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PADMAOIL reports earnings growth in Q1

PADMAOIL reports earnings growth in Q1

FE Online Report 2017-11-09 01:04:07

Padma Oil (PADMAOIL) reported their unaudited Q1 earnings, according to Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) website. Their reported EPS for July to September 2017 increased to Tk. 6.32 in comparison to Tk. 5...

Asian stocks mixed after Trump warn N Korea

Asian stocks mixed after Trump warn N Korea

-- 2017-11-08 12:58:44

Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street declined as President Donald Trump delivered a new warning to North Korea in a speech to South Korean lawmakers. The Shanghai Composite Index gain...

KOSPI stock index rises, won drops

KOSPI stock index rises, won drops

-- 2017-11-08 12:44:27

South Korea's KOSPI stock index rose on Wednesday. The Korean won fell while bond yields rose. At 01:13 GMT, the KOSPI was up 1.82 points or 0.07 per cent at 2,547.26, reports Reuters. The won was q...

Southeast Asian stocks mute

Southeast Asian stocks mute

-- 2017-11-08 12:37:22

Southeast Asian stock markets were mostly muted on Wednesday, with Indonesia slipping from a record close, as investors took a breather in the absence of market-moving data. However, Vietnam stocks f...

China stocks edge up amid Trump’s visit

China stocks edge up amid Trump’s visit

-- 2017-11-08 12:28:08

China stocks edged up on Wednesday, with investors increasing their leveraged bets as they await US President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing. On the mainland, the blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0...

Customs scraps Golden Son licence, slaps fine

Customs scraps Golden Son licence, slaps fine

-- 2017-11-08 12:00:00

Customs authorities have scrapped the bonded warehouse licence of Golden Son Ltd and fined the compnay about Tk 433 million. Customs took the punitive action against the Golden son - a manufacturer...

DSE gains 22 points at opening

DSE gains 22 points at opening

FE Online Report 2017-11-08 12:00:00

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early trading on Wednesday as investors are showing their buying spree on banking sector stocks. Following the previous two days’ upturn, the Dhaka Stock Exchan...

HK stocks rise to decade high

HK stocks rise to decade high

-- 2017-11-08 12:00:00

Hong Kong stocks rose to a fresh decade high on Wednesday morning, powered by investor enthusiasm for tech stocks, as shares in China Literature Ltd doubled in their red-hot debut. The Hang Seng inde...

Four cos recommend dividend

Four cos recommend dividend

FE Online Report 2017-11-08 11:43:17

The board of directors of four more listed companies – Padma Oil Company, Orion Pharmaceuticals, Orion Infusions and National Tubes – have recommended dividend for the year ended on June 3...

Japanese shares slip on profit-taking

Japanese shares slip on profit-taking

-- 2017-11-08 10:49:28

Japan’s Nikkei share average slipped on Wednesday from the previous session’s near 26-year high as investors took their profits, dragging on financial and mining stocks. The Nikkei drop...

New Zealand shares lower

New Zealand shares lower

-- 2017-11-08 10:43:35

New Zealand shares were lower on Wednesday after energy stocks languished as a rally in oil prices lost steam after tension flared between Saudi Arabia and Iran. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fe...

Australian shares ease; energy firms

Australian shares ease; energy firms

-- 2017-11-08 10:40:09

Australian shares eased on Wednesday, hurt by basic materials and energy firms though strong quarterly earnings from Commonwealth Bank of Australia drove its stock up and helped limit broad losses. T...

US stocks end mixed, Dow rises

US stocks end mixed, Dow rises

-- 2017-11-08 10:26:55

Wall Street ended mixed trade on Tuesday, the Dow Jones eked out a fourth consecutive record high, while the S&P 500 ended marginally lower. The S&P 500 financial index led decliners with a 1...

Stocks end higher riding on banks, telecom

Stocks end higher riding on banks, telecom

FE Online Report 2017-11-08 03:23:53

Stocks extended the gaining streak for the three consecutive sessions Wednesday as investors took position on banks and Grameenphone shares. Dealers said the market extended the winning streak riding...

SE Asian stocks rise with Asian peers

SE Asian stocks rise with Asian peers

-- 2017-11-07 12:35:27

Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday, with Singapore striking an over two-year high and Vietnam hitting its highest in nearly a decade, in line with Asian peers. Energy stocks gained ac...

South Korean stocks rise, won up

South Korean stocks rise, won up

-- 2017-11-07 12:29:30

South Korea's KOSPI stock index rose on Tuesday, while the Korean won also rose. At 01:04 GMT, the KOSPI was up 1.42 points or 0.06 per cent at 2,550.83, reports Reuters. The won was quoted at 1,11...

Hong Kong shares hit decade high

Hong Kong shares hit decade high

-- 2017-11-07 12:22:48

Shares in Hong Kong on Tuesday joined the global optimism that pushed Wall Street to another record overnight and the Asian stocks to their highest level in 10 years. Monday’s market anxiety st...

China shares hit 2-year high

China shares hit 2-year high

-- 2017-11-07 12:17:19

Shares in China on Tuesday rose slightly, despite growing concern that China’s economic growth will slow, some brokerages started to paint a rosy picture for its A-share market in 2018. The blu...

Matin Spinning recommends 15pc cash dividend

Matin Spinning recommends 15pc cash dividend

FE Online Report 2017-11-07 12:11:37

The board of directors of Matin Spinning Mills Limited has recommended 15 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Tuesday. The final approval of div...

Atlas Bangladesh recommends 12pc div

Atlas Bangladesh recommends 12pc div

FE Online Report 2017-11-07 12:01:33

The board of directors of Atlas Bangladesh Limited has recommended 2.0 per cent cash and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Tuesday. The fi...

Asian shares rise; oil surges

Asian shares rise; oil surges

-- 2017-11-07 12:00:00

Asian shares surged Tuesday after Wall Street posted modest gains on deal reports and turmoil in Saudi Arabia sent crude prices soaring. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 jumped 1.5 per cent to 22,900.83 and...

Stocks rally on buying binge

Stocks rally on buying binge

FE Online Report 2017-11-07 11:30:12

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early trading on Tuesday as investors are showing their buying binge on banking sector stocks. After crossing the 6,100-mark in the previous day, the Dhaka Stock Exch...

Shepherd Industries to revise IPO funds

Shepherd Industries to revise IPO funds

FE Online Report 2017-11-07 11:17:05

The board of directors of Shepherd Industries Limited, which raised Tk 200 million through initial public offering (IPO), has decided to revise the un-utilised funds of IPO proceeds. The board has pr...

NZ shares edge lower; a2 Milk slips

NZ shares edge lower; a2 Milk slips

-- 2017-11-07 11:01:49

New Zealand shares edged lower on Tuesday, on weak performance in consumer staples. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.1 per cent, or 10.28 points, to 8,043.35, reports Reuters. Dairy company...

Australian shares hit near 10-year high

Australian shares hit near 10-year high

-- 2017-11-07 10:58:10

Australian shares scaled a near 10-year high on Monday, breaching the psychologically important 6,000 point mark, supported by strong commodities prices and tracking a rally in global equity markets....

Nikkei jumps to near 26-year high

Nikkei jumps to near 26-year high

-- 2017-11-07 10:49:19

Japan’s Nikkei index jumped to a near 26-year-high on Tuesday morning, as foreign investors piled in on expectations of strong earnings from Japan Inc, while Wall Street’s strength underpi...

US stocks hits record high

US stocks hits record high

-- 2017-11-07 10:39:04

US stocks climbed to record highs on Monday, helped by optimism about merger activity and as investors bet that a Republican plan to cut corporate taxes would bolster earnings. Qualcomm rose 1.15 per...

DSE turnover hits nearly one-month high

DSE turnover hits nearly one-month high

FE Online Report 2017-11-07 03:38:03

Stocks ended higher for the second day in a row Tuesday, with turnover hitting nearly one month high on the major bourse, as investors continued to show their buying appetite on banking sector issues....

South Korean stocks fall, won up

South Korean stocks fall, won up

-- 2017-11-06 12:58:02

South Korea’s stock fell on Monday, while the Korean won rose slightly. At 06:30 GMT, the KOSPI was down 8.56 points or 0.33 per cent at 2,549.41, reports Reuters. The won was quoted at 1,114...

Japanese shares touch 21-year high

Japanese shares touch 21-year high

-- 2017-11-06 12:49:54

Japan’s Nikkei share average touched a 21-year high on Monday as strong gains in the mining sector and shares such as clothing company Fast Retailing Co offset banking sector weakness. The Nikk...