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US stocks slip as Merck drops 

-- October 31, 2017 11:10:41

US stocks pulled back from record-high territory on Monday, weighed down by a drop in Merck shares and a report that US lawmakers are discussing a gradual phase-in of much-anticipated corporate tax cu...

Stocks end flat after bumpy ride

FE Online Report October 30, 2017 15:41:04

Stocks ended flat in green zone on Monday after volatile trading as investors were active on both sides of trading fence amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session. Dealers said the optim...

SEBL to issue Tk 5.0b subordinated bond

FE Online Report October 30, 2017 14:14:01

The board of directors of Southeast Bank Limited (SEBL) has adopted the resolution for the issuance of Southeast Bank 7 years Non-Convertible Subordinated Bond to raise Tier-II Capital of the Bank, sa...

Stocks open positive riding on banks

FE Online Report October 30, 2017 12:01:44

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened positive note on Monday as investors are active on selective banking issues amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration...

Confidence Cement recommends 35pc dividend

FE Online Report October 30, 2017 11:52:55

The board of directors of Confidence Cement Limited has recommended 15 per cent cash and 20 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Monday. The fin...

KPCL recommends 55pc dividend

FE Online Report October 30, 2017 11:41:51

The board of directors of Khulna Power Company Limited (KPCL) has recommended 55 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Monday. The final approval...

Asian stocks mixed ahead Fed decision

-- October 30, 2017 11:27:51

Asian stock markets were mixed Monday as investors waited to find out who US President Donald Trump will pick to head the Federal Reserve. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index lost 0.1 per cent to 21,995.1...

SE Asian stocks mostly higher, Singapore jump

-- October 30, 2017 11:17:34

Southeast Asian markets rose on Monday, Singapore shares came off 29-month highs to trade lower as investors booked profits after three straight sessions of gains. Singapore's FTSE Straits Times Inde...

Nikkei edges lower in choppy trade

-- October 30, 2017 11:15:11

Japan’s Nikkei share average edged down in choppy trade on Monday as falls in financials countered gains in Apple suppliers after shares in the iPhone maker soared on Friday. In mid-morning tra...

New Zealand shares hit record high

-- October 30, 2017 10:54:57

New Zealand shares were higher on Monday, as consumer staples and utilities posted their biggest gains since Sept. 28, just after the general election was held. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ros...

Australian shares rise as oil jumps

-- October 30, 2017 10:48:00

Australian shares edged slightly higher on Monday, tracking US stocks as a rise in oil prices to their highest in more than two years helped the market weather Australia’s political malaise. Th...

CSE mulls scrip-to-scrip netting system to boost turnover

FE Report October 30, 2017 00:54:38

The depth of the country's capital market should be increased through coordinated efforts of the stakeholders to restore investors' confidence. The chairman of the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) Dr....

46 cos recommend dividend

FE Online Report October 29, 2017 16:01:31

The boards of directors of 46 more listed companies have recommended dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, according to separate disclosures posted on the Dhaka bourse’s website on Sunda...

Oimex Electrodes recommends 10pc stock dividend

FE Online Report October 29, 2017 15:48:10

The Board of Directors of Oimex Electrode, which is still in the pipeline to make its debut in the secondary market, has recommended 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017. An...

DSEX drops below 6000-mark

FE Online Report October 29, 2017 12:30:25

Stocks returned to the red on Sunday, with key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) falling below 6,000-mark once again, as risk-averse investors went on selling spree. Market insiders said earnin...

IBBL arranges Banker-SME entrepreneur view exchange meeting

FE Online Desk October 28, 2017 14:07:51

Barisal Office of Bangladesh Bank in cooperation with Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited Barisal Zone organized Banker-SME entrepreneur view exchange and loan distribution programme in collaboration with...

NBL holds training course on credit risk management

FE Online Desk October 28, 2017 13:56:57

A 10-day long training titled 'Credit Risk Management' (16th Batch) was held at National Bank Training Institute recently. A number of credit officers from different branches took part in the cour...

Stocks slip into red for third straight week

Babul Barman October 28, 2017 12:05:59

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish week that ended Thursday as cautious investors continued their selling spree amid mixed earnings and dividend declarations of several listed companies. Brokers sa...

Catalan crisis hits Spanish financial markets

-- October 28, 2017 11:41:55

Spanish stocks and government bonds sold off on Friday after Catalonia’s parliament declared independence and the Spanish government moved to impose direct rule, deepening a political crisis. &...

Stocks extend losing streak as banking issues dip

Babul Barman October 28, 2017 00:54:14

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish week that ended Thursday as cautious investors continued their selling spree amid mixed earnings and dividend declarations of several listed companies. Brokers sa...

European shares hit five-month high

-- October 27, 2017 15:52:38

European shares hit a five-month high on Friday as one the biggest weekly drops in the euro this year buoyed investors’ moods. Stocks gains were also underpinned by strong earnings that boosted...

BSE, NSE trade flat

-- October 27, 2017 15:45:16

Indian shares traded flat on Friday, after hitting record highs earlier in the session, as Yes Bank Ltd slumped on concerns over bad loans, while investors booked profits in recent gainers. The NSE i...

S Korean shares hit new highs

-- October 27, 2017 15:38:13

South Korean shares rallied to end at another all-time high on Friday, as signs of an improvement in ties between Beijing and Seoul helped to brighten market sentiment. Market participants also react...

Nikkei hits 21-year high

-- October 27, 2017 15:35:00

Japan’s Nikkei share average surged more than 1.0 per cent to a fresh 21-year high on Friday, led by banking shares as US yields remained high and by tech shares. The Nikkei rose 1.2 per cent t...

China blue chips rise

-- October 27, 2017 15:29:12

China’s blue-chip index is poised to hit a fresh two-year high on Friday, capping a week in which President Xi Jinping consolidated power at a key Party Congress, pledging to build a modern soci...

HK shares end week on firmer footing

-- October 27, 2017 15:23:21

Hong Kong stocks ended the week on a firmer footing, after an encouraging slew of earnings from US tech giants buoyed Wall Street and the European Central Bank extended its stimulus. The market also...

New Zealand shares slightly higher

-- October 27, 2017 13:30:39

New Zealand shares were slightly higher on Friday, set its first weekly loss in six. The S&P/NZX 50 index rose 20.75 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 8,107.49 at 0033 GMT. Healthcare stocks accounte...

Australian shares rise on Macquarie rally

-- October 27, 2017 13:21:19

Australian shares rose to a near six-month high on Friday, boosted by Macquarie Group’s jump to record levels, while material and energy stocks further supported the index. Macquarie, the count...

BRAC Bank posts strong growth in profit

FE Report October 27, 2017 12:59:36

BRAC Bank Limited has posted a strong growth of 50 per cent in profit after tax year on year in the nine-month period ending September 30. "The bank reported a consolidated profit of Tk 1,552 million...

Asian shares post strong gains

-- October 27, 2017 10:57:19

Shares in Asia posted strong gains early Friday, tracking the upbeat session overnight on Wall Street. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.0 per cent to 21,957.44 as the US dollar strengthened a...