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China stocks steady in thin trading

China stocks steady in thin trading

-- 2017-12-20 12:15:34

China stocks were largely steady on Wednesday morning, as blue-chips firmed but small-caps dropped amid thin year-end trading. At 04:03 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.31 points or 0....

NZ  shares hit record high

NZ shares hit record high

-- 2017-12-20 12:07:30

New Zealand shares hit a record high on Wednesday, helped by healthcare and utilities shares. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index hit its third record high in four consecutive sessions and was 0.1 p...

Australian shares drop off after 10-year high

Australian shares drop off after 10-year high

-- 2017-12-20 12:04:26

Australian shares eased back on Wednesday from the near 10-year high seen in the previous session, tracking a subdued Wall Street. The US House of Representatives initially passed the tax legislation...

DSEX dips below 6,200-mark

DSEX dips below 6,200-mark

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

Stocks slipped into the red on Wednesday, with core index of the major bourse dipping below the 6,200-mark, as risk-averse investors were on selling mood. Market insiders said small investors were ca...

Asian stocks mixed in listless trading

Asian stocks mixed in listless trading

-- 2017-12-20 11:49:13

Asian shares were mixed Wednesday in listless trading after US stocks ended marginally lower on Tuesday that reversed the recent gains over the Republican-backed US tax bill. Japan’s benchmar...

Stocks witness downturn

Stocks witness downturn

FE Online Report 2017-12-20 11:41:00

Stocks on both bourses witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading Wednesday as cautious investors are selling shares on sector-wise stocks ahead of year-closing. Following the previous two day...

BSEC approves new corporate governance guideline codes

BSEC approves new corporate governance guideline codes

FE Report 2017-12-20 11:10:31

The securities regulator has approved the proposal of rights shares to be issued by Alif Manufacturing Company which was known as CMC Kamal Textile Mills. The approval came at a meeting held at the o...

Japanese stocks slide

Japanese stocks slide

-- 2017-12-20 10:56:56

Japanese stocks slipped on Wednesday as construction shares continued to be battered amid a suspected bid-rigging scandal. Japan Display jumped on a media report the firm is discussing an investmen...

Nahee Aluminum to make debut Sunday

Nahee Aluminum to make debut Sunday

FE Report 2017-12-20 10:30:04

Nahee Aluminum Composite Panel is set to make its share trading debut on Sunday (December 24) on the bourses under "N" category, officials said. Nahee Aluminum will be the 36th listed company under t...

European markets open lower

European markets open lower

-- 2017-12-20 04:10:28

European shares slipped slightly at the opening session on Wednesday following a drop in the previous day when a sell-off on the bond market weighed and support from a tax reform in the US faded. Whi...

Mideast stocks mixed after Saudi budget

Mideast stocks mixed after Saudi budget

-- 2017-12-20 03:53:43

Mideast stocks were mixed on Wednesday after Saudi Arabia unveiled $261 billion state budget on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia’s stock market stalled in early trade today as cement shares ran into pr...

India's Sensex hits record; auto stocks rise

India's Sensex hits record; auto stocks rise

Reuters 2017-12-20 02:16:43

Indian shares hit record highs at the open on Wednesday, surpassing the previous milestone hit more than a month ago, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s electoral victories in key states continue...

S Korean shares edge lower

S Korean shares edge lower

-- 2017-12-20 01:04:00

South Korea’s KOSPI stock index weakened on Wednesday, while  the Korean won rose to a four-week closing high on the local platform while bond yields fell. At 06:33 GMT, the KOSPI was do...

Stocks advance as bank shares rally

Stocks advance as bank shares rally

FE Online Report 2017-12-19 11:42:46

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend Tuesday as optimistic investors remained active on banking sector shares ahead of year-closing. Following the previous day&rs...

Saudi stocks nearly flat

Saudi stocks nearly flat

-- 2017-12-19 04:12:05

Saudi Arabia’s stock market was flat in early trading on Tuesday, ahead the budget which will be announced after the market closes. Najran Cement gained 0.9 per cent as Northern Region cement s...

European shares follow Asia higher

European shares follow Asia higher

-- 2017-12-19 03:33:11

European shares followed US and Asian markets higher on Tuesday as investors awaited a long-anticipated US tax reform bill which looks almost certain to pass this week. The pan-European STOXX 600 tra...

Stocks end nearly flat after volatile trading

Stocks end nearly flat after volatile trading

FE Online Report 2017-12-19 03:24:04

Stocks ended almost flat Tuesday after choppy trading as late hours selling pressure eroded most of the gains. Dealers said the market closed flat as cautious investors booked profits of sector-wis...

ASX closes near 10-year high

ASX closes near 10-year high

-- 2017-12-19 01:49:54

Australian shares closed near a 10-year high on Tuesday as optimism over the US tax bill boosted global investor sentiment, while stronger commodities prices supported a rally in materials stocks....

Asian shares higher after Japan trade data

Asian shares higher after Japan trade data

-- 2017-12-18 12:42:06

Asian shares were mostly higher on Monday, lifted by robust trade data from Japan that suggest a sustained recovery in demand in China and other major markets. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped...

HK shares rise with Asian peer

HK shares rise with Asian peer

-- 2017-12-18 12:28:58

Hong Kong shares rose on Monday as Asian shares were generally up, with sentiment boosted by expectations US lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill. Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong rose 0....

China shares edge lower

China shares edge lower

-- 2017-12-18 12:28:05

China stocks edged lower on Monday, amid concerns over tight year-end liquidity after the central bank lifted interbank market rates. At 04:07 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was down 4.13 points o...

Deshbandhu Polymer inks deal with Indian co

Deshbandhu Polymer inks deal with Indian co

FE Online Report 2017-12-18 12:12:48

The board of directors of Deshbandhu Polymer Limited has acknowledged and approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the company and an Indian company for exploring business plan, s...

Stocks rebound riding on bank shares

Stocks rebound riding on bank shares

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

Stocks returned to green Monday, after remaining down in the previous session, as investors took position on heavyweight banking sector shares. Brokers said the market rebounded in positive zone, des...

Stocks edge up with slow trend

Stocks edge up with slow trend

FE Online Report 2017-12-18 11:57:29

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend Monday amid slow trading as investors remained followed cautious stance ahead of year-closing. Following the previous day&r...

New Zealand shares slip

New Zealand shares slip

-- 2017-12-18 11:13:00

New Zealand shares slipped on Monday as utility stocks weighed on the markets, with sentiment boosted by expectations US lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 inde...

ASX rises on US tax reform hope

ASX rises on US tax reform hope

-- 2017-12-18 10:58:25

Australian shares were on course to snap a two-day losing streak on Monday, making broad-based gains on firmer commodity prices and optimism around US tax reform. Top US Republicans said on Sunday...

Low-cap stocks continue to soar

Low-cap stocks continue to soar

FE Online Report 2017-12-18 10:45:14

Share prices of most of the "Z" category companies are rising abnormally in recent weeks though they had no price sensitive information (PSI) or any expansion plan amid sluggish market movement. Wi...

European shares climb back

European shares climb back

-- 2017-12-18 04:29:28

European shares rose on Monday, with merger and acquisition activity in focus and investor sentiment buoyed by expectations that a US tax bill could soon pass. Thales rose 8.4 per cent after the Fren...

City Bank to sell land to subsidiary

City Bank to sell land to subsidiary

FE Online Report 2017-12-18 01:40:45

The board of directors of City Bank Limited has decided to sell a portion of land and floor space situated at Dilkusha at Motijheel in Dhaka, said an official disclosure on Monday. The bank will sell...

Share price of Samata Leather rising sans capital shortage

Share price of Samata Leather rising sans capital shortage

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

Share price of Samata Leather Complex Limited, a “Z” category company, is soaring despite the company is facing shortage of working capital. Within a month, the company’s share pric...