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29pc of refinancing fund goes undisbursed

29pc of refinancing fund goes undisbursed

Rezaul Karim 2018-02-13 11:19:40

Nearly 29 per cent or Tk 2.58 billion of the Tk 9.0-billion capital market refinancing fund remains undisbursed due to poor response from the investors, who were the victims of the 2010-11 stock marke...

Three Z-category cos share price soaring sans price sensitive info

Three Z-category cos share price soaring sans price sensitive info

FE Report 2018-02-13 10:50:28

Share price of three Z-category companies -- Beximco Synthetics, Sonargaon Textile and Information Services Networks - are soaring without any price sensitive information (PSI). In the last three mon...

Demutualisation of DSE draws scathing criticism

Demutualisation of DSE draws scathing criticism

FE Report 2018-02-13 09:40:08

Probe-body chief Khondoker Ibrahim Khaled said Monday a "powerful vested quarter", consisting of 200 persons, were behind the collapse of the stock-market and they still dictate terms. There is a "...

Lengthy IPO process hurting capital market

Lengthy IPO process hurting capital market

UNB 2018-02-12 23:06:44

Entrepreneurs are borrowing money from banks due the lengthy process of fixed pricing and book building in Initial Public Offering (IPO) system for withdrawing money from the share market. Researcher...

Bourses retreat on profit booking

Bourses retreat on profit booking

-- 2018-02-12 17:35:08

Bourses broke two-day gaining streak on Monday as cautious investors sold shares to bag profit on quick gaining stocks. Market operators said investors booked quick-profit on large-cap sectors - espe...

Capital market to remain ‘moderately bullish’ in 2018

Capital market to remain ‘moderately bullish’ in 2018

FE Report 2018-02-12 15:42:54

The capital market will remain moderately bullish in 2018, but local political instability will be the risk factor for the capital market this year, according to a recent survey of a leading stockbrok...

Green Delta Insurance recommends 20pc dividend

Green Delta Insurance recommends 20pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-02-12 13:03:08

The board of directors of Green Delta Insurance has recommended 20 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Monday. The final approval will come...

Stocks fail to hold gains at midday

Stocks fail to hold gains at midday

FE Online Report 2018-02-12 12:27:05

Stocks on both bourses failed to maintain positive trend at midday on Monday as cautious investors went on booking quick-profit on sector-wise issues. Following the previous day’s sharp rise, t...

Stocks mostly higher on buying spree

Stocks mostly higher on buying spree

FE Online Report 2018-02-12 11:50:40

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Monday as investors showed their buying appetite on large-cap stocks. Market operators said investors...

Asia stocks remain clam

Asia stocks remain clam

-- 2018-02-12 11:30:49

Asian share markets found a semblance of calm on Monday as S&P futures extended their bounce, though bond investors were still fretting about the risks from looming US inflation data. MSCI&rsquo...

Enhanced data repository to reduce cost of businesses

Enhanced data repository to reduce cost of businesses

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan 2018-02-12 00:33:08

Bangladesh should develop an enhanced digital data repository for its citizens to facilitate quick, automated bank account opening and to expedite other financial service delivery, a top global banker...

Mahbub ul Alam promoted to MD of IBBL

Mahbub ul Alam promoted to MD of IBBL

FE Online Desk 2018-02-11 20:22:39

Md Mahbub ul Alam has been promoted to the Managing Director (MD) and CEO of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL). Bangladesh Bank, regulator of banking sector, formally approved the appointment fol...

Stocks rebound strongly as political tension eases

Stocks rebound strongly as political tension eases

FE Online Report 2018-02-11 17:06:08

Stocks rebounded strongly on Sunday after recent bearish mood as optimistic investors went on buying spree - especially riding on banking and telecommunication issues. Analysts said investors became...

DSEX exceeds 6,000-mark in early trading

DSEX exceeds 6,000-mark in early trading

FE Online Report 2018-02-11 11:21:47

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Sunday as investors showed their buying appetite on large-cap stocks. Brokers said investors became op...

DSE board endorses Chinese consortium as strategic partner

DSE board endorses Chinese consortium as strategic partner

FE Report 2018-02-11 10:27:40

The board of directors of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has approved the proposal coming from a consortium of two Chinese stock exchanges - Shenzhen Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange to be a...

Advent Pharma’s IPO subscription begins today

Advent Pharma’s IPO subscription begins today

FE Online Report 2018-02-10 17:51:53

Advent Pharma limited is set to begin its initial public offering (IPO) subscription on Sunday which will raise a capital worth Tk 200 million from the public. The subscription for shares of the anim...

Stocks witness precipitous losses on political jitters

Stocks witness precipitous losses on political jitters

Babul Barman 2018-02-10 09:46:04

Stocks extended the losing streak for the second straight week that ended Thursday as investors were selling shares amid political tension. Analysts said the investors went for selling shares, keepin...

New Zealand shares extend losses

New Zealand shares extend losses

-- 2018-02-09 14:43:40

New Zealand shares extended losses to a fourth consecutive session on Friday. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell about 1.0 per cent or 84.770 points to finish the session at 8,092.370. The inde...

ASX shares fall to four-month low

ASX shares fall to four-month low

-- 2018-02-09 14:38:47

Australian shares fell to a near four-month low on Friday as Wall Street was hammered by renewed selling on worries of higher inflation and interest rates. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.9 per ce...

HK shares slip on financial and property shares

HK shares slip on financial and property shares

-- 2018-02-09 13:51:51

Hong Kong shares slipped on Friday, led by the financial and property shares, after steep falls overnight in Wall Street. The benchmark Hang Seng Index was down more than 3.0 per cent by midday, with...

Nikkei tumbles in broad global selloff

Nikkei tumbles in broad global selloff

-- 2018-02-09 13:24:02

Japan’s Nikkei share average tumbled on Friday after another torrid day for Wall Street, with oil-related stocks leading the broad declines as crude prices slumped. The Nikkei finished down 2...

Top 10 cos grab 34pc of total turnover

Top 10 cos grab 34pc of total turnover

FE Report 2018-02-09 10:35:28

The ten top-traded companies accounted for over 34 per cent of the total transactions on the country's premier bourse on Thursday, with Square Pharmaceuticals making its way to the top of the turnover...

Usmania Glass keeps soaring despite no PSI

Usmania Glass keeps soaring despite no PSI

FE Report 2018-02-09 10:31:27

Usmania Glass Sheet Factory saw its share price rising for the last two weeks although it has no price sensitive information (PSI). The share closed at Tk 123.50 on the premier bourse on Thursday,...

Asia stock markets drop sharply after US falls

Asia stock markets drop sharply after US falls

-- 2018-02-09 09:43:17

Major Asian markets suffered sharp losses on Friday, following another day of steep falls on Wall Street. In a volatile week for global investors, Japan's Nikkei 225 index slid 2.7 per cent during ea...

DSE turnover hits 19 months low

DSE turnover hits 19 months low

FE Online Report 2018-02-08 16:13:33

Turnover on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) came down to Tk 3.0 billion Thursday, dipping to 19 months low, as participation of investors on the trading floor was thin due to security concern. The presenc...

Nikkei rises on bargain-hunting

Nikkei rises on bargain-hunting

-- 2018-02-08 13:17:47

Japanese shares rise on Thursday as buyers looked for bargains on shares which were beaten down heavily early in the week. The Nikkei ended up 1.1 per cent at 21,890.86 points, but has still lost...

HK shares tick up after Wall Street slides

HK shares tick up after Wall Street slides

-- 2018-02-08 12:58:41

Hong Kong ticked up on Thursday, after overnight losses on Wall Street. The Hang Seng Index was up 0.06 per cent at 30,342.53, while Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong fell 0.72 per cent to 12,343....

China stocks extend loses

China stocks extend loses

-- 2018-02-08 12:53:03

China stocks hit six-week lows by midday Thursday and were set for their third session of losses in a row, even as the country’s trade data for January exceeded market forecasts. Investors dump...

Prime Insurance recommends 15pc dividend

Prime Insurance recommends 15pc dividend

FE Online Report 2018-02-08 12:01:34

The board of directors of Prime Insurance Company Limited has recommended 15 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2017, said an official disclosure on Thursday. The final appro...

Asian shares mixed in skittish trading

Asian shares mixed in skittish trading

-- 2018-02-08 11:53:34

Asian shares were mixed on Thursday with some benchmarks erasing early morning gains. Investors remained skittish after this week’s financial turmoil and overnight losses on Wall Street. Toky...