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Global stocks edge higher

-- April 27, 2019 13:17:47

Global stocks edged higher on Friday as data showing US economic growth accelerated in the first quarter offset corporate earnings disappointments, while the dollar fell against a basket of currencies...

US stocks end higher after strong GDP report

-- April 27, 2019 13:08:54

Wall Street ended higher on Friday, as the market was buoyed by a better-than-expected US GDP growth for the first quarter, offsetting a string of falling chip stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Averag...

Weekly analysis: Stocks post 13-week losing streak

Babul Barman April 27, 2019 10:37:23

Stocks extended their losing streak for the 13th straight week that ended on Thursday, as nervous investors continued to dump their shares to avoid further losses. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw...

Two more banks, one insurer recommend dividend

FE Report April 27, 2019 10:30:19

Two more banks and one insurance company have recommended dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The companies are Standard Bank, Export Import (Exim) Bank of Bangladesh and Karnaphuli Ins...

Karnaphuli Insurance recommends 11pc dividend

FE Online Report April 26, 2019 19:06:35

The board of directors of Karnaphuli Insurance Company has recommended 6.0 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend wi...

Standard Bank recommends 10pc dividend

FE Online Report April 26, 2019 19:05:55

The board of directors of Standard 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 meet...

EXIM Bank recommends 10pc cash dividend

FE Online Report April 26, 2019 14:41:54

The board of directors of Export Import (EXIM) Bank of Bangladesh has recommended 10 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come durin...

Indian shares tick higher

-- April 26, 2019 14:06:37

Indian shares ticked higher on Friday as a volatile week draws to a close, with Tata Steel Ltd climbing the most in 14 months after the steelmaker beat expectations for quarterly profit. The broader...

Asian shares fall after Wall St slides

-- April 26, 2019 14:02:04

Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday after an overnight decline on Wall Street spurred by disappointingly weak earnings reports from 3M and other industrial companies. Concern that China may temp...

Fortune Shoes shines on turnover chart

FE Report April 26, 2019 10:39:57

The ten most traded companies grabbed more than 30 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with Fortune Shoes leading the turnover chart. Market analysts said investor...

Three banks, two insurers declare dividend

FE Report April 26, 2019 10:37:39

Five more companies, including three banks, have recommended dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The banks are Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd., Al-Arafah Islami Bank, and Shahjalal Islami B...

Stocks rebound amid cautious trading

FE Online Report April 25, 2019 15:40:51

Stocks rebounded in the positive terrain on Thursday, after hitting four-month low, as some investors showed their buying appetite on sector-wise issues. Market analysts said the bargain hunters were...

Al-Arafah Islami Bank recommends 17pc div

FE Online Report April 25, 2019 12:51:57

The board of directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has recommended 15 per cent cash and 2.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend wi...

Southeast Asian shares decline

-- April 25, 2019 12:45:57

Southeast Asian shares declined on Thursday, Indonesian shares fell following disappointing corporate results while the Jakarta stock index led declines in the region. Singapore stocks edged lower fr...

Shahjalal Bank recommends 10pc div

FE Online Report April 25, 2019 12:37:46

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

Phoenix Insurance recommends 12pc cash dividend

FE Online Report April 25, 2019 12:30:50

The board of directors of Phoenix Insurance Company Limited has recommended 12 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come during the...

Stocks rise amid low trading

FE Online Report April 25, 2019 12:30:13

The prices of most of the shares on bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Thursday as some investors are showing their buying appetite. After DSE index hitting four-month low in the prev...

Islami Bank recommends 10pc cash dividend

FE Online Report April 25, 2019 12:24:59

The board of directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has recommended 10 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the dividend will come during the ann...

Asian shares mixed after Wall St retreats

-- April 25, 2019 11:32:06

Asian shares were mixed Thursday after US stocks closed lower, giving back some of its gains a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.2 p...

BSEC yet to approve Norfund proposal to buy 10pc equity shares of MTB

FE Report April 25, 2019 10:37:53

The proposal regarding issuance of a substantial amount of shares to a foreign investment fund by Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) is yet to get regulatory approval though the bank sought permission from the B...

GP bound to pay outstanding Tk 126b: BTRC

FE Report April 25, 2019 10:34:08

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) said the country's leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone has no alternative to paying Tk 125.79 billion (12,579 crore) dues unearthed thr...

Stocks keep losing amid low confidence

FE Online Report April 24, 2019 17:00:42

Stocks extended the losing streak for the second day in a row on Wednesday, as worried investors continued their selling binge on sector-wise shares. Market analysts said dearth of quality stocks, la...

Singer AGM approves 30pc stock dividend for 2018

FE Online Desk April 24, 2019 13:54:24

The 39th Annual General Meeting of Singer Bangladesh Ltd. was held on April 23, 2019 at the Singer Factory, Savar, Dhaka. Dr. Fatih Kemal Ebiçlioglu, Chairman, Singer Bangladesh Limited presid...

Eastland Insurance recommends 12pc dividend

FE Online Report April 24, 2019 11:20:57

The board of directors of Eastland Insurance Company Limited has recommended 7.0 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The final approval of the divid...

Markets down in early trading

FE Online Report April 24, 2019 11:20:12

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed a downward trend in early trading on Wednesday as worried investors continued their selling binge. Following the previous day’s sharp...

ICB seeks Tk 9.0b under refinancing scheme

Mohammad Mufazzal April 24, 2019 10:40:07

The state-run Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB) has sought the fund of Tk 9.0 billion which was earlier disbursed under the refinancing scheme of the capital market. The corporation has soug...

High-profile confce on structured capital market Apr 28

FE Report April 24, 2019 10:22:33

A high-profile conference titled 'local capital market infrastructure financing conference' will be held in the city on April 28. Arranged by Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI), the conf...

DSEX dips below 5,300-mark on panic sale

FE Online Report April 23, 2019 16:40:38

Stocks witnessed sharp fall on Tuesday with falling turnover as worried investors sold shares, fearing further fall. Market analysts said the finance minister’s latest remarks on capital market...

Stocks fall in early trading on selling binge

FE Online Report April 23, 2019 11:33:22

The prices of most of the shares on both the bourses witnessed a downward trend in early trading on Tuesday as cautious investors were seen on selling binge. Following the previous day’s margin...

Capital market on right track: Finance minister

FE Report April 23, 2019 09:39:04

Finance minister, AHM Mustafa Kamal, said he does not see any major problem in the prevailing trend in the capital market. "I think the (capital) market is on a right track. Ups and downs in the mark...