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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...

Far Chemical generates highest turnover

FE Report March 03, 2020 11:29:33

Ten most-traded stocks accounted for 23 per cent transaction of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Monday while Far Chemical Industries topped the turnover chart. Market insiders said investors continue...

Stocks break week-long losing streak

FE Online Report March 02, 2020 15:58:11

Stocks rebounded in the positive terrain on Monday, snapping a seven-day losing streak, as bargain hunters showed their buying appetite on sector-wise shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock...

Seminar on Role of Financial Reporting Tuesday

FE Online Desk March 02, 2020 13:13:20

A seminar on “The Role of Financial Reporting in the Development of Capital Market, arranged by Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) will be held on Tuesday. Dr. Mashiur Rahman, Econo...

IDLC to launch its first venture capital fund

FE Online Desk March 02, 2020 13:03:28

IDLC Finance will launch its first venture capital fund Tuesday. The launching event will be graced by Member of Parliament & State Minister of Information and Technology Division, Zunaid Ahmed P...

Bourses open higher amid low turnover

FE Online Report March 02, 2020 11:30:45

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early hours of trading on Monday as some investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the previous seven days’ fall, the Dhaka...

Listed cos under banking, NBFI, ins sectors should comply with IFRS

FE Desk Report March 02, 2020 11:19:21

All listed entities encompassing banks, non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) and insurance sectors should follow the international financial reporting standards (IFRS) to ensure transparency and...

Asian stock markets reverse losses

REUTERS March 02, 2020 11:10:26

Asian shares steadied from early losses on Monday as investors placed their hopes on a coordinated global monetary policy response to weather the damaging economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic....