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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...

Stocks witness mild correction after record high

Stocks witness mild correction after record high

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

Stocks witnessed a marginal correction on Monday, snapping the record rally as late hours sale pressure wiped out all the early gains.   Brokers said the market finished in the red as optimisti...

Asian stocks rise after Irma weakened

Asian stocks rise after Irma weakened

-- 2017-09-11 02:02:44

Asian stocks jumped and the dollar strengthened Monday after Hurricane Irma weakened and North Korea marked a weekend holiday with celebrations but refrained from launching more missiles, easing geopo...

Northern Jute recommends 40pc dividend

Northern Jute recommends 40pc dividend

FE Online Report 2017-09-11 01:23:48

The board of directors of Northern Jute Manufacturing Company Limited has recommended 20 per cent cash and 20 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure o...

DSE, CSE rise on buying binge

DSE, CSE rise on buying binge

FE Online Report 2017-09-11 01:08:09

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses maintained the upward trend in early hour of trading Monday as investors continued their buying binge on large-cap issues.   After hitting all-t...

Stocks mostly higher in early trading Sunday

Stocks mostly higher in early trading Sunday

FE Online Report 2017-09-10 12:08:36

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw an upward trend in the first hour of trading Sunday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks.   Following the previou...

MSCI Bangladesh investable index on upward curve

MSCI Bangladesh investable index on upward curve

FE Online Report 2017-09-10 12:00:00

Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)-designed Bangladesh Investable Market Index (IMI) showed an upward trend in the last month.   The monthly review of the index showed that dividend yi...

Summit Power recommends 30pc cash dividend

Summit Power recommends 30pc cash dividend

FE Online Report 2017-09-10 12:00:00

The Board of Directors of Summit Power recommended 30 per cent cash dividend for the 18-month period ended on June 30, 2017.   The final approval of the recommendation will come during the Annu...

DSE indices reach new high

DSE indices reach new high

-- 2017-09-10 09:32:34

The major price indices of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) reached a new high on Sunday on higher activities of some large cap securities. DSEX finished the day with 52.50 points up at 6,167.49 which were...

Weekly analysis: DSE market cap, indices hit record high

Weekly analysis: DSE market cap, indices hit record high

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

The Dhaka bourse passed an eventful week that ended Thursday, as the core index of the prime bourse exceeded 6,100-mark for the first time since its inception in January 2013.   Market insiders...

S&P 500 ends slightly lower

S&P 500 ends slightly lower

-- 2017-09-09 11:33:09

The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Friday as investors braced for potential damage from Hurricane Irma as it drove toward Florida.   The Dow eked out a gain, helped by a 4.0-per cent rise...

Tokyo bourse approves listing of Japan's first ESG funds

Tokyo bourse approves listing of Japan's first ESG funds

-- 2017-09-09 05:28:10

Japan Exchange Group, the operator of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, said on Friday it had approved the listing of three socially responsible exchange-traded funds - the first of their kind in Japan - crea...