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Stocks open sharply higher

Stocks open sharply higher

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-07 10:49:53

Stocks opened sharply higher on Tuesday as buoyant investors are putting fresh bets on stocks amid high hopes. After crossing the prime index 7,000-mark, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exch...

Small, medium entrepreneurs can raise funds from stock market

Small, medium entrepreneurs can raise funds from stock market

FE REPORT 2021-09-07 08:49:14

The Small and Medium Enterprise Foundation (SMEF) and the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday under which the latter will help small entrepreneurs raise f...

DSE daily turnover crosses Tk 29b-mark

DSE daily turnover crosses Tk 29b-mark

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-06 17:04:04

Stocks extended their rally for the fifth straight session on Monday with all three indices and market-cap hitting new highs as buoyant investors continued on buying spree riding on regulatory measure...

Stocks down at opening after record high

Stocks down at opening after record high

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-06 10:55:03

Stocks opened marginally lower on Monday after a sharp rise in the previous day as cautious investors booked some gain on the recent price surge. After crossing the prime index 7,000-mark in the prev...

Union Bank IPO approved

Union Bank IPO approved

FE REPORT 2021-09-06 10:27:09

The securities regulator on Sunday approved the IPO (initial public offering) proposal of Union Bank, a fourth-generation private commercial bank, which will raise a capital worth Tk 4.28 billion. Th...

Companies reined in on lavish bonus shares: Regulator

Companies reined in on lavish bonus shares: Regulator

FE REPORT 2021-09-06 09:27:34

Listed companies' hands are now tied on issuance of unjustified stock dividends as the securities regulator likes investors to relish cash gains from their money in time, lest they shouldn't be dece...

DSEX surpasses 7000-mark for the first time

DSEX surpasses 7000-mark for the first time

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-05 15:53:14

Stocks extended their rally with the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSEX) surpassing the 7,000-mark for the first time after its inception more than eight years back in 2013. DSEX, the prime inde...

DSEX exceeds 7000-mark at opening

DSEX exceeds 7000-mark at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-05 10:54:11

Stocks opened sharply higher on Sunday with the key index of the major bourse crossing the 7,000-mark as buoyant investors continued their buying spree on major sector issues riding on regulatory mo...

Most MNCs see price appreciation

Most MNCs see price appreciation

FE REPORT 2021-09-05 09:01:51

Most of the listed multinational companies (MNCs) witnessed price appreciation in last week along with featuring moderate turnover. Of 12 MNCs, the share prices of nine companies advanced ranging bet...

Investors must get return on investment: BSEC chief

Investors must get return on investment: BSEC chief

FE REPORT 2021-09-05 08:58:02

The chairman of the securities regulator said no investors will come to invest if the market operators fail to ensure the safety of investments made with hard-earned money. The chairman of the Bangla...

Subscription of Sena Kalyan Ins to begin October 3

Subscription of Sena Kalyan Ins to begin October 3

FE REPORT 2021-09-04 10:01:13

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription of Sena Kalyan Insurance Company (SKICL) is set to commence on October 3 aiming to raise Tk 160 million under the fixed-price method. The IPO subscripti...

23 banks pump Tk 143.6b into stocks

23 banks pump Tk 143.6b into stocks

MOHAMMAD MUFAZZAL 2021-09-03 09:39:33

Some 23 listed banks, out of 32, have made a consolidated investment worth Tk 143.63 billion in the country's stock market as of July 31 last. According to the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Co...

40 companies listed with capital market deposit Tk 2.1b

40 companies listed with capital market deposit Tk 2.1b

MOHAMMAD MUFAZZAL 2021-09-03 08:51:39

Of the 400 listed companies, some 40 firms deposited Tk 2.10 billion to the Capital Market Stabilisation Fund (CMSF) as of August 30. The funds came from investors' unclaimed cash dividends, held wi...

Stocks stay afloat to set new highs

Stocks stay afloat to set new highs

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-02 16:19:33

Stocks extended the winning streak for the third straight session on Thursday as buoyant investors continued to put fresh bets on stocks anticipating positive expectations riding on regulatory moves....

Stocks open on upbeat note on regulatory moves

Stocks open on upbeat note on regulatory moves

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-02 10:48:29

Stocks opened on a positive note on Thursday as buoyant investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise issues riding on regulatory moves. After crossing the 6,900-mark in the previous day, DSE...

Tech stocks power Nasdaq to record high

Tech stocks power Nasdaq to record high

-- 2021-09-02 10:12:18

The Nasdaq closed Wednesday at a record high, and the S&P 500 rose but just missed a fresh peak, as September kicked off with renewed buying of technology stocks and private payrolls data, which s...

Regulator dissolves scam-hit Fareast Life's board

Regulator dissolves scam-hit Fareast Life's board

FE REPORT 2021-09-02 08:38:15

The securities regulator on Wednesday ordered dissolution of the board of directors of the scam-hit Fareast Islami Life Insurance Company, and appointed 10 independent directors to run it. The Bang...

CSE revises its two price indices, effective from Sept 12

CSE revises its two price indices, effective from Sept 12

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-01 17:30:36

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has revised its two price indices – CSE-30 Index and CSE-50 Index on the basis of the performance of the CSE-listed companies. The CSE-30 Index and the CSE-5...

Stocks extend rally to set new records

Stocks extend rally to set new records

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-01 16:14:44

Stocks extended the winning streak for the two straight sessions on Wednesday with all indices and market-cap of the prime bourse setting at new highs thanks to increased participation of the investor...

DSEX crosses 6900-mark at opening

DSEX crosses 6900-mark at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-01 10:51:51

Stocks opened on a flying note on Wednesday, with the key index of the major bourse crossing the 6,900-mark in early trading, as buoyant investors put fresh bets on major sector shares amid positive e...

New IPO quotas set for general, eligible investors

New IPO quotas set for general, eligible investors

FE REPORT 2021-09-01 08:13:34

The securities regulator has issued revised public issue rules, setting new IPO (initial public offering) quotas for general and other eligible investors (EIs). To this effect, a gazette notificati...

Stocks snap three-day losing streak, DSE daily turnover jumps 22pc

Stocks snap three-day losing streak, DSE daily turnover jumps 22pc

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-08-31 16:27:33

Stocks bounced back on Tuesday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as buoyant investors put fresh bets on major sector shares amid positive expectations. The market opened on a positive note and the...

Stocks open higher with low turnover

Stocks open higher with low turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-08-31 11:04:16

Stocks opened on a positive note on Tuesday, after a three-day correction, as the bargain hunters were showing their buying appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the previous three days’ mo...

IFIC Bank to issue Tk 5.0b subordinated bond

IFIC Bank to issue Tk 5.0b subordinated bond

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-08-31 10:56:13

The board of directors of IFIC Bank has taken a decision to issue Tk 5.0 billion subordinated bond to raise Tier-2 capital of the bank. The bank has decided to issue the non-convertible subordinated...

Jute Spinners' stock jumps 81pc

Jute Spinners' stock jumps 81pc

FE REPORT 2021-08-31 08:59:03

The share price of Jute Spinners, a junk stock, is rising on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) despite the company incurring losses. The company is also not in operation for more than five years. Wit...

Eastern Bank better withstands pandemic shocks

Eastern Bank better withstands pandemic shocks

SIDDIQUE ISLAM 2021-08-31 08:54:39

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has continued to strike a balance between liquidity, profitability and solvency to post a positive growth in the first half (H1) of 2021 calendar year. The private commerci...

Asian shares rise on dovish US Fed chair, oil up

Asian shares rise on dovish US Fed chair, oil up

-- 2021-08-30 10:34:55

Asian shares perked up and the dollar fell to two-week lows on Monday after US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell struck a dovish tone at the central bank's long-awaited symposium, although invest...

AIMS approves dividends for its two MFs

AIMS approves dividends for its two MFs

FE REPORT 2021-08-30 08:50:42

The Trustee Committee of two closed-end mutual funds under management of AIMS of Bangladesh, the country's first private asset-management company (AMC), has approved dividends for the year ended on Ju...

Regulator to fine ICB companies for violation of rules

Regulator to fine ICB companies for violation of rules

FE REPORT 2021-08-30 08:39:22

The securities regulator has decided to penalise ICB Securities Trading Company for disbursing margin loans to its clients without any agreement, which is a violation of securities rules. However,...

Bata Shoe returns to profit in April-June

Bata Shoe returns to profit in April-June

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-08-29 16:02:06

Bata Shoe Company (Bangladesh) has returned to profit in the second quarter (Q2) for April-June 2021 as against the same quarter last year thanks to a boost in sales.  The company has reported i...