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Annual Banking Conference begins today

Annual Banking Conference begins today

FE Desk 2017-11-26 11:11:13

The Annual Banking Conference, 2017, arranged by Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) begins today (Sunday). Governor of Bangladesh Bank Fazle Kabir will inaugurate the two-day event as the...

Mutual Funds’ price movements underperform DSE broad index

Mutual Funds’ price movements underperform DSE broad index

-- 2017-11-26 08:22:37

Despite the 0.64 per cent increase in Dhaka Stock Exchange Broad Index, DSEX, the Mutual Funds sector posted a negative price performance of (-0.33 per cent). Mutual Funds sector in Dhaka Stock Exchan...

DSEX 14.36 points up

DSEX 14.36 points up

FE Online Report 2017-11-26 02:50:19

  Stocks on Dhaka bourse witnessed a moderate rise in prices on Sunday, the first trading session of the week. DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), advanced 14.36 points or 0.2...

Jubilee USA urges stronger corporate reporting standards

Jubilee USA urges stronger corporate reporting standards

-- 2017-11-25 12:00:00

Washington DC: Jubilee USA, a religious development group, asked the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to require greater disclosure of what payments corporations make to governments where t...

Stocks gain for fourth straight week

Stocks gain for fourth straight week

FE Report 2017-11-25 11:04:48

Stocks witnessed yet another bullish week, extending the gaining streak for the fourth straight week, as investors continued their buying appetite on sector-wise issues amid optimism. Brokers said t...

Wall St ends record high

Wall St ends record high

-- 2017-11-25 01:00:17

Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record closing highs on Friday, with the S&P ending above 2,600 points for the first time. The S&P 500 and the blue-chip Dow Jones industri...

Mitsubishi shares plummet on data scandal

Mitsubishi shares plummet on data scandal

-- 2017-11-24 12:58:42

Mitsubishi Materials, a division of one of Japan's biggest conglomerates, saw shares fall by as much 11 per cent on Friday after admitting to a quality scandal. Three of its units were found to have...

Asia shares near 10 year peak

Asia shares near 10 year peak

Reuters 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Asian shares hovered below their 10-year peak on Friday while investors viewed Chinese shares with caution after their big fall the previous day. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares ou...

Southeast Asian stocks slip

Southeast Asian stocks slip

-- 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Southeast Asian stock markets mostly lower on Friday, with the Philippines declining the most, as investors avoided riskier assets following a steep drop in Chinese shares in the previous session....

Top ten cos grab 36pc turnover

Top ten cos grab 36pc turnover

FE Report 2017-11-24 11:44:11

The top 10 turnover leaders accounted for 36.2 per cent of the total transactions on the premier bourse on Thursday, with LankaBangla Finance making its way to the top of the turnover chart. The t...

Zimbabwe stocks fall $6b after military takeover

Zimbabwe stocks fall $6b after military takeover

-- 2017-11-24 11:20:40

Zimbabwe’s stock market has shed $6 billion while its main index has slumped 40 per cent since last Wednesday when the military seized power leading to the fall of Robert Mugabe. The main indus...

Bourses marginally higher at opening

Bourses marginally higher at opening

FE Online Report 2017-11-23 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw an upward trend in early trading on Thursday as optimistic investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-specific issues. Dhaka Stock Ex...

CSE, LankaBangla ink MoU on VTS

CSE, LankaBangla ink MoU on VTS

FE Report 2017-11-23 10:56:39

Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) and LankaBangla Securities signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to introduce virtual trading simulator first time in the country, a statement said. The simulato...

aamra networks opens data centre

aamra networks opens data centre

FE Report 2017-11-23 10:46:12

aamra networks has launched a state-of the-art data centre in the capital to provide service to MNCs, telcos, banks and other public and private organisations. "The company has initially invested a...

Bourses remain upbeat

Bourses remain upbeat

FE Online Report 2017-11-23 03:37:17

All indices of Dhaka and Chittagong bourses saw an increase at end of the week’s last trading session on Thursday. DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), advanced 33.18 points or...

Southeast Asian stocks mostly gain

Southeast Asian stocks mostly gain

-- 2017-11-23 02:02:57

Most Southeast Asian stock markets edged higher on Thursday, after minutes of the US Federal Reserve meeting indicated that policy tightening might not be as aggressive as previously expected. Asian...

Asian stocks clam

Asian stocks clam

-- 2017-11-23 01:55:11

Asian share markets were calm Thursday after the Fed minutes largely met investor expectations that it will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month, but Shanghai stocks fell sharply. C...

NBR honours Islami Bank CEO

NBR honours Islami Bank CEO

FE Online Desk 2017-11-22 12:43:42

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has honoured Managing Director and CEO of Islami Bank Bangladesh Md Abdul Hamid Miah as the highest tax payer in the banking sector. Fazle Kabir, Governor of Bangl...

Stocks open higher with DSEX slightly up

Stocks open higher with DSEX slightly up

FE Online Report 2017-11-22 12:00:00

Dhaka Stocks Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stocks Exchange (CSE) have witnessed rise in early session as optimistic investors went back on the buying spree on Wednesday. DSE prime index DSEX advanced...

Bourses end higher

Bourses end higher

FE Online Report 2017-11-22 12:00:00

Dhaka and Chittagong stocks edged higher on Wednesday, the penultimate day of the capital market this week. DSEX, prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 7.45 points or 0.11 per cent to se...

Wall Street end record highs

Wall Street end record highs

-- 2017-11-22 10:40:29

US stocks jumped on Tuesday, pushing all three major indexes to record closing highs, led by gains in this year’s top-performing technology sector. Healthcare stocks also rose after bullish res...

Asia stocks rally on strong global growth

Asia stocks rally on strong global growth

Reuters 2017-11-22 10:25:56

Asian shares joined a global rally and scaled a fresh decade peak on Wednesday as strong world growth and rising corporate profits lured hordes of investors into equities, while oil prices jumped on e...

European shares nudge higher

European shares nudge higher

-- 2017-11-22 04:07:45

European stocks edged up on Wednesday, losing some of the momentum that pushed stocks in Asia and on Wall Street to new highs overnight on continued faith in synchronised economic growth around the wo...

Nikkei share rallies as large-caps gain

Nikkei share rallies as large-caps gain

-- 2017-11-22 01:56:55

Japan’s Nikkei share average rose to a near two-week high on Wednesday, buoyed by gains in large-cap stocks such, as global growth hopes lifted the mood across world markets. The Nikkei ended 0...

BSEC approves prospectus of LankaBangla Al-Arafah Fund

BSEC approves prospectus of LankaBangla Al-Arafah Fund

FE Report 2017-11-22 01:46:19

The securities regulator Tuesday approved the draft prospectus of LankaBangla Al-Arafah Shariah Unit Fund with an initial size of Tk 500 million. The regulator also imposed an aggregate amount of p...

China stocks higher; blue chips jumps

China stocks higher; blue chips jumps

-- 2017-11-21 12:56:22

China stocks rose on Tuesday, with brokerages leading blue chips higher as analysts expect the sector to benefit from a stronger-than expected stock market performance this year. At the lunch break,...

NZ shares slip; health care stocks dip

NZ shares slip; health care stocks dip

-- 2017-11-21 12:44:22

Health care stocks led the decline of New Zealand shares on Tuesday, while the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index dipped 0.4 per cent or 28.619 points to 8,061.190. Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corpora...

Australian shares flat

Australian shares flat

-- 2017-11-21 12:39:57

Australian shares were flat on Tuesday with declines in the financial sector negating miners’ strong gains after a rise in metals prices. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.06 per cent or 3.429 p...

Stocks open marginally higher

Stocks open marginally higher

FE Online Report 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading on Tuesday as investors are active on sector specific issues, after DSEX, and DSES hit all time high on Monday. The key index of the country’s p...

Stocks slip into red on bearish stance

Stocks slip into red on bearish stance

FE Online Report 2017-11-21 12:00:00

The Dhaka stock exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stocks Exchange (CSE) ended lower on Tuesday, as cautious investors booked profit on sector-wise stocks. Market insiders said the risk-averse inves...