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MNCs show mixed EPS trends in January-March

Babul Barman May 05, 2019 11:06:31

The listed multinational companies (MNCs) showed mixed performance in earnings for the January-March, 2019 compared to the same period in the previous year. Eight multinational companies, out of elev...

World stocks rise on strong jobs data

-- May 04, 2019 12:43:25

Global equity markets rallied on Friday, buoyed by a US payrolls report that shot past expectations, while the dollar weakened after several Federal Reserve officials voiced concerns about low inflati...

US stocks rise on upbeat jobs report

-- May 04, 2019 12:09:46

US stocks rose in a broad-based rally on Friday as stronger-than-expected job growth in April with muted wage gains left investors upbeat about the outlook for the economy and interest rates. The Dow...

Weekly analysis: DSE breaks 13-week losing streak

Babul Barman May 04, 2019 11:03:07

Stocks rebounded in the outgoing week, snapping a 13-week losing streak, as the securities regulator took a series of market-supportive measures. The prime index of the Dhaka bourse wiped out 775 poi...

Ten cos grab 25pc of weekly turnover

FE Report May 04, 2019 10:58:43

Ten most traded companies accounted for over 25 per cent transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week, with Fortune Shoes coming out on top of the turnover chart. Thursday was...

BRAC Bank approves 15pc dividend

FE Desk Report May 04, 2019 10:55:18

The shareholders of BRAC Bank Limited approved 15 per cent stock dividend for the year 2018 at the 20th annual general meeting (AGM) of the bank recently, says a statement. The AGM was held at the BR...

European shares tick higher as bank stocks lead gains

-- May 03, 2019 14:33:58

European shares ticked higher on Friday, helped by gains among banks and Germany’s Adidas, one day after the regional index suffered its worst loss in six weeks. The German share price index DA...

Asian shares mixed in thin trading

-- May 03, 2019 14:27:15

Asian shares were mixed in thin trading on Friday after a discouraging day on Wall Street. News reports highlighting obstacles in the way of a China-US trade deal also weighed on sentiment. The Kospi...

NBR incentive for stock market to stay

FE Report May 03, 2019 13:08:14

The authorities will continue the existing tax incentives offered for the capital market in the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2019-20, said the revenue board chief on Thursday. He said the National...

Most banks offer lower dividends

Babul Barman May 03, 2019 10:47:01

All the 30 listed banks have declared dividends for 2018, but the dividend amounts recommended by most banks are lower than in the previous year, as the profit margins have declined due to huge provis...

Ten cos grab one-fourth of DSE transactions

FE Report May 03, 2019 10:45:17

The ten most traded companies captured more than 24 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with the United Power leading the turnover chart. The investors showed thei...

BSEC moves cheer up stocks

FE Online Report May 02, 2019 15:57:39

Stocks ended higher for the two straight sessions on Thursday as investors showed their buying spree on sector-wise stocks amid positive expectation. Market analysts said the securities regulator&rsq...

Five more banks recommend dividend

FE Online Report May 02, 2019 13:13:04

The board of directors of five more banks have recommended dividend while two banks declared No dividend the year ended on December 31, 2018, according to official discourses on Thursday. Southeast B...

NCC Bank recommends 10pc dividend

FE Online Report May 02, 2019 12:42:39

The board of directors of National Credit and Commerce (NCC) Bank has recommended 5.0 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the...

SIBL recommends 10pc stock dividend

FE Online Report May 02, 2019 12:40:41

The board of directors of Social Islami Bank Ltd (SIBL) has recommended 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come during the ann...

ONE Bank recommends 10pc dividend

FE Online Report May 02, 2019 12:36:54

The board of directors of ONE Bank Limited has recommended 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come during the annual general m...

Stocks start new month on positive note

FE Online Report May 02, 2019 12:34:42

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Thursday as some investors are showing their buying appetite. Following the previous day’s positive t...

Rupali Bank recommends 10pc stock dividend

FE Online Report May 02, 2019 11:45:47

The board of directors of Rupali Bank Ltd has recommended 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come during the annual general me...

Asian stocks mixed after Fed holds rate

-- May 02, 2019 11:07:14

Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rate intact and steered clear of suggesting that a cut was possible this year. Trading was light with mar...

LSE keeps central role in clearing ahead of Brexit

-- May 01, 2019 17:03:35

London Stock Exchange (LSE) shrugged off a slowdown in equity trading as its clearing house saw record volumes, a signal that attempts by rival Deutsche Boerse to divert business from London to Frankf...

Alphabet shares plunge on weak revenue

-- May 01, 2019 16:48:56

Alphabet shares plunged on Tuesday after the company posted weaker revenue in the first quarter. Shares of Google's parent company plunged 7.5 per cent to close at $1,198.96 dollars apiece after dec...

Coppertech to allocate 20m IPO shares

FE Report May 01, 2019 16:07:38

Coppertech Industries will allocate 20 million ordinary shares among the successful applicants as the company's IPO lottery draw was held on Tuesday. The lottery draw was held at 10:30am at The AGB C...

PM warns of stern action for playing game with share market

-- May 01, 2019 14:51:51

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told the parliament Tuesday punitive action would be taken if anyone tries to play game with the share market as turnover on the Dhaka Stock Exchange continued to fall ove...

IFIC Bank recommends 10pc stock dividend

FE Online Report April 30, 2019 21:32:44

The board of directors of IFIC Bank has recommended 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come during the annual general meeting...

No new IPO proposal until amendment of public issue rules

-- April 30, 2019 20:08:20

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) will not accept any new initial public offering (IPO) proposal until it amends public issue rules. The stock market regulator took the decision at...

Standard Insurance recommends 10pc dividend

FE Online Report April 30, 2019 15:53:59

The board of directors of Standard Insurance Company Ltd has recommended 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come during the an...

City General Ins recommends 5.0pc dividend

FE Online Report April 30, 2019 15:52:17

The board of directors of City General Insurance Company Limited has recommended 5.0 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come durin...

Stocks rebound on BSEC move

FE Online Report April 30, 2019 15:49:44

Stocks rebounded on positive terrain on Tuesday, snapping a two-day sharp fall, ridding on stock market regulator’s positive steps. Market analysts said some investors showed buying appetite af...

Mutual Trust Bank recommends 11pc div

FE Online Report April 30, 2019 14:43:11

The board of directors of Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) Limited has recommended 11 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come during the a...

BRAC Bank approves 15pc stock dividend

FE Online Desk April 30, 2019 14:03:27

The board of directors of BRAC Bank Limited has approved 15 per cent stock dividend for the year 2018. The final approval of the dividend came during the 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the bank...