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177,681 BO accounts closed in one month

177,681 BO accounts closed in one month

FE REPORT 2022-08-16 10:23:22

The number of active BO (beneficiary owner's) accounts has declined 8.82 per cent in the past one month mainly because of non-payment of account maintenance fees. A total of 177,681 active BO account...

NAVs of listed MFs decline as stock prices dip

NAVs of listed MFs decline as stock prices dip

FE REPORT 2022-08-16 10:11:30

The listed mutual funds (MFs) saw a decline in their net asset values (NAVs) as the stocks lost their value following price corrections in all four trading days of the last week. The fund managers ar...

CSE awards 20 stock brokers

CSE awards 20 stock brokers

FE REPORT 2022-08-13 09:47:16

Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has awarded 20 best performing stock brokers and dealers based on their turnovers in fiscal year 2021-22. The winners were selected in two categories -- dealer categor...

Weekly market review: Stocks retreat as investors weigh fuel oil price surge

Weekly market review: Stocks retreat as investors weigh fuel oil price surge

FE REPORT 2022-08-13 09:44:21

Stocks retreated this week to Thursday from the previous week's big gain as investors went defensive following the fuel oil price surge amid growing economic pressures. This week saw four trading day...

J&J to end global sales of talc-based baby powder

J&J to end global sales of talc-based baby powder

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-12 14:40:06

Johnson & Johnson will stop selling talc-based baby powder globally in 2023, the drugmaker said on Thursday, more than two years after it ended US sales of a product that drew thousands of consume...

Asian stocks mixed and European futures flat on rate hike worries

Asian stocks mixed and European futures flat on rate hike worries

REUTERS 2022-08-12 12:19:31

Asian stocks were mixed and the yen fell on Friday, capping off a back-and-forth week that saw investors split on how aggressively the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates to tackle inflation....

'Floor price' to remain in place until further order: BSEC

'Floor price' to remain in place until further order: BSEC

FE REPORT 2022-08-12 09:29:27

The securities regulator says the 'floor price' imposed recently will remain effective until further order. The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) made the announcement on its offic...

Walton EPS declines 26pc

Walton EPS declines 26pc

FE REPORT 2022-08-11 10:10:25

Walton Hi-Tech Industries PLC, a listed company, saw a 26 per cent decline in EPS (earnings per share) for the year ended on June 30, 2022, compared to the previous year. The company has also reporte...

Stocks slip as caution reigns ahead of US inflation data

Stocks slip as caution reigns ahead of US inflation data

REUTERS 2022-08-09 14:44:00

Shares edged lower and the dollar hung off recent highs on Tuesday as investors eyed US inflation data due a day later that will likely yield clues to any further aggressive Federal Reserve rate hikes...

Stock brokers to help enhance liquidity support for market

Stock brokers to help enhance liquidity support for market

FE REPORT 2022-08-09 09:06:04

Stock brokers have agreed to work towards increasing liquidity support for the stock market to ensure its stability and development. They came up with this assurance at a meeting with the officials o...

Asia shares subdued, dollar refreshed by US rate risks

Asia shares subdued, dollar refreshed by US rate risks

REUTERS 2022-08-08 11:52:08

Asian share markets were subdued on Monday and the dollar held firm after a stunning US payrolls report pushed back against talk of recession but also bolstered the case for more super-sized rate hike...

T-Bonds likely to make trading debut Aug 16

T-Bonds likely to make trading debut Aug 16

FE REPORT 2022-08-08 11:21:50

Trading in Treasury Bonds (T-Bonds) is likely to begin on the secondary market on August 16 if the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) can sort out some complexities that arose recently. As per the instructio...

Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, key energy stakes

Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, key energy stakes

-- 2022-08-07 15:33:18

Russia has banned investors from so-called unfriendly countries from selling shares in key energy projects and banks until the end of the year, stepping up pressure in the sanctions stand-off with the...

Undistributed stock dividend: CMSF likely to start settlement process this month

Undistributed stock dividend: CMSF likely to start settlement process this month

FE REPORT 2022-08-07 10:09:35

The Capital Market Stabilisation Fund (CMSF) is set to start the process of settlement of investors' claims for undistributed stock dividend this month. Officials said the CMSF has framed a guideli...

Stock market surge: MNCs see price hike up to 10.39pc

Stock market surge: MNCs see price hike up to 10.39pc

FE REPORT 2022-08-07 09:58:17

With the stock market surge that continued throughout the last week, share prices of the listed multinational companies (MNCs) gained between 1.67 per cent and 10.39 per cent. Buoyed by market-supp...

Ten firms account for 29pc of weekly turnover on DSE

Ten firms account for 29pc of weekly turnover on DSE

FE REPORT 2022-08-06 13:19:03

The ten most-traded companies accounted for 29 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week, with Beximco dominating the turnover chart for the fourth straight week....

Weekly market review: 'Floor price' brings cheer to stocks

Weekly market review: 'Floor price' brings cheer to stocks

BABUL BARMAN 2022-08-06 12:53:24

Stocks rebounded strongly in the week to Thursday, paring two weeks of losses, amid high optimism as the securities regulator reintroduced the 'floor price' for all the equities. Continuous fall of s...

Stocks climb ahead of US jobs data

Stocks climb ahead of US jobs data

REUTERS 2022-08-05 13:37:51

Asian shares gained on Friday ahead of US jobs data that will give another clue to the health of the world's largest economy as warning signs flashed in bond markets, and oil traded around its lowest...

Focus on separate board for startups in bourses

Focus on separate board for startups in bourses

FE REPORT 2022-08-05 10:03:06

Discussants at a conference made the suggestions of forming a separate board in the bourses along with ensuring support of the regulatory bodies concerned to facilitate growth of the country's startup...

BB asks to calculate investment limit at purchase price of stocks

BB asks to calculate investment limit at purchase price of stocks

-- 2022-08-04 19:50:11

The investment limit (exposure limit) of banks in the capital market will now be calculated at the purchase price instead of the market price, according to the Bangladesh Bank (BB).  The central...

Stocks post modest rise after bumpy ride

Stocks post modest rise after bumpy ride

FE Online Report 2022-08-04 16:46:06

Stocks witnessed a moderate rise on Thursday, extending the gaining streak for the fifth straight session, as the investors were active on both sides of the trading fence. The market moved positive a...

Stocks witness mixed trend at opening

Stocks witness mixed trend at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-04 11:40:44

Stocks witnessed a mixed trend on Thursday as the investors were active on both sides of the trading fence after a sharp rise in the past four days. Following the previous four days’ steep rise...

Stock turnover nears Tk 12b-mark

Stock turnover nears Tk 12b-mark

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-03 15:57:35

The stock market extended the winning streak Wednesday with turnover reaching nearly Tk 12 billion after three months as investors are putting fresh funds into stocks riding on favourable regulatory i...

Stocks jump at opening on banks’ exposure news

Stocks jump at opening on banks’ exposure news

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-03 11:38:21

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) crossed the 6300-mark in early trading on Wednesday as the bargain hunters put fresh bets on lucrative stocks riding on regulatory support. The marke...

Merchant banks, portfolio managers asked to invest 10pc of investable funds

Merchant banks, portfolio managers asked to invest 10pc of investable funds

FE REPORT 2022-08-03 10:24:00

Merchant bankers have assured of taking necessary steps to inspire portfolio managers and their clients to help stabilise the market injecting their investable funds. The assurance came from Banglade...

Tax receipts from DSE dip 50pc in July

Tax receipts from DSE dip 50pc in July

FE REPORT 2022-08-03 10:14:05

The government revenue earnings from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) tumbled 50 per cent year-on-year in July 2022 on the back of falling turnover and reduced trading days. The government collected...

Yields up with dollar as Fed officials signal more hikes; Asian stocks firm

Yields up with dollar as Fed officials signal more hikes; Asian stocks firm

REUTERS 2022-08-03 09:24:01

Asia-Pacific bond yields followed US Treasury yields higher on Wednesday and the dollar continued its climb after Federal Reserve officials signalled they are nowhere near done raising interest rates....

DSE turnover hits nearly three-month high

DSE turnover hits nearly three-month high

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-02 16:10:28

Stocks extended the winning streak on Tuesday with a turnover on the prime bourse hitting almost three months high as buoyant investors are putting fresh funds on stocks riding on regulatory support....

BSEC for making investments forming own portfolios by issuers

BSEC for making investments forming own portfolios by issuers

FE REPORT 2022-08-02 15:00:06

The securities regulator has urged listed companies to play market supportive roles injecting fresh funds through possible ways including formation of their own portfolios. The Bangladesh Securities...

DSEX exceeds 6200-mark at opening

DSEX exceeds 6200-mark at opening

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-02 12:28:54

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) crossed the 6200-mark in the early trading on Tuesday as the bargain hunters put fresh bets on lucrative stocks riding on regulatory support. The con...