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Asian shares rise after US stocks gain

AP August 22, 2017 07:54:50

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street gained as investors looked ahead to this week's gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.   The Shanghai Composite...

US stocks end higher; energy fall

Reuters August 22, 2017 05:14:48

The benchmark US S&P 500 stock index ended up slightly on Monday after two days of declines, though a drop in oil prices weighed on energy shares. Market participants began to turn their focus to...

New Zealand shares slightly up

Reuters August 22, 2017 05:08:13

New Zealand shares were seen slightly higher on Tuesday amid tensions between the United States and North Korea kept investors on edge.   The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 17 points, or 0...

Australian shares edge up

Reuters August 22, 2017 05:05:43

Australian shares edged up on Tuesday thanks to some encouraging results including for BHP Billiton, whose stock jumped after the global miner posted robust annual earnings.   The S&P/ASX 2...

Asian stocks in fragile mode

Reuters August 21, 2017 05:08:57

Asian shares were fragile on Monday as investors remained unconvinced about US President Donald Trump's ability to fulfill his economic agenda, even as the departure of his controversial policy strate...

Apex Tannery recommends 40pc cash dividend

FE Online Report August 20, 2017 06:47:31

The board of directors of Apex Tannery has recommended 40 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday.   The final approval will come durin...

DSE, CSE mostly higher in early trading

FE Report August 20, 2017 06:17:56

The prices of most of the shares witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday as investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-wise stocks.   Following the previous week&rs...

Nine MFs approve cash dividend up to 12pc

FE Report August 20, 2017 04:10:55

Trustee committees of nine closed-end mutual funds (MFs) have approved cash dividend ranging between 2.0 per cent to 12 per cent for the year ended on June 30, 2017.   Two listed companies have...

Analysis: Stocks break three-week winning streak

Babul Barman August 19, 2017 04:42:41

Stocks witnessed moderate correction in the shortened week that ended Thursday, snapping a three-week winning streak, as risk-averse investors opted for booking profits on sector-wise issues. Dealers...

Asian shares edge up

Reuters August 17, 2017 04:42:53

Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea came off the boil, while the Federal Reserve's concerns about weak US inflation weighed on the dollar. &nbs...

Asian shares mixed as N Korea tensions ease

-- August 16, 2017 05:32:04

Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after US indexes took small losses as Washington and North Korea indicated their willingness to reduce nuclear tensions. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0....

US stocks end higher

-- August 15, 2017 05:51:18

US stocks rallied Monday as rising tensions between the US and North Korea appeared to ease. Technology companies and banks helped companies regain a lot of the ground they lost last week, altho...

Tax receipts from DSE up 105pc in July

FE Report August 15, 2017 05:16:53

The government's revenue earnings from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) marked 105 per cent rise month-on-month in July on the back of rising trading volume. Analysts said on the back of rising turnov...

Regulator asks for bailout plans of merchant bankers, stockbrokers

FE Report August 15, 2017 04:17:25

The regulator asked merchant bankers and stockbrokers to submit individual plans for resolving within a year the margin loan-related problems--some dating back to the market crash. As per the regula...

Asian shares rebound

Reuters August 14, 2017 04:01:30

Asian stocks bounced on Monday after three losing sessions, tracking a firmer Wall Street, while the dollar was weighed down by tensions on the Korean peninsula and weak US inflation data which dampen...

BSRM Steels recommends 15pc cash div

FE Online Report August 13, 2017 07:33:24

The board of directors of BSRM Steels has recommended 15 per cent final cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. However, the total cash dividend for...

Global stocks selloff stops at Wall Street

Reuters August 12, 2017 05:55:08

US stocks put a floor under global equities on Friday after a weak inflation reading brought investors back into the market even as tensions between the United States and North Korea continued to esca...

Key index closes marginally higher

FE Report August 12, 2017 04:36:40

Dhaka bourse closed the week that ended Thursday marginally higher amid 'see-saw' movements following mixed performance displayed by major sectors. At the end of the week, the key index closed margi...

BSEC fines Delta Life's directors and Alltex official

FE Report August 12, 2017 03:44:34

The securities regulator has imposed a penalty of Tk 2.0 million on a former deputy manager of Alltex Industries and his wife for making profits from the company's shares using 'undisclosed' price sen...

Less than 1.0pc RJSCF-registered companies get listed on bourses

Rezaul Karim August 09, 2017 04:03:17

Less than one per cent of companies registered with the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms (RJSCF) are listed on the country's bourses, sources concerned said. Currently, approximately 0.15...

Asian shares slip again

AP August 08, 2017 05:39:01

Asian shares slipped on Tuesday, rapidly erasing initial gains that followed record highs on Wall Street after China reported disappointing trade data for July. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0...

Asia stocks buoyant, dollar steadies after solid US job gains

Reuters August 07, 2017 07:44:12

Asian stocks advanced on Monday, taking their cue from Wall Street, while the dollar moderated but retained most gains made on stronger-than-expected July jobs growth and the promise of a US tax plan...

DSEX crosses 5900 points for first time

FE Report August 07, 2017 03:54:34

The major price index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) crossed 5,900 points mark on Sunday for the first time on higher activities of some large-cap securities. DSEX finished the session with 27.18...

Dhaka bourse opens flat

FE Online Report August 06, 2017 07:30:11

Dhaka Stock Exchange has displayed a flat movement as major sectors performed mixed on Sunday, the first day of the week. Among the major sectors, the banking sector failed to keep investors’...

Dhaka bourse moves to deepen capital market listing MNCs, SoEs

Rezaul Karim July 31, 2017 09:42:56

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has taken a fresh initiative to list more companies, especially the multi-national companies (MNCs) and state-owned enterprises (SoEs), for making the market more vibrant an...

Eurodesh Group to run Shurwid management

FE Report July 30, 2017 09:11:56

The existing board of Shurwid Industries has decided to hand over the company's management to Eurodesh Group due to failure to run the company amid crisis of gas and electricity. In this regard, a dr...

World stocks edge lower; oil price rises

FE Report July 29, 2017 08:43:02

Global stocks fell on Friday as results from some big US companies disappointed and tobacco shares dropped, while oil prices had their biggest weekly percentage rise this year. Altria Group fell 9.5...

Stocks edge up amid positive earning expectations

Babul Barman July 29, 2017 07:44:45

Stocks registered a modest gain last week that ended Thursday, after a single-week break, as investors showed their buying appetite on large-cap stocks amid optimism.   Dealers said the market...

Asia stocks, dollar steady as investors await Fed clues

FE Online Report July 26, 2017 08:22:25

Asian stocks steadied on Wednesday and the dollar held firm as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy decision later in the day for more clues on its tightening plans. The Fed concludes a two...

S Korean stocks weaker; won drops

FE Report July 25, 2017 11:28:08

South Korean shares edged down on Tuesday as foreign investors continued to be net sellers of local equities.  The South Korean won eased off four-month highs, as the dollar regained strength an...