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Asia stocks edge back from record highs

Asia stocks edge back from record highs

-- 2018-01-26 02:03:02

Asian stocks came off record highs on Friday but were still poised to end the week with strong gains, while the battered dollar won back some ground after President Donald Trump said he wanted a stron...

Asian shares dip after US stocks slip

Asian shares dip after US stocks slip

-- 2018-01-25 12:50:58

Asian shares were mostly lower on Thursday after stocks wobbled on Wall Street. A dip in the dollar’s value against other currencies hit regional exporters’ shares. The dollar sagged agai...

Nine more listed cos disclose Q2 EPS

Nine more listed cos disclose Q2 EPS

FE Online Report 2018-01-25 12:27:44

Nine more listed companies disclosed their un-audited second quarter (Q2) earnings for October-December period of 2017, according to separate official disclosure on Thursday. The companies are: Inv...

DSE, CSE mixed at opening

DSE, CSE mixed at opening

FE Online Report 2018-01-25 11:43:18

Stocks on both bourses witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Thursday as most of the investors followed cautious stance ahead of monetary policy announcement. Many investors also follow...

Alif Industries share trading resumes on CSE today

Alif Industries share trading resumes on CSE today

FE Online Report 2018-01-25 11:07:53

The share trading of Alif Industries has been resumed on Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) today (Thursday) after its upgrade from the over-the-counter (OTC) market, a CSE official said. Shares of th...

Large-cap stocks rule turnover chart

Large-cap stocks rule turnover chart

FE Report 2018-01-25 10:53:52

Ten top-traded companies accounted for more than 33 per cent of transactions on the country's premier bourse DSE on Wednesday with large-cap issues continuing to dominate the turnover chart. Market...

Aamra, Metro change category   

Aamra, Metro change category  

FE Online Report 2018-01-25 08:56:18

The authorities concerned have changed the category of two listed companies – Aamra Networks and Metro Spinning – effective from Sunday next (January 28) as they reported disbursement of d...

Bourses bounce back amid low turnover

Bourses bounce back amid low turnover

FE Online Report 2018-01-25 03:42:11

Stocks returned to green Thursday, after one-day break, backed by largest market cap company Grameenphone. GP, the country’s largest market-cap listed company’s share price closed at Tk 5...

Nikkei slips to 10-day low

Nikkei slips to 10-day low

-- 2018-01-25 01:02:13

Japanese shares slipped to a 10-day low on Thursday as a stronger yen hurt exporters, although oil and mining stocks bucked the weakness, supported by firmer oil prices. The Nikkei fell 0.8 per cent...

Asian shares nearly flat

Asian shares nearly flat

-- 2018-01-24 12:31:14

Asian share markets performed mixed trend on Wednesday, as Japan’s benchmark took a rest from a spate of recent jumps. Worries over a resurgence of trade tensions overshadowed regional markets....

Jute Spinners price jumps 56pc

Jute Spinners price jumps 56pc

FE Report 2018-01-24 12:00:00

The share price of 'Z' category company Jute Spinners soared 56 per cent in sixteen sessions though the company is not in operation since June, 2016. On Tuesday, the company also secured third positi...

Bourses see positive trend at opening

Bourses see positive trend at opening

FE Online Report 2018-01-24 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as investors are active on selective large-cap shares ahead of monetary policy announcement. Following the...

Esquire Knit gets IPO approval

Esquire Knit gets IPO approval

FE Report 2018-01-24 11:00:29

The securities regulator has allowed Esquire Knit Composite to determine cut-off price through electronic bidding as part of going public under book building method. The regulatory approval came at a...

Square, Beximco Pharma, GP dominate turnover chart

Square, Beximco Pharma, GP dominate turnover chart

FE Report 2018-01-24 10:28:43

Top 10 traded companies accounted for more than 40 per cent transactions of the premier bourse Tuesday while Square Pharmaceuticals, Beximco Pharma and Grameenphone dominated the list. Dealers said t...

Asia shares take a breather

Asia shares take a breather

Reuters 2018-01-24 10:19:13

Asian share markets took a time out on Wednesday as investors were left breathless at the breakneck pace of recent gains, while a fresh burst of speculative selling took the US dollar to three-year lo...

H R Textile Mills approves 10pc cash dividend

H R Textile Mills approves 10pc cash dividend

-- 2018-01-24 10:18:36

The 33rd Annual General Meeting of H R Textile Mills Limited was held at Spectra Convention Centre Limited in the city on Monday, said a press release. The company declared 10 per cent cash dividend...

Stocks pause after recent gains

Stocks pause after recent gains

FE Online Report 2018-01-24 03:51:26

Stock markets took a pause on Wednesday after recent sharp gains, as cautious investor booked marginal profit on sector-wise issues. Market insiders said the stocks slipped into the red after four...

BBS Cables’ EPS surges 160pc in Q2 FY 2017-18

BBS Cables’ EPS surges 160pc in Q2 FY 2017-18

FE Online Report 2018-01-24 03:33:22

BBS Cables Limited posted 160 per cent rise in earnings per share (EPS) for the second quarter (Q2) of 2017-2018 fiscal year, compared to the same period a year ago, said an official disclosure. As...

NZ shares edge up ahead of inflation data

NZ shares edge up ahead of inflation data

-- 2018-01-24 01:27:14

New Zealand shares edged up on Wednesday ahead of inflation data due on Thursday. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.2 per cent or 16.46 points to finish the session at 8,324.09. Inflation...

ASX ends higher, QBE jumps

ASX ends higher, QBE jumps

-- 2018-01-24 01:24:31

Financial and healthcare stocks helped Australian shares to close slightly higher on Wednesday, while QBE Insurance topped the charts with a 5.4 per cent jump. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3 p...

Indian stocks flat; IT stocks up

Indian stocks flat; IT stocks up

-- 2018-01-24 01:17:03

Indian stock markets were flat on Wednesday, paring gains after scaling new peaks for a sixth consecutive session, with IT stocks boosting the indexes. The Nifty IT index rose as much as 3.9 per cent...

South Korean stocks subdue

South Korean stocks subdue

-- 2018-01-24 01:09:42

South Korean stocks rose on Wednesday, while the Korean won unbudged on the local platform and the bond yields climbed. At 06:30 GMT, the KOSPI was up 1.40 points or 0.06 per cent at 2,538.00, rep...

BTMA accords reception to Mirza Salman Ispahani

BTMA accords reception to Mirza Salman Ispahani

FE Report 2018-01-24 01:03:01

Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) accorded a reception to Mirza Salman Ispahani, Chairman of M M Ispahani Limited and also managing director & chairman of Pahartali Textile and Hosiery M...

Nikkei slips on strong yen

Nikkei slips on strong yen

-- 2018-01-24 01:01:38

Japanese stocks slipped on Wednesday as concerns over gains in the yen saw exporters lose further ground in afternoon trade and offset strength in real estate firms. The Nikkei ended 0.8 per cent low...

Many listed cos see rise in foreign ownership

Many listed cos see rise in foreign ownership

FE Report 2018-01-23 12:53:19

Many listed companies posted rise in foreign ownership at the end of 2017. Following increased participation by foreign shareholders, foreign stakes in some companies rose up to 41.28 per cent by D...

Low-cap cos dominate DSE gainer chart

Low-cap cos dominate DSE gainer chart

FE Report 2018-01-23 12:51:40

Listed companies with low capitalisation dominated the gainer's chart of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) Monday though they had no price sensitive information (PSI) or any expansion plan. The premie...

Marico declares 250pc dividend

Marico declares 250pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-01-23 12:03:07

The board of directors of the Marico Bangladesh Limited has declared 250 per cent second interim cash dividend based on 9 months financials for the period ended on December 31, 2017. The record dat...

Bourses open on positive note

Bourses open on positive note

FE Online Report 2018-01-23 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Tuesday as optimistic investors are taking position on sector-wise large-cap stocks ahead of monetary...

CSE Investment Fair kicks off Feb 1

CSE Investment Fair kicks off Feb 1

Our Correspondent 2018-01-23 11:21:52

Chittagong Stock Exchange is organising its sixth Capital Market and Investment Fair at the city's GEC Convention Centre. The three-day CSE Fair will start on February 1 and be concluded on February 3...

Bourses keep gaining, riding on GP

Bourses keep gaining, riding on GP

FE Online Report 2018-01-23 03:32:13

Stocks witnessed yet another positive session Tuesday amid increased trading activities as optimistic investors showed their buying spree on largest market cap Grameephone’s shares. Traders s...