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Nikkei hits fresh 26-year high

Nikkei hits fresh 26-year high

-- 2018-01-23 01:15:32

Japanese share on Tuesday ended at its highest in more than 26 years, with real estate and precision machinery stocks leading the gains. The Nikkei finished up 1.3 per cent at 24,124.15. Earlier in...

Asian share market post strong gains

Asian share market post strong gains

-- 2018-01-23 01:05:38

Asian share markets posted strong gains on Tuesday, as an upbeat forecast for global economic growth and the end of the US government shutdown helped lift sentiment. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei...

Nikkei slips after US govt shutdown

Nikkei slips after US govt shutdown

-- 2018-01-22 12:16:11

Japanese shares inched lower on Monday as the US government shutdown hurt risk appetite globally. The US Senate set a vote for 12 pm on Monday for advancing a measure that would provide temporary gov...

Asian shares mixed after US govt shutdown

Asian shares mixed after US govt shutdown

-- 2018-01-22 12:07:12

Asian share markets were mixed on Monday after global investors shrugged off the latest US government shutdown. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.2 per cent to 3,495.40 while Tokyo’s Nikkei 2...

Stocks open mostly higher at opening

Stocks open mostly higher at opening

FE Online Report 2018-01-22 12:00:00

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Monday amid slow trend as many investors remained followed cautious stance ahead of monetary policy announcement. Following the previous da...

Imam Button’s share price rising sans PSI

Imam Button’s share price rising sans PSI

FE Online Report 2018-01-22 12:00:00

Share price of Imam Button Industries Limited is soaring without any price sensitive information (PSI) as the company’s price surged 13.67 per cent within four trading days. In the last one m...

Five cos see mixed performance

Five cos see mixed performance

FE Report 2018-01-22 11:21:40

Five listed companies have displayed mixed performance in October-December, 2017 compared to same period of the previous year. The companies are Alltex Industries, Eastern Housing, CVO Petrochemica...

Global stocks, dollar sag after US govt shutdown

Global stocks, dollar sag after US govt shutdown

-- 2018-01-22 10:51:54

US stock futures, Asian equities and the dollar pulled back slightly on Monday after the US government was forced to shut down amid a dispute between President Donald Trump and Democrats over immigrat...

Square Pharma stays atop for third day

Square Pharma stays atop for third day

FE Report 2018-01-22 10:38:49

The Square Pharmaceuticals dominated the premier bourse's transaction chart for the third consecutive session on Sunday as the top 10 traded companies accounted for 36 per cent of the turnover. Bro...

Beximco Synthetics' share price soaring sans PSI

Beximco Synthetics' share price soaring sans PSI

FE Report 2018-01-22 10:36:28

Share price of Beximco Synthetics is soaring without any price sensitive information (PSI) as the company's price surged further by 7.69 per cent Sunday. In the last one month, the Z-category issue j...

Bourses extend gaining spell

Bourses extend gaining spell

FE Online Report 2018-01-22 03:45:02

Stocks extended the winning streak for the third running session on Monday as optimistic investors showed their buying appetite on sector-wise large-cap issues. Brokers said the market ended higher a...

Bourses open higher

Bourses open higher

FE Online Report 2018-01-21 12:36:16

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Sunday amid slow trend as many investors followed cautious stance ahead of monetary policy announcement. Following the previous week’s...

NSE expresses interest to be strategic partner of DSE

NSE expresses interest to be strategic partner of DSE

Mohammad Mufazzal 2018-01-21 12:00:00

National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has expressed its interest to be strategic partner of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), according to officials of the securities regulator. A NSE delegation expre...

Stocks extend gaining streak amid low turnover

Stocks extend gaining streak amid low turnover

-- 2018-01-21 12:00:00

Stocks ended marginally higher for the two consecutive sessions on Sunday with low participation of investors as many investors remained followed cautious stance ahead of monetary policy announcement....

'Stock market not a place for rumours'

'Stock market not a place for rumours'

-- 2018-01-20 12:00:00

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said the stock market is not a place for rumours and those who think so are its enemies. "Investors need to study to learn about the market, said the finan...

Global equity markets hit record high

Global equity markets hit record high

-- 2018-01-20 11:56:22

World equity markets hit a record high on Friday as the US dollar held near three-year lows, while US Treasury yields continued their ascent to hit their highest levels since September 2014. US stock...

Amazon, Nike shares lift Wall Street

Amazon, Nike shares lift Wall Street

-- 2018-01-20 11:29:14

US stocks were mostly higher on Friday, powered by gains in Amazon and Nike, while investors shrugged off fears of a looming US government shutdown. Amazon rose 1.3 per cent after it raised the mo...

Stocks extend losing streak as bank shares keep falling

Stocks extend losing streak as bank shares keep falling

Babul Barman 2018-01-20 09:59:21

Stocks witnessed yet another bearish week that ended Thursday amid lack-lustre trading as investors continued their selling binge on sector-wise issues ahead of monetary policy statement (MPS) announc...

US stocks retreat as industrial shares fall

US stocks retreat as industrial shares fall

-- 2018-01-19 12:36:44

US stocks retreated on Thursday as losses in industrial stocks and interest-rate sensitive sectors offset marginal gains in tech stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 97.01 points, or 0.37 pe...

Two cos move into "A" category

Two cos move into "A" category

FE Report 2018-01-19 12:01:32

The authorities have changed the category of two listed companies, Oimex Electrode and Deshbandhu Polymer, effective from January 21 (Sunday) as they reported disbursement of 10 per cent stock dividen...

World stocks pause after rally

World stocks pause after rally

-- 2018-01-19 12:00:00

World stock markets slipped into the red zone on Thursday, as a decline in Boeing and interest-rate sensitive sectors such as utilities and real estate weighed on US equities. US stocks took a breath...

Square Pharma stays atop for second day

Square Pharma stays atop for second day

FE Report 2018-01-19 11:47:15

The Square Pharmaceuticals dominated the premier bourse's transaction chart for the second consecutive session on Thursday as the top 10 traded companies accounted for 34 per cent of the turnover....

Capital Market Investment Fair begins in Ctg on Feb 1

Capital Market Investment Fair begins in Ctg on Feb 1

FE Report 2018-01-19 11:42:53

The four-day long 6th Capital Market Investment Fair of the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) will start on February 1. The port city bourse will arrange the fair at the GEC Convention Hall in Chittago...

Asian shares climb, eyes on China

Asian shares climb, eyes on China

-- 2018-01-18 12:48:54

Asian shares were broadly higher on Thursday after technology, financial and health care related shares helped push the Wall Street to record high. Traders in Asian region are awaiting the release of...

China sharers surge after Wall St rally

China sharers surge after Wall St rally

-- 2018-01-18 12:34:53

China sharers surged on Thursday, tracking the strength on Wall Street overnight. At 04:02 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was up 8.61 points or 0.25 per cent at 3,453.28. China’s blue-chip...

Exporters lift Nikkei shares higher

Exporters lift Nikkei shares higher

-- 2018-01-18 12:11:52

Japanese share soared to a level not seen since November 1991 on Thursday after exporters such as electronics components manufacturers surged, tracking the strength on Wall Street overnight. The Nikk...

Enthusiasm for earnings lifts us stocks

Enthusiasm for earnings lifts us stocks

-- 2018-01-18 12:04:55

US stocks rose on Wednesday as investors’ expectations for higher earnings lifted stocks across sectors. The S&P 500 has rallied strongly in the new year, gaining 4.8 per cent so far and po...

DSE down, CSE up at opening

DSE down, CSE up at opening

FE Online Report 2018-01-18 12:00:00

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading Thursday amid low trading activities as many investors remained followed cautious stance ahead of monetary policy announcement. Following the pre...

S Alam Cold earnings fall in Q4

S Alam Cold earnings fall in Q4

FE Report 2018-01-18 12:00:00

The earnings of S Alam Cold Rolled Steels declined in fourth quarter (Q4) in 2017, compared to same period of the previous year. According to the company's un-audited financial statement, the consoli...

Three brokerage firms to face music

Three brokerage firms to face music

FE Report 2018-01-18 11:49:41

The securities regulator has imposed an aggregate amount of penalty worth Tk 0.4 million on three brokerage firms of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) for breaching the securities rules. The decision was...