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Microsoft scales down Russia operations due to Ukraine crisis

Microsoft scales down Russia operations due to Ukraine crisis

-- 2022-06-09 10:11:34

Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it was making substantial cuts to its business in Russia, joining a string of companies that are reducing their exposure or pulling out of the country following its in...

Bourses open marginally higher

Bourses open marginally higher

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-06-08 11:25:55

The market opened marginally higher on Wednesday as the bargain hunters showed some buying interest in sector-wise lucrative stocks. Following the previous day’s modest correction, DSEX, the...

Meghna Insurance makes debut today

Meghna Insurance makes debut today

FE REPORT 2022-06-08 11:05:06

Meghna Insurance Company makes its debut trading today (Wednesday) under the 'N' category, a disclosure said. The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) approved the company's IPO (init...

Transfer undistributed dividends to CMSF account by June 10, BSEC asks issuers

Transfer undistributed dividends to CMSF account by June 10, BSEC asks issuers

FE REPORT 2022-06-07 09:56:51

The securities regular has asked issuer companies to transfer undistributed dividends into the account of Capital Market Stabilisation Fund (CMSF) within June 10. The Bangladesh Securities and Exch...

Move to reduce trading cycle for A, B-category

Move to reduce trading cycle for A, B-category

FE REPORT 2022-06-07 09:54:25

The securities regulator has moved to reduce the bourses' trading cycle to T+1 from T+2 for 'A' and 'B' category issues to pave the way of offloading such securities after a day of purchasing the se...

Major sectors contribute to continuous market upturn

Major sectors contribute to continuous market upturn

FE REPORT 2022-06-06 10:12:22

Dhaka bourse closed the week's first session with a moderate rise in broad index following investors' increased participation in transactions. Major sectors of listed securities on Sunday played a ma...

T-bond trading in secondary market: Stakeholders to sign deal on June 12

T-bond trading in secondary market: Stakeholders to sign deal on June 12

FE REPORT 2022-06-05 10:21:41

Stakeholders will sign an agreement on June 12 to commence the trading of treasury bonds in a bid to diversify the capital market with the participation of general investors. Bangladesh Bank, Banglad...

Weekly market review: Stocks bounce back after four weeks of losses

Weekly market review: Stocks bounce back after four weeks of losses

FE REPORT 2022-06-04 10:51:14

The equities benchmark index bounced back in the week to Thursday after four consecutive weeks of losses as the Dhaka bourse tried to recover from sell-off with the increased participation of investor...

Ten companies grab 28pc of weekly DSE turnover

Ten companies grab 28pc of weekly DSE turnover

FE REPORT 2022-06-04 10:03:28

The ten most-traded stocks accounted for 28 per cent of the weekly market turnover on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) this week. Beximco topped the turnover chart as it generated a turnover of Tk 2....

Stocks perform mixed, major indices finish flat

Stocks perform mixed, major indices finish flat

-- 2022-05-31 17:54:58

Stocks on Tuesday performed mixed with major indices finishing flat. DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 4.20 points or 0.06 per cent to settle at 6,392.86. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also...

NBL to raise Tk 5.0 billion

NBL to raise Tk 5.0 billion

FE REPORT 2022-05-30 10:21:40

National Bank Ltd (NBL), a first-generation private commercial bank, will raise Tk 5.0 billion by issuing subordinated bonds to strengthen its capital base. The company's board of directors has tak...

Shipping Corporation's EPS jumps 310pc in 9 months

Shipping Corporation's EPS jumps 310pc in 9 months

FE REPORT 2022-05-27 10:39:34

The state-run Bangladesh Shipping Corporation has reported a 310 per cent increase in its profit year-on-year in nine months of the current fiscal year thanks to significant increase in shipping far...

Musk sued by Twitter investors for stock 'manipulation'

Musk sued by Twitter investors for stock 'manipulation'

-- 2022-05-27 09:50:39

Billionaire Elon Musk was sued by Twitter Inc investors claiming he manipulated the company's stock price downward, as the chief executive of electric carmaker Tesla mounts a $44 billion takeover bid...

Stocks stop falling riding on regulatory efforts

Stocks stop falling riding on regulatory efforts

FE ONLINE REPORT  2022-05-26 16:20:49

Stocks bounced back on Thursday amid choppy trading as bargain hunters went on late hours buying spree riding on the securities regulator’s latest effort to lower the downward circuit breaker...

Stocks open lower despite regulatory efforts

Stocks open lower despite regulatory efforts

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-26 11:47:43

The market opened marginally lower on Thursday, despite the securities regulator imposed 2.0 per cent lowered circuit breaker again, amid confidence crisis among investors The Bangladesh Securities a...

BSEC sets 2.0pc circuit breaker at lower end

BSEC sets 2.0pc circuit breaker at lower end

FE REPORT 2022-05-26 08:59:49

The securities regulator has again set a 2.0-percent circuit breaker at the lower end for prices of all listed securities to contain the ongoing free fall of stocks. The Bangladesh Securities and E...

CAL Bangladesh aims to provide research-based investment services

CAL Bangladesh aims to provide research-based investment services

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-25 17:05:46

CAL Bangladesh, a newly established and first joint-venture foreign brokerage firm in Bangladesh, has announced its plan of providing research-based investment services to investors and stock market....

Stocks extend losing streak amid confidence crisis

Stocks extend losing streak amid confidence crisis

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-05-25 15:20:42

Stocks extended losing streak for the second straight day on Wednesday, despite the regulatory efforts to revamp the ailing market, amid a confidence crisis among investors. Following the previous da...

Capital market revised refinancing scheme: Tk 2.05b sought from Bangladesh Bank

Capital market revised refinancing scheme: Tk 2.05b sought from Bangladesh Bank

FE Report 2022-05-25 08:35:18

The capital market refinancing scheme supervision committee has sought Tk 2.05 billion from the central bank for disbursement among market operators under the revised scheme. The committee has sent a...

Firstlead Securities investors seek money refund

Firstlead Securities investors seek money refund

FE ONLINE REPORT  2022-05-24 17:04:49

Affected investors of Firstlead Securities, which allegedly embezzled Tk 100 million of its clients’ funds, demanded their money back as early as possible.  Mohammad Ayub Khan, one of th...

Stocks fall after single-day break

Stocks fall after single-day break

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-24 16:27:43

Stocks backed to the losing streak on Tuesday, after a single-day break, as cautious investors went on a selling binge on sector-wise issues amid ongoing market volatility. Following the previous day...

Enhancing liquidity flow: BSEC raises EIs' investment limit

Enhancing liquidity flow: BSEC raises EIs' investment limit

FE REPORT 2022-05-24 10:22:43

The securities regulator has taken another initiative to increase liquidity flow in the capital market by enhancing the stipulated investment ceiling, set for availing IPO (initial public offering) qu...

Capital market refinancing scheme: Injection of Tk 3.0b into stocks soon

Capital market refinancing scheme: Injection of Tk 3.0b into stocks soon

MOHAMMAD MUFAZZAL 2022-05-24 08:45:41

Trade operators are set to receive around Tk 3.0 billion in immediate injection from the capital-market refinancing scheme worth 10.09 billion, amid government intervention to stimulate the bourses....

Stocks rebound strongly owing to govt moves

Stocks rebound strongly owing to govt moves

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-23 15:56:17

The market rebounded strongly on Monday, snapping an eight-day sharp fall, as investors put fresh bets on major sector stocks, riding on the government steps to help revamp the ailing market. The sec...

DSEX jumps over 100 points at opening on govt moves

DSEX jumps over 100 points at opening on govt moves

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-23 11:48:29

The market witnessed a steep rise at the opening on Monday, after hitting an 11-month low the previous day, as the government framed rescue packages with fresh financial injections. Following the new...

Boost investment in stock market, Finance Minister directs regulators

Boost investment in stock market, Finance Minister directs regulators

-- 2022-05-22 19:52:01

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal at a meeting with Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir and other senior officials of the ministry asked them to work on boosting stock market investment. He sa...

BSEC extends margin loan limit to increase liquidity

BSEC extends margin loan limit to increase liquidity

-- 2022-05-22 18:33:09

Bangladesh’s capital market regulator has increased the margin loan limit in an effort to increase liquidity in the market and counteract the recent dip in the stock market. On Sunday, the Bang...

DSEX hits 11-month low as sell-off continues

DSEX hits 11-month low as sell-off continues

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-22 15:10:22

Stocks witnessed yet another major setback on Sunday, with the key index of the Dhaka bourse sinking below the 6,200-mark after 11-month, as the jittery investors continued to sell off to exit from th...

Stocks open lower as sell-off continues

Stocks open lower as sell-off continues

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-22 11:41:22

The market opened lower on Sunday as the jittery investors continued to sell-off their holdings amid growing concerns over the economic situation. Following the previous seven days’ major fall,...

Foreign stakes in small-cap listed companies drop

Foreign stakes in small-cap listed companies drop

FE REPORT 2022-05-22 10:22:23

Foreign stakes in many small-cap listed companies declined significantly in last 10 months as the foreigners offloaded their shares held in those companies. The foreign stakes in large-cap companies,...