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Stocks keep gaining as bank shares surge

FE Online Report November 26, 2019 15:59:12

Stocks ended higher for the second straight session on Tuesday as investors showed their buying appetite on banking sector shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up b...

Guardian Life Insurance to go public

FE Online Desk November 26, 2019 13:47:04

Guardian Life Insurance signed an agreement with Riverstone Capital Limited as the issue manager for Guardian’s future listing in the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). Mr. M M Monirul Alam, Chief Exe...

Stocks rise; DSEX gains 22 points at opening

FE Online Report November 26, 2019 12:30:34

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour trading on Tuesday as investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-wise shares. Following the previous day’s modest gain, the Dhaka Stock...

Trade optimism lifts world shares

Reuters November 25, 2019 16:35:25

World shares staged a cautious rally on Monday as investors held out for some progress in US-China trade talks, while the dollar dipped after its latest rally on the back of strong US economic data....

Stocks post modest gain after bumpy ride

FE Online Report November 25, 2019 16:05:01

Stocks posted a modest gain on Monday, after a single-day break, as investors showed their buying appetite on sector specific shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 5.1...

Confidence Power Bogra starts commercial operation

FE Online Report November 25, 2019 11:53:14

Confidence Power Bogra Limited, a 99 per cent subsidiary of Confidence Power Holdings Limited, has started commercial operation upon successful testing and commissioning. The Confidence Power Holding...

Stocks inch up on recovery hope

FE Online Report November 25, 2019 11:30:31

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour trading on Sunday as some investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-wise shares. Following the previous day’s correction, the Dhaka S...

IFAD Autos to issue coupon bearing bond

FE Report November 25, 2019 10:29:16

IFAD Autos Ltd, the automobile dealer, has decided to raise up to Tk 3.0 billion through coupon bearing non-convertible fully redeemable bond, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The name of the b...

GP shares drop following SC order

-- November 24, 2019 20:48:35

Grameenphone shares fell by 5.58 per cent on Sunday after the Supreme Court ordered the operator to pay Tk 20 billion to the telecoms regulators as part of its disputed audit demand. The company&rsqu...

DSEX sinks below 4,700-mark again

FE Online Report November 24, 2019 16:10:02

Stocks ended lower on Sunday, after a single-day break, as risk-averse investors went on selling binge on large-cap shares, particularly Grameenphone (GP). DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Ex...

IFAD Autos to issue Tk 3.0b coupon bearing bonds

FE Online Report November 24, 2019 12:27:53

The board of directors of IFAD Autos Ltd has decided to raise up to Tk 3.0 billion only in the form of coupon bearing non-convertible fully redeemable bonds with a tenor of five years. The bond is kn...

Bourses open week on positive note

FE Online Report November 24, 2019 11:37:08

Stocks witnessed a positive trend in the early hour of trading on Sunday as some investors were showing their appetite on sector-wise shares. Following the previous day’s marginal gain, the Dha...

Golden Harvest rights issue subscription begins Dec 8

FE Report November 24, 2019 10:43:32

The subscription period for rights shares of Golden Harvest Agro Industries Ltd. is set to begin on December 08, as the company aims to raise a capital of Tk 899.32 million. The subscription period w...

Most non-life insurers post higher EPS

Babul Barman November 24, 2019 10:34:55

Majority of the listed non-life insurance companies saw higher earnings growth in nine months of 2019, compared to the same period a year earlier. The earnings for the January-September period rose d...

China approves two new IPOs

-- November 23, 2019 11:37:06

China's top securities watchdog has approved the initial public offering (IPO) applications of two companies. The two companies, Chengdu Gas Group Co, Ltd. and Streamax Technology Co, Ltd., and their...

Weekly review: Major sectors see mixed performance

FE Report November 23, 2019 10:41:57

Dhaka bourse closed the week almost flat following the mixed performance of the major sectors. In last week, many investors re-balanced their portfolios following the quarterly disclosures of the lis...

10 cos snare 23.54pc of total turnover

FE Report November 23, 2019 10:37:02

Top 10 traded stocks captured 23.54 per cent of the total turnover featured by Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in last week. The premier bourse DSE posted a total turnover of above Tk 19.81 billion in f...

Chiefs of merchant banks allowed to conduct sell-buy of listed co shares

FE Report November 22, 2019 12:22:30

The securities regulator has allowed the chiefs of merchant banks to conduct sell-buy of the shares of listed companies. The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) took the decision o...

Standard Bank to issue perpetual bond worth Tk 5.0b

FE Report November 20, 2019 10:35:22

Standard Bank will raise a capital worth Tk 5.0 billion through issuance of perpetual bond as additional tier-I capital. The company's board of director has taken the decision of raising capital th...

NBR awards BRAC Bank as one of the highest tax payers

-- November 20, 2019 00:10:41

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has awarded BRAC Bank Limited with Tax Card on being the 5th highest tax payer in banking sector category, said a statement. This is for the first time that BRAC B...

Eastern Housing approves 20pc cash dividend

FE Online Desk November 18, 2019 13:09:06

The 55th Annual General Meeting of Eastern Housing Limited was held at RAOWA Convention Hall, Mohakhali, Dhaka recently. The AGM was presided over by Manzurul Islam, Chairman of Eastern Housing Ltd....

BSEC halts Shepherd Industries' move

FE Report November 18, 2019 10:33:14

The securities regulator has halted the execution of the Shepherd Industries' decision of purchasing the shares of another company 'Shepherd Jeans' by the assets of the former. The securities regul...

Saudi Aramco in race for IPO record with $1.7 trillion top value

-- November 18, 2019 10:23:07

Saudi Aramco is worth up to $1.7 trillion at the price range set by the oil giant on Sunday, below the $2.0 trillion sought by Saudi’s crown prince but putting it in the running to become the wo...

Earnings of many textile cos down

Mohammad Mufazzal November 17, 2019 10:39:21

The EPS (earnings per share) of majority number of listed textile companies declined while some eight others incurred loss in the last fiscal year (FY) compared to previous FY. On the other hand, som...

Govt earnings from DSE fall 28pc in Oct

FE Report November 16, 2019 10:52:14

The government's revenue earnings from the Dhaka bourse tumbled 28 per cent month-on-month in October this year as trading volume was on the decline. The turnover remains poor for months as unusual f...

Weak earning disclosures affect stock prices

Babul Barman November 16, 2019 10:45:50

Stocks backed to the red again in the outgoing week that ended on Thursday as risk-averse investors dumped their holdings amid 'poor' earning disclosures. Week-on-week, DSEX, the prime index of the D...

Alibaba starts listing in Hong Kong

Xinhua November 15, 2019 17:34:06

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. started listing on the main board of Hong Kong stock exchange on Friday. The e-commerce giant will issue 12.5 million new shares at a price no high...

Chinese shares close lower Friday

-- November 15, 2019 13:40:16

Chinese stocks closed lower Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.64 percent, at 2,891.34 points, Xinhua reports. The Shenzhen Component Index closed 1.01 per cent lower at 9,647...

Wata Chemicals posts highest EPS growth among local cos

FE REPORT November 15, 2019 10:49:26

Wata Chemicals, a listed company in the pharmaceuticals & chemicals sector, posted the highest EPS (earnings per share) growth among its local peers in fiscal year (FY) 2018-19. The company's EPS...

Renata generates highest turnover

FE Report November 15, 2019 10:47:45

Ten most traded companies accounted for nearly 27 per cent of transactions on the prime bourse on Thursday, with Renata generating the highest turnover. Market analysts said investors were active o...