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Shares drive gains in early trading

FE Online Report December 19, 2018 11:45:25

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 elections....

Govt earnings from DSE fall 19pc in Nov

FE Report December 19, 2018 10:32:31

The government revenue earnings from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell 19 per cent month-on-month in November this year on the back of falling trade volumes. Market insiders said sluggish market tr...

Aramit approves 50pc cash div

FE Desk Report December 19, 2018 10:27:42

Aramit Limited, a unit of Aramit Group, a Chittagong-based leading industrial conglomerate of the country has approved 50 per cent final cash dividend for the year ended on 30th June, 2018, said a sta...

Meghna Life's price jumps 41pc in a month

FE Report December 19, 2018 10:21:49

Top ten traded companies captured more than 24 per cent turnover of the prime bourse on Tuesday. Meghna Life Insurance Company topped the list. According to statistics available with the Dhaka Stock...

Stocks rebound from seven-day losing streak

FE Online Report December 18, 2018 16:09:34

Stocks backed to the positive zone on Tuesday, snapping a seven-day losing streak, as some investors showed their buying binge on lucrative price level of issues. Analysts said although the market re...

Indian shares break five-day rally

-- December 18, 2018 13:27:31

Indian shares halted their five-day rally on Tuesday, amid concerns that global economic growth was weakening and as investors booked profits after five straight days of gains. The losses came as inv...

Asian shares follow Wall Street lower

-- December 18, 2018 11:59:39

Asian stocks slipped on Tuesday, tracking losses on Wall Street as traders braced for an interest rate hike by Federal Reserve. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was 1.2 per cent lower at 21,242.66 and...

Stocks advance amid political tensions

FE Online Report December 18, 2018 11:46:41

The prices of most of the shares on bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as some investors are active on sector-wise issues amid lucrative price level. Following the p...

CVO production suspended for 15 days

FE Report December 18, 2018 10:41:47

The production of CVO Petrochemical Refinery remains stopped for 15 days due to scheduled maintenance and machinery up-gradation work. The company's maintenance and machinery up-gradation work will b...

Mideast stocks eke out some gains in early trading

-- December 17, 2018 15:41:58

Mideast stocks eked out some gains in early hours of trading on Monday, while Saudi Arabia’s stock rose, boosted by petrochemical shares. However, Qatar fell as most of its banks slipped. Oil p...

Turnover plunges to nine-month low

FE Online Report December 17, 2018 15:28:13

Stocks extended the losing streak for the seventh straight session on Monday with turnover hitting nearly nine-month low as investors reluctant to put fresh fund on stocks. Market insiders said stock...

Fire at Saiham Textile cost Tk 700 million

FE Online Report December 17, 2018 12:49:58

Saiham Textile Mills informed that fire at warehouse at Noyapara area in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj district losses approximately Tk 700 million on December 11. Fire had been broken out in the mil...

JMI Syringes share price soaring sans PSI

FE Online Report December 17, 2018 11:48:53

The share price of JMI Syringes & Medical Devices is soaring without having any undisclosed price sensitive information. Within a week, the company’s share price jumped more than 28 per cen...

Stocks lose ground in early trading

FE Online Report December 17, 2018 11:22:46

The prices of most of the shares on bourses witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Monday as investors mostly followed cautious stance ahead of elections. Following the previous week&rs...

SE Asian stocks edge down after China data

-- December 17, 2018 11:07:27

Southeast Asian stocks edged down on Monday as risk appetite was curbed after poor economic data from China. Singaporean shares shook off losses from the previous session as investors sought bargains....

Asian shares inch up ahead of Fed meeting

-- December 17, 2018 10:40:18

Asian shares inched up Monday on hopes that the Federal Reserve would re-evaluate its hawkish stance at a meeting later this week, following signs of slower global growth. Japan’s Nikkei 225 in...

2018: The year volatility came home to roost

-- December 16, 2018 17:40:31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks are down only slightly for 2018, but that masks a volatile year for investors. Trade-related tensions between the United States and China, weakness in the tech sector...

CSRC approves three new IPOs

-- December 15, 2018 13:12:06

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved the initial public offering (IPO) applications of three companies. The companies are-- Qingdao Port International Co, Ltd., Golden Horse...

Global stocks tumble; dollar gains

-- December 15, 2018 11:51:18

World stocks tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe exacerbated worries about global growth as investors considered the broader impact of the US-China trade dispute. Euro...

US stocks plunge to eight-month lows

-- December 15, 2018 11:39:32

US stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the global economy. Mounting tensions in Europe over Britain’s impendin...

Johnson & Johnson shares drop after asbestos report

Reuters December 15, 2018 11:09:07

Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) fell 10 per cent on Friday and were on track to post their biggest percentage drop in more than 16 years, after Reuters reported that the pharma major knew for...

Weekly analysis: Stocks tumble on political jitters

FE Report December 15, 2018 10:45:12

Stocks tumbled this week as growing political tensions led the investors to sell off their stocks ahead of the national election. Thursday was the last trading day of the week which saw the DSEX, t...

MI Cement posts 33pc revenue growth

FE Report December 15, 2018 10:42:00

MI Cement Factory Limited posted a 33 per cent rise in revenue in fiscal year (FY) 2017-18, compared to the previous fiscal, helped by production initiating and market expansion. The total revenue of...

Nikkei slips as large caps sold

-- December 14, 2018 11:16:44

Japan’s Nikkei fell on Friday morning, led by SoftBank , Fast Retailing and other large-cap stocks, hit by a dull estimate for a futures and options expiry and worrisome Chinese and Japanese eco...

Asian shares fall on poor Chinese data

-- December 14, 2018 11:06:26

Asian shares tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world’s second largest economy. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index...

Thirteen 'Z' cos under DSE scanners

-- December 14, 2018 10:30:25

Thirteen listed companies came under the scanners of the premier bourse, as they failed to 'declare' any dividend in the last five years in violation of the listing regulations. The Dhaka Stock Excha...

Esquire Knit's IPO subscription opens January 06

FE Report December 14, 2018 10:27:24

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...

Stocks extend losing streak for sixth day

FE Online Report December 13, 2018 15:49:19

Stocks extended the losing streak for the sixth straight session on Thursday as investors continued on selling binge ahead of national elections. Market insiders said political tension kept most of t...

Stocks advance in early trading

FE Online Report December 13, 2018 11:17:53

The prices of most of the shares on bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Thursday as some investors are active on sector-wise issues. Following the previous five days’...

Nikkei rises on trade hopes; tech firms rally

-- December 13, 2018 11:03:24

Japanese shares rose on Thursday as investors cheered Wall Street’s overnight gains, thanks to signs of easing Sino-US trade tensions, with technology firms getting a boost from a rally in the...