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KOSPI rebounds, won firms

KOSPI rebounds, won firms

-- 2018-01-05 12:25:23

South Korean stock index rose on Friday, while the Korean won edged up and bond yields rose. The benchmark index rebounded after slipping due to heavy profit-taking by local institutions on Thursday....

Southeast Asian stocks mostly higher

Southeast Asian stocks mostly higher

-- 2018-01-05 12:12:57

Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Friday as Asian equities drew heart from record-setting gains on Wall Street overnight. Philippine shares rose more than 1.0 per cent. SM Investments Corp s...

Hong Kong shares rise, IT sector falls

Hong Kong shares rise, IT sector falls

-- 2018-01-05 12:04:01

Hong Kong shares mostly rose on Friday, tracking the energy shares. The sub-index of the Hang Seng index rose 0.8 per cent while the IT sector fell 0.1 per cent. Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Ko...

Asian shares hover near record level

Asian shares hover near record level

Reuters 2018-01-05 12:00:00

Asian shares inched closer to a record high on Friday as US jobs data pointed to firm economic growth although the greenback was soft as the spectre of benign inflation capped domestic bond yields. M...

China stocks extend New Year rally

China stocks extend New Year rally

-- 2018-01-05 11:58:46

China stocks extended their New Year rally on Friday, underpinned by robust gains in real estate firms. At 04:02 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was up 7.95 points or 0.23 per cent at 3,393.66. T...

Japanese shares probe 26-year highs

Japanese shares probe 26-year highs

-- 2018-01-05 11:50:24

Japan’s Nikkei share average extended the previous session’s gains on Friday, probing 26-year highs as banking and brokerage shares rose. Toshiba shares firmed on news of a buyer for its...

New Zealand shares retreats

New Zealand shares retreats

-- 2018-01-05 11:45:36

New Zealand shares index drew back from record highs on Friday hit in the previous session. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 fell 0.3 per cent, its biggest intraday percentage drop since mid-December....

Australian shares hit 10-yr high

Australian shares hit 10-yr high

-- 2018-01-05 11:42:46

Australian shares hit a fresh 10-year high on Friday and were set to finish the first week of 2018 in the black, as financials and mining stocks rallied on strong global cues and firm oil prices. The...

US stocks extend rally, Dow hits record high

US stocks extend rally, Dow hits record high

-- 2018-01-05 11:37:55

US stocks extended the New Year’s rally on Thursday, while the Dow industrials broke above the 25,000 level for the first time. The 30-member blue-chip index crossed five 1,000-point marks in 2...

Power sector dominates DSE turnover chart

Power sector dominates DSE turnover chart

FE Report 2018-01-05 10:42:30

Fuel & power sector dominated the Dhaka bourse transaction chart Thursday led by United Power Generation & Distribution Company while top 10 traded companies captured 27 per cent of the total...

DSE sees relegation of eight cos to Z-category in 2017

DSE sees relegation of eight cos to Z-category in 2017

Mohammad Mufazzal 2018-01-05 10:15:54

Eight listed companies were downgraded to 'Z' category, a trading platform for worst-performing companies, from the best and medium performing status in 2017 as two of them were not in operation and o...

DSE, CSE slip after six days of gains

DSE, CSE slip after six days of gains

FE Online Report 2018-01-04 12:00:00

Stocks returned to negative territory on Thursday, breaking a six-day gaining streak, as bearish traders observed the market carefully and some investors went on a selling spree to bag profits. Broke...

PTL decides to form new consortium

PTL decides to form new consortium

FE Online Report 2018-01-04 11:50:13

The board of directors of Paramount Textile Limited (PTL) has decided to restrain the involvement of the company from PPV Energy consortium and form a new consortium named- Paramount Acron Energy Cons...

Bourses witness mixed trend at opening

Bourses witness mixed trend at opening

FE Online Report 2018-01-04 11:39:07

Stocks on both bourses witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading Thursday as investors are active on both sides of trading fence. Following the previous six days’ upturn, the Dhaka Stock...

Japanese stocks rally as oil shares shine

Japanese stocks rally as oil shares shine

-- 2018-01-04 11:04:48

Japanese stocks rallied on Thursday, the first trading day of 2018, with the Topix probing its highest levels since 1991 as securities and oil shares gained. The Nikkei share average was up 2.5 per c...

Australian shares hit 10-year high

Australian shares hit 10-year high

-- 2018-01-04 10:56:22

Australian shares rose to their best level in nearly 10 years on Thursday, with miners and healthcare stocks at the forefront. The S&P/ASX 200 index advanced 0.5 per cent to 6,102.2, its highest...

US stocks rise, technology stocks climb

US stocks rise, technology stocks climb

-- 2018-01-04 10:45:11

US stocks ended higher on Wednesday as technology stocks climbed amid indications of robust economic growth in the United States and overseas. The S&P 500 index rose above 2,700 for the first tim...

Listed MNCs witness mixed price trend in 2017

Listed MNCs witness mixed price trend in 2017

FE Online Report 2018-01-04 10:37:13

Share prices of listed multinational companies (MNCs) witnessed mixed performances in price return in the just concluding calendar year compared to the corresponding year. Currently, a total of 11 mu...

Asian shares at 10-year peak on upbeat data

Asian shares at 10-year peak on upbeat data

Reuters 2018-01-04 10:02:13

Asian shares scaled a 10-year high on Thursday as solid economic data from the United States and Germany reinforced investors’ optimism while oil prices hovered at 2-1/2-year high with unrest in...

Japanese stocks end at 26-year high

Japanese stocks end at 26-year high

-- 2018-01-04 04:13:46

Japanese stocks rallied on Thursday, the first trading day of 2018, with the Nikkei and Topix pushing to multi-decade highs as brokerage and oil shares surged. After the long Japanese New Year’...

Hong Kong stocks extend gains

Hong Kong stocks extend gains

-- 2018-01-04 01:58:31

Hong Kong stocks extended gains on Thursday. The sub-index of the Hang Seng index tracking energy shares rose 2.7 per cent while the IT sector rose 1.4 per cent. The top gainer on Hang Seng was Whar...

China shares extend gains for fifth day

China shares extend gains for fifth day

-- 2018-01-04 01:44:19

China stocks rose for the fifth consecutive day Thursday, aided by data showing Chinese services sector activity grew at its best pace in more than three years in December. China’s services sec...

Jute Spinner’s share price soaring despite no production

Jute Spinner’s share price soaring despite no production

FE Online Report 2018-01-03 12:33:51

Share price of Jute Spinners, a “Z” category company, is soaring despite the company’s production suspended more than a year. Within three consecutive sessions, the company’s...

Hong Kong shares rise, IT sector jumps

Hong Kong shares rise, IT sector jumps

-- 2018-01-03 12:22:08

Hong Kong shares rose on Wednesday, while Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong rose 0.5 per cent at 12,129.07. The Hang Seng Index was up 0.33 per cent at 30,615.75, according to Reuters. The sub-...

BSEC extends timeframe

BSEC extends timeframe

FE Report 2018-01-03 12:00:00

The securities regulator has extended the timeframe till December 31, 2018 for keeping provision against unrealised losses in portfolios of merchant banks, stock dealers and their clients. The existi...

Advent Pharma to raise Tk 200m

Advent Pharma to raise Tk 200m

FE Report 2018-01-03 12:00:00

The securities regulator has approved Advent Pharma's IPO proposal to raise Tk 200 million from public. The approval came at a meeting held at the office of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commiss...

Asian shares eye all-time high on global growth cheer

Asian shares eye all-time high on global growth cheer

Reuters 2018-01-03 12:00:00

Asian stocks struck a decade peak on Wednesday as risk appetites were whetted by a bevy of upbeat manufacturing surveys that confirmed a synchronised upturn in world growth was well under way. Activi...

DSEX exceeds 6,300-mark again

DSEX exceeds 6,300-mark again

FE Online Desk 2018-01-03 12:00:00

Stocks extended gaining streak for sixth consecutive session on Wednesday, as optimistic continued their buying appetite on large-cap stocks. Market insiders said the bourse maintained the upward t...

Stocks witness upturn at opening

Stocks witness upturn at opening

FE Online Report 2018-01-03 11:36:57

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as investors are active on sector-wise large-cap stocks. Following the previous five days&...

China stocks extend rally

China stocks extend rally

-- 2018-01-03 11:26:42

China stocks extended winning streak on Wednesday. At 04:02 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was up 30.46 points or 0.91 per cent at 3,378.79. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 1.24 per cent, accor...