layout plan for installation of the new capital machinery. "The company needs to chan...

Stocks end higher riding on Lafarge

Stocks end higher riding on Lafarge

FE Online Report 2017-12-27 04:09:04

Stocks extended the winning spell for the second day in a row on Wednesday as optimistic investors continued their buying appetite on selective large-cap stocks, especially Lafarge Surma Cement. Shar...

Yeakin Polymer to cut 75pc production

Yeakin Polymer to cut 75pc production

FE Online Report 2017-12-26 12:08:32

Yeakin Polymer will reduce 75 per cent production capacity due to change the total factory machineries layout plan for installation of the new capital machinery, said an official disclosure on Tuesday...

Banks lead DSE, CSE higher

Banks lead DSE, CSE higher

FE Online Desk 2017-12-26 12:00:00

Banking stocks helped to manage the bourses of the country ended on a positive note on Tuesday in cautious trading ahead of year-ending. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchan...

Asian shares mixed in light trading

Asian shares mixed in light trading

-- 2017-12-26 11:16:24

Major Asian shares were little-changed Tuesday in light trading after the Christmas holiday. The Shanghai Composite Index gained less than 1 point to 3,280.12 and Japan’s Nikkei 225 declined by...

Japanese stocks slip in thin trading

Japanese stocks slip in thin trading

-- 2017-12-26 10:39:49

Japanese stocks slipped slightly in holiday trading on Tuesday, caught in a narrow range as the index lacked leads from other markets. The Nikkei was 0.08 per cent lower at 22,920.39 amid low trading...

Regulator creating rules to tighten corporate governance

Regulator creating rules to tighten corporate governance

Mohammad Mufazzal 2017-12-26 10:31:50

The securities regulator has drafted corporate-governance guidelines with the code of conduct for directors to ensure transparency in board affairs alongside accelerating a company's growth. Official...

Govt extends refinancing scheme

Govt extends refinancing scheme

FE Report 2017-12-25 12:00:00

The supervisory committee of the capital market refinancing scheme has extended the timeframe to apply for loan facility till March 31, 2018 from existing deadline which ends on December 31, 2017....

Engineering sector atop DSE turnover

Engineering sector atop DSE turnover

FE Report 2017-12-25 12:00:00

Engineering sector dominated the Dhaka bourse's transaction chart Sunday, riding on the new issue -- Nahee Aluminium Composite Panel which accounted for 13 per cent turnover on its debut day. The top...

Asian shares lower in quiet trading

Asian shares lower in quiet trading

-- 2017-12-25 10:52:49

Asian shares were lower in quiet trading Monday in the few Asian markets open during the Christmas holiday. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was down less than 0.1 per cent at 22,887.89, while the Shan...

Japanese stocks inch lower

Japanese stocks inch lower

-- 2017-12-25 10:46:49

Japan’s Nikkei share edged lower on Monday, weighed by losses on Wall Street, although movement was confined to a narrow range with many other major markets shut for Christmas. The Nikkei was 0...

China stocks fall on liquidity concerns

China stocks fall on liquidity concerns

-- 2017-12-25 01:53:20

China stocks slipped on Monday, with the start-up board ChiNext posting its biggest decline in three weeks as expectations of tighter monetary polices stirred worries about market liquidity. At the c...

Stocks witness higher in early trading

Stocks witness higher in early trading

FE Online Report 2017-12-24 12:00:00

Stocks on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Sunday as optimistic investors are showing their buying appetite on selective issues ahead of year-closing. Following the prev...

Stocks fail to stay positive at midday

Stocks fail to stay positive at midday

FE Online Report 2017-12-24 12:00:00

Stocks on both bourses failed to stay positive trend at midday Sunday as risk-averse investors went on selling spree on sector-wise stocks ahead of year-closing. However, Nahee Aluminum Composite Pan...

Stocks extend losses amid sluggish turnover

Stocks extend losses amid sluggish turnover

FE Online Report 2017-12-24 12:00:00

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish session Sunday with sluggish trading activities as investors were mostly cautious ahead of year-ending. Brokers said retail investors remained cautious about fres...

BAPLC for digitising annual reports of listed companies

BAPLC for digitising annual reports of listed companies

FE Online Desk 2017-12-24 01:40:16

Bangladesh Assocation of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC) has urged the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) to digitise the annual reports of the listed companies. " We have made...

Wall St falls ahead of holiday

Wall St falls ahead of holiday

-- 2017-12-23 10:36:46

Major indexes of US stocks dipped on Friday in low trading volume before the holiday weekend as several blue-chip stocks slipped, including Nike. Nike Inc shares fell 2.3 per cent after the company f...

Stocks keep falling for fourth straight week

Stocks keep falling for fourth straight week

FE Report 2017-12-23 10:24:24

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish week, extending the losing streak for the four weeks in a row that ended Thursday, as ongoing pessimism kept investors mostly inactive. Dealers said the ongoing p...

Nikkei share nearly flat

Nikkei share nearly flat

-- 2017-12-22 11:23:18

Japan’s Nikkei share average was flat on Friday as gains in commodities trading houses offset weakness in drugmakers, while Kobe Steel stumbled after it said senior executives were aware of da...

US stocks rise; bank, energy stocks climb

US stocks rise; bank, energy stocks climb

-- 2017-12-22 11:12:37

US stock indexes rose on Thursday, boosted by bank and energy stocks as investors bet on more economically sensitive sectors. Energy and financial stocks led gains among the 11 major S&P sectors....