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Stocks end 2020 on a positive note

Stocks end 2020 on a positive note

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-30 16:08:29

Stocks extended the winning streak for the sixth straight days on Wednesday, with key index crossing the 5,400-mark after 18 months, the last trading day of the year 2020. DSEX, prime index of Dhaka...

BSEC allows brokerage houses to open new branch office

BSEC allows brokerage houses to open new branch office

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-30 15:19:29

The stock market regulator has allowed brokerage houses to open new branch offices across the country after nine years following the long-standing demand of the stockbrokers. The Bangladesh Securitie...

DSE AGM approves 3.0pc cash dividend

DSE AGM approves 3.0pc cash dividend

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-30 12:33:59

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has approved a 3.0 per cent cash dividend for its shareholders for the year ended June 30, 2020. The approval came at the bourse’s 59th annual general meeting (AG...

Stocks open higher on last trading day of 2020

Stocks open higher on last trading day of 2020

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-30 11:55:05

Stocks witnessed an upward trend in the early hours of trading of the last trading session of the year 2020 on Wednesday as investors remained active on major sectors issues amid year-end dividend exp...

Regulator issues exit plan for issuers of delisted securities

Regulator issues exit plan for issuers of delisted securities

FE REPORT 2020-12-30 11:08:08

The stock market regulator on Tuesday issued a directive on exit plan for issuers of the delisted securities in the interest of the investors and the capital market. The Bangladesh Securities and Exc...

Stocks extend winning streak amid rising turnover

Stocks extend winning streak amid rising turnover

FE Online Report 2020-12-29 16:34:25

Stocks extended the winning streak for the fifth straight day on Tuesday as investors remained active on major sectors issues. DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 14.24...

Asian shares rise as Nikkei hits 30-year high

Asian shares rise as Nikkei hits 30-year high

-- 2020-12-29 11:56:30

Asian shares jumped on Tuesday, with Japanese stocks hitting a 30-year high, as hopes that a long-awaited US pandemic relief package would be expanded and a Brexit trade deal supported investor risk a...

Stocks open higher as large-cap stocks surge

Stocks open higher as large-cap stocks surge

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-29 11:04:01

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early trading on Tuesday as investors remained active on major sector issues amid year-end dividend expectations. Meanwhile, Robi’s share continued to rise fo...

Jamuna Oil, Eastern Lubricants declare dividend

Jamuna Oil, Eastern Lubricants declare dividend

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-29 10:43:00

The boards of directors of state-run two more listed companies – Jamuna Oil Company and Eastern Lubricants – have recommended cash dividends for the year ended on June 30, 2020, according...

Sukuk auction sparks huge interest

Sukuk auction sparks huge interest

FE REPORT 2020-12-28 22:45:00

The Tk. 40 billion sukuk was over-subscribed by nearly four times to Tk. 151.53 billion in its first auction held on Monday at the central bank. For the first time, the government is mobilising funds...

Stocks post marginal gain for fourth day

Stocks post marginal gain for fourth day

FE Online Report 2020-12-28 16:39:35

Stocks posted a marginal gain on Monday, extending the winning streak for the fourth straight sessions, as investors remained active on major sectors stocks. DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exch...

Stocks open lower on profit-taking

Stocks open lower on profit-taking

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-28 11:12:31

Stocks witnessed a downward trend in early trading on Monday as risk-averse investors opted for booking profit on quick-gaining stocks. Meanwhile, Robi’s share continued to rise for the third t...

IPO subscription of Lub-rref to begin Jan 26

IPO subscription of Lub-rref to begin Jan 26

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-28 10:40:25

The IPO subscription of Lub-rref (Bangladesh) – a local lubricant manufacturer – will open January 26, aiming to raise Tk 1.50 billion under the book-building method. The subscription of...

1st auction of Bangladesh's Sukuk today

1st auction of Bangladesh's Sukuk today

FE REPORT 2020-12-28 08:48:56

The first auction for Sukuk, the Islamic Shariah-compliant bond named Bangladesh Government Islamic Investment Sukuk will be held today (Monday) creating history in the country's financial market. On...

DSEX exceeds 5,300-mark after 18 months

DSEX exceeds 5,300-mark after 18 months

-- 2020-12-27 16:31:45

The core index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) crossed the 5,300-mark on Sunday after 18 months as investors continued to put fresh stakes on large-cap stocks amid high hopes. DSEX, the prime index...

Energypac Power to hold IPO lottery draw Jan 3

Energypac Power to hold IPO lottery draw Jan 3

FE Online Report 2020-12-27 12:35:57

Energypac Power Generation is set to hold its IPO (initial public offering) lottery draw on January 3, aiming to allocate a total about 40.30 million ordinary shares among the successful applicants....

Stocks up at opening amid growing confidence

Stocks up at opening amid growing confidence

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-27 11:45:35

Stocks witnessed sharp gains in early trading on Sunday as investors put fresh stakes on stocks riding on high expectations. Meanwhile, Robi’s share continued to rise for the second trading day...

Padma Oil declares 125pc cash dividend

Padma Oil declares 125pc cash dividend

FE Online Report 2020-12-27 10:43:05

The board of directors of state-run Padma Oil Company Ltd has recommended a 125 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2020. The final approval of the dividend will come during the ann...

190,480 beneficiary owner accounts added in two months

190,480 beneficiary owner accounts added in two months

BABUL BARMAN 2020-12-27 10:03:06

The number of new beneficiary owner (BO) accounts continued to rise as the stock market is showing a signs of stability after the latest market debacle in 2010-2011. Market operators attributed the...

Sustainable capital market within six months, says BSEC chief

Sustainable capital market within six months, says BSEC chief

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-24 22:08:33

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) Chairman Prof Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam expressed his firm optimism to get a sustainable capital market within the next six months. “Many evil...

Shares jump as Robi makes flying debut

Shares jump as Robi makes flying debut

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-24 16:18:10

Stocks witnessed a big jump on Thursday, with turnover crossing Tk 14 billion-mark on the major bourse after more than four-month, as investors put fresh stakes on stocks amid expectations. DSEX, the...

Stocks open higher as Robi makes flying debut

Stocks open higher as Robi makes flying debut

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-24 11:02:05

Stocks witnessed an upward trend in early trading on Thursday as Robi, the biggest-ever issue made a flying trading debut. Robi is the largest public offering in the history of Bangladesh's capital m...

Meghna Petroleum declares 150pc cash dividend

Meghna Petroleum declares 150pc cash dividend

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-24 10:53:06

The board of directors of Meghna Petroleum has recommended a 150 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2020. The final approval will come during the annual general meeting scheduled t...

Bangladesh issues Sukuk Monday to raise Tk 80b

Bangladesh issues Sukuk Monday to raise Tk 80b

JASIM UDDIN HAROON 2020-12-24 09:01:32

Sukuk, the Islamic Shariah-compliant bond, will be issued on Monday, marking the history in the country's financial market. The Bangladesh Government Islamic Investment Sukuk worth Tk 40 billion will...

Walton approves 200pc cash dividend

Walton approves 200pc cash dividend

-- 2020-12-23 20:42:30

Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited has approved 200 per cent cash dividend for the general shareholders and 75 per cent cash dividend for sponsors and directors for the financial year 2019-2020. ...

DSE daily turnover exceeds Tk 12b-mark

DSE daily turnover exceeds Tk 12b-mark

FE Online Report 2020-12-23 16:44:52

Stocks rebounded strongly on Wednesday, with a turnover crossing Tk 12 billion-mark on the major bourse after four-month, as bargain hunters put fresh stakes on stocks amid optimism. DSEX, the prim...

Stocks witness mixed trend amid volatility

Stocks witness mixed trend amid volatility

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-23 10:52:04

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Wednesday with choppy trading as investors mostly followed cautious and waited for debut of the largest ever issue Robi. Following the previous day&rs...

Sukuk bond to be issued by December 30

Sukuk bond to be issued by December 30

-- 2020-12-22 21:51:36

Sukuk, a sharia-compliant bond-like instruments used in Islamic finance, would be issued in the country by December 30 this year. The Finance Division and the Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday signed an agr...

CSE revises Shariah Index with effect from Dec 30

CSE revises Shariah Index with effect from Dec 30

FE Online Report 2020-12-22 17:13:25

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has revised its Shariah Index on the basis of performance of the CSE listed companies. The new index will be effective from December 30. The CSE Shariah Index is r...

Stocks back to red after single-day break

Stocks back to red after single-day break

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-12-22 16:04:33

Stocks returned to the red on Tuesday, after a single-day break, as many investors freed funds to participate in the upcoming IPOs while some were waiting for the debut of the largest ever issue Robi....