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DSEX dips below 5,400-mark on selling binge

FE Online Report June 17, 2019 15:33:11

Stocks slumped further on Monday, the second day after unveiling the budget, as some proposals of the budget made investors upsets. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settle at...

Indian shares fall on trade war fears

-- June 17, 2019 12:23:51

Indian shares fell on Monday after the country slapped higher tariffs on certain US products in retaliation to Washington’s decision to remove certain trade privileges for New Delhi. India, the...

UK to launch ‘groundbreaking’ China share market link

-- June 17, 2019 11:58:40

UK-listed firms will become the first foreign companies to be able to list in mainland China under a new stock link, the Treasury has said. Chancellor Philip Hammond is due to launch the London-Shang...

Stocks fall as pessimism grips markets

FE Online Report June 17, 2019 11:41:40

Stocks witnessed downward trend in early trading on Monday as some proposals of the budget made investors upsets. The finance minister proposed, among other measures, imposition of 15 per cent addi...

Asian shares edge up ahead to Fed

-- June 17, 2019 10:54:01

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday amid a wait-and-see attitude about the direction of interest rates and the trade dispute between the US and China. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 per c...

Investors not happy with 'market-friendly' budget

FE Report June 17, 2019 10:07:42

Stocks slumped Sunday, the first session after unveiling the national budget, as some proposals of the budget made investors upsets. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settled a...

Stocks slump first session after budget

FE Online Report June 16, 2019 17:52:39

Stocks ended lower on Sunday, the first session after unveiling the national budget, as investors reacted negatively to the proposed budget. Market analysts said the finance minister proposed imposit...

Stocks open post-budget session higher

FE Online Report June 16, 2019 11:15:40

Stocks witnessed an upward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the first session after the budget declaration, as investors showed their buying spree on sector-wise issues. Market analysts said...

All eyes on Fed as stock market pines for rate cut

-- June 15, 2019 14:27:54

The Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week is shaping up as a pivotal one for Wall Street, with stocks primed for a selloff should the Fed fail to take an even more dovish tilt after policyma...

World stocks edge lower, gold gains

-- June 15, 2019 10:21:52

Global equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown. The fears of a US-Iran confronta...

US stocks end lower with Fed in focus

-- June 15, 2019 10:14:25

US stocks ended lower on Friday, with investors cautious going into next week’s Federal Reserve meeting. Shares of chipmakers sank on a warning from sector major Broadcom of a broad weakening i...

Weekly analysis: Budget makes investors' hope a reality

Babul Barman June 15, 2019 10:06:26

Stocks extended the gaining streak into the third consecutive week that ended on Thursday as investors collected large-cap shares in the run-up to the budget amid high expectation. Market analysts...

SE Asian stocks nearly flat in thin trading

-- June 14, 2019 12:29:35

Southeast Asian stock markets traded in a tight range on Friday as investors awaited a host of data from China, with Philippines shedding nearly 1.0 per cent on the back of industrials. Philippine...

Asian shares mixed after oil tanker attack

-- June 14, 2019 12:06:35

Asian shares were mixed Friday as investors weighed a variety of factors, including suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The lingering worries about trade conflict...

Tax-free dividend income for investors doubled

FE Report June 14, 2019 11:47:47

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed the ceiling for tax-free dividend income up to Tk 50,000 in a bid to encourage stock market investors. At present, the ceiling for tax-free dividend...

Tax-free dividend income for stock investors doubled

FE Online Report June 13, 2019 17:53:09

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed the ceiling for tax-free dividend income up to Tk 50,000 in a bid to attract more investors to the market, which is going through a liquidity crisis. A...

Stocks rebound on budgetary hopes

FE Online Report June 13, 2019 15:40:04

Stocks rebounded on Thursday, after a single-day break, as investor showed their buying appetite on budget day on expectations. Market analysts said stocks budgetary hopes coupled with central bank&r...

Acme starts commercial production from IPO project

FE Online Report June 13, 2019 12:02:46

The board of directors of Acme Laboratories has declared the commencement of commercial production of its state of the art Penicillin facility at Dhamrai after successful completion of trial productio...

Stocks witness volatility as budget today

FE Online Report June 13, 2019 11:58:55

Stocks witnessed choppy trading in early trading on Thursday as investors mostly followed cautious just ahead of budget declaration. Finance Minister A H M Mustafa Kamal is set to place the national...

PBOC injects $14.51b into market

-- June 13, 2019 11:08:33

The People's Bank of China (PBOC), China's central bank, on Thursday pumped 100 billion yuan (about 14.51 billion US dollars) into the financial system through open market operations. To maintain sta...

Asian shares mixed amid Hong Kong protests

-- June 13, 2019 11:04:35

Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as protesters in Hong Kong vowed to keep opposing a proposed extradition bill they fear would whittle down the Chinese territory’s legal autonomy. The protes...

Silco makes trading debut today

FE Report June 13, 2019 10:27:10

Silco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. will make its share trading debut today (Thursday) on both the bourses under 'N' category, officials said. The DSE trading code for the company is "SILCOPHL" and the DSE co...

BSEC approves draft prospectus of new open-end fund

FE Report June 13, 2019 10:25:39

The securities regulator has approved the draft prospectus of the CWT Emerging Bangladesh First Growth Fund. The endorsement came at a meeting of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (...

Asia Ins approves 10pc cash dividend

FE Desk Report June 13, 2019 10:24:12

Asia Insurance Limited has approved 10.0 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2018. The approval came at the company’s 19th annual general meeting (AGM) held at the Spect...

BBS Cables leads DSE turnover chart

FE Report June 13, 2019 10:19:09

Ten most traded firms accounted for more than 24 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Wednesday, with the BBS Cables making it to the top of the turnover chart. Market anal...

Profit booking drags markets lower

FE Online Report June 12, 2019 16:02:40

Stocks slipped into the red on Wednesday, breaking an eight-day gaining streak, as some investors booked quick-profit on sector-wise shares. Market analysts said stocks returned to the red as a secti...

Tokyo stocks end lower on profit-taking

-- June 12, 2019 13:50:53

Tokyo stocks ended lower Wednesday after the market inherited a weak lead from Wall Street overnight, with some investors opting to take profits before the release of key US economic data due out late...

Asian shares slip after retreat on Wall Street

-- June 12, 2019 13:44:36

Asian shares slipped on Wednesday while Hong Kong’s Seng index tumbled 1.7 per cent as thousands continued protests against proposed legislation. Renewed jitters over the trade war between the...

Silco Pharmaceuticals to make debut Thursday

FE Online Report June 12, 2019 12:03:42

Silco Pharmaceuticals Limited will make its share trading debut on Thursday on the bourses under ‘N’ category, officials said. The Silco Pharma raised a fund worth Tk 300 million by float...

Stocks see correction in early trading

FE Online Report June 12, 2019 11:58:18

Stocks see marginal correction in early trading on Wednesday as some investors are booking profits on recent surge. Following the previous eight days’ gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and...