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Brokerage firms' mkt operations: Deficiencies found in many accounts

Brokerage firms' mkt operations: Deficiencies found in many accounts

FE Report 2020-07-10 09:48:21

The securities regulator and the premier bourse have strengthened monitoring over the brokerage firms' market operations to ensure the protection of investors' funds and shares. As part of the move...

Stocks keep gaining amid soaring turnover

Stocks keep gaining amid soaring turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-09 16:21:29

Stocks extended the winning streak for the four consecutive sessions on Thursday as the optimistic investors continued their appetite following the minimum shareholding ultimatum by the securities r...

Global stocks: China charges on, gold reaches nine-year high

Global stocks: China charges on, gold reaches nine-year high

REUTERS 2020-07-09 15:58:59

European shares were rising again after a two-day wobble on Thursday as China’s markets continued their charge, and something between fear and greed propelled gold to a nine-year high. Chinese...

Bata Shoe declares ‘no’ final dividend

Bata Shoe declares ‘no’ final dividend

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-09 11:43:24

The board of directors of the Bata Shoe Company (Bangladesh) has recommended ‘no’ final dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2019 due to the worldwide as well as the countrywide shu...

Stocks open higher amid soaring turnover

Stocks open higher amid soaring turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-09 11:30:43

Stocks witnessed an upward trend in early trading on Thursday as optimistic investors showed their appetite following the minimum shareholding ultimatum by the stock market regulator. Within 30 minut...

Dutch-Bangla Bank approves 25pc dividend

Dutch-Bangla Bank approves 25pc dividend

FE DESK REPORT 2020-07-09 09:40:32

The 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited was held on Wednesday through virtual platform under the Chairmanship of Sayem Ahmed, Chairman of the board of directors of the ban...

Govt revenue from DSE hits 10-year low

Govt revenue from DSE hits 10-year low

Babul Barman 2020-07-09 09:37:58

The government's revenue earnings from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) hit more than 10 years low to Tk 1.04 billion in the just concluded fiscal year (FY) 2019-20due to bearish market trend. Market o...

Bourses extend winning streak amid rising turnover

Bourses extend winning streak amid rising turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-08 15:59:16

Stocks extended the gaining streak for the three consecutive sessions on Wednesday as some investors continued to show their buying appetite following the minimum shareholding ultimatum by the regulat...

Stocks open positive as bourses back normal trading

Stocks open positive as bourses back normal trading

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-08 11:20:49

Stocks saw a positive trend in early trading on Wednesday as optimistic investors showed their appetite following the minimum shareholding ultimatum by the stock market regulator. Recently, the sec...

Public subscription of Walton IPO to begin Aug 9

Public subscription of Walton IPO to begin Aug 9

FE REPORT 2020-07-08 10:13:22

Public subscription of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd is set to open on August 9 which will be continued until August 16. The company received the letter of consent from the Bangladesh Securities an...

Crest Securities owner, wife 'confesses to crime'

Crest Securities owner, wife 'confesses to crime'

-- 2020-07-07 21:27:49

Crest Securities Ltd Managing Director Md Shahid Ullah and his wife Nipa Sultana have confessed to their involvement with the embezzlement of clients’ funds during primary interrogations, police...

Bourses back to regular trading hours Wednesday

Bourses back to regular trading hours Wednesday

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-07 16:00:55

Trading on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) will return to normal schedule of four hours tomorrow (Wednesday). As per the new decision, trading at the bourses will begin...

DSEX exceeds 4,000-mark after five weeks

DSEX exceeds 4,000-mark after five weeks

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-07 15:18:30

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) crossed the 4,000-mark after five weeks on Tuesday as optimistic investors continued their buying binge on the regulatory move for ensuring mandatory...

DSEX touches 4,000-mark in early trading

DSEX touches 4,000-mark in early trading

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-07 10:55:16

Stocks witnessed an upward trend in early trading on Tuesday as optimistic investors went on buying binge at the lowest possible prices riding on the regulatory move for ensuring mandatory shareholdin...

BB removes ONE Bank chairman over loan delinquency

BB removes ONE Bank chairman over loan delinquency

-- 2020-07-06 20:26:15

Bangladesh Bank has removed ONE Bank Chairman Sayeed Hossain Chowdhury over bad loans tied to one of his companies. The episode of delinquency stems from his loans from Standard Bank. The loans borr...

Stocks rebound amid rising turnover

Stocks rebound amid rising turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-06 14:32:09

Stocks rebounded on Monday with soaring turnover as some investors went on buying binge riding on the regulatory move for ensuring mandatory shareholding rules. The stock market regulator has asked 6...

BSEC gets tough on minimum shareholding

BSEC gets tough on minimum shareholding

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-06 12:04:23

The stock market regulator has asked 61 directors of 22 listed companies to ensure a minimum 2.0 per cent shares in their own companies within 45 days to continue their directorship. The Bangladesh S...

Asia shares climb as China blue chips hit five-year peak

Asia shares climb as China blue chips hit five-year peak

REUTERS 2020-07-06 11:41:36

Asian shares scaled four-month peaks on Monday as investors counted on super-cheap liquidity and fiscal stimulus to sustain the global economic recovery, even as surging coronavirus cases delayed re-o...

Stocks down at opening on DSE, CSE

Stocks down at opening on DSE, CSE

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-06 11:09:29

Stocks witnessed a downward trend in early trading on Monday with turnover remaining low as investors mostly followed cautious stance amid worsening pandemic situation in the country. Within 30 minut...

Phoenix Insurance, Phoenix Finance declare dividend 

Phoenix Insurance, Phoenix Finance declare dividend 

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-06 10:44:01

The board of directors of Phoenix Insurance Company, and Phoenix Finance & Investment have recommended dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2019, according to separate official disclosures...

BSEC moves to formulate transaction rules for perpetual bonds

BSEC moves to formulate transaction rules for perpetual bonds

FE Report 2020-07-06 10:10:48

The securities regulator has moved to formulate rules for transactions of all perpetual bonds through the main trading platforms of the stock exchanges. The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commi...

Stocks edge down amid low turnover

Stocks edge down amid low turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-05 14:06:48

Stocks edged lower on Sunday as investors remained cautious amid ongoing pandemic situation and floor price limitation. DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 5.21 points...

Four insurers declare dividend 

Four insurers declare dividend 

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-05 11:27:38

The board of directors of four insurance companies have recommended dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2019, according to separate official disclosures on Sunday. The companies are-- Eastlan...

Bourses see downward trend at opening

Bourses see downward trend at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-05 11:01:05

Stocks saw a downward trend in early trading on Sunday with turnover remaining low as investors mostly followed cautious stance amid worsening pandemic situation in the country. Within 30 minutes of...

Weekly review: DSE turnover sees exponential rise

Weekly review: DSE turnover sees exponential rise

-- 2020-07-04 10:10:14

Stocks posted a modest gain in the outgoing week with turnover hitting nine years high thanks to huge block transactions of GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh shares. Week-on-week, DSEX, the key index of the...

BO accounts decline 9.0pc in outgoing fiscal year

BO accounts decline 9.0pc in outgoing fiscal year

Babul Barman 2020-07-04 09:58:19

The number of beneficiary owners' (BO) accounts dropped 9.10 per cent in the outgoing fiscal year (FY) 2019-20 due to non-payment of annual renewal fees, strict regulatory move and depressed capital...

DSE for allowing TREC to firm having minimum 100m paid-up capital

DSE for allowing TREC to firm having minimum 100m paid-up capital

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-03 11:10:16

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has recommended allowing a trading right entitlement certificate (TREC) to a company having a paid-up capital of Tk 100 million. It also recommended a registration fee of T...

GSK to be named Unilever Consumer Care

GSK to be named Unilever Consumer Care

FE REPORT 2020-07-03 10:40:58

The listed company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Bangladesh will be named as 'Unilever Consumer Care' soon, a disclosure said. The company's name is going to be changed following the acquisition of GSK Bangl...

Stocks end first session of new fiscal year on negative note

Stocks end first session of new fiscal year on negative note

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-07-02 15:30:30

Stocks ended slightly lower on Thursday, the first session of the new fiscal year (FY21), as investors were mostly cautious due to worsening pandemic situation and floor price limitation. DSEX, the k...

Stocks open new fiscal year lower

Stocks open new fiscal year lower

-- 2020-07-02 11:37:15

Stocks witnessed a downward trend in early hours of trading on Thursday, the first session of the fiscal year (FY) 2020-21, as investors mostly followed the cautious stance. DSEX, the prime index of...