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Top eight BSE companies add Rs 579.98 billion

Top eight BSE companies add Rs 579.98 billion

-- 2017-12-10 01:53:20

The combined market valuation of eight of the top 10 valued firms soared by Rs 579.98 billion last week, driven by FMCG major Hindustan Unilever (HUL) and the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki...

US stocks end higher after payrolls report

US stocks end higher after payrolls report

-- 2017-12-09 11:24:32

US stocks advanced on Friday, buoyed by a solid payrolls report for November that locked in expectations for an interest rate hike from the US Federal Reserve next week. Technology stocks such as Mic...

Stocks dip for second week

Stocks dip for second week

FE Report 2017-12-09 10:40:29

Stocks plummeted for the second week that ended Thursday as risk-averse investors continued to opt for booking profit on heavyweight banking sector issues. Market operators said the cautious investo...

China shares rise on robust trade data

China shares rise on robust trade data

-- 2017-12-08 12:59:07

China shares rose on Friday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data underpinned market sentiment. At 04:14 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was up 6.78 points or 0.21 per cent at 3,278.84. The...

BD Thai Aluminium atop DSE turnover chart

BD Thai Aluminium atop DSE turnover chart

FE Report 2017-12-08 12:55:17

Bangladesh Thai Aluminium dominated the Dhaka bourse's turnover chart on Thursday while top 10 traded companies grabbed more than 20 per cent of transactions. Brokers said the BD Thai emerged as the...

HK stocks rise; energy shares boost

HK stocks rise; energy shares boost

-- 2017-12-08 12:44:14

Hong Kong stocks rose on Friday, tracking the energy shares which dipped while the IT sector edged higher. The sub-index of the Hang Seng index tracking energy shares dipped 0.1 per cent. The IT sec...

NZ shares track for weekly gain

NZ shares track for weekly gain

-- 2017-12-08 11:34:24

New Zealand shares rose on Friday, on track for its fourth straight weekly gain. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was up 0.4 per cent, or 34.84 points, at 8,207.44. Consumer and healthcare stocks...

ASX gains for second consecutive session

ASX gains for second consecutive session

-- 2017-12-08 11:13:07

Financial and energy stocks put Australian shares on track for a second day of gains on Friday, taking cues from a rise on Wall Street and higher oil prices overnight. The S&P/ASX 200 index was u...

US stocks end higher on big tech boost

US stocks end higher on big tech boost

-- 2017-12-08 10:27:22

US stocks ended higher on Thursday, buoyed by popular technology companies including Facebook and Alphabet, while shares of yoga pants seller Lululemon Athletica also worked up a sweat. Facebook cl...

Japan stocks soar; Display Inc jumps

Japan stocks soar; Display Inc jumps

-- 2017-12-08 01:56:17

Japanese stocks rose Friday, ended the week nearly flat, on gains for most sectors. Japan Display jumped on hopes that Apple may use liquid crystal technology on one of its new smartphones. The Nikke...

Asian shares rise on upbeat Japan data

Asian shares rise on upbeat Japan data

-- 2017-12-08 01:45:04

Asian share indexes advanced Friday on healthy quarterly economic data from Japan, after US stocks ended higher on Thursday. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.1 per cent to 22,741.23 and Sou...

Sponsor of Premier Cement to sell entire holdings

Sponsor of Premier Cement to sell entire holdings

FE Online Report 2017-12-07 12:14:20

Nashira Sultana, one of the sponsors of the company, has expressed intention to sell her entire holdings of 36,43,080 shares of the company at prevailing market price (in the block market) through s...

Asian shares near two-month low

Asian shares near two-month low

Reuters 2017-12-07 12:08:59

Asian shares hovered near two-month lows on Thursday as softer oil and copper prices and uncertainty over US policy kept many investors on the sidelines, even as some high-tech bellwethers bounced bac...

DSE largely lies 'inefficient',  not ideal for quick returns

DSE largely lies 'inefficient', not ideal for quick returns

FE Report 2017-12-07 12:00:00

Bangladesh's prime bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange, remained largely inefficient and not an ideal ground for small investors to book short-term returns, researchers said. Their observations about an u...

Stocks advance with slow trending

Stocks advance with slow trending

-- 2017-12-07 12:00:00

Stocks witnessed slow trend in early hour of trading on Thursday as investors are mostly cautious to take fresh exposure in the market. Following the previous day’s marginal correction, the D...

Stocks plunge further on selling spree

Stocks plunge further on selling spree

FE Online Report 2017-12-07 12:00:00

Stock market plunged further on Thursday, the last trading day of the week, mostly due to higher selling in financial and large-cap securities. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock...

Peninsula downgraded to ‘B’ category

Peninsula downgraded to ‘B’ category

FE Online Report 2017-12-07 12:00:00

Port city-based hotel The Peninsula Chittagong will be placed in ‘B’ category from the existing ‘A’ category with effect from Sunday next. The travel & leisure s...

Public subscription of CAPM IBBL MF to begin Dec 10

Public subscription of CAPM IBBL MF to begin Dec 10

FE Report 2017-12-07 10:17:12

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription of CAPM IBBL Islamic Mutual Fund, a closed-end mutual fund, is set to begin December 10 which will raise Tk 300 million through IPO from the general publ...

China shares slip to three-month lows

China shares slip to three-month lows

-- 2017-12-06 12:12:31

Shanghai stocks fell to three-month lows on Wednesday, amid rising expectations that central banks will tighten liquidity, pushing interest rates higher. At 04:20 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index wa...

Japanese shares drop record low

Japanese shares drop record low

-- 2017-12-06 12:04:32

Japan’s Nikkei share average slipped on Wednesday, falling below its 25-day moving average almost for the first time since September, as materials, shippers and other cyclical shares came under...

DSE, CSE marginally higher at opening

DSE, CSE marginally higher at opening

FE Online Report 2017-12-06 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw positive trend in early trading Wednesday, penultimate trading day of the week, as investors continued their buying appetite on sector-wise issues....

Roknoor Holdings to buy 3.64m Premier Cement shares

Roknoor Holdings to buy 3.64m Premier Cement shares

FE Online Report 2017-12-06 12:00:00

Roknoor Holdings Limited has expressed its intention to buy more than 3.64 million shares of the Premier Cement at prevailing market price through stock exchange within next 30 working days. “R...

Thrust on building  financial ecosystem

Thrust on building financial ecosystem

FE Online Desk 2017-12-06 12:00:00

M2M Group arranged a roadshow of their products in The Westin Hotel Dhaka recently. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, MP, was the chief guest while Hosne Ara Begum, ndc, Managing Director, Hi-Tech Park...

Stocks slip into red amid sluggish turnover

Stocks slip into red amid sluggish turnover

FE Online Report 2017-12-06 12:00:00

Stocks slipped into the red Wednesday as risk-averse investors opted for booking profit on bank and telecom stocks. Dealers said investors were mostly inactive and not confident enough to put in fres...

Exim Bank launches app-based service

Exim Bank launches app-based service

-- 2017-12-06 12:00:00

The Exim Bank has launched app-based eWallet Banking Service to generate more transactions to reduce customers’ time and energy. Through the app, titled Apps Banking, the Exim Bank customers ca...

Wall Street losses pull down Asian stocks

Wall Street losses pull down Asian stocks

Reuters 2017-12-06 11:44:02

Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday, dragged by losses on Wall Street as the technology sector stuttered yet again after a brief rebound, while the dollar sagged on lower long-term US yields. Weaker co...

Capital Market Expo-2017 begins Thursday

Capital Market Expo-2017 begins Thursday

FE Report 2017-12-06 10:58:53

A three-day long Bangladesh Capital Market Expo-2017 begins tomorrow (Thursday) at Shilpakala Academy in the city. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed will attend the inaugural ceremony of the Expo as t...

WB, IFC mission holds meeting with DSE

WB, IFC mission holds meeting with DSE

-- 2017-12-06 06:03:59

A delegation of a mission, jointly conducted by the World Bank Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), held a meeting with the Dhaka Stock Exchange authority. During the meeting on Tue...

Nikkei ends mostly lower

Nikkei ends mostly lower

-- 2017-12-05 12:51:19

Japan’s Nikkei share average dropped on Tuesday with semiconductor equipment manufacturers’ stocks hit by weakness in US tech shares overnight, undercutting gains for banks and brokerages....

SIBL to issue Tk 5.0 billion Mudaraba Bond

SIBL to issue Tk 5.0 billion Mudaraba Bond

FE Online Report 2017-12-05 12:40:21

The board of directors of Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) has decided to issue ‘SIBL 3rd Mudaraba Subordinated Redeemable Bond’ of Tk 5.0 billion for 7 years, said an official disclosu...