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US stocks mixed on trade anxiety

-- May 18, 2019 13:14:35

US stocks struggled for gains on Friday as mixed headlines on trade dampened positive consumer sentiment data, sending investors into the weekend with little enthusiasm. The Dow inched up, while the...

Weekly analysis: Stocks keep sliding

Babul Barman May 18, 2019 10:35:09

Stocks continued its losing streak for the second consecutive week that ended on Thursday, reflecting a lack of investors' confidence in the likelihood of a turnaround. Of the five trading days in th...

Fortune Shoes tops weekly turnover chart

FE Report May 18, 2019 10:32:46

Ten most-traded companies accounted for over 27 per cent transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week, with the Fortune Shoes grabbing the top spot on the turnover chart. Marke...

SE Asian stocks mostly rise; Philippines jumps

-- May 17, 2019 11:37:44

Southeast Asian stocks mostly rose on Friday, tracking the gains on Wall Street, which rose on upbeat earnings and strong economic data. Philippines shares led the surge on Southeast Asian markets af...

Asian shares mixed amid trade concerns

-- May 17, 2019 11:27:17

Asian stocks were mixed on Friday amid worries that US economic sanctions on Huawei would cast a pall on trade negotiations with China. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 0.4 per cent to 28,161.89 whil...

BSEC moves to enforce minimum shareholding provision soon

Mohammad Mufazzal May 17, 2019 11:12:24

The securities regulator has taken an initiative to strictly enforce a provision that requires the sponsor-directors of the listed companies to hold a certain amount of shares. The Bangladesh Securit...

CAPM declares unit fund NAV

FE Desk Report May 17, 2019 11:10:36

CAPM Company Limited has declared the Net Asset Value (NAV) of CAPM Unit Fund, said a statement. The total NAV of CAPM Unit Fund stood at Tk 83,598,288.49 on the basis of cost price and Tk 79,245,779...

Bank shares help stocks rebound

FE Online Report May 16, 2019 15:41:23

Stocks rebounded on Thursday, snapping a four-day losing streak, as optimistic investors showed their buying shares, particularly on financial shares. Market analysts said investors took position on...

City Bank to issue Tk 3.0b zero coupon bonds

FE Online Report May 16, 2019 12:04:50

The board of directors of The City Bank Ltd has decided to raise Tk 3.0 billion through issuance of zero coupon bonds, said an official disclosure on Thursday. The bank will issue bonds to support it...

IFIC Bank to issue rights shares, raise paid-up capital

FE Online Report May 16, 2019 11:50:53

The board of directors of IFIC Bank has decided to issue rights shares to raise paid-up capital and to meet future capital requirement, said an official disclosure on Thursday. The rights issue is an...

DSEX gains 23 points in early trading

FE Online Report May 16, 2019 11:38:02

The prices of most of the shares on bourses rose in early trading on Thursday, while the DSEX gained 23 points, as some investors showed their buying appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the pre...

Japanese shares slip on trade frictions

-- May 16, 2019 10:51:31

Japan’s Nikkei fell on Thursday as weak US and Chinese economic data and Sino-US trade frictions soured sentiment, while banks tumbled on weak earnings reports. The Nikkei share average shed 1....

Asian shares mixed on trade jitters

-- May 16, 2019 10:45:09

Asian stocks were mixed Thursday amid worries over trade tensions, leavened by media reports that President Donald Trump may delay a decision on auto tariffs. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipp...

Most banks' EPS up in Jan-Mar

Babul Barman May 16, 2019 10:40:06

The consolidated earnings per share (EPS) of most of the listed banks rose in the first quarter (Q1) for January-March, 2019 of this year compared to that of the same quarter last year. EPS is the po...

Ten most-traded cos snare 30pc turnover

FE Report May 16, 2019 10:36:56

Ten most-traded companies captured more than 30 per cent transaction of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Wednesday while Brac Bank topped the chart. Market analysts said investors were active on bot...

SE Asian stocks advance after Wall St gains

-- May 15, 2019 13:31:04

Southeast Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday, following a firmer finish on the Wall Street, as US President Donald Trump's upbeat remarks on Sino-US trade talks helped repair bruised optimis...

DSE, CSE inch up amid cautious trading

FE Online Report May 15, 2019 11:37:33

The prices of most of the shares on bourses saw positive trend in early trading on Wednesday as some investors showed their buying appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the previous three days&...

Asian shares follow Wall Street higher

-- May 15, 2019 11:22:52

Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump downplayed his escalating tariff war with Beijing and said a settlement is possible. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Toky...

'Block Module' to strictly reinforce declarations on transferring shares

Mohammad Mufazzal May 15, 2019 11:03:19

The securities regulator has approved a 'Block Module' introduced to strictly reinforce the mandatory declarations required in case of transferring shares of listed companies and units of mutual funds...

IDLC 'managing capital mkt exposure prudently', says official

FE Desk Report May 15, 2019 11:00:49

IDLC Finance Limited reported net profit after tax of BDT 558 million in the first quarter of 2019, posting a 1.42 per cent growth from the same period last year. Earnings per share stood at BDT 1.48...

SZSE launches market coordination mechanism with DSE

FE Report May 15, 2019 10:56:39

Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) has launched the market coordination mechanism with Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) under the strategic investment agreement. At a seminar titled '2nd China-Bangladesh Capit...

DSE daily turnover dips to 14-month low

FE Online Report May 14, 2019 17:42:33

Stocks kept their losing streak with daily trade turnover on the prime bourse dipped to 14 months low on Tuesday as investors were mostly reluctant to make fresh investment in stocks. Market analysts...

Stocks see downturn amid sluggish turnover

FE Online Report May 14, 2019 11:49:14

The prices of most of the shares on bourses witnessed downward trend in early trading on Tuesday as risk-averse investors continued their selling binge. Following the previous day’s fall, the D...

Ten most-traded cos snare one-fourth turnover

FE Report May 14, 2019 10:39:17

Ten most-traded companies captured one-fourth transaction of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) Monday while Fortune Shoes topped the chart for the six straight sessions. Market analysts said investors...

Stocks keep losing amid low turnover

FE Online Report May 13, 2019 17:53:05

Stocks continued the losing streak for the second day in a row on Monday as shaky investors continued binge selling on sector-wise shares. Market analysts said the financial sector remained volatile...

Indian shares nearly flat in thin trade

-- May 13, 2019 14:35:37

Indian shares were largely unchanged on Monday in thin trade, as gains in index heavyweights such as ITC Ltd and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd offset losses in Larsen and Toubro Ltd after it posted lo...

Asian shares move lower

-- May 13, 2019 13:19:23

Asian shares were mostly lower on Monday after trade talks between the US and China wrapped up Friday without an agreement. Shares dropped more than 1.0 per cent in Shanghai, to 2,909.60. Japan&rsquo...

Stocks stumble in early trading

FE Online Report May 13, 2019 12:18:50

The prices of most of the shares on bourses saw downward trend in early trading on Monday as risk-averse investors continued their selling binge. Following the previous day’s marginal fall, the...

DSE to unearth reasons for ACI subsidiary's loss

FE Report May 13, 2019 11:02:23

The country's premier bourse has asked its chief regulatory officer (CRO) to submit a report by probing into the reasons of chronic loss of Swapno, a subsidiary of ACI Limited. The concerned committe...

Two cos to raise capital through SME Platform

FE Report May 13, 2019 10:58:07

Two small cap companies namely Krishibid Seed and Annex Suites have taken initiatives to raise capital through SME Platform of the country's premier bourse. As part of the process of raising capital,...