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Mideast stocks move narrowly

Mideast stocks move narrowly

-- 2018-02-27 16:18:32

Mideast stock markets mostly moved narrowly in early trade on Tuesday although Vodafone Qatar soared in response to a stream of positive news. It jumped 9.1 per cent. The Qatari stock index was flat...

European shares edge up at opening

European shares edge up at opening

-- 2018-02-27 16:10:00

European shares edged up at opening on Wednesday, as M&A activity spiced up a more reserved start to the markets after Comcast made a surprise counterbid for pay-TV group Sky. The pan-European ST...

Stocks break seven-day losing streak

Stocks break seven-day losing streak

FE Online Report 2018-02-27 15:57:08

Stocks returned to the green territory on Tuesday, snapping the substantial losses in the past seven days, supported by large-cap stocks. Brokers said the market backed to green as investors are ta...

Summit Group plans Singapore listing for power unit by April

Summit Group plans Singapore listing for power unit by April

FE Online Desk 2018-02-27 11:47:21

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Electricity producer Summit Power International plans to list on the Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) by April, what is...

Stocks open positive in early trading

Stocks open positive in early trading

FE Online Report 2018-02-27 11:29:33

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as some investors are active on sector-wise stocks. Following the previous seven days&rsq...

Asian shares rise to three-week high

Asian shares rise to three-week high

-- 2018-02-27 11:15:25

Asian shares extended their recovery on Tuesday, hitting a three-week high as US borrowing costs eased ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s highly-anticipated first congressional te...

Global stocks notch further gains

Global stocks notch further gains

-- 2018-02-26 18:36:39

Global stocks markets notched further gains on Monday, while the dollar stayed on the back foot, as investors bet the new head of the US Federal Reserve. MSCI’s index of world stocks was up...

Al-Arafah Islami Bank organises training programme

Al-Arafah Islami Bank organises training programme

FE Online Report 2018-02-26 18:33:03

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute (AIBTRI) has organised a week-long training course on ‘Investment Operation & Management’. The course was started from Monday t...

European shares rise ahead of Italy polls

European shares rise ahead of Italy polls

-- 2018-02-26 18:26:02

European shares traded higher at the opening session on Monday as focus gradually shifts from the earnings season to monetary policy and politics with Italy’s election on Sunday. At 0945 GMT, t...

Two candidates to vie for DSE directorship

Two candidates to vie for DSE directorship

FE Online Report 2018-02-26 17:57:55

A former president and a former director of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) have submitted their applications to vie for the post of a director of the premier bourse. The two candidates are Ahmed Iqbal Ha...

Stocks plummet, DSEX hits record low

Stocks plummet, DSEX hits record low

FE Online Report 2018-02-26 15:54:24

Stocks plummeted Monday, extending the bearish trend for the seven days in a row, with key index of the major bourse dipping below 5,800-mark low after nearly eight months. Analysts said the persiste...

Intraco Refueling’s IPO subscription from Mar 18

Intraco Refueling’s IPO subscription from Mar 18

FE Online Report 2018-02-26 14:34:53

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription of Intraco Refueling Station Limited (IRSL) will begin on March 18, aiming to raise Tk 300 million from the public under the fixed price method. The IPO...

Bourses mostly lower amid sluggish trade

Bourses mostly lower amid sluggish trade

FE Online Report 2018-02-26 11:32:32

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed a downward trend in the early trade on Monday as investors continued to show their selling binge. Following the previous six days’ m...

ICSB plea to allow ITP

ICSB plea to allow ITP

FE Online Desk 2018-02-26 11:02:59

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) has urged the Finance Minister to allow Chartered Secretary profession for Income Tax Practice like Chartered Accountants and Cost & Man...

Asian shares turn cautious

Asian shares turn cautious

-- 2018-02-26 09:57:09

Asian share markets were in a cautious mood on Monday as investors braced for an event-packed week headlined by US inflation data and the first House testimony by the new head of the Federal Reserve....

Key index slips below 5,900-mark on selling spree

Key index slips below 5,900-mark on selling spree

FE Online Report 2018-02-25 19:14:04

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish session on Sunday – thereby extending the losing streak for the fifth day in a row – with the key index of major bourse going below 5,900-mark. Market...

Stocks of Facebook rally as week ends

Stocks of Facebook rally as week ends

-- 2018-02-25 13:48:54

Social media giant Facebook (FB) and the rest of the Nasdaq Composite rallied heartily on Friday, as the index was carried just below its record high set last month. It was a strong end to a week th...

Shasha Denims to acquire 40pc shares of EOS Textiles

Shasha Denims to acquire 40pc shares of EOS Textiles

FE Online Report 2018-02-25 12:17:37

Shasha Denims Limited (SDL) will acquire 40 per cent stake of EOS Textiles Mills Limited worth approximately Tk 480 million, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The Shasha Denims said approximatel...

Legacy Footwear to open Unit-2

Legacy Footwear to open Unit-2

FE Online Report 2018-02-25 12:08:23

The board of directors of Legacy Footwear has taken a number of decisions including raising fund from the existing directors/sponsors as per the requirements of the company. In this regard, the compa...

United Finance recommends 15pc dividend

United Finance recommends 15pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-02-25 12:02:46

The board of directors of United Finance has recommended 10 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final app...

DBBL recommends 30pc cash dividend

DBBL recommends 30pc cash dividend

FE Online Report 2018-02-25 11:38:07

The board of directors of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) has recommended 30 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final approval...

DSEX dips below 5,900-mark in early trading

DSEX dips below 5,900-mark in early trading

FE Online Report 2018-02-25 11:35:06

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday as investors were on selling mood. Following the previous week’s sharp fall, the Dha...

CSE-50 Index sees revision

CSE-50 Index sees revision

FE Online Desk Report 2018-02-24 13:51:00

The CSE-50 Index has been revised on the basis of performance of the CSE-listed companies. The new index will be effective from March 05, 2018. CSE 50 index is reviewed twice in a year. Trust Bank L...

Average turnover dips 27pc on premier bourse

Average turnover dips 27pc on premier bourse

Babul Barman 2018-02-24 00:00:00

Stocks nosedived last week that ended Thursday, after single-week break, as investors sold shares throughout the week amid ongoing liquidity shortage. Market operators said the persistent liquidity...

BSE, NSE rise with Asian peers

BSE, NSE rise with Asian peers

-- 2018-02-23 14:24:46

Indian shares rose on Friday, tracking broader Asia, after Fed official’s comments eased worries about faster rate hikes in the United States. The stock markets have been under pressure recentl...

SE Asia stocks: S’pore rises 1pc

SE Asia stocks: S’pore rises 1pc

-- 2018-02-23 14:12:29

The Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Friday as the US rate hike worries abate after the fed officials allayed concerns that the central bank would intensify the pace of interest rate hikes this...

Asian shares bounce back

Asian shares bounce back

-- 2018-02-23 10:51:24

Asian shares rebounded on Friday as comments from a Federal Reserve official eased worries about faster rate rises in the United States, while the safe-haven yen held on to its gains amid heightened v...

Nikkei rises on improved sentiment

Nikkei rises on improved sentiment

-- 2018-02-23 10:09:53

Japanese shares edged up on Friday, as sentiment improved after fears of more aggressive US interest rate hikes receded, with defensive stocks such as construction and utilities outperforming. The Ni...

BSEC forms appraisal body after DSE proposal

BSEC forms appraisal body after DSE proposal

FE Report 2018-02-23 10:02:26

The securities regulator BSEC formed a four-member committee on Thursday to look into the proposal from the Dhaka Stock Exchange to pick a Chinese consortium as a strategic partner of Bangladesh's pre...

Ten cos grab 27pc turnover on DSE

Ten cos grab 27pc turnover on DSE

FE Report 2018-02-23 09:31:38

Ten top-traded companies accounted for over 27 per cent of transactions on the country's premier bourse on Thursday, with Square Pharmaceuticals topping the turnover list. Market-insiders said fund...