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BRAC Bank  to provide custodial services for 'BCB ICL Growth Fund'

BRAC Bank to provide custodial services for 'BCB ICL Growth Fund'

FE Online Desk 2017-11-21 01:38:53

BRAC Bank Limited and Impress Capital Limited, a concern of Impress Group, signed a custodial agreement for the mutual fund “BCB ICL Growth Fund”.   Under this agreement, BRAC Bank...

Asian shares rise; SE Asian stocks mixed

Asian shares rise; SE Asian stocks mixed

-- 2017-11-21 01:16:55

Asian shares rose Tuesday after Wall Street regained lost ground overnight amid subdued trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.7 per cent to finish at 22,416.4...

Nikkei rises on large-cap rally

Nikkei rises on large-cap rally

-- 2017-11-21 01:06:34

Japanese stocks rose on Tuesday after large cap stocks such as automakers and manufacturers of factory automation equipment rallied, while North Korean tensions supported defence-related shares. The...

HK stocks rise on IT sector

HK stocks rise on IT sector

-- 2017-11-21 01:02:30

Hong Kong stocks rose on Tuesday as IT sector jumped. The Hang Seng Index was up 1.2 per cent at 29,619.80. The Hang Seng China index was up 1.91 per cent at 11,758.76, according to Reuters. The sub...

Asian shares slip in mute trading

Asian shares slip in mute trading

-- 2017-11-20 12:18:14

Asian shares slipped in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the US, as gloom carried over from Friday’s retreat on Wall Street. Japan reported its exports rose 14 per...

Stocks witness bullish trend

Stocks witness bullish trend

FE Online Report 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Stocks witnessed bullish trend in early trading on Monday as investors are active on sector specific issues, after the core index hitting all time record on Sunday. Within the first hour of trading,...

Does banking sector  have some juices left?

Does banking sector have some juices left?

FE Online Report 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Despite the deteriorating asset quality and two dramatic hostile takeovers, the banking sector has been the winner of 2017 in Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). With only six weeks to go, the publicly liste...

DSEX, DSES hit all-time high

DSEX, DSES hit all-time high

FE Online Report 2017-11-20 03:45:00

Stocks extended rally for the second consecutive session on Monday, while the key index of the prime bourse DSEX and Shariah index hit all-time record high. Dealers said the market rally continues...

Toshiba shares plummet

Toshiba shares plummet

-- 2017-11-20 03:04:49

Toshiba shares fell nearly 5 per cent on Monday after the company announced a plan to help it retain its listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). On Sunday, Toshiba said it would raise $5.4 billion...

Nikkei slips on stronger yen

Nikkei slips on stronger yen

-- 2017-11-20 01:30:29

Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Monday amid losses on Wall Street and a stronger yen, while semiconductor equipment manufacturers and financial stocks underperformed. The Nikkei ended 0.6...

DSE arranges ‘Technical Analysis’ training

DSE arranges ‘Technical Analysis’ training

FE Online Report 2017-11-20 01:17:15

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) is going to organise a three-day training programme on ‘Technical Analysis.’ According DSE website information, the training programme will be held on De...

Stock markets show positive trends

Stock markets show positive trends

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Trading on the country’s two bourses -- Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) -- is underway with upward trends of share-price indices on Sunday, the first session of th...

Stocks maintain upward trend

Stocks maintain upward trend

FE Online Desk 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Dhaka and Chittagong stock markets have maintained an upward trend with all indices increasing markedly on Sunday, the first session of the week. DSEX, prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advan...

BRAC Bank signs  agreement with  Paradise Group

BRAC Bank signs agreement with Paradise Group

-- 2017-11-18 12:14:50

BRAC Bank Limited signed an Employee Banking Service Agreement with Paradise Group, said a press release. Under this agreement BRAC Bank will provide services like salary disbursement, retail loan...

Stocks extend winning streak for third week

Stocks extend winning streak for third week

FE Report 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Stocks extended the winning streak for the third week in a row as enthusiastic investors keep their appetite for large-cap issues amid optimism. Market-insiders said the positive momentum in large-c...

US stocks end week on sour note

US stocks end week on sour note

-- 2017-11-18 11:44:22

Wall Street ended the week on a sour note on Friday, with major indexes slipping modestly as investors weighed the fate of the Republicans’ tax overhaul plan. Investors have been hopeful that...

IDLC Finance opens 36th branch

IDLC Finance opens 36th branch

FE Online Desk 2017-11-17 12:37:50

IDLC Finance Limited, the leading FI inaugurated its 36th branch in Chowmuhani, Noakhali Thursday. “The economic growth in Noakhali is very significant for the country. As a responsible brand...

Weekly analysis: Major sectors witness  investors' increased participation

Weekly analysis: Major sectors witness investors' increased participation

FE Report 2017-11-17 12:00:00

  The Dhaka bourse Thursday closed higher as most of the major sectors witnessed increased participation of investors. Among the major sectors, bank, financial institutions, engineering, fuel...

S Korean stocks hit intraday record

S Korean stocks hit intraday record

-- 2017-11-17 12:00:00

South Korean stocks reached intraday record high on Friday, up around 25.1 per cent so far this year, while the Korean won edged lower. At 01:04 GMT, the KOSPI was up 21.16 points or 0.83 per cent at...

China stocks fall to 3-month low

China stocks fall to 3-month low

-- 2017-11-17 11:32:41

China’s blue-chip index was poised for its biggest one-day loss in three months, as resources shares slumped amid signs of slowing industrial production growth. The CSI300 index fell 0.8 per ce...

Many listed companies hiding flaws in quarterly financials

Many listed companies hiding flaws in quarterly financials

Mohammad Mufazzal 2017-11-17 11:00:58

Many listed companies are allegedly hiding 'significant deviation' in any parameter in their respective quarterly financials through information holdback, thereby deceiving stock investors. Market-i...

European shares steady

European shares steady

-- 2017-11-17 03:35:57

European shares steadied on Friday with disappointing company updates and broker downgrades weighing on the broader market, while pay-TV firm Sky rose on speculation of takeover interest. Elior fell...

Asian shares higher on US earnings

Asian shares higher on US earnings

-- 2017-11-17 03:18:23

Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, extending global gains after Wall Street reported a round of healthy earnings and US politicians took a step forward on President Donald Trump's tax reform plan...

Nikkei breaks 9-week winning streak

Nikkei breaks 9-week winning streak

-- 2017-11-17 03:17:39

Japan’s Nikkei share average rose to a one-week high on Friday, but it has broken a nine-week winning streak.   The Nikkei ended 0.2 per cent higher to 22,396.80, the highest closing since...

Australian shares end firm

Australian shares end firm

-- 2017-11-17 03:16:03

Australian shares closed firmer on Friday, but they posted their worst week in five months dampened by sliding commodities and financial shares. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.2 per cent, or 13.789...

NZ shares post biggest weekly gain in five

NZ shares post biggest weekly gain in five

-- 2017-11-17 03:14:33

New Zealand shares edged up on Friday, tracking strength in Wall Street which main indexes rose sharply on Thursday. The US stocks boosted by earnings optimism and after the US House of Representativ...

HK stocks rise as IT sector soars

HK stocks rise as IT sector soars

-- 2017-11-17 01:54:37

Hong Kong stocks rose on Friday as IT sector gained more than 1.0 per cent. The Hang Seng index added 0.8 per cent, to 29,250.09 points. The Hong Kong China Enterprises Index gained 1.1 per cent, to...

Bourses back to green zone

Bourses back to green zone

FE Online Desk 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Bourses returned to the green zone on Thursday although the turnover edged lower than the previous session as investors opted for buying riding on sector-specific issues. The last trading session of...

SE Asian stocks rise on upbeat data

SE Asian stocks rise on upbeat data

-- 2017-11-16 11:54:53

Most Southeast Asian stock markets firmed on Thursday, with Indonesia climbing about 1.0 per cent, as upbeat US and regional economic data boosted sentiment. Broader Asian equities gained after dat...

Eight more cos disclose EPS

Eight more cos disclose EPS

FE Online Report 2017-11-16 11:51:22

Eight more listed companies disclosed their first quarter (Q1) un-audited earning per share (EPS) for July-September 2017 on Thursday, according to the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) website. EPS is the...