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Stocks close flat after bumpy ride

Stocks close flat after bumpy ride

FE Online Report 2017-09-19 07:17:38

Stocks ended flat on Tuesday after volatile trading as investors were active both sides of trading fence throughout the session. Dealers said some investors preferred to book profit on stocks that sa...

KDS Accessories recommend 10pc  cash, 5.0pc stock div

KDS Accessories recommend 10pc cash, 5.0pc stock div

FE Online Report 2017-09-19 02:06:17

The board of directors of KDS Accessories has recommended 10 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Tuesday. The final a...

BMBA  workshop on financial literacy  Wednesday

BMBA workshop on financial literacy Wednesday

FE Online Desk 2017-09-19 01:47:54

  Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) will hold a workshop under the Financial Literacy Programme (FLP) Wednesday. M A Mannan, MP, State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of...

Banking shares lift DSE, CSE, bourses

Banking shares lift DSE, CSE, bourses

FE Online Report 2017-09-18 12:11:12

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Monday as investors continued their buying binge on banking stocks.   Following the previous day...

Asian shares rise ahead of fed meeting

Asian shares rise ahead of fed meeting

-- 2017-09-18 10:38:28

Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors looked ahead to a US Federal Reserve policy meeting and President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations.   The Shanghai Composite Index gained...

Asian markets post healthy gains   

Asian markets post healthy gains  

-- 2017-09-18 06:14:19

Asian markets posted healthy gains on Monday following another record finish on Wall Street, as the focus shifts to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting later in the week.   Investors will be c...

IPO of 'Angry Birds' owner takes flight in Helsinki   

IPO of 'Angry Birds' owner takes flight in Helsinki  

-- 2017-09-18 06:10:15

Finland's Rovio, creator of the hugely popular smartphone game "Angry Birds", launched its initial public offering (IPO) on the Helsinki stock exchange on Monday, valuing the company at almost 900 mil...

Dhaka stocks break three-day sharp rally

Dhaka stocks break three-day sharp rally

FE Online Report 2017-09-18 05:01:40

Stocks witnessed a marginal correction on Monday, snapping a three-day sharp rally as cautious investors booked profit on quick-gaining stocks.   However, the daily trade turnover on Dhaka Stoc...

Asia stocks hit decade high

Asia stocks hit decade high

Reuters 2017-09-18 01:22:08

Asian shares hit decade highs on Monday and the dollar gained on the yen early in a week in which the US Federal Reserve is likely to wrestle with its bloated balance sheet as part of a long reversal...

Eastern Housing recommends 22pc cash div

Eastern Housing recommends 22pc cash div

FE Online Report 2017-09-17 12:00:02

The board of directors of Eastern Housing Limited (EHL) has recommended 22 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final approval of...

DSE, CSE up at opening

DSE, CSE up at opening

FE Online Report 2017-09-17 11:51:23

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Sunday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks. Following the previous w...

Eastern Housing recommends 22pc cash dividend

Eastern Housing recommends 22pc cash dividend

FE Online Report 2017-09-17 07:23:50

Eastern Housing Limited (EHL)’s board of directors recommended 22 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday.   The final approval o...

Stocks’ record rally continues as bank shares shine

Stocks’ record rally continues as bank shares shine

FE Online Report 2017-09-17 04:38:44

Dhaka stocks continued to break the previous records, as all three indices and market capitalisation of the prime bourse hit a record high Sunday.   Brokers said the market maintained the upbea...

Stocks extend rally for fourth week

Stocks extend rally for fourth week

Babul Barman 2017-09-16 12:00:00

The Dhaka bourse passed another buoyant week that ended Thursday with the core index of the prime bourse exceeding the 6,200-mark for the first time since its inception in January 2013.   Marke...

Wall Street hits record highs

Wall Street hits record highs

-- 2017-09-16 10:58:39

Wall Street reached record highs on Friday, with the S&P 500 surpassing 2,500 points as telecommunications shares rose and technology bounced back after two days of declines.   The S&P...

DSE's Aug net foreign investments slip 84pc

DSE's Aug net foreign investments slip 84pc

Babul Barman 2017-09-15 12:00:00

The net foreign investment in the Dhaka bourse plunged 84 per cent month-on-month in August last as overseas investors preferred to book profits.   Market insiders said the Dhaka Stock Exchange...

Angry Birds maker Rovio values company at $1 billion

Angry Birds maker Rovio values company at $1 billion

Reuters 2017-09-15 12:00:00

Finnish mobile games and animation studio Rovio Entertainment Ltd on Friday set the initial price range for its planned IPO which would value the company at around 1 billion dollars.   The prel...

iPhone X could make Apple the first trillion-dollar company

iPhone X could make Apple the first trillion-dollar company

-- 2017-09-15 12:00:00

At around $830 billion, Apple Inc’s stock market value on the day of its newest iPhone launch towers over its next-largest rival and has Wall Street asking: Will it be the first listed company t...

Asian stocks slip after missile tests

Asian stocks slip after missile tests

-- 2017-09-15 10:40:04

Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment.   Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225...

DSEX exceeds 6200-mark   

DSEX exceeds 6200-mark  

FE Online Report 2017-09-14 12:00:00

Dhaka stocks continued to break the previous records with the key index of the major bourse crossing the 6200-mark, as investors continued their large-cap stock buying spree.     Dealers...

Bourses witness positive trend

Bourses witness positive trend

FE Online Report 2017-09-14 11:30:53

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Thursday as investors were on sector-wise large-cap stocks.   Following the previous day&rsquo...

Asian shares lackluster after China data

Asian shares lackluster after China data

-- 2017-09-14 11:18:14

Asian stocks were little changed on Thursday after data showed retail sales and industrial output growth slowed in China.   Japan's Nikkei 225 was up less than 0.1 per cent to 19,873.62 and Sou...

Stocks rebound strongly riding on banks

Stocks rebound strongly riding on banks

FE Online Report 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Stocks rebounded strongly on Wednesday, snapping two-day losing streak with three indices and market of the major bourse hitting a record high.   Brokers said the market returned to higher as i...

Asian shares rise after overnight gains on Wall Street

Asian shares rise after overnight gains on Wall Street

-- 2017-09-13 10:48:25

Most Asian stock markets were higher Wednesday after US shares rose on encouraging jobs data while worries about North Korea and twin hurricane disasters eased.   Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.4 p...

DSE, CSE rise at midday trading

DSE, CSE rise at midday trading

FE Online Report 2017-09-13 01:13:06

Stocks witnessed upward trend at midday, after first two hours of trading Wednesday, as investors are taking position on large-cap banks issues.   Following the previous two days’ mild co...

Central bank decides to keep watchful eye on exposure of banks

Central bank decides to keep watchful eye on exposure of banks

Siddique Islam 2017-09-12 12:00:00

The central bank has decided to strengthen monitoring of commercial banks' exposure to share market with a view to avoiding recurrence of an unwanted situation, officials said.   Under the late...

Asia shares hit ten-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

Asia shares hit ten-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

Reuters 2017-09-12 12:00:00

Asian shares hit a 10-year peak on Tuesday with investors breathing a sigh of relief as North Korean fears eased slightly and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided....

Dhaka, Chittagong bourses open positive

Dhaka, Chittagong bourses open positive

FE Online Report 2017-09-12 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed a positive trend in the first hour of trading Tuesday amid volatility as some investors were active on sector-wise issues.   After fac...

Stocks close flat amid high turnover   

Stocks close flat amid high turnover  

FE Online Report 2017-09-12 05:34:23

Stocks closed almost flat on Tuesday amid volatile trading as investors were active on both sides of the trading fence throughout the session.     Dealers said some investors preferred pr...

Tax receipts from DSE jump 170pc in two months

Tax receipts from DSE jump 170pc in two months

FE Report 2017-09-11 12:00:00

The government's revenue earnings from the major bourse marked a whopping 170 per cent rise in the first two months of the current fiscal year (FY) compared to the same period a year ago amid rising t...