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ASX closes near 10-year high

ASX closes near 10-year high

-- 2017-12-19 01:49:54

Australian shares closed near a 10-year high on Tuesday as optimism over the US tax bill boosted global investor sentiment, while stronger commodities prices supported a rally in materials stocks....

Asian shares higher after Japan trade data

Asian shares higher after Japan trade data

-- 2017-12-18 12:42:06

Asian shares were mostly higher on Monday, lifted by robust trade data from Japan that suggest a sustained recovery in demand in China and other major markets. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped...

HK shares rise with Asian peer

HK shares rise with Asian peer

-- 2017-12-18 12:28:58

Hong Kong shares rose on Monday as Asian shares were generally up, with sentiment boosted by expectations US lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill. Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong rose 0....

China shares edge lower

China shares edge lower

-- 2017-12-18 12:28:05

China stocks edged lower on Monday, amid concerns over tight year-end liquidity after the central bank lifted interbank market rates. At 04:07 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was down 4.13 points o...

Deshbandhu Polymer inks deal with Indian co

Deshbandhu Polymer inks deal with Indian co

FE Online Report 2017-12-18 12:12:48

The board of directors of Deshbandhu Polymer Limited has acknowledged and approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the company and an Indian company for exploring business plan, s...

Stocks rebound riding on bank shares

Stocks rebound riding on bank shares

FE Online Report 2017-12-18 12:00:00

Stocks returned to green Monday, after remaining down in the previous session, as investors took position on heavyweight banking sector shares. Brokers said the market rebounded in positive zone, des...

Stocks edge up with slow trend

Stocks edge up with slow trend

FE Online Report 2017-12-18 11:57:29

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend Monday amid slow trading as investors remained followed cautious stance ahead of year-closing. Following the previous day&r...

New Zealand shares slip

New Zealand shares slip

-- 2017-12-18 11:13:00

New Zealand shares slipped on Monday as utility stocks weighed on the markets, with sentiment boosted by expectations US lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 inde...

ASX rises on US tax reform hope

ASX rises on US tax reform hope

-- 2017-12-18 10:58:25

Australian shares were on course to snap a two-day losing streak on Monday, making broad-based gains on firmer commodity prices and optimism around US tax reform. Top US Republicans said on Sunday...

Low-cap stocks continue to soar

Low-cap stocks continue to soar

FE Online Report 2017-12-18 10:45:14

Share prices of most of the "Z" category companies are rising abnormally in recent weeks though they had no price sensitive information (PSI) or any expansion plan amid sluggish market movement. Wi...

European shares climb back

European shares climb back

-- 2017-12-18 04:29:28

European shares rose on Monday, with merger and acquisition activity in focus and investor sentiment buoyed by expectations that a US tax bill could soon pass. Thales rose 8.4 per cent after the Fren...

City Bank to sell land to subsidiary

City Bank to sell land to subsidiary

FE Online Report 2017-12-18 01:40:45

The board of directors of City Bank Limited has decided to sell a portion of land and floor space situated at Dilkusha at Motijheel in Dhaka, said an official disclosure on Monday. The bank will sell...

Share price of Samata Leather rising sans capital shortage

Share price of Samata Leather rising sans capital shortage

FE Online Report 2017-12-17 12:00:00

Share price of Samata Leather Complex Limited, a “Z” category company, is soaring despite the company is facing shortage of working capital. Within a month, the company’s share pric...

DSE turnover hits six months low

DSE turnover hits six months low

FE Online Report 2017-12-17 12:00:00

Turnover on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) came down to Tk 3.38 billion Sunday, hitting six months low, as investors were reluctant to take fresh exposure in the market ahead of year-closing. Turnover, t...

Quasem Drycells decides to change company name

Quasem Drycells decides to change company name

-- 2017-12-17 12:00:00

The Board of Directors of Quasem Drycells Limited has decided to change the company name from Quasem Drycells Limited to Quasem Industries Limited. The decision came at its 36th annual general m...

DSE, CSE rise amid low turnover

DSE, CSE rise amid low turnover

FE Online Report 2017-12-17 11:34:06

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive trend Sunday amid low turnover as investors remained followed cautious stance ahead of year closing. Follow...

LankaBangla’s rights subscription begins

LankaBangla’s rights subscription begins

FE Online Report 2017-12-17 11:17:57

Rights share subscription of LankaBangla Finance Limited started today (Sunday) which will be raised more than Tk 1.59 billion through rights issuance. A rights issue is an issue of additional shar...

Gujarat election result to drive Indian stocks

Gujarat election result to drive Indian stocks

-- 2017-12-17 04:07:41

Indian stocks markets ended at an over two-week high on Friday as investors turned optimistic after exit polls forecast a victory for the ruling BJP in the Gujarat assembly election. The result will...

IDCOL, BIFFL to raise Tk 400m for Usa Agro, Auto Bricks

IDCOL, BIFFL to raise Tk 400m for Usa Agro, Auto Bricks

-- 2017-12-16 12:32:22

A Syndicated Term Loan Facility amounting BDT 400.00 million will be raised by Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) for Usa Agro and Auto Bricks Limited (UAABL) for setting up a tunnel...

Stocks extend losing streak for third week

Stocks extend losing streak for third week

Babul Barman 2017-12-16 10:05:40

Stocks extended the losing streak for the third consecutive weeks, with average daily turnover plunged to six months on major bourse, as ongoing pessimism kept investors mostly inactive. Dealers said...

BSEC approves UCB bond, fines two firms

BSEC approves UCB bond, fines two firms

 FE Report 2017-12-15 12:00:00

The securities regulator imposed on Thursday an aggregate amount of penalty worth Tk 4.0 million on two brokerage firms as they opened BO (beneficiary owner) accounts and disbursed margin loans in bre...

Asian shares on course for weekly gain

Asian shares on course for weekly gain

Reuters 2017-12-15 09:55:32

Asian shares edged higher on Friday, on track for weekly gains, though sentiment was kept in check by Wall Street’s weakness on concerns about the progress of US tax reform. MSCI’s broade...

Asian stocks inch higher

Asian stocks inch higher

Reuters 2017-12-14 12:00:00

Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a much-anticipated interest rate hike but flagged caution about inflation, tempering expectations for future tightening, which...

Primary securities market seems sterile, IPO flow lowest since 2009

Primary securities market seems sterile, IPO flow lowest since 2009

Mohammad Mufazzal 2017-12-14 12:00:00

Country's primary securities market seems to be drying up as it witnessed the lowest IPOs (initial public offerings) and also smallest amount of funds raised in 2017 since 2009. According to informat...

20 cos hold AGM

20 cos hold AGM

FE Online Report 2017-12-14 12:00:00

Twenty listed companies on Thursday held their annual general meeting (AGM) at different venues where they approved declared dividends and discussed other relevant issues. Meanwhile, 109 more listed...

Stocks witness slow trend in early trading

Stocks witness slow trend in early trading

FE Online Report 2017-12-14 12:00:00

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened a mixed trend Thursday amid a low turnover as investors remained cautious. Following the previous day’s marginal correction...

Stocks edge up after bumpy ride

Stocks edge up after bumpy ride

FE Online Report 2017-12-14 12:00:00

Stocks finished the week’s last session slightly higher amid volatility on Thursday, as most of the investors followed cautious stance ahead of year-ending. Market insiders said the retail inve...

Azam new BAPLC President,  Anis VP

Azam new BAPLC President, Anis VP

-- 2017-12-14 12:00:00

Azam J. Chowdhury, Managing Director, MJL Bangladesh Limited, and Anis A. Khan, Managing Director & CEO, Mutual Trust Bank Limited, have been elected as the President and Vice-President (VP) respe...

DSE foreign trade turnover doubles in November

DSE foreign trade turnover doubles in November

-- 2017-12-14 12:00:00

The total turnover of foreign trade in Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) almost doubled to Tk 12.53 billion in November. The amount is Tk 6.11 billion higher than the amount in the previous month. In Octo...

AMCL (PRAN) okays 32pc dividend

AMCL (PRAN) okays 32pc dividend

FE Online Desk 2017-12-14 03:30:25

Agricultural Marketing Company Limited (AMCL PRAN) organised 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) recently. The AGM, held at Fuzi Trade Centre of Badda in Dhaka, approved 32 per cent cash dividend for i...