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Stocks slip as caution reigns ahead of US inflation data

Stocks slip as caution reigns ahead of US inflation data

REUTERS 2022-08-09 14:44:00

Shares edged lower and the dollar hung off recent highs on Tuesday as investors eyed US inflation data due a day later that will likely yield clues to any further aggressive Federal Reserve rate hikes...

Stock brokers to help enhance liquidity support for market

Stock brokers to help enhance liquidity support for market

FE REPORT 2022-08-09 09:06:04

Stock brokers have agreed to work towards increasing liquidity support for the stock market to ensure its stability and development. They came up with this assurance at a meeting with the officials o...

Asia shares subdued, dollar refreshed by US rate risks

Asia shares subdued, dollar refreshed by US rate risks

REUTERS 2022-08-08 11:52:08

Asian share markets were subdued on Monday and the dollar held firm after a stunning US payrolls report pushed back against talk of recession but also bolstered the case for more super-sized rate hike...

T-Bonds likely to make trading debut Aug 16

T-Bonds likely to make trading debut Aug 16

FE REPORT 2022-08-08 11:21:50

Trading in Treasury Bonds (T-Bonds) is likely to begin on the secondary market on August 16 if the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) can sort out some complexities that arose recently. As per the instructio...

Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, key energy stakes

Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, key energy stakes

-- 2022-08-07 15:33:18

Russia has banned investors from so-called unfriendly countries from selling shares in key energy projects and banks until the end of the year, stepping up pressure in the sanctions stand-off with the...

Undistributed stock dividend: CMSF likely to start settlement process this month

Undistributed stock dividend: CMSF likely to start settlement process this month

FE REPORT 2022-08-07 10:09:35

The Capital Market Stabilisation Fund (CMSF) is set to start the process of settlement of investors' claims for undistributed stock dividend this month. Officials said the CMSF has framed a guideli...

Stock market surge: MNCs see price hike up to 10.39pc

Stock market surge: MNCs see price hike up to 10.39pc

FE REPORT 2022-08-07 09:58:17

With the stock market surge that continued throughout the last week, share prices of the listed multinational companies (MNCs) gained between 1.67 per cent and 10.39 per cent. Buoyed by market-supp...

Ten firms account for 29pc of weekly turnover on DSE

Ten firms account for 29pc of weekly turnover on DSE

FE REPORT 2022-08-06 13:19:03

The ten most-traded companies accounted for 29 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week, with Beximco dominating the turnover chart for the fourth straight week....

Weekly market review: 'Floor price' brings cheer to stocks

Weekly market review: 'Floor price' brings cheer to stocks

BABUL BARMAN 2022-08-06 12:53:24

Stocks rebounded strongly in the week to Thursday, paring two weeks of losses, amid high optimism as the securities regulator reintroduced the 'floor price' for all the equities. Continuous fall of s...

Stocks climb ahead of US jobs data

Stocks climb ahead of US jobs data

REUTERS 2022-08-05 13:37:51

Asian shares gained on Friday ahead of US jobs data that will give another clue to the health of the world's largest economy as warning signs flashed in bond markets, and oil traded around its lowest...

Focus on separate board for startups in bourses

Focus on separate board for startups in bourses

FE REPORT 2022-08-05 10:03:06

Discussants at a conference made the suggestions of forming a separate board in the bourses along with ensuring support of the regulatory bodies concerned to facilitate growth of the country's startup...

BB asks to calculate investment limit at purchase price of stocks

BB asks to calculate investment limit at purchase price of stocks

-- 2022-08-04 19:50:11

The investment limit (exposure limit) of banks in the capital market will now be calculated at the purchase price instead of the market price, according to the Bangladesh Bank (BB).  The central...

Stocks post modest rise after bumpy ride

Stocks post modest rise after bumpy ride

FE Online Report 2022-08-04 16:46:06

Stocks witnessed a moderate rise on Thursday, extending the gaining streak for the fifth straight session, as the investors were active on both sides of the trading fence. The market moved positive a...

Stocks witness mixed trend at opening

Stocks witness mixed trend at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-04 11:40:44

Stocks witnessed a mixed trend on Thursday as the investors were active on both sides of the trading fence after a sharp rise in the past four days. Following the previous four days’ steep rise...

Stock turnover nears Tk 12b-mark

Stock turnover nears Tk 12b-mark

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-03 15:57:35

The stock market extended the winning streak Wednesday with turnover reaching nearly Tk 12 billion after three months as investors are putting fresh funds into stocks riding on favourable regulatory i...

Stocks jump at opening on banks’ exposure news

Stocks jump at opening on banks’ exposure news

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-03 11:38:21

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) crossed the 6300-mark in early trading on Wednesday as the bargain hunters put fresh bets on lucrative stocks riding on regulatory support. The marke...

Merchant banks, portfolio managers asked to invest 10pc of investable funds

Merchant banks, portfolio managers asked to invest 10pc of investable funds

FE REPORT 2022-08-03 10:24:00

Merchant bankers have assured of taking necessary steps to inspire portfolio managers and their clients to help stabilise the market injecting their investable funds. The assurance came from Banglade...

Tax receipts from DSE dip 50pc in July

Tax receipts from DSE dip 50pc in July

FE REPORT 2022-08-03 10:14:05

The government revenue earnings from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) tumbled 50 per cent year-on-year in July 2022 on the back of falling turnover and reduced trading days. The government collected...

Yields up with dollar as Fed officials signal more hikes; Asian stocks firm

Yields up with dollar as Fed officials signal more hikes; Asian stocks firm

REUTERS 2022-08-03 09:24:01

Asia-Pacific bond yields followed US Treasury yields higher on Wednesday and the dollar continued its climb after Federal Reserve officials signalled they are nowhere near done raising interest rates....

DSE turnover hits nearly three-month high

DSE turnover hits nearly three-month high

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-02 16:10:28

Stocks extended the winning streak on Tuesday with a turnover on the prime bourse hitting almost three months high as buoyant investors are putting fresh funds on stocks riding on regulatory support....

BSEC for making investments forming own portfolios by issuers

BSEC for making investments forming own portfolios by issuers

FE REPORT 2022-08-02 15:00:06

The securities regulator has urged listed companies to play market supportive roles injecting fresh funds through possible ways including formation of their own portfolios. The Bangladesh Securities...

DSEX exceeds 6200-mark at opening

DSEX exceeds 6200-mark at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-02 12:28:54

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) crossed the 6200-mark in the early trading on Tuesday as the bargain hunters put fresh bets on lucrative stocks riding on regulatory support. The con...

Stocks stay afloat amid increased turnover

Stocks stay afloat amid increased turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-01 16:28:50

Stocks extended the gaining streak for the second straight session on Monday as the bargain hunters showed their buying interest in sector-wise issues by putting some confidence. Following the previo...

Stocks open higher for second day

Stocks open higher for second day

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-01 11:36:10

Stocks opened higher on Monday as the bargain hunters showed their buying interest in sector-wise issues by putting some confidence due to the re-introduction of floor prices. The continuous fall of...

Asia shares stay sluggish, dollar resumes retreat

Asia shares stay sluggish, dollar resumes retreat

REUTERS 2022-08-01 10:22:47

Asian shares were sluggish on Monday as disappointing Chinese economic data fed doubts Wall Street's rally could be sustained, while the dollar continued its retreat on the yen as speculators were for...

Floor prices undesirable, but imposed to protect investors: BSEC chief

Floor prices undesirable, but imposed to protect investors: BSEC chief

FE REPORT 2022-08-01 09:03:20

The securities regulator had to impose floor prices of shares to 'protect' the general investors, its chief said on Sunday, conceding that such a measure is not desirable in the context of market regu...

Most NBFIs see Jan-June EPS fall

Most NBFIs see Jan-June EPS fall

FE REPORT 2022-08-01 08:32:40

Most of the listed non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) witnessed fall in their earnings per share (EPS) in the January-June period of 2022 - compared to the same period of the previous year. Mark...

Stocks climb as BSEC imposes ‘floor price’

Stocks climb as BSEC imposes ‘floor price’

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-31 15:55:30

Stocks ended sharply higher on Sunday, with all three indices of the prime bourse rose more than 2.0 per cent each, as the stock market regulator set the floor price again on all securities. Followin...

Stocks jump at opening as BSEC sets floor price

Stocks jump at opening as BSEC sets floor price

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-31 12:08:18

Stocks jumped at opening on Sunday as the stock market regulator again set the floor price on all securities to arrest the free-fall of the market indices. Continuous fall of stock prices brought dow...

Listed MNCs perform mixed in earnings

Listed MNCs perform mixed in earnings

FE Report 2022-07-31 10:21:31

Listed multinational companies (MNCs) have performed mixed in earnings per share (EPS) for April-June, 2022 compared to the same period of the previous year. Some of the companies' EPS advanced due...