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World shares hit six-month high

-- September 22, 2018 11:23:17

World shares hit a six-month high on Friday after China’s moves to boost domestic consumption bolstered a rally driven by investor bets the latest US-China trade fracas was unlikely to dent gl...

S&P 500, Dow hit record highs, Nasdaq falls

-- September 22, 2018 10:46:52

US stocks were mixed on Friday while the S&P 500 and Dow reached record highs ahead of Monday’s major sector reshuffle, capping a week that largely shrugged off trade worries. Trading volum...

Fox, Comcast about to settle their $36b battle for Sky

-- September 21, 2018 20:49:36

Two of America's largest media companies are about to settle a bidding war to buy a coveted overseas competitor, reports CNBC. Twenty-First Century Fox and Comcast will go head to head in London ov...

Indian shares recover after sell-off in housing finance, property firms

-- September 21, 2018 16:47:24

Indian shares recouped most losses after key indexes plunged over 3.0 per cent in afternoon trade on panic-selling in housing finance and property stocks, according to Reuters.  The broader NSE...

European shares jump after Wall Street hits record highs

-- September 21, 2018 15:02:32

European shares rose strongly at the open on Friday, extending their gains from the previous session as a relief rally due to easing fears of a trade war helped Wall Street hit record highs. At 0730...

Asian share markets rise after Wall Street gains

-- September 21, 2018 14:54:57

Asian stock markets rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.4 per cent to 2,766.86 and Tokyo's Nikk...

Four cos' share price soaring sans PSI

FE Report September 21, 2018 11:55:20

The share prices of four companies were rising despite having no undisclosed price sensitive information (PSI). The companies are Shasha Denims, Pragati Life Insurance, Khulna Power Company and Saf...

Stocks nosedive as large-cap sectors plunge

FE Online Report September 20, 2018 16:01:24

Stock markets nosedived on Thursday, snapping a two days gaining streak, as cautious investors sold shares to bag profit on quick gaining stocks. Market insiders said the cautious investors booked...

Global stocks rise amid trade tensions

-- September 20, 2018 15:39:07

The world stocks rose as the fresh US and Chinese tariffs on reciprocal imports were less harsh than feared continued on Thursday. Although the investors remained wary about the next steps in the U...

MTB to issue fresh equity in favour of Norfund

FE Online Report September 20, 2018 12:40:00

The board of directors of Mutual Trust Bank has decided to convene an EGM to issue fresh capital and bring changes in few clauses of Articles of Association. The board has decided to issue fresh equi...

Stocks mixed in volatile trade

FE Online Report September 20, 2018 11:41:34

Stocks on bourses witnessed volatility in early hour of trading on Thursday as investors are active both sides of trading fence. Following the previous two days’ upward trend, the Dhaka Stock...

Asian shares rise as investors reassess trade war impact

-- September 20, 2018 11:04:19

Asian stocks followed global indexes higher on Thursday, as investors took a less bearish view on the impact of the US-China trade war on markets, a sharp contrast to dim expectations economists had o...

Banking shares lift markets to end positive

FE Online Report September 19, 2018 15:58:39

Banking shares helped to keep the markets firm for the second day in a row on Wednesday as the investors showed their buying appetite on the sector. The investors continued their buying spree on bank...

Asian shares inch up amid trade war concerns

-- September 19, 2018 12:15:01

Asian shares inched up on Wednesday, despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the US and China. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.4 per cent in early trading to 23,741.29. Austr...

Tokyo stocks advance as exporters lift

-- September 19, 2018 12:08:51

Japan’s Tokyo stocks advanced Wednesday morning as a comparatively weak yen gave exporter issues a boost, while semiconductor issues also drew buying. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 3...

Simtex Industries to set up spinning unit

FE Online Report September 19, 2018 11:30:54

The board of directors of Simtex Industries Limited has decided to set up a spinning unit of 26,000 spindles to produce high quality spun polyester Sewing Thread. The project cost will be around Tk 1...

DSEX exceeds 5,500-mark in early trading

FE Online Report September 19, 2018 11:23:02

The prices of most of the stocks on bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as investors are showing buying appetite on large-cap stocks. Following the previous day’s...

Top 10 traded companies clinch 40pc transaction

FE Report September 19, 2018 10:29:50

Top ten traded companies captured 40 per cent turnover of the major bourse on Tuesday while Khulna Power Company topped the chart for third day in a row. Market insiders said the investors continued...

Stocks break four-day losing streak

FE Online Report September 18, 2018 16:52:39

Stocks rebounded on Tuesday, snapping a four-day losing streak, as investors showed their buying appetite on banking stocks. Market insiders said the investors took position banking stocks as prices...

BSEC extends suspension of three cos’ trading 15 days

FE Online Report September 18, 2018 11:54:41

The securities regulator has extended the suspension period of trading of the shares of three companies—Monno Jute Stafflers, BD Autocars and Legacy Footwear—by 15 days. “The Bang...

Asian shares slip as Sino-US trade tensions intensify

-- September 18, 2018 11:39:09

Asian shares fell and copper prices eased on Tuesday after Washington announced new tariffs on Chinese imports, inflaming trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. US stock futu...

EHL recommends 25pc cash dividend

FE Online Report September 18, 2018 11:34:22

The board of directors of Eastern Housing Limited (EHL) has recommended 25 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2018, said an official disclosure on Tuesday. The final approval of...

DSE, CSE manage some gains on buying spree

FE Online Report September 18, 2018 11:31:17

The prices of most of the stocks on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Tuesday as investors are showing buying appetite on large-cap stocks. Following the previous four days...

BSEC extends tenure for ten more years

FE Report September 18, 2018 11:15:02

The securities regulator has extended the tenure of the existing closed-end mutual funds (MFs) for another term of ten years. In this regard, the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC)...

ML Dyeing share jumps 142pc on debut trading

FE Report September 18, 2018 11:11:19

ML Dyeing Limited's share price jumped 142 per cent on the first day of trading on Monday despite the market continued to fall for the fourth straight session. The share traded between Tk 10 and Tk...

BSEC commissioner Nizami gets extension

FE Report September 18, 2018 00:18:10

The government has extended the tenure of BSEC commissioner Professor Helal Uddin Nizami for two more years. The Ministry of Public Administration issued a notification in this regard on Monday. Mr....

Stocks extend losing streak for fourth day

FE Online Report September 17, 2018 15:45:59

Stocks extended their losing streak for the four straight sessions on Monday as investors continued their selling binge on sector-wise stocks. Brokers said the risk-averse investors continued their s...

Mideast stocks fall on new US tariff threats

-- September 17, 2018 14:53:59

Mideast stocks opened lower on Monday as investors worried about reports the United States was preparing a new round of tariffs on Chinese imports. Such a move would set up a possible escalation in...

Bashundhara Paper’s new product starts commercial operation

FE Online Report September 17, 2018 12:09:37

Bashundhara Paper Mills has informed that Xtreme Mosquito Coil has started its commercial operation as a new product of the Bashundhara Paper. According to an official disclosure on Monday, daily cap...

Asian shares slugged by new US tariff threat

Reuters September 17, 2018 12:04:51

Most Asian share markets slid on Monday amid reports Washington was about to announce a new round of tariffs on Chinese imports, setting the stage for possible reprisals by Beijing. Liquidity was thi...