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Floor prices of 66 issues lifted after one year

Floor prices of 66 issues lifted after one year

FE Report 2021-04-08 08:56:30

The securities regulator has lifted the floor prices of 66 listed securities to ease the transactions of their shares or units. The decision was taken on Wednesday at a meeting held at office of the...

BSEC approves green bond for first time in Bangladesh

BSEC approves green bond for first time in Bangladesh

-- 2021-04-07 21:46:40

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) has allowed a non-governmental organisation to raise Tk 1.0 billion from the capital market by issuing green bonds for the first time in Bangladesh...

‘Green Bond’ to be launched in capital market soon

‘Green Bond’ to be launched in capital market soon

-- 2021-04-06 19:20:54

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) Chairman Prof Shibli Rubaiyat-Ul Islam on Tuesday said that ‘Green Bond’ would be launched in the capital market for ensuring sustainab...

Tesla's value set to gain $50b on record EV deliveries

Tesla's value set to gain $50b on record EV deliveries

Reuters 2021-04-06 09:53:35

Tesla was set to add about $50 billion to its market value as the electric car-maker’s shares surged on Monday, after it posted record deliveries on strong demand in China that helped it offset...

Index Agro makes debut trading Wednesday

Index Agro makes debut trading Wednesday

-- 2021-04-06 09:18:56

Index Agro Industries will make its debut trading tomorrow (Wednesday) on completion of listing process, the officials said. The officials of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) have confirmed the date of the...

Margin loan ceiling raised to curb free-fall of share prices

Margin loan ceiling raised to curb free-fall of share prices

FE REPORT 2021-04-05 09:02:09

The stock market regulator on Sunday increased the marginal loan limit for the investors to curb the free-fall of share prices. From now on, investors will be able to borrow more than before. The in...

Stocks in free fall amid panic-driven sell-offs

Stocks in free fall amid panic-driven sell-offs

FE Online Report 2021-04-04 16:37:38

Stocks witnessed a big fall on Sunday as investors dumped their holdings amid fears over the adverse impact of the coronavirus lockdown in the country. The market opened on a free fall which contin...

Stocks collapse at opening amid deepening worries

Stocks collapse at opening amid deepening worries

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-04 11:21:17

Stocks tumbled at opening on Sunday as panic gripped investors fearing further fall of share prices riding on the news of a countrywide lockdown to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The mark...

Bourses to continue trading if bank operations remain unaffected

Bourses to continue trading if bank operations remain unaffected

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-04-03 16:57:08

Trading and settlements at both the bourses will be continued if the banks provide their services amid covid-19 pandemic or any other situation, officials said on Saturday. In a statement, Dhaka Stoc...

Weekly market review: Corona panic grips investors, losing streak extended

Weekly market review: Corona panic grips investors, losing streak extended

FE Report 2021-04-03 13:24:44

Dhaka bourse passed the week with a moderate loss both in broad index and turnover as investors were panicked over the surge in covid infections and deaths. Amid selling pressure and cautious stanc...

Online education platform Coursera opens 18pc higher in NYSE debut

Online education platform Coursera opens 18pc higher in NYSE debut

Reuters 2021-04-01 12:16:36

Shares of online learning platform Coursera Inc opened 18 per cent above the initial public offering price in their US debut on Wednesday, valuing the company at $5.08 billion. The stock opened at $3...

Dhaka Stock Exchange Index tumbles to three-month low

Dhaka Stock Exchange Index tumbles to three-month low

FE REPORT 2021-04-01 09:45:27

The benchmark index of Dhaka bourse tumbled to a three-month low on Wednesday, with most stocks ending in the red amid spike in Covid-19 infections. The DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchang...

Mutual funds see price appreciation

Mutual funds see price appreciation

FE Report 2021-03-31 10:38:48

The majority number of listed mutual funds (MFs) witnessed price appreciation on Monday following investors' increased participation. On the day, the MFs also dominated the chart of top 10 gainers on...

Green Delta Insurance approves 32pc dividend

Green Delta Insurance approves 32pc dividend

FE DESK REPORT 2021-03-31 10:34:04

Green Delta Insurance Company Limited has declared 32 per cent dividend (7.5 per cent stock dividend and 24.5 per cent cash dividend) for its shareholders for the year ended December 31, 2020. The an...

86pc of investors' complaints resolved through CCAM

86pc of investors' complaints resolved through CCAM

FE Report 2021-03-29 08:38:11

Around 86 per cent of the investors' complaints so far submitted online have been addressed through the Customer Complaints Address Module (CCAM). The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (B...

BSEC to defer implementation of directive on margin loan interest cap for 6 months

BSEC to defer implementation of directive on margin loan interest cap for 6 months

FE Report 2021-03-29 08:25:59

The securities regulator is set to defer the implementation of its directive regarding the cap on margin loan interest for six months considering the interest of the market and its operators. The ass...

Goldman sold $10.5b of stocks in block-trade spree

Goldman sold $10.5b of stocks in block-trade spree

Reuters 2021-03-28 10:29:17

Large block trades on Friday causing a wave of selling in a clutch of companies were driven by sales of more than $10 billion executed by Goldman Sachs Group, media reported on Saturday. Shares in Vi...

Shahjalal Bank to diversify investment portfolios

Shahjalal Bank to diversify investment portfolios

Siddique Islam 2021-03-28 10:08:58

Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited (SJIBL) has decided to diversify its investment portfolios focusing on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and retail banking aiming to minimize risks, the bank's top exe...

BSEC urged to defer implementation of directive about cap on margin loan interest

BSEC urged to defer implementation of directive about cap on margin loan interest

Mohammad Mufazzal 2021-03-28 10:01:35

Merchant bankers have urged the securities regulator to defer the implementation of its directive regarding cap on margin loan interest till June 30, 2022. They said the market may face sell pressure...

Stocks plunge further on virus worries

Stocks plunge further on virus worries

BABUL BARMAN 2021-03-27 08:55:49

Stocks plunged further for the second straight week as worried investors continued to dump their holdings amid fears over impact of the fresh wave of Covid-19 virus due to rising trend of infected pat...

BSEC approves draft prospectuses of two open-ended mutual funds

BSEC approves draft prospectuses of two open-ended mutual funds

FE Report 2021-03-26 10:17:26

The securities regulator approved the draft prospectuses of two open-end mutual funds (MFs) and also took a decision to issue licences to two fund managers. The approval came at a meeting of the Bang...

Stocks edge up amid volatile trading

Stocks edge up amid volatile trading

-- 2021-03-25 11:36:07

Stocks edged higher at opening on Thursday amid choppy trading as investors remained cautious amid a rising trend of Covid-19 infections and deaths in recent days. Following the previous day’s...

Asian shares wobble in volatile trade

Asian shares wobble in volatile trade

Reuters 2021-03-25 11:08:13

Asian equities bounced between gains and losses on Thursday as a selloff in Chinese technology shares due to concerns they will be de-listed from US bourses and worries about a semiconductor shortage...

Desh General Insurance to make trading debut Mar 29

Desh General Insurance to make trading debut Mar 29

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-25 10:41:21

Desh General Insurance will make its shares trading debut on March 29 (Monday) on the bourses under "N" catagory, officials said. The insurer’s IPO subscription, which raised Tk 1...

Newly listed stocks suffer the most

Newly listed stocks suffer the most

FE REPORT 2021-03-25 08:44:58

Newly listed stocks suffered the biggest hits in the stock market on Wednesday with three out of top ten losers being the newcomers. Three newly listed companies - eGeneration, Lub-rref (Bangladesh...

Outbound remittance up to 6.0pc allowed sans approval

Outbound remittance up to 6.0pc allowed sans approval

DOULOT AKTER MALA 2021-03-25 08:41:35

The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) has allowed repatriation of outward remittance up to 6.0 per cent of the previous year's sales value, for companies in commercial operation, wi...

Stocks plunge further as virus cases rising alarmingly

Stocks plunge further as virus cases rising alarmingly

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-24 16:46:40

Stocks plunged further Wednesday as panic-driven investors dumped their holdings amid fears of a fresh wave of the coronavirus. The market opened lower which continued until the end of the session as...

Stocks slide at opening amid virus worries

Stocks slide at opening amid virus worries

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-24 11:36:49

Stocks plummeted at the opening on Wednesday as cautious amid the rising trend of Covid-19 infections and deaths alarmingly every day. Following the previous day’s flat ending, the Dhaka Stock...

Finance minister terms stock market fluctuation a normal phenomenon

Finance minister terms stock market fluctuation a normal phenomenon

FE REPORT 2021-03-24 10:19:28

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday said ups and downs are common phenomenon in stock market and advised the people to invest cautiously. "If you think that ups and downs won't happen in th...

Stocks inch higher after high volatility

Stocks inch higher after high volatility

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-03-23 16:22:23

The market inched higher on Tuesday after high volatility as investors remained cautious amid a rising trend of Covid-19 infected patients in recent days. The market opened higher and the key index r...