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China halts British stock link over political tensions

-- January 02, 2020 12:52:43

China has temporarily blocked planned cross-border listings between the Shanghai and London stock exchanges because of political tensions with Britain, five sources told Reuters. Suspending the Shang...

Bourses pop in early trading

FE Online Report January 02, 2020 11:27:50

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hours of trading on Thursday, the second day of the New Year, as optimistic investors are showing their appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the previous d...

ADN Telecom to make debut Jan 6

FE Report January 02, 2020 11:12:50

Trading of the shares of ADN Telecom Ltd will commence on Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange on January 6 (Monday) under 'N' category, officials said. The DSE trading code for ADN Tel...

Trading through DSE mobile app up 30pc

Mohammad Mufazzal January 02, 2020 11:10:59

Share transactions through DSE-Mobile app continued to rise as the number of active users of this digital application rose 30 per cent in the just concluded calendar year compared to previous year. T...

Kamal clueless about stock market behaviour

FE REPORT January 02, 2020 09:53:56

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal Wednesday said he failed to understand the reasons for the stock market not behaving in line with other major economic indicators. He said everyone praises Banglade...

Stocks start new year with positive note

FE Online Report January 01, 2020 11:32:19

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hours of trading on Wednesday, the opening day of the New Year, as optimistic investors are showing their appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the previous...

Net foreign fund in stocks negative for two years

Babul Barman January 01, 2020 11:03:06

Net foreign investment on Dhaka Stock Exchange remained negative for two straight years in 2018 and 2019 as the overseas investors continued to pull out their fund amid depressed market outlook. The...

Investors pessimistic about MFs

MOHAMMAD MUFAZZAL January 01, 2020 10:58:12

The listed mutual funds (MFs) were in dire straits throughout 2019 as investors lost their confidence in the sector following their poor returns. Following investors' less participation, the unit pri...

Waiver of tax sought

FE Report December 31, 2019 12:27:00

A tripartite committee has made four proposals including the waiver of transaction tax to start the trading of Treasury Bond (T-Bond) and Treasury Bill (T-Bill) through the stock exchanges. A nine-me...

Big-cap issues play havoc with erosion of prices

Mohammad Mufazzal December 31, 2019 10:43:20

Large cap listed companies played a significant role in the huge erosion of the broad index during the just concluded year because of the companies' significant share in market capitalisation. The pr...

Stocks end 2019 on positive note

FE Report December 31, 2019 10:40:02

The last trading session of the outgoing calendar year edged higher on Monday as investors showed their appetite for selective large-cap stocks. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE...

aamra technologies approves 10pc div

FE DESK December 31, 2019 10:37:09

The 30th Annual General Meeting of aamra technologies limited was held at Delta Life Conference Hall, Gulshan, Dhaka. The meeting was presided over by Syed Faruque Ahmed, Chairman of the company, sai...

A gloomy year for stock investors

BABUL BARMAN December 31, 2019 10:19:25

The capital market passed yet another gloomy year as the core index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) lost 18.5 per cent year-on-year in 2019, after hitting a 42-month low. After the stock market cra...

Asian shares at 18-month highs; Nikkei finishes year up 18 per cent

REUTERS December 30, 2019 13:41:45

A broad gauge of Asian share markets rose to an 18-month high on Monday as Chinese equities gained, while oil touched three-month highs on a combination of US crude inventory drawdowns, trade optimism...

Rupali Bank to raise Tk 10b through coupon bearing bond

FE Online Report December 30, 2019 11:36:32

The board of directors of Rupali Bank Ltd has decided to raise fund against issuance of coupon bearing non-convertible perpetual bond of Tk 10 billion through private placement. The state-run bank wi...

Bourses open higher last session of 2019

FE Online Report December 30, 2019 11:28:53

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hours of trading on Monday, the last trading session of 2019, as bargain hunters were active on sector-wise issues. Following the previous day’s positiv...

MTB, Mastercard to launch Bangla QR

-- December 30, 2019 00:36:26

Mutual Trust Bank Limited, in collaboration with Mastercard, announced the launch of 'Bangla QR', an interoperable Quick Response (QR) code-based payment acceptance solution.  Making its debut i...

Stocks keep gaining on bargain hunting

FE Online Report December 29, 2019 16:49:15

Stocks extended the gaining spell for the second day in a row on Sunday as bargain hunters continued to show their buying appetite on sector specific issues. The investors were active from the beginn...

SIBL to raise Tk 5.0b through bond issue

FE Online Report December 29, 2019 13:47:52

The board of directors of Social Islami Bank Ltd (SIBL) has decided to raise Tk 5.0 billion through issuance of Mudaraba Perpetual Bonds, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The bank will issue th...

Bourses witness gains amid optimism

FE Online Report December 29, 2019 11:24:21

Stocks witnessed an upward trend in the early hours of trading on Sunday as bargain hunters were active on sector-wise issues. Following the previous day’s positive ending, the Dhaka Stock Exch...

Weekly market review: Stocks continue to bleed

Babul Barman December 28, 2019 10:51:18

The losing streak continued for the fourth straight weeks on the bourses that ended Thursday as worried investors continued their selling binge on large-cap issues. Week-on-week, DSEX, the prime inde...

Unique Hotel AGM approves 20pc div

-- December 27, 2019 11:09:47

The 18th annual general meeting (AGM) of Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited was held at Gulshan Club Limited in the city on Thursday, says a statement. Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the co...

GPH Ispat approves 10pc div

-- December 27, 2019 11:08:08

The 13th annual general meeting (AGM) of GPH Ispat Ltd. was held at City Convention Hall in Chattogram on Thursday, with its Chairman Md Alamgir Kabir in the chair. The shareholders approved the fina...

Daffodil Computers generates highest turnover

FE Report December 27, 2019 11:06:16

Daffodil Computers generated the highest turnover on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, as the ten most traded companies accounted for 23 per cent of transactions. On Tuesday, the IT company...

Stocks rebound on bargain hunting

FE Online Report December 26, 2019 16:01:17

Stocks rebounded on Thursday, after hitting 42-month low in the previous day, as bargain hunters showed their buying appetite on sector-wise shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock, went up...

New index CNI-DSE selective index go-live today

FE Online Report December 26, 2019 12:24:30

The prime bourse will launch one new index named--CNI-DSE Select Index (CDSET) as part of technical collaboration plan between DSE and strategic partner. The index is designed and developed by Shen...

Bourses open higher amid optimism

FE Online Report December 26, 2019 12:10:38

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hours of trading on Thursday as bargain hunters were active on sector-wise issues. After hitting fresh 42-month, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittago...

Total premium income of pvt life ins cos rises to Tk 84,758m

FE DESK December 26, 2019 11:09:24

The total premium income of private sector life insurance companies increased from Tk. 77,318 million in 2017 to Tk. 84,758 million in 2018. The total assets of the private sector life insurance compa...

Three cos' price hit rock-bottom on DSE

Mohammad Mufazzal December 26, 2019 11:05:16

The share price of three listed companies hit the rock-bottom following investors' less interest to take part in transactions mainly because of their non-performing status. The companies whose share...

2019: A lacklustre year for IPOs

BABUL BARMAN December 26, 2019 10:22:25

Low-cap companies have dominated the initial public offerings, or IPOs, in the outgoing year in what was a bearish market. A total of eight firms raised Tk 5.52 billion combined, including premium, b...