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Stocks snap three-day losing streak

FE Online Report February 04, 2019 15:38:49

Stocks rebounded on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as optimistic investors went on buying binge on large-cap shares. Market analysts said investors were active in the market throughout t...

SE Asian stocks fall in lacklustre trading

-- February 04, 2019 11:48:01

Most Southeast Asian stocks slipped on Monday in a lacklustre trading, with Philippines leading losses, as optimism about a trade deal between the United States and China waned. The Philippine benchm...

Asian shares quiet, dollar firm

-- February 04, 2019 11:40:57

Asian shares hovered near four-month highs on Monday after a mixed performance on Wall Street at the close of last week, while the dollar firmed against the yen. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-P...

Bourses creep higher at opening

FE Online Report February 04, 2019 11:31:13

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw positive trend in early hour of trading on Monday as investors are active on sector-wise issues. Following the previous three days’ correcti...

Foreign fund-flow in stocks turns around

Babul Barman February 04, 2019 10:45:58

Net foreign fund-flow in stocks turned around in January after remaining negative in the past three months as overseas investors were putting fresh funds after the national elections. Market analysts...

United Power sees moderate growth in EPS

FE Report February 04, 2019 10:31:45

United Power Generation & Distribution Company Limited (UPGDCL) has posted a moderate growth in EPS for July-December, 2018 compared to same period of the previous year. The company's EPS (separa...

Market extends losing streak as major sectors slump

FE Report February 04, 2019 10:28:35

Stocks extended the losing streak for the third straight session Sunday as risk-averse investors continued to book profit on large-cap shares. Market analysts said investors were mostly on selling mo...

Stocks open on negative note

FE Online Report February 03, 2019 17:42:04

Stocks witnessed marginal loss, extending the losing streak for the third day on Sunday, as some investors continued to book profit on sector-wise stocks. Market analysts said investors were mostly o...

Stocks fail to maintain uptrend at midday

FE Online Report February 03, 2019 12:42:37

Stocks failed to keep the positive trend at midday on Sunday as risk-averse investors started selling shares on sector-wise issues. Following the previous week’s sharp correction, the Dhaka Sto...

Prime Finance First MF approves 8.50pc cash dividend

FE Online Report February 03, 2019 12:27:58

The Trustee Committee of Prime Finance First Mutual Fund has approved 8.50 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The record date for entitlement of dividend is February 24,...

Stocks mostly higher amid rising trading activities

FE Online Report February 03, 2019 11:31:46

The prices of most of the shares on both the bourses witnessed a positive trend in the early hour of trading on Sunday as investors remained active on sector-wise issues. Following the previous week&...

Intraco Refueling to expand business through five new projects

Mohammad Mufazzal February 03, 2019 11:28:58

Intraco Refueling Station Limited (IRSL), an 'A' category listed company, has posted moderate growths in operating and gross profits during the calendar year 2013 to fiscal year (FY) 2018. The compan...

Genex Infosys to make debut Feb 6

FE Report February 03, 2019 10:25:29

Genex Infosys Ltd, an IT company, will make its share trading debut on February 06 (Wednesday) on the bourses under "N" category, officials said. Genex Infosys will be the 9th company under the IT se...

Secondary trading of T-bills, bonds drops by 42 pc annually

FE Online Report February 02, 2019 14:55:49

Secondary trading of treasury bills and bonds dropped by 42 per cent in the last calendar year, according to the latest statistics of the central bank. It showed that the transaction value of volume...

World stock rally flags after strong US data

-- February 02, 2019 12:16:52

Global stocks edged up on Friday, while bond yields rose after US employment and manufacturing data underscored a strong economy with little wage inflation. US job growth surged in January, with empl...

US stocks end mixed after strong jobs data

-- February 02, 2019 12:15:32

Wall Street ended mixed on Friday, as optimism from a surge in January US job growth was offset by a weaker-than-expected outlook from Amazon.com Inc that battered retail stocks. The online retail he...

Weekly analysis: Stocks snap six-week rally

FE Report February 02, 2019 10:37:53

Stocks fell sharply in the last week that ended on Thursday, snapping a six-week rally, as investors adopted a 'cautious' stance following the release of the monetary policy statement (MPS) of the cen...

SE Asian stocks rise on trade talk optimism

-- February 01, 2019 11:43:21

Southeast Asian stocks rose on Friday as the latest round of Sino-US trade talks ended on a positive note, with President Donald Trump saying he was optimistic that the two nations could reach "the bi...

Asian shares mixed after trade talks

-- February 01, 2019 11:35:45

Asian markets were mixed on Friday as trade talks ended in Washington with no deal but the promise of a second meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Gains were lim...

Stocks tumble on selling pressure

FE Report February 01, 2019 10:40:49

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) dipped 1.07 per cent on Thursday, extending the losing streak for the second consecutive session, as most sectors saw sharp price correction. The big...

Intraco Refuelling moves to merge its five subsidiary companies

FE Report February 01, 2019 10:39:09

The Intraco Refuelling Station Limited (IRSL) has decided to merge its five subsidiary companies with itself to reduce the 'management cost' and avail 'tax benefit'. The boards of directors of the IR...

SE Asia stocks gain on Fed decision

-- January 31, 2019 12:02:38

Southeast Asian stocks rose on Thursday, in line with broader Asia, as the US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady while signalling its three-year drive to tighten monetary policy may be at an e...

IPO subscription of Runner Automobiles opens today

FE Report January 31, 2019 10:25:22

The IPO (initial public offering) subscription of Runner Automobiles will open today (Thursday) and will continue till February 10. Some 5.60 million shares (40 per cent) will be issued to general in...

Dhaka bourse witnesses moderate loss

FE Report January 31, 2019 10:23:08

Dhaka bourse on Wednesday witnessed a moderate loss in broad index following price correction witnessed by major sectors. According to some market operators, the market witnessed correction as many i...

Asia stocks scale four-month peak

-- January 31, 2019 10:03:16

Asia stocks rose to a four-month high on Thursday after the Federal Reserve pledged to be patient with further interest rate hikes, signalling a potential end to its tightening cycle amid signs of slo...

DSE holds meeting with Chinese strategic partners

FE Online Desk January 30, 2019 13:41:56

A board meeting of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Tuesday discussed different aspects of technical cooperation between the prime bourse of the country and Shenzen Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exch...

SE Asian stocks dip as markets await Fed rate review

-- January 30, 2019 12:33:30

Southeast Asian stocks were lower to little changed on Wednesday as investors awaited the US Federal Reserve's policy review and looked toward trade talks between Washington and Beijing. Philippine...

Asian stocks rise ahead of Fed meeting

-- January 30, 2019 12:15:57

Asian stocks rose Wednesday as traders awaited a Federal Reserve policy meeting and US-China talks, though Japan's benchmark declined. Japan's Nikkei 225 index retreated 0.5 per cent to 20,555.13 whi...

13 companies witness mixed trends in Q2

FE Report January 30, 2019 11:27:45

Some 13 listed companies have displayed mixed performance for October-December (Q2), 2018 compared to same quarter of the previous year. The EPS (earnings per share) of many companies rose for Q2 com...

Currency devaluation, interest rate hike hit ACI earnings

FE Report January 30, 2019 11:19:28

ACI Limited has incurred loss for October-December (Q2), 2018 due to five reasons including currency 'devaluation'. The company topped the chart of top 10 losers on Tuesday following the loss for Q2....