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Proactive move for listing good companies emphasised

Proactive move for listing good companies emphasised

FE REPORT 2021-03-09 08:56:53

The securities regulator has asked the merchant bankers to play a proactive role to ensure listing of more companies with good fundamentals to enhance depth of the country's capital market. The regul...

DSEX exceeds 5,600-mark after one month

DSEX exceeds 5,600-mark after one month

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-08 15:57:11

The benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) crossed the ‘psychological’ threshold of 5,600-mark on Monday after a month as the market ended higher for the third straight session....

DSEX exceeds 5,600-mark at opening

DSEX exceeds 5,600-mark at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-08 11:40:51

Stocks opened higher on Monday with the key index crossing the 5600-mark in the early trading as optimistic investors continued their appetite on sector-wise large-cap issues. Within the first hour...

Stocks end higher with soaring trading activities

Stocks end higher with soaring trading activities

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-07 16:14:16

Stocks ended higher on Sunday with soaring trading activities as optimistic investors showed their buying interest on lucrative issues. Following the previous week’s recovery trend, the market...

Stocks soar at opening amid rising turnover

Stocks soar at opening amid rising turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-07 12:18:24

Stocks opened higher on Sunday amid rising trading activities as optimistic investors showed their appetite on sector-wise large-cap issues. Within the first hour into trade, DSEX advanced more than...

Lub-rref makes trading debut Tuesday

Lub-rref makes trading debut Tuesday

FE Online Report 2021-03-07 11:32:59

Lub-rref (Bangladesh), a local lubricant producer, will make its shares trading debut on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) on Tuesday (March 9) under “N”...

10 companies capture 53.15pc of total market transaction

10 companies capture 53.15pc of total market transaction

FE REPORT 2021-03-07 09:01:04

Top 10 turnover leaders grabbed 53.15 per cent of total market transaction featured by the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in last the week. According to DSE information, top 10 companies featured an aggr...

Bangladesh regulator unlikely to stop issuing IPOs despite sluggish market

Bangladesh regulator unlikely to stop issuing IPOs despite sluggish market

MOHAMMAD MUFAZZAL 2021-03-07 08:51:37

The securities regulator is unlikely to put off the process of bringing new IPOs (initial public offerings) in the capital market amid the recent trend of poor transactions. One of the commissioners...

eGeneration's price climbs almost 300pc in eight days

eGeneration's price climbs almost 300pc in eight days

FE REPORT 2021-03-06 08:42:45

Share price of eGeneration, one of the leading IT consulting & software solutions companies, soared 294 per cent in the eight trading days after debut. Shares of eGeneration, which raised Tk 150...

Asian shares come off one-month lows

Asian shares come off one-month lows

REUTERS 2021-03-05 14:10:38

A late rally in Chinese shares on Friday helped pull Asian stocks off one-month lows as investors picked bargains while attention shifted to US non-farm payrolls due later in the day. E-Mini futures...

Stock market tribunal didn't have a single case to deal with in past three years

Stock market tribunal didn't have a single case to deal with in past three years

Mohammad Mufazzal 2021-03-05 10:39:29

A special tribunal created only to deal with stock market-related cases is having an idle time since it does not have any work to do, according to tribunal sources. The situation has been more or les...

Pubali Bank to raise Tk 5.0b through perpetual bonds

Pubali Bank to raise Tk 5.0b through perpetual bonds

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-04 12:47:39

The board of directors of Pubali Bank Ltd has decided to raise Tk 5.0 billion through the issuance of perpetual bonds to strengthen the additional tier-1 capital base. The bank will issue the bond fo...

Stocks open marginally higher in choppy trading

Stocks open marginally higher in choppy trading

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-04 11:22:26

Stocks opened on a positive trend on Thursday as bargain hunters were active on sector-wise issues. Within the first hour into trade, DSEX advanced more than 24 points while the CSE All Share Price I...

Alphabet-backed Oscar Health valued at $7.09b in lacklustre debut

Alphabet-backed Oscar Health valued at $7.09b in lacklustre debut

-- 2021-03-04 11:13:52

Shares of Oscar Health fell more than 7 per cent in their stock market debut on Wednesday, fetching a valuation of just over $7 billion for the health insurance start-up backed by Google parent Alphab...

Tax receipts from Dhaka Stock Exchange double in 8 months

Tax receipts from Dhaka Stock Exchange double in 8 months

Babul Barman 2021-03-04 10:19:36

The government's revenue earnings from the prime bourse marked a whopping 101 per cent rise in the first eight months of the current fiscal year (FY) compared to the same period of the previous fiscal...

Stocks edge down after volatile trading

Stocks edge down after volatile trading

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-03 16:38:11

The market slipped into the red on Wednesday, after a sharp rise in the previous day, as risk-averse investors opted for booking profits on quick-gaining stocks. Following the previous day’s sh...

Beximco to issue Tk 30b Sukuk to expand business

Beximco to issue Tk 30b Sukuk to expand business

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-03 12:51:21

The board of directors of Beximco Ltd has decided to issue the first-ever private sector asset-backed Islamic Shariah compliant Sukuk Al Istisna for Tk 30 billion. This will be the largest ever issua...

12 small-cap companies keen to raise capital

12 small-cap companies keen to raise capital

FE Report 2021-03-03 10:01:48

Some 12 small-cap companies have showed interest to raise capital through the bourses' SME boards to accelerate their business growth. The companies expressed their interest Tuesday at a meeting he...

DSEX exceeds 5,500-mark again

DSEX exceeds 5,500-mark again

FE Online Report 2021-03-02 17:36:34

Stocks soared Tuesday with the key index of the major bourse crossing the 5,500-mark after a week, as optimistic investors continued their appetite on sector-wise stocks. The market opened on a posit...

Baraka Patenga Power’s cut-off price fixed at Tk 32 each

Baraka Patenga Power’s cut-off price fixed at Tk 32 each

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-02 14:20:47

The cut-off price of shares of Baraka Patenga Power has been fixed at Tk 32 each through electronic bidding by eligible investors. The bidding – a requirement for going public under the book-bu...

Stocks open higher amid rising turnover

Stocks open higher amid rising turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-02 11:44:21

Stocks opened on an upbeat note on Tuesday as optimistic investors are showing their appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the previous day’s positive ending, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)...

57,000 companies brought under tax net thanks to reporting database

57,000 companies brought under tax net thanks to reporting database

Ismail Hossain 2021-03-02 09:38:17

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) has made a move to reshuffle and revitalize its vigilant system on the chartered accountant firms to make them more compliant and bring in h...

European stocks rebound as bond markets stabilise, UK outperforms

European stocks rebound as bond markets stabilise, UK outperforms

Reuters 2021-03-01 18:46:38

European stocks recovered on Monday after bond markets stabilised following a sharp selloff last week, while sentiment was boosted by heightened optimism over global COVID-19 vaccination programmes an...

Stocks open month on positive note

Stocks open month on positive note

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-01 16:21:50

Stocks posted moderate gain on Monday, the first trading day of this month, as bargain hunters showed their appetite on sector-wise stocks. The market swung between positive and negative in the first...

Unilever Consumer Care declares 440pc dividend

Unilever Consumer Care declares 440pc dividend

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-01 11:53:34

The board of directors of Unilever Consumer Care has recommended 440 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2020. The final approval of the dividend will come during the annual gen...

Stocks mixed at opening amid lackluster trade

Stocks mixed at opening amid lackluster trade

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-01 11:47:32

Stocks opened mixed on Monday as investors were mostly cautious amid persistently lackluster trade. The market swung between positive and negative in the early trading as the investors were seen foll...

Danone takes step to sell Chinese asset, following pressure from shareholders

Danone takes step to sell Chinese asset, following pressure from shareholders

REUTERS 2021-03-01 10:27:45

Danone said on Sunday it was taking a first step towards selling off its stake in its Chinese dairy partner as the French food group faces pressure from shareholders to improve its performance and gov...

NRBC Bank's IPO lottery draw Wednesday

NRBC Bank's IPO lottery draw Wednesday

FE REPORT 2021-03-01 09:45:50

The initial public offering (IPO) lottery draw of NRBC Bank will be held on Wednesday (March 3) to allocate its 120 million ordinary shares among successful applicants. The commercial bank has rece...

Stocks slip into red breaking two-day winning streak

Stocks slip into red breaking two-day winning streak

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-02-28 16:04:30

The market slipped into the red on Sunday, breaking a two-day winning streak, as investors mostly followed cautious stance amid lack of market triggers. The market opened on a positive note and the k...

Stocks rise at opening

Stocks rise at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-02-28 11:42:47

Stocks witnessed a positive trend in early trading on Sunday as bargain hunters were active on sector-wise issues. Following the previous week's decline, the Dhaka Stock Exchange and the Chittagong S...