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Bangladesh National Insurance declares 15pc cash dividend

Bangladesh National Insurance declares 15pc cash dividend

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-26 10:19:09

The board of directors of Bangladesh National Insurance Company has recommended a 15 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2020. The final approval of the dividend will come durin...

Stocks soar at opening amid easing of lockdown worries

Stocks soar at opening amid easing of lockdown worries

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-25 12:30:27

Stocks opened higher on Sunday as optimistic investors continued their buying appetite on sector-wise issues amid the easing of lockdown worries. The market jumped in early trading and DSEX, the benc...

Ten largest companies grab 44pc market capitalisation of DSE

Ten largest companies grab 44pc market capitalisation of DSE

Babul Barman 2021-04-25 12:01:58

Ten largest listed companies in terms of market capitalisation accounted for 44 per cent of the Dhaka bourse's total market-cap as of Thursday thanks to rising shares prices of large-cap companies....

Janata Insurance declares 6.0pc cash, 5.0pc stock dividend

Janata Insurance declares 6.0pc cash, 5.0pc stock dividend

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-25 10:48:31

The board of directors of Janata Insurance Company has recommended 6.0 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2020. The final approval of the dividend will c...

Activists dump fake coal in fossil fuel protest

Activists dump fake coal in fossil fuel protest

Reuters 2021-04-24 11:24:09

Climate activists dumped fake coal outside Lloyd's of London's headquarters on Friday, targeting the global insurer in a protest against the industry's backing for major fossil fuel mining projects in...

BSEC relaxes rules for submission of financials until May 25

BSEC relaxes rules for submission of financials until May 25

FE REPORT 2021-04-23 10:43:44

The stock market regulator has temporarily relaxed the listing regulations or other securities laws for all the listed companies relating to the requirements of monthly/quarterly submissions until May...

Stocks keep gaining for eight straight sessions

Stocks keep gaining for eight straight sessions

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-22 16:41:03

Stocks ended marginally higher on Thursday, extending the gaining streak for the eight straight sessions, as investors continued to show their appetite on sector-wise issues despite the ongoing county...

Stocks open marginally lower amid lockdown

Stocks open marginally lower amid lockdown

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-22 11:18:22

Stocks opened marginally lower on Thursday as cautious investors book profits on sector-wise issues amid lockdown. The presence of investors on the trading floor remained very thin due to the ongoing...

Ten most-traded stocks grab 48pc turnover

Ten most-traded stocks grab 48pc turnover

FE REPORT 2021-04-22 10:43:57

Bangladesh Export Import Company (Beximco) - the flagship company of Beximco Group, continued to lead the Dhaka bourse's turnover list while the ten most-traded stocks grabbed 48 per cent transactio...

Stocks open higher amid eased lockdown worries

Stocks open higher amid eased lockdown worries

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-21 11:12:57

Stocks opened marginally higher on Wednesday as optimistic investors continued their buying appetite on sector-wise issues as virus lockdown worries eased somewhat. The market opened on a positive no...

Share prices of Heidelberg, Agrani, Asia Pacific General insurance companies soaring sans PSI

Share prices of Heidelberg, Agrani, Asia Pacific General insurance companies soaring sans PSI

FE REPORT 2021-04-21 10:44:04

The share prices of three more companies --- Heidelberg Cement, Agrani Insurance and Asia Pacific General Insurance - are soaring without having any undisclosed price sensitive information (PSI). S...

Stocks open marginally higher amid lockdown

Stocks open marginally higher amid lockdown

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-20 10:55:10

Stocks opened marginally higher on Tuesday as bargain hunters remained active on sector-wise lucrative issues as virus-related lockdown worries eased somewhat. However, the presence of investors on t...

Nitol Insurance declares 10pc cash dividend

Nitol Insurance declares 10pc cash dividend

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-19 11:39:30

The board of directors of Nitol Insurance Company has recommended a 10 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2020. The final approval of the dividend will come during the annual g...

Stocks rise at opening despite lockdown

Stocks rise at opening despite lockdown

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-19 11:05:34

Stocks open higher on Monday, maintaining the past four days’ gaining streak, as bargain hunters remained active on sector-wise lucrative issues despite lockdown. However, the presence of inves...

Share prices of two insurers soaring sans PSI

Share prices of two insurers soaring sans PSI

FE REPORT 2021-04-19 10:23:21

The share prices of two non-life insurers --- Desh General Insurance Company and Federal Insurance Company - are soaring without having any undisclosed price sensitive information (PSI). Share price...

Stocks extend gaining streak despite lockdown

Stocks extend gaining streak despite lockdown

FE Online Report 2021-04-18 15:36:15

Stocks extended the gaining streak for the fourth straight session on Sunday despite ongoing countrywide lockdown. The market witnessed high volatility in the first half of the day’s session as...

Stocks open mixed trend amid lockdown

Stocks open mixed trend amid lockdown

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-18 11:11:27

Stocks witnessed volatility in early trading on Sunday after three days' rally, as cautious investors opted for booking quick-profits on sector-wise issues amid the ongoing lockdown. Presence of inve...

BSEC sees no complications in issuing IPO shares among employees of two companies

BSEC sees no complications in issuing IPO shares among employees of two companies

MOHAMMAD MUFAZZAL 2021-04-18 10:26:47

The officials of the securities regulator see no complications in issuing IPO (initial public offering) shares among the employees of two companies which recently have received the regulatory approval...

Stocks snap four-week losing streak despite lockdown

Stocks snap four-week losing streak despite lockdown

BABUL BARMAN 2021-04-17 15:03:43

Stocks rebounded in the outgoing week, snapping a four weeks losing streak, as bargain hunters took benefit of the low prices of shares despite 'strict' lockdown and reduced trading hours. However, p...

ADN Telecom's IPO fund utilisation time extended

ADN Telecom's IPO fund utilisation time extended

REUTERS 2021-04-17 12:50:42

ADN Telecom has informed that the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) has approved its application for alteration and the time extension of utilisation schedule of IPO proceeds. The...

Stocks extend winning streak despite strict lockdown

Stocks extend winning streak despite strict lockdown

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-15 15:07:48

Stocks extended the winning streak amid the shortened trading hours on Thursday despite the ongoing strict lockdown across the country. The government enforced a seven-day fresh lockdown from April 1...

Stocks rise at opening as trading resumes amid lockdown

Stocks rise at opening as trading resumes amid lockdown

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-15 10:52:21

The market opened higher on Thursday as stock trading resumed on a limited scale in line with the banking hours amid the countrywide strict lockdown. Instead of the regular four hours, the trading wi...

EU regulators set July 27 deadline for decision on Aon, Willis deal

EU regulators set July 27 deadline for decision on Aon, Willis deal

Reuters 2021-04-14 14:41:23

European Union antitrust regulators have extended until July 27 the deadline for their decision on Aon’s $30 billion bid for rival Willis Towers Watson, a European Commission filing showed on We...

DSE adds three new companies to core index

DSE adds three new companies to core index

FE REPORT 2021-04-14 10:15:57

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has added three newly listed companies to its Broad Index (DSEX) as they met all the criteria of quarterly IPO addition. The companies are Robi Axiata, Energypac Powe...

Insurance broker Aon's EU concessions for $30b Willis bid may not be enough

Insurance broker Aon's EU concessions for $30b Willis bid may not be enough

Reuters 2021-04-14 08:41:53

Insurance broker Aon’s offer to sell assets in five EU countries and takeover target Willis Towers Watson’s reinsurance arm may not be enough to address EU competition concerns, people fam...

Stocks soar beating strict lockdown worries

Stocks soar beating strict lockdown worries

FE Online Report 2021-04-13 16:35:18

Stocks soared on Tuesday, defeating worries of the seven-day strict-lockdown, as bargain hunters continued to put fresh bets on low-priced lucrative issues. The stock market will remain shut during...

Eastern Bank declares 17.50pc cash, 17.50pc stock dividend

Eastern Bank declares 17.50pc cash, 17.50pc stock dividend

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-13 12:22:07

The board of directors of Eastern Bank has recommended 17.50 per cent cash and 17.50 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2020. The final approval of the dividend will come duri...

CSE extends timeframe for applying for new TREC licence until May 30

CSE extends timeframe for applying for new TREC licence until May 30

FE REPORT 2021-04-13 12:17:46

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has extended the timeframe for applying for new TREC licence from the port city's bourse by one and half months until May 30. The board of directors of CSE has d...

Stocks slide at opening as market to remain closed during lockdown

Stocks slide at opening as market to remain closed during lockdown

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-13 11:08:50

Stocks opened marginally lower on Tuesday after witnessing a modest rise the previous day riding on the news of stock market closure during the forthcoming lockdown. Trading and settlement activities...

Pubali Bank declares 12.50pc cash dividend for 2020

Pubali Bank declares 12.50pc cash dividend for 2020

FE Online Report 2021-04-13 10:34:43

The board of directors of Pubali Bank has recommended 12.50 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2020. The final approval of the dividend will come during the annual general meet...