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HK shares poise to gain 36pc in 2017

HK shares poise to gain 36pc in 2017

-- 2017-12-29 02:22:37

Hong Kong stocks edged higher on Friday, poised to gain roughly 36 per cent for the year. The Hang Seng Index was up 0.4 per cent at 29,969.51. Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong also rose 0.4 per...

China shares end 2017 with strong gains

China shares end 2017 with strong gains

-- 2017-12-29 02:11:19

China stocks ended higher on Friday, capping a strong year of gains as domestic and global investors increased their exposure to mainland markets despite worries about a slowing economy. At the clo...

Asian shares end 2017 with up note

Asian shares end 2017 with up note

-- 2017-12-29 02:04:46

Asian shares mostly drifted higher on Friday, the last trading day of 2017, after Wall Street finished with modest gains. Japan’s Nikkei 225 finished 0.1 per cent lower at 22,764.94. The Tokyo...

Japanese shares climb 20pc in 2017

Japanese shares climb 20pc in 2017

-- 2017-12-29 01:56:25

Japanese shares erased early modest gains and ended slightly lower on its final trading day of the year on Friday, but the index still gained nearly 20 per cent in 2017. The Nikkei ended the day down...

Summit Power  brings changes to its Memorandum of Association

Summit Power brings changes to its Memorandum of Association

-- 2017-12-28 12:35:08

As part of business expansion plan, Summit Power Limited (SPL) has made changes to its Memorandum of Association (MA) at the 16th Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) held at Krishibid Institution Com...

DSE, CSE rise in year-end trading

DSE, CSE rise in year-end trading

FE Online Report 2017-12-28 12:04:03

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last trading session of 2017, as investors are active on sector-wise large-cap stocks. Following the previous two days’...

DBBL to issue Tk 5.0b bond

DBBL to issue Tk 5.0b bond

FE Online Report 2017-12-28 12:00:00

The board of directors of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) has approved the issuance of 2nd subordinated bond worth Tk 5.0 billion, said an official disclosure on Thursday. The bank is going to issue...

Stocks end year on positive note

Stocks end year on positive note

FE Online Desk 2017-12-28 12:00:00

The last trading session on both bourses closed higher on Thursday as investors continued their buying appetite on selective large-cap stocks. Market insiders said investors were active on banking se...

Nikkei edges up in year-end trading

Nikkei edges up in year-end trading

-- 2017-12-28 10:27:11

Japanese share edged up on Thursday, although wider gains in industrial-related stocks were offset by weakness in banking shares as activity waned heading into the year-end. The Nikkei was up 0.15 pe...

US stocks eke out slight gain

US stocks eke out slight gain

-- 2017-12-28 10:18:51

Wall Street eked out a slight gain on Wednesday, as advances in some major technology stocks offset losses in energy and helped keep major indexes just above the unchanged mark. The S&P technolog...

Top 10 cos snare 44pc transaction on DSE   

Top 10 cos snare 44pc transaction on DSE  

FE Report 2017-12-28 09:47:08

The top 10 traded companies, including four banks, captured nearly 44 per cent transaction of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) Wednesday while Lafarge Surma Cement accounted for more than 20 per cent...

DSE transactions witness 82.08pc growth in 2017

DSE transactions witness 82.08pc growth in 2017

-- 2017-12-28 08:30:10

Transactions in the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) increased by 82.08 per cent year-on-year with a total turnover of Tk 2.17 trillion in 2017 and a daily average turnover of Tk 8.75 billion. In 2016, tot...

Australian shares rise to 10-year high

Australian shares rise to 10-year high

-- 2017-12-28 01:29:42

Australian shares ticked up to a near 10-year closing high on Thursday, driven by financials while materials rode higher on stronger commodities prices. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3 per cent or...

Asian shares mixed in dull trading

Asian shares mixed in dull trading

-- 2017-12-27 12:45:03

Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday in quiet holiday trading after oil prices erased some of its recent gains and the region generally shrugged off the dip in technology stocks on Wall Street. Japan...

Japanese stocks inch higher

Japanese stocks inch higher

-- 2017-12-27 12:39:03

Japan’s Nikkei share edged up up on Wednesday, with a rally in crude prices supporting oil-related shares. The Nikkei was 0.09 per cent higher at 22,912.43, according to Reuters. With crude pr...

Stocks open higher as Lafarge jumps

Stocks open higher as Lafarge jumps

FE Online Report 2017-12-27 12:04:49

Stocks on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as optimistic investors are showing their buying appetite on selective large-cap issues, especially Lafarge Surma Cem...

Alif Industries back in main market from Thursday

Alif Industries back in main market from Thursday

FE Online Report 2017-12-27 12:00:00

Alif Industries Limited will commence its share trading in the main market from Thursday staging a comeback from over-the-counter (OTC) market. Earlier, the company fulfilled all the requirements in...

Square Pharma now “AAA” in the long-term

Square Pharma now “AAA” in the long-term

FE Online Report 2017-12-27 11:37:39

Credit Rating Information and Services (CRISL) has informed that the Rating Committee of CRISL has assigned the rating to Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. as “AAA” in the long term. The rating...

Ten cos snare 28pc transaction

Ten cos snare 28pc transaction

FE Report 2017-12-27 10:59:15

The heavyweight banking sector dominated the Dhaka bourse's transaction chart Tuesday while top 10 traded companies accounted for 28 per cent of the total turnover. Four banks made their way to the t...

Yeakin cuts 75pc production for 2 months

Yeakin cuts 75pc production for 2 months

FE Report 2017-12-27 10:55:03

Yeakin Polymer has reduced 75 per cent production capacity as the company will change the total factory machinery layout plan for installation of the new capital machinery. "The company needs to chan...

Stocks end higher riding on Lafarge

Stocks end higher riding on Lafarge

FE Online Report 2017-12-27 04:09:04

Stocks extended the winning spell for the second day in a row on Wednesday as optimistic investors continued their buying appetite on selective large-cap stocks, especially Lafarge Surma Cement. Shar...

Yeakin Polymer to cut 75pc production

Yeakin Polymer to cut 75pc production

FE Online Report 2017-12-26 12:08:32

Yeakin Polymer will reduce 75 per cent production capacity due to change the total factory machineries layout plan for installation of the new capital machinery, said an official disclosure on Tuesday...

Banks lead DSE, CSE higher

Banks lead DSE, CSE higher

FE Online Desk 2017-12-26 12:00:00

Banking stocks helped to manage the bourses of the country ended on a positive note on Tuesday in cautious trading ahead of year-ending. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchan...

Asian shares mixed in light trading

Asian shares mixed in light trading

-- 2017-12-26 11:16:24

Major Asian shares were little-changed Tuesday in light trading after the Christmas holiday. The Shanghai Composite Index gained less than 1 point to 3,280.12 and Japan’s Nikkei 225 declined by...

Japanese stocks slip in thin trading

Japanese stocks slip in thin trading

-- 2017-12-26 10:39:49

Japanese stocks slipped slightly in holiday trading on Tuesday, caught in a narrow range as the index lacked leads from other markets. The Nikkei was 0.08 per cent lower at 22,920.39 amid low trading...

Regulator creating rules to tighten corporate governance

Regulator creating rules to tighten corporate governance

Mohammad Mufazzal 2017-12-26 10:31:50

The securities regulator has drafted corporate-governance guidelines with the code of conduct for directors to ensure transparency in board affairs alongside accelerating a company's growth. Official...

Govt extends refinancing scheme

Govt extends refinancing scheme

FE Report 2017-12-25 12:00:00

The supervisory committee of the capital market refinancing scheme has extended the timeframe to apply for loan facility till March 31, 2018 from existing deadline which ends on December 31, 2017....

Engineering sector atop DSE turnover

Engineering sector atop DSE turnover

FE Report 2017-12-25 12:00:00

Engineering sector dominated the Dhaka bourse's transaction chart Sunday, riding on the new issue -- Nahee Aluminium Composite Panel which accounted for 13 per cent turnover on its debut day. The top...

Asian shares lower in quiet trading

Asian shares lower in quiet trading

-- 2017-12-25 10:52:49

Asian shares were lower in quiet trading Monday in the few Asian markets open during the Christmas holiday. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was down less than 0.1 per cent at 22,887.89, while the Shan...

Japanese stocks inch lower

Japanese stocks inch lower

-- 2017-12-25 10:46:49

Japan’s Nikkei share edged lower on Monday, weighed by losses on Wall Street, although movement was confined to a narrow range with many other major markets shut for Christmas. The Nikkei was 0...