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Mkt looks much cheaper in terms of P/E ratio: CSE

FE Online Desk March 10, 2020 12:55:08

Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has urged the banks to start their process to invest in the stock market as soon as possible. "Bangladesh Bank recently released a directive regarding capital market i...

SEC exec points fingers at unholy nexus

FE Report March 10, 2020 11:06:29

A top regulatory official on Monday said an "unholy game" is going on in the capital market involving issuers, issue managers, audit firms, and the company management to cheat the public and state. P...

Only two issues rise

FE Report March 10, 2020 11:03:47

The share prices of only two companies- Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) and Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company (BIFC)- rose on Monday on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). Amid panic-driven sales exerted through...

DSE sees massive fall on panic sale

FE Online Report March 09, 2020 12:47:17

Dhaka bourse witnessed a massive plunge on Monday amid investors’ panic driven sales observed from the beginning of the session. The DSE broad index--DSEX-- lost 4.29 per cent or 184 points to...

CSE team calls on BSEC chairman

FE Online Desk March 09, 2020 12:39:41

A delegation of the newly-elected board of directors of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), led by its chairman Asif Ibrahim called on Khairul Hossain, chairman of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Comm...

World shares trampled in coronavirus panic

REUTERS March 09, 2020 12:03:09

Global share markets tumbled on Monday as panicked investors fled to bonds to hedge the economic shock of the coronavirus, and oil plunged more than 20 per cent after Saudi Arabia slashed its official...

VFS Thread Dyeing tops turnover chart

FE Report March 09, 2020 11:23:38

VFS Thread Dyeing on Sunday topped the turnover chart following increased participation by investors. On the day, the company featured a turnover of above Tk 140 million and grabbed 3.27 per cent of...

Chartered Life Ins to go public

-- March 08, 2020 14:05:42

Chartered Life Insurance Ltd , has recently signed an agreement with AAA Finance & Investment Limited for raising fund through Initial Public Offering (IPO) at the Head Office of Chartered Life In...

Company profile: Land sales spur EHL net profit

FE Report March 08, 2020 10:38:09

Eastern Housing Limited (EHL), a listed company, continued its steady growth in net profit for the last four years. The company reported its net profit of Tk 345.52 million for 2019, Tk 324.44 millio...

Weekly Review: Stocks rout continues

Babul Barman March 07, 2020 12:06:18

Stocks kept losing in the outgoing week as worried investors continued their sell-offs amid growing tension over the impact of coronavirus outbreak. Week-on-week, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka S...

LafargeHolcim's profit soars 56pc

FE DESK REPORT March 07, 2020 12:04:10

LafargeHolcim Bangladesh (LHBL) posted a significant improvement in financial results in 2019. Consolidated Sales Revenues for the year rose to BDT 17,840 million, up by BDT 1,208 million compared to...

Asian stocks suffer as virus spreads

REUTERS March 06, 2020 11:47:49

Asian shares and US stock futures fell on Friday following another Wall Street rout as disruptions to global business from the coronavirus beyond China worsened, stoking fears of a prolonged world eco...

LafargeHolcim generates highest turnover on DSE

FE Report March 06, 2020 11:05:14

The ten most traded companies accounted for one-fifth transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with LafargeHolcim Bangladesh generating the highest turnover. Market insiders said i...

Stocks descent; DSEX dips below 4,400-mark

FE Online Report March 05, 2020 15:35:01

Stocks extended the losing streak on Thursday with key index dropped below the 4,400-mark again as investors continued their selling binge on sector-wise shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka St...

Delta Hospital share bidding to begin Mar 22

FE Online Report March 05, 2020 14:54:32

The bidding period for eligible investors to discover the cut-off price of Delta Hospital Limited shares through electronic subscription system will commence from March 22. The electronic bidding wil...

Asian shares grind higher, virus risks block the way

REUTERS March 05, 2020 11:38:05

Asian shares rallied for a fourth straight session on Thursday as U.S. markets swung sharply higher and another dose of central bank stimulus offered some salve for the global economic outlook. Wall...

Tax receipts from DSE slump 38pc in 8 months

Babul Barman March 05, 2020 10:57:21

The government's revenue earnings from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell 38 per cent year-on-year in eight months in the current fiscal year as trading volume was on the decline. Market analysts sa...

BSEC for allowing TREC to foreign firms

Mohammad Mufazzal March 05, 2020 10:51:53

The securities regulator has moved to issue fresh TREC (Trading Right Entitlement Certificate), to any firms, including foreign ones, for conducting trading operations in the country's capital market....

Central Pharma's share price soaring sans PSI

FE Report March 05, 2020 10:37:07

The share price of Central Pharmaceuticals Ltd is soaring without having any undisclosed price sensitive information. Within a month, the company's share price almost doubled to reach at Tk 16.90 on...

Special funds for capital mkt: Most PCBs still remain undecided

FE Report March 05, 2020 09:59:03

The central bank's special fund proposal for investment in the capital market has not seen much progress, as most of the private commercial banks (PCBs) are yet to make any concrete decision to that e...

Stocks back in the red amid low turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT March 04, 2020 16:24:32

Stocks slipped back to the red on Wednesday, snapping a two-day gaining streak, as cautious investors went on selling binge on sector-wise stock DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE...

Asian shares struggle despite Fed cut; resurgent Biden boosts US futures

REUTERS March 04, 2020 15:31:23

Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Wednesday and bonds held stunning gains, as an emergency rate cut from the US Federal Reserve seemed to stoke rather than soothe fears over the coronavi...

Stocks witness modest gain at opening

FE Online Report March 04, 2020 11:48:09

Stocks witnessed a modest gain in early hours of trading on Wednesday as optimistic investors are showing their appetite on sector-wise shares. Following the previous two days’ gain, the Dhaka...

Envoy Textiles to issue preference shares

FE Report March 04, 2020 10:32:45

Envoy Textiles will raise a capital worth Tk 870 million issuing cumulative preference shares to expand business and repay high cost debt. The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) on...

Top ten cos snare one-fifth turnover

FE Report March 04, 2020 10:31:16

VFS Thread Dyeing dominated the Dhaka bourse's transaction chart Tuesday while ten most-traded stocks accounted for more than one-fifth transaction. Market operators said investors continued to show...

Stocks extend gaining streak for second day

FE ONLINE REPORT March 03, 2020 16:19:25

Stocks extended the gaining streak for the second day in a row on Tuesday as bargain hunters continued to show their buying appetite on lucrative issues. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exch...

Global shares extend rebound on hopes of G7 support

REUTERS March 03, 2020 12:01:48

Global shares and oil prices extended their rebound on Tuesday on mounting speculation policymakers around the world would move to ease the economic fallout from the spreading coronavirus, ahead of a...

Stocks open on positive note amid low turnover

FE Online Report March 03, 2020 11:47:24

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hours of trading on Tuesday as optimistic investors are showing their appetite on sector-wise shares. Following the previous day’s modest gain, the Dhaka...

DCCI for active bond market

FE REPORT March 03, 2020 11:37:21

The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) put forward on Monday a set of recommendations to the government that include development of bond market and infrastructure for the country's economic...

Capital mkt needs quality IPOs

FE Report March 03, 2020 11:31:05

The country's capital market requires more companies having good fundamentals to enhance the market cap to GDP (gross domestic product) ratio like other neighbouring countries. The chairman of Dhaka...