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Three listed banks recommend dividend  

FE Report April 05, 2020 09:43:55

Three listed banks have recommended dividend ranging between 10 per cent and 16 per cent for the year ended on December 31, 2019. Of three banks, one witnessed rise in EPS (earnings per share) whil...

Company profile: Square Pharma to invest Tk 3.50b for business expansion

Babul Barman April 04, 2020 10:41:17

Square Pharmaceuticals, country's top pharmaceutical company witnessed a steady performance in operational, financial and profitability thanks to its product quality and expanded market. The country'...

Advent Pharma gets nod to roll out five products

FE Report April 03, 2020 08:59:33

Advent Pharma Ltd., an animal healthcare drugs manufacturer, has received approval from the Directorate General of Drug Administration recently to introduce five new products. Of the new products,...

Process underway to change asset manager of two MFs

Mohammad Mufazzal April 03, 2020 08:52:55

The Bangladesh General Insurance Company (BGIC), the trustee of Green Delta Mutual Fund and the DBH 1st Mutual Fund, has appointed an auditor to complete the process of changing the asset manager of...

Bourses to remain shut from April 5 to 11

FE ONLINE REPORT April 02, 2020 12:38:34

The country’s two bourses will remain closed from April 5 to April 11 as the government extended the holiday to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus. The government on Wednesday issued a ci...

Trading on DSE mobile app soars despite bearish mkt

Babul Barman April 02, 2020 11:26:49

Share trading through DSE mobile app continued to rise on the Dhaka Stock Exchange as the number of active users of the digital application exceeded 53000-mark. The number of active users of the appl...

New Trading Right Entitlement Certificate

FE Report April 02, 2020 11:23:03

The securities regulator is likely to extend timeframe of receiving public opinion on draft rules formulated to issue new TREC (Trading Right Entitlement Certificate). "The decision of the commissi...

Asian shares hold on to gains but virus keeps markets on edge

REUTERS April 01, 2020 12:45:38

Asian stocks clung to gains on Wednesday, helped by a bounce in Australian shares, but risks for equities remain large as the coronavirus pandemic rattles the underpinnings of the global economy. E-M...

40 cos to go public to raise Tk 30 billion

Mohammad Mufazzal April 01, 2020 10:21:19

Some 40 companies will raise an aggregate amount of capital worth around Tk 30 billion from the country's capital markets. The companies have intended to raise the capital floating IPOs (initial pu...

DSE new index falls 12pc in Q1 amid virus scare

Babul Barman March 31, 2020 10:39:23

The newly-introduced 'CNI-DSE Select Index (CDSET)', comprising well performing companies, tumbled 12 per cent in the just three months amid virus outbreak. The Dhaka Stock Exchange launched the inde...

Steady growth in EPS of ACME Laboratories in last five years

Mohammad Mufazzal March 31, 2020 10:31:31

The ACME Laboratories registered a steady growth in EPS (earnings per share) during the last five fiscal years riding on increased revenue earnings realised during the period. The 'A' category compan...

US markets not out of woods despite big rally, investors fear

REUTERS March 29, 2020 14:34:39

After a brutal meltdown, some investors have been wading back into US stocks. But others are wary of another leg down as the coronavirus spreads and its economic impact is difficult to predict. High-...

95.2pc complaints addressed

Mohammad Mufazzal March 29, 2020 11:39:00

The securities regulator has addressed 95.2 per cent of the total complaints so far made by investors since the introduction of online complaint module. After introduction of Customer Complaints Addr...

Public subscription period of Express Ins may be changed

FE Report March 29, 2020 11:21:13

The securities regulator may change the timeframe of public subscription of Express Insurance if the ongoing situation, created by COVID-19, prolongs. As per existing timeframe, the public subscripti...

Monno Ceramic generates highest weekly turnover

FE Report March 29, 2020 11:14:45

Monno Ceramic Industries dominated the Dhaka bourse's transaction chart in the outgoing week while block trade accounted for nearly 41 per cent of the total turnover. Market analysts said some invest...

BSEC seeks public opinion on issuing new TRECs

FE Report March 29, 2020 11:12:16

The securities regulator has sought public opinion on the draft rules formulated to issue new TREC (Trading Right Entitlement Certificate), to the firms willing to conduct trading operations in the co...

Weekly review: Stocks snap four-week losses on regulatory move

Babul Barman March 28, 2020 11:03:16

Stocks edged up in the outgoing week, snapping a four-week free-fall, thanks to regulatory move to boost the ailing capital market. DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 33.32 p...

CSE for waiver of corporate tax for small cap board cos

FE Report March 26, 2020 10:27:51

Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has submitted a set of budget proposals to NBR including waiver of corporate tax for the companies to be listed on small cap board. CSE managing director Mamun-Ur-Ra...

DSEX crosses 4,000-mark after seven-day

FE Online report March 25, 2020 16:01:06

Stock posted a modest gain on Wednesday, the last session before 10-day government holiday, as the securities regulator imposed circuit breaker to boost the ailing market. DSEX, the key index of the...

Standard Bank plans into full-fledged Islamic bank

FE Online Report March 25, 2020 12:35:57

The board of Standard Bank has decided to amend relevant clauses for conversion into full-fledged Islamic banking subject to approval from shareholders and relevant authorities. The board of direct...

Stocks post slight gain amid virus fear

FE Online Report March 25, 2020 12:33:16

Stocks posted a slight gain in early trading on Wednesday as investors mostly followed cautious stance amid growing tension over the impacts of coronavirus outbreak. The presences of investors on t...

Cos asked to hold board meetings online

FE Report March 25, 2020 11:28:31

The securities regulator has asked the listed companies to hold AGM/EGMs and board meetings and disseminate price sensitive information using digital platforms to avoid large gathering in view of ragi...

Bourses to remain closed for 10 days from Mar 26

FE Online Report March 24, 2020 16:42:54

The trading and official activities on the bourses will remain closed from March 26 to April 4 in line with the government holiday, officials said. The government on Monday announced closure of all p...

Stocks fall as virus fears mount

FE Online report March 24, 2020 15:36:06

Stock slipped back in the red Tuesday, after a single-day break, as investors turned jittery amid mounting fears over coronavirus outbreak. DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went dow...

Square Pharma inks deal with two pharma cos

FE Online Report March 24, 2020 11:55:28

Square Pharmaceuticals has signed agreements with two pharmaceuticals companies for manufacturing some products on behalf of the company to meet the growing demand. “The board of Square Pharm...

Stocks fall in early trading on virus fears

FE Online Report March 24, 2020 11:50:45

Stocks witnessed downturn in early trading on Tuesday amid growing tension over the impacts of coronavirus outbreak. The presences of investors on the trading floor very thin due to mounting fears ov...

Pharma stocks shine amid rising Covid-19 cases

Babul Barman March 24, 2020 11:01:06

Prices of some disinfectants and chemical stocks are soaring as investors are anticipating brisk business amid rising coronavirus cases in Bangladesh. Shares of Central Pharma, ACI Formulations and A...

Stocks post modest gains after single-day break

FE Online Report March 23, 2020 15:15:51

Stocks posted a modest gain on Monday, snapping a single-day losing streak, as the securities regulator imposed circuit breaker to boost the ailing market. DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exch...

Stocks make modest gains at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT March 23, 2020 11:59:06

Stocks posted a marginal gain in early trading on Monday as some banks have started to invest in the share market. However, growing tension over the impacts of coronavirus outbreak remained in the in...

Two more banks declare dividend

FE Online Report March 23, 2020 11:28:42

Two more banks - Mercantile Bank and Bank Asia have recommended dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2019, according to separate official disclosure on Monday. Mercantile Bank: The board of di...