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DSE, Chinese consortium partnership comes into effect

FE Online Report September 04, 2018 21:24:36

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Tuesday transferred its 25 per cent stake to Chinese consortium on completion of relevant formalities under the exchange’s demutualisation move. The premier bourse...

Stocks witness another downbeat session

FE Online Report September 04, 2018 15:45:32

Stocks witnessed yet another downbeat session on Tuesday, extending the losing streak for the fourth straight session, as investors continued their selling binge. Analysts said the market extended...

Indian airline stocks drop on higher oil prices

-- September 04, 2018 14:02:24

Indian airline stocks have slipped as the Brent crude oil prices rose overnight, supported by concerns that falling Iranian output will tighten markets once US sanctions bite from November. The share...

Rupali Life Ins recommends 12pc dividend

FE Online Report September 04, 2018 12:40:58

The board of directors of Rupali Life Insurance Company has recommended 8.0 per cent cash and 4.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017. The final approval of the dividend w...

Asian shares fall on US-China trade dispute

-- September 04, 2018 11:47:18

Asian shares fell and the dollar turned higher on Tuesday as the trade dispute between the United States and China threatened to escalate this week, and as emergency austerity measures in Argentina un...

Bourses meander at opening

FE Online Report September 04, 2018 11:25:32

The prices of most of the stocks on bourses saw downward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors were on selling mood on sector-wise stocks. Following the previous three days’ co...

Net foreign fund in stocks negative for fifth month

FE Report September 04, 2018 10:41:41

The net foreign fund in the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) continued to remain negative for five consecutive months till August as the foreign investors were reluctant to put fresh stakes. Market insider...

DSEX sinks below 5,600-mark again

-- September 03, 2018 16:22:09

Stocks finished marginally lower on Monday, with key index of the major bourse dipping below 5,600-mark again, as investors went on late hours profit booking spree. Analysts said the market witnessed...

Mideast stocks dip on trade disputes

-- September 03, 2018 16:10:10

Golf markets were weak on Monday amid concerns over the impact that trade disputes involving the United States could affect the global economy and equities, while Saudi Arabia’s shares rose. Th...

European shares open broadly flat

-- September 03, 2018 16:09:24

European shares opened broadly flat on Monday as worries about US trade policy and concerns over emerging markets weighed on stocks after Asian markets closed in negative territory. At 0750 GMT, the...

Tosrifa’s IPO fund project gets gas connection

FE Online Report September 03, 2018 13:34:35

Tosrifa Industries has informed that the dyeing project financed by initial public offering (IPO) fund has got the natural gas connection. “After completion of gas boiler erection the dyeing un...

DSE market cap sheds Tk 266b in eight months

FE Report September 03, 2018 12:05:45

The market capitalisation of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) declined by about Tk 266 billion in last eight months as investors were on selling binge. The total market cap was Tk 4,228 billion on the open...

Asian stocks dip on trade, emerging market woes

-- September 03, 2018 12:04:42

Asian stocks dropped for the third consecutive session on Monday, hit by worries over further escalation of the US-China trade war and unstable emerging market currencies. MSCI’s broadest index...

Stocks start September on positive note

FE Online Report September 03, 2018 11:39:17

Both the bourses, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), started the session of September on positive note. The prices of most of the stocks on bourses saw upward t...

Indo-Bangla Pharma's IPO gets 34 times higher subscription

FE Report September 03, 2018 10:53:37

The initial public offering (IPO) lottery draw of Indo-Bangla Pharmaceuticals will be held on September 11, officials said. The event will be held at 10:30 am at the auditorium of the Institution o...

Only 11 cos get BSEC approval to go public in eight years

Mohammad Mufazzal September 03, 2018 09:51:17

Only 11 companies got the regulatory consent to offload shares in the capital market under book-building method since the introduction of such a price discovery method in 2010. Some 80 companies, mea...

DSE market cap sheds Tk 266b in eight months

Babul Barman September 03, 2018 00:21:39

The market capitalisation of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) declined by about Tk 266 billion in last eight months as investors were on selling binge. The total market cap was Tk 4,228 billion on the open...

Danger to oil demand from trade wars may offset price boost from Iran

-- September 03, 2018 00:19:20

Oil analysts cut their price forecasts for 2018 for the first time in almost a year in August, given growing concern over the impact on crude demand from escalating trade tensions, although falling su...

US fund managers trim bank stocks on profit worries

-- September 02, 2018 10:54:52

US-based mutual fund managers worried about the outlook for bank earnings have been trimming financial stocks from their portfolios, although some value-oriented portfolio managers and analysts said t...

BSEC not utilising high-profile body for rebuilding market

Mohammad Mufazzal September 02, 2018 09:44:42

The advisory committee formed by the securities regulator for proposing 'policy options' for the capital market has made hardly any outcome in last seven years. On March 28 in 2011, the Bangladesh Se...

DSE transfers 25pc stake to Chinese partner Tuesday

FE Report September 02, 2018 09:26:35

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will formally transfer 25 per cent of its shares to its Chinese strategic partner on Tuesday next on receipt of the stipulated amount of fund. On the same day, the DSE...

World stocks end August lower

-- September 01, 2018 11:24:44

World stocks ended August much as they began the month - under the dark cloud of a potentially worsening trade war. A closely watched barometer of equities world wide fell for a second day on Friday...

Wall St mixed as US-Canada trade talks end

-- September 01, 2018 10:55:58

US stocks were mixed on Friday as US-Canada trade talks ended without resolution, the S&P 500 closed flat while the Dow edged down and the Nasdaq closed higher in light trading. Capping a low-v...

Stocks keep gaining for fifth straight week

FE Report September 01, 2018 10:43:21

Stocks maintained the gaining streak for the fifth straight week, as investors showed their appetite for sector-wise stocks last week. Market operators said the stocks kept their gaining streak as a...

Most sectors end week in green zone

FE Report September 01, 2018 10:36:13

Most of the sectors in the Dhaka stock market posted positive return in the week to Thursday with the fuel & power sector making the highest gain ahead of dividend declarations. Of the 19 sectors...

US stocks open lower as trade concerns weigh

-- August 31, 2018 20:42:55

Wall Street opened lower on Friday for a second day in a row, as concerns about the ongoing trade talks between the United States and other major economies hampered a record rally for the major inde...

European shares fall on trade war threats

-- August 31, 2018 18:13:15

European shares slipped for a second day on Friday on reports that US President Donald Trump is planning more tariffs on China, while Whitbread surged after clinching a $5.1 billion deal with Coca-C...

Silva Pharma to allocate 30m IPO shares

FE Report August 31, 2018 16:15:14

Silva Pharmaceuticals is set to allocate 30 million ordinary shares among successful applicants as the company's IPO lottery draw was held on Thursday. The event was held at the auditorium of the Ins...

Silva Pharma publishes IPO lottery results

FE Online Report August 30, 2018 18:09:49

Silva Pharmaceuticals is set to allocate 30 million ordinary shares among successful applicants as the company’s IPO lottery draw was held on Thursday. The event was held at the auditorium of t...

European shares retreat on trade fears

-- August 30, 2018 16:19:18

European shares retreated on Thursday, tracking a decline in Asian trading as weakness in Chinese markets eclipsed optimism that a NAFTA deal could be struck by Friday’s deadline. The pan-Eu...