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Nifty, Sensex plunge on global uncertainties

-- December 26, 2018 12:10:26

Indian shares fell on Wednesday, with major indexes falling over 1.0 per cent as investors fretted over political uncertainties in the US amid concerns of a slowdown in global growth. Domestic shares...

Asian shares slip on fears of US slowdown

-- December 26, 2018 11:54:57

Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump said that there was “nothing new” in efforts to end the partial government shutdown over a US-Mexico border wall...

Stocks advance amid political uncertainty

FE Online Report December 26, 2018 11:35:23

The prices of most of the shares on bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday as some investors are active on sector-wise issues amid cautious trading ahead of national el...

Fund raising through rights hits three-year low

FE Report December 26, 2018 11:06:12

Funds raised by listed companies through issuance of rights shares fell sharply by 76 per cent year-on-year in 2018, hitting three years low. Two listed firms netted about Tk 2.68 billion by issuing...

Esquire Knit's IPO subscription to begin Jan 06

FE Report December 26, 2018 10:47:35

The public subscription of Esquire Knit Composite will open on January 06, as the company is set to raise a capital of over Tk 562 million through IPO. The initial public offering (IPO) subscription...

Beximco approves 10 pc dividend

FE Desk Report December 26, 2018 10:44:11

Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited (Beximco) approved 5.0 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend (bonus share) for the year ended on June 30, 2018 in its 45th annual general meeting (AGM)...

KPCL tops turnover chart for third day

FE Report December 25, 2018 15:46:03

Top ten traded companies captured 29 per cent turnover of the major bourse on Monday. Khulna Power Company Ltd (KPCL) topped the chart for third day in a row. Market insiders said the investors show...

Aamra Networks declares 10pc cash dividend

FE Online Desk December 25, 2018 14:22:08

The board of directors of aamra networks limited (ANL) has declared 10 per cent cash dividend for the fiscal year 2018. The approval of the dividend came during the 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM)...

Markets not merry as stock losses extend into eighth day

-- December 25, 2018 14:01:17

A gauge of stocks worldwide posted an eighth straight decline on Monday as investors ignored Trump administration attempts to reinforce confidence and the US president called the Federal Reserve the &...

Listed companies see incongruity in Corporate Governance Guidelines

FE Report December 25, 2018 10:39:52

The Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC) has demanded of the regulatory bodies to remove the conflicting clauses from the Corporate Governance Guidelines promulgated recently by...

Confidence Cement approves 35pc dividend

Our Correspondent December 25, 2018 10:39:45

Confidence Cement Ltd has declared 35 per cent dividend (15 per cent cash and 20 per cent bonus) for its shareholders for the year ended on 30 June, 2018. The 27th annual general meeting (AGM) of the...

DSE won’t charge monthly fee for using mobile app

FE Report December 25, 2018 10:26:36

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will not charge monthly Tk 150 per user for trading using DSE Mobile app. The DSE board of directors changed its decision after widespread criticism from all quarters i...

Stocks keep gaining amid post-election optimism

FE Online Report December 24, 2018 17:33:07

Stocks continued the upward trend for fifth straight day on Monday as some investors brought shares amid positive expectation after the national elections. Market insiders said the securities regulat...

Daffodil Computers declares 12pc cash dividend

FE Online Desk December 24, 2018 14:15:44

The board of directors of Daffodil Computers Limited has declared 12 per cent cash dividend for the year 2017-2018. The approval of the dividend came during the 21st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of t...

BBS Cables declares 25pc dividend

FE Online Desk December 24, 2018 12:18:48

The board of directors of BBS Cables Limited has declared 10 per cent cash and 15 per cent stock dividend for the year 2017-2018. The approval of the dividend came at the 10th Annual General Meeting...

Bourses make gentle gains in early trading

FE Online Report December 24, 2018 11:23:18

The prices of most of the shares on both the bourses witnessed a positive trend in the early hour of trading on Monday as some investors remained active on sector-wise issues amid cautious trading ahe...

Asian markets a reluctant spectator to US political theatre

Reuters December 24, 2018 10:30:03

Asian stocks were subdued on Monday as investors fretted that political instability in the United States was leaving the country rudderless at a time when the global economy was showing signs of falte...

Bourses to remain closed for five days

FE Report December 24, 2018 10:11:54

Trading will take place for only three sessions in the outgoing year as bourses will remain closed for five days due to Christmas Day, national elections, bank holiday and weekly holiday. Trading on...

Fundraising thru’ IPO triples in 2018

Babul Barman December 24, 2018 09:41:06

Small-cap companies dominated the initial public offering (IPO) market in the outgoing year 2018 that has seen a constantly bearish market, said an analyst. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) data show 1...

Stocks edge up for four days amid cautious trading

FE Online Report December 23, 2018 18:41:12

Stocks gained marginally on Sunday for the fourth straight session as some investors brought shares amid cautious trading. Market insiders said securities regulator’s positive move on margin lo...

DSE introduces monthly fee for mobile app use

FE Online Report December 23, 2018 13:42:34

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has decided to introduce a mobile app usage monthly fee of Tk 150 per user from January 1, 2019. “DSE TREC (Trading Right Entitlement Certificate) holders are req...

BD’s stock market faces ‘election nervousness’: AFC report

FE Online Report December 23, 2018 13:13:12

The overall stock market of Bangladesh has remained weak this year due to nervousness in the run up to the national elections. Annual review report of the AFC Asia Frontier Fund made the observation....

Stocks post marginal gains at opening

FE Online Report December 23, 2018 11:37:04

The prices of most of the shares on both the bourses witnessed a positive trend in the early hour of trading on Sunday as some investors remained active on sector-wise issues amid cautious trading ahe...

DSE to hold election for a director January 24

FE Report December 23, 2018 10:47:11

An election for the post of a shareholder-director of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will be held on January 24, as a director will retire this year in line with the demutualisation scheme. This year, Md...

Modhumoti Bank puts thrust on SME, digitisation

Siddique Islam December 23, 2018 10:21:54

Modhumoti Bank Limited (MMBL) wants to become a SME-focused bank gradually aiming to facilitate developing entrepreneurship particularly in the rural areas of Bangladesh, the bank's top executive has...

RFL declares 23pc cash dividend

FE Online Desk December 22, 2018 15:44:15

The board of directors of Rangpur Foundry Ltd (RFL) has declared 23 per cent cash dividend for the year 2017-2018. The approval of the dividend came at the 38th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the co...

Canadian stock falls for 4th straight day

-- December 22, 2018 11:36:42

Canadian main stock market fell for a fourth day in a row Friday due to lower health and oil prices while the Canadian dollar weakened to a 19-month low. The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark S&...

World stock markets sell-off again

-- December 22, 2018 11:24:52

World stock markets continued a week-long sell-off on Friday as the threat of a US government shutdown. MSCI’s index of global equities fell 1.5 per cent, dragged down by broad declines in Eur...

Weekly analysis: Stocks eke out small gains

FE Report December 22, 2018 11:01:15

Stocks posted a marginal gain last week that ended on Thursday, as smart investors collected shares despite growing political tensions in the run-up to the national election. Week-on-week, DSEX, the...

Titas Gas earns Tk 3.39b as net profit

FE Report December 22, 2018 10:57:20

The 37th annual general meeting (AGM) of Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Company was held at the Officers' Club in Dhaka on Thursday. Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem, Secretary of Energy &...