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China shares hit two-year high

China shares hit two-year high

-- 2017-10-04 02:07:17

China stocks jumped 1.9 per cent to their highest level in more than two years on Wednesday morning, extending gains for a second day, after China’s central bank cut reserve ratios. The Chinese...

Indian shares extend gains

Indian shares extend gains

-- 2017-10-04 01:55:04

Indian shares were set for a fourth winning session on Wednesday as oil firms gained due to a tax cut on petrol and diesel, though caution lingered ahead of the outcome of the central bank’s pol...

SE Asian stocks mostly rise

SE Asian stocks mostly rise

-- 2017-10-04 01:45:51

Most Southeast Asian shares rose on Wednesday, while sentiment got a boost after the World Bank raised its growth forecasts for developing East Asia and the Pacific region. The World Bank raised its...

Banks lead Hong Kong stocks higher

Banks lead Hong Kong stocks higher

-- 2017-10-04 01:34:58

Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday, extending gains made in the previous trading session, with Chinese banks and insurers leading the surge. The blue chip Hang Seng index rose to 28,521.77, its highe...

New Zealand shares end edge up

New Zealand shares end edge up

-- 2017-10-04 01:17:32

New Zealand shares ended slightly higher on Wednesday, supported by consumer staples and utility stocks. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.2 per cent or 16.27 points to finish the session at...

Australian shares end lower

Australian shares end lower

-- 2017-10-04 01:09:12

Australian shares ended lower on Wednesday as a decline in oil prices dented energy-related stocks, while a weaker local currency prompted some investors to trim their exposure to local assets. The S...

Japanese shares extend two-year highs

Japanese shares extend two-year highs

-- 2017-10-04 01:08:19

Japan’s Nikkei rose to two-year highs, cheered by an upbeat outlook for the global economy though gains were trimmed by the close as the yen bounced against the dollar. The day’s biggest...

City Bank allots equity to IFC

City Bank allots equity to IFC

FE Online Desk 2017-10-04 01:06:27

City Bank has recently issued 5.0 per cent of its outstanding number of common equity to the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as per approval of relevant regulatory authorities. This allotme...

BD infrastructure needs more foreign investment

BD infrastructure needs more foreign investment

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan 2017-10-03 12:41:44

Bangladesh-which remains largely 'underinvested' by global investors, can attract more foreign investment in its infrastructure sector to feed the country's ongoing infrastructure demand, a leading gl...

MTB opens air lounge at HSIA

MTB opens air lounge at HSIA

-- 2017-10-03 12:40:03

Rashed Khan Menon, MP, Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism inaugurated the MTB Air Lounge at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), Dhaka recently at a ceremony held at the lounge premis...

US stocks end record high

US stocks end record high

-- 2017-10-03 12:00:00

US stocks started the fourth quarter on a strong note on Monday, with all three major indexes hitting record high closes as data pointed to underlying strength in the economy. A measure of US manufac...

Asian shares advance, tracking rally on Wall Street

Asian shares advance, tracking rally on Wall Street

-- 2017-10-03 12:00:00

Shares in Japan and Hong Kong gained Tuesday, tracking an overnight rally on Wall Street, where indexes set fresh record highs. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell, and the South Korean and Shang...

Stocks open higher in thin trade

Stocks open higher in thin trade

FE Online Report 2017-10-03 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors continued their buying binge on banking stocks. Following the previous day&rsq...

DSEX crosses 6,100-mark on buying spree

DSEX crosses 6,100-mark on buying spree

FE Online Report 2017-10-03 05:05:03

Stocks ended higher on Tuesday, with key index of the major bourse crossing the 6,100-mark again, as optimistic investors were active on sector-wise stocks. Dealers said the market finished higher af...

Aamra Networks  makes  debut trading today

Aamra Networks makes debut trading today

FE Online Desk 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Aamra Networks will make its debut trading today (Monday) on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange. Aamra Networks, which received regulatory approval for going public from the B...

Muhith to open  'World Investor Week,  2017' Monday

Muhith to open 'World Investor Week, 2017' Monday

FE Online Desk 2017-10-01 12:00:00

  Finance Minister AMA Muhith will inaugurate 'World Investor Week 2017' formally in a programme Monday at 3.00 pm at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka. The week will be observed acros...

China stocks rise on SOE reform hopes

China stocks rise on SOE reform hopes

-- 2017-10-01 07:32:14

China stocks were firm at the weekend, buoyed by hopes of further reforms to the mainland’s state-owned enterprises and by consumer firms as investors bet shoppers would spend big during the upc...

HK stocks post first monthly loss this yr

HK stocks post first monthly loss this yr

-- 2017-10-01 07:06:55

Hong Kong stocks ended higher at the weekend, but the benchmark index posted its first monthly loss this year, an indication the market’s upward momentum may be slowing amid worries over US mone...

Nikkei clinches best monthly gains this yr

Nikkei clinches best monthly gains this yr

-- 2017-10-01 03:53:42

Japan's Nikkei share average ended almost flat at the weekend but posted its biggest monthly gain this year as investors rebuilt positions they had scaled back earlier this month on geopolitical conce...

DSE turnover dips 43.60 per cent

DSE turnover dips 43.60 per cent

FE Report 2017-09-30 12:20:17

Turnover on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) dipped 43.60 per cent in last week compared to previous week following investors' less participation in trading activities.The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) feature...

When it comes to US stocks, growth trumps quality

When it comes to US stocks, growth trumps quality

-- 2017-09-30 12:16:07

US investors are not rewarding companies for generating good earnings consistently, opting instead for a stockpicking strategy that might be called “growth at a high cost.” High-quality s...

US stocks end month at record highs

US stocks end month at record highs

-- 2017-09-30 12:00:58

US stocks ended in record highs on Friday as large technology and health care companies and smaller US-focused firms rose again. Stocks were mixed at the start of trading, as they had been the day be...

DSE turnover dips 43.60 per cent

DSE turnover dips 43.60 per cent

FE Report 2017-09-30 12:00:00

Turnover on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) dipped 43.60 per cent in last week compared to previous week following investors' less participation in trading activities. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) featu...

World Investors’ Week begins October 2

World Investors’ Week begins October 2

FE Report 2017-09-29 12:34:55

The 'World Investors Week 2017' will be observed across the country during October 2-8 under the leadership of the securities regulator in an effort to create awareness on investment among the general...

Investors take position on lucrative price levels on Dhaka bourse

Investors take position on lucrative price levels on Dhaka bourse

FE Report 2017-09-29 12:31:07

The Dhaka bourse Thursday returned to green amid choppy trading after losing 157 points in its benchmark index in the last six consecutive sessions. According to International Leasing Securities, the...

Asian shares edge up; Nikkei drops

Asian shares edge up; Nikkei drops

-- 2017-09-29 12:01:28

Asian shares were slightly higher Friday following a record high close on Wall Street, except for Japan, where a pause in the dollar’s strengthening dampened optimism about exporters. Japan&rsq...

Asian shares mixed on US tax reform

Asian shares mixed on US tax reform

-- 2017-09-28 12:00:50

Asian markets were mixed on Thursday as investors tried to gauge the impact from the sweeping tax reform plan unveiled by President Donald Trump. Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.3 per cent to 20,325.52 a...

US stocks rise on tax hopes

US stocks rise on tax hopes

-- 2017-09-28 10:34:33

US stocks rose on Wednesday on hopes that President Donald Trump’s administration may be making progress on a tax plan.Trump proposed the biggest tax overhaul in three decades but offered scant...

DSE bounce back after six sessons

DSE bounce back after six sessons

FE Report 2017-09-28 05:19:14

The Dhaka bourse on Thursday bounced back after six sessions riding mostly on banking sector.   The market witnessed volatility in early of the session and finally was able to close marginally...

SDG pioneer intends to achieve more

SDG pioneer intends to achieve more

FE Report 2017-09-28 02:09:35

In September 2015, the world leaders met at a United Nations Summit in New York to finalize the future development path for nations throughout the world.  They came up with what was termed the...