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Bourses witness mixed trend despite GP surge

FE Online Report February 23, 2020 12:09:57

Stocks witnessed volatility in the early hours of trading on Sunday despite a surge in Grameenphone (GP) shares following the news of the telcom operator's decision to deposit Tk 10 billion in dues to...

25 cos to go public to raise Tk 13.34 billion

Mohammad Mufazzal February 23, 2020 10:08:56

Some 25 companies are set to raise an aggregate amount of capital worth Tk 13.34 billion from the capital market. The companies will raise capitals floating IPOs (initial public offerings) under the...

Wall St set to fall again as coronavirus spreads beyond China

-- February 21, 2020 20:43:09

US stock index futures edged lower on Friday as a spike in new coronavirus cases in China and elsewhere sent investors scrambling for safer assets such as gold and government bonds, according to Reute...

China firms in $10 billion share sale rush as funding rules eased amid virus worries

-- February 21, 2020 16:36:12

Listed Chinese companies are queuing up to issue shares and have already announced plans to raise more than $10 billion in the past week after fundraising rules were relaxed to help ease cash strains...

Stocks head for worst week in four as coronavirus spreads

-- February 21, 2020 15:37:04

Shares across the world fell on Friday and were set for their worst week in four as investors dumped riskier assets for the safety of bonds and gold, with coronavirus cases in China and elsewhere spre...

Robi plans to go public

-- February 21, 2020 13:40:55

Robi, the second largest mobile operator in Bangladesh, is seeking to raise Tk 5.2 billion from the capital market through an initial public offering (IPO), reports bdnews24.com.  It plans to of...

Stocks end week on negative note

FE Online Report February 20, 2020 16:36:43

Stocks finished week on marginally lower Thursday as risk-averse investors went on sell-offs on sector-wise shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settled at 4,733, shedding...

Stocks up at open

FE Online Report February 20, 2020 11:29:38

Stocks witnessed an upward trend in the early hours of trading on Thursday as investors maintained their appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the previous day’s modest gain, the Dhaka Stoc...

Delta Brac declares 35pc dividend

FE Online Report February 20, 2020 11:27:57

The board of directors of Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation Ltd has recommended 20 per cent cash and 15 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2019. The annual general meetin...

Online module a boon to aggrieved investors

Mohammad Mufazzal February 20, 2020 10:35:21

The securities regulator has settled above 92 per cent of total complaints made by investors in last six months through newly-introduced online complaint module. The Bangladesh Securities and Exchang...

Stocks bounce back after single-day break

FE Online Report February 19, 2020 16:27:20

Stocks rebounded on Wednesday, after a single-day break, as investors showed their buying binge on sector-wise shares. The market opened on downward trend and the key index of the major bourse droppe...

Bourses witness downtrend at open

FE Online Report February 19, 2020 11:50:55

Stocks witnessed a downward trend in the early hours of trading on Wednesday as risk-averse investors opted for booking quick-profit on selective shares. Following the previous day’s modest c...

Reliance Insurance declares 25pc dividend

FE Online Report February 19, 2020 11:17:55

The board of directors of Reliance Insurance has recommended 25 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2019. The final approval will come during the annual general meeting schedule...

Stocks break five-day winning streak

FE Online Report February 18, 2020 16:14:50

Stocks slipped into the red on Tuesday, snapping a five-day winning streak, as investors opted for quick-profit on selective large-cap issues. The market opened on upward trend and key index of the p...

Share prices of two cos’ keep soaring sans PSI

FE Online Report February 18, 2020 13:51:50

The share prices of two companies - Orion Pharmaceuticals and Orion Infusions - have been soaring despite no undisclosed price sensitive information. Within 12 trading days, share price of Orion Phar...

DSEX exceeds 4800-mark in early trading

FE Online Report February 18, 2020 11:28:50

Stocks rose steeply in the early hours of Tuesday trading sending the DSE key index above the 4800-mark, as the enthusiastic investors maintained their buying interest on selective large-cap shares....

Stocks extend gaining streak amid optimism

FE Online Report February 17, 2020 16:54:13

Stocks extended the winning streak for the fifth straight session on Monday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, continu...

Walton Hi-Tech’s IPO share bidding begins Mar 2

FE Online Report February 17, 2020 13:56:32

The bidding for discovering cut-off price for initial public offering (IPO) share of Walton Hi-Tech Industries by the eligible investors is set to begin on March 2. The electronic bidding will contin...

Stocks witness upturn at open

FE Online Report February 17, 2020 11:27:35

Stocks witnessed an upward trend in the early hours of trading on Monday as some investors kept their buying interest on sector-wise shares. Following the previous day’s sharp gain, the Dhaka S...

CIB database access: BB spurns securities regulator's request

SYFUL ISLAM February 17, 2020 09:54:56

The central bank has refused to grant the securities regulator the access to its database for scrutinising the credit record of individuals or potential bond issuers, officials said. The Bangladesh S...

DSEX exceeds 4,700-mark on heavy buying

FE Online Report February 16, 2020 16:17:54

Stocks kept soaring with the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) hitting two and a half months on Sunday amid growing investors’ confidence in the market. The market started on a flying...

Stocks jump at open amid soaring turnover

FE Online Report February 16, 2020 11:38:54

Stocks witnessed a sharp rise in the early hours of trading on Sunday as investors maintained their buying interest on major sectors’ shares. Market analysts the central bank’s market sup...

Islamic transactions snare 25pc of country's total banking assets

FE DESK February 16, 2020 10:56:30

At present, the market share of assets of the Islamic banking industry is around 25 per cent of the country's total banking assets. Among the top 35 jurisdictions in terms of domestic market share of...

Merchant bankers seek fiscal incentives to revamp stock mkt

FE REPORT February 16, 2020 10:17:54

Merchant bankers have suggested offering special fiscal incentives, including tax and VAT waivers, to help woo large and renowned companies to the stock market. They felt since mobilisation of funds...

Weekly review: Stocks nudge higher on BB moves

Babul Barman February 15, 2020 11:39:47

Stocks rebounded strongly in the outgoing week as investors put fresh stakes in shares thanks to the central bank's bailout package to boost the ailing capital market. Week-on-week, DSEX, the prime i...

LafargeHolcim tops turnover for fourth week

FE Report February 15, 2020 11:34:49

Ten most traded firms accounted for 24 per cent transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange last week with LafargeHolcim continuing to dominate the chart for fourth straight weeks. Market operators sa...

CSE arranges event on trading of govt securities

FE Desk Report February 15, 2020 11:31:51

Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) Limited arranged an in-house training programme on Thursday at its conference hall on "Trading of Government Securities in the Secondary Platform of the Exchange" for e...

Asian shares tick up, aim for second week of gains amid virus scare

REUTERS February 14, 2020 12:15:13

Asian shares edged up on Friday, on course to post the second straight week of gains, helped by hopes governments will make provisions to soften the impact on their economies from the coronavirus epid...

DSE to hold mock trading of treasury bonds soon

Mohammad Mufazzal February 14, 2020 11:19:21

The country's premier bourse will hold a mock trading session for listed treasury bonds soon in a move to activate the long-awaited trading of such government debt securities through bourses. The Dha...

Khulna Power lights up DSE turnover chart

FE Report February 14, 2020 11:17:28

Ten most-traded companies accounted for 24 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with Khulna Power Company Ltd. generating the highest turnover. Market analysts said...