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DSEX crosses 6,200-mark as bank shares shine

FE Online Report October 05, 2017 16:30:07

Stocks extended the winning spell on Thursday, with key index of the major bourse crossing the 6,200-mark again, as investors continued their buying spree on banking issues. Brokers said the market e...

Asian shares flat in calm trading

-- October 05, 2017 13:11:30

Asian shares were little changed on Thursday, with trading becalmed by public holidays in Shanghai, Hong Kong and South Korea. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1 per cent lower to 20,616.75. Au...

NZ shares hit all-time high

-- October 05, 2017 12:54:34

New Zealand shares hit an all-time high aided by consumer stocks on Thursday. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was up 0.4 per cent, or 31.26 points, to hit an all-time high at 7,980.95. Strong con...

Australian shares rise after Wall St rally

-- October 05, 2017 12:39:13

Australian shares edged up on Thursday, tracking Wall Street higher, with the gains fairly broad based, driven by material and consumer stocks. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index was up 13.342 p...

DSE, CSE open higher on buying spree

FE Online Report October 05, 2017 11:51:26

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Thursday as investors continued their buying appetite on sector-specific stocks. Following the previous day...

Asian shares edge up slightly after strong US data

Reuters October 05, 2017 10:02:23

Asian shares were a tad firmer on Thursday, taking their cues from strong US data although holiday-thinned trade and uncertainty about the impact of recent hurricanes on the US economy are likely to k...

Stock mkt lacks depth, breadth

FE Report October 05, 2017 00:51:37

The country's capital market needs listing of more companies having good fundamentals along with introducing new products to attract investors from different level of income.Dr. Mashiur Rahman, the ec...

Ten cos snare 35pc transaction on DSE

FE Report October 05, 2017 00:50:07

Top 10 traded companies, including seven banks, Wednesday captured nearly 35 per cent transaction of the Dhaka bourse while LankaBangla Finance topped the chart.The total turnover on the Dhaka Stock E...

China shares hit two-year high

-- October 04, 2017 14:07:17

China stocks jumped 1.9 per cent to their highest level in more than two years on Wednesday morning, extending gains for a second day, after China’s central bank cut reserve ratios. The Chinese...

Indian shares extend gains

-- October 04, 2017 13:55:04

Indian shares were set for a fourth winning session on Wednesday as oil firms gained due to a tax cut on petrol and diesel, though caution lingered ahead of the outcome of the central bank’s pol...

SE Asian stocks mostly rise

-- October 04, 2017 13:45:51

Most Southeast Asian shares rose on Wednesday, while sentiment got a boost after the World Bank raised its growth forecasts for developing East Asia and the Pacific region. The World Bank raised its...

Banks lead Hong Kong stocks higher

-- October 04, 2017 13:34:58

Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday, extending gains made in the previous trading session, with Chinese banks and insurers leading the surge. The blue chip Hang Seng index rose to 28,521.77, its highe...

New Zealand shares end edge up

-- October 04, 2017 13:17:32

New Zealand shares ended slightly higher on Wednesday, supported by consumer staples and utility stocks. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.2 per cent or 16.27 points to finish the session at...

Australian shares end lower

-- October 04, 2017 13:09:12

Australian shares ended lower on Wednesday as a decline in oil prices dented energy-related stocks, while a weaker local currency prompted some investors to trim their exposure to local assets. The S...

Japanese shares extend two-year highs

-- October 04, 2017 13:08:19

Japan’s Nikkei rose to two-year highs, cheered by an upbeat outlook for the global economy though gains were trimmed by the close as the yen bounced against the dollar. The day’s biggest...

City Bank allots equity to IFC

FE Online Desk October 04, 2017 13:06:27

City Bank has recently issued 5.0 per cent of its outstanding number of common equity to the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as per approval of relevant regulatory authorities. This allotme...

Asian shares mixed in quiet trading

-- October 04, 2017 12:37:20

Asian shares were mixed in holiday-thinned trading on Wednesday as investors brushed off Wall Street’s latest advance into record territory. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index gave up ear...

Stocks see mixed trend in early trading

FE Online Report October 04, 2017 12:25:51

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Wednesday as investors remained active both sides of trading fence. Following the...

Stocks see mixed trend

FE Online Report October 04, 2017 12:19:51

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Wednesday as investors are active both sides of trading fence. Following the previous...

Foreign funds in stocks up 202pc in 9 months

Babul Barman October 04, 2017 10:31:03

Net foreign investments in stocks jumped 202 per cent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2017 as overseas investors poured more funds into the Bangladesh stock market. Positive macroeconomic in...

DSEX crosses 6,100-mark on buying spree

FE Online Report October 03, 2017 17:05:03

Stocks ended higher on Tuesday, with key index of the major bourse crossing the 6,100-mark again, as optimistic investors were active on sector-wise stocks. Dealers said the market finished higher af...

Stocks open higher in thin trade

FE Online Report October 03, 2017 11:57:33

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors continued their buying binge on banking stocks. Following the previous day&rsq...

Asian shares advance, tracking rally on Wall Street

-- October 03, 2017 10:48:10

Shares in Japan and Hong Kong gained Tuesday, tracking an overnight rally on Wall Street, where indexes set fresh record highs. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell, and the South Korean and Shang...

US stocks end record high

-- October 03, 2017 10:34:11

US stocks started the fourth quarter on a strong note on Monday, with all three major indexes hitting record high closes as data pointed to underlying strength in the economy. A measure of US manufac...

BD infrastructure needs more foreign investment

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan October 03, 2017 00:41:44

Bangladesh-which remains largely 'underinvested' by global investors, can attract more foreign investment in its infrastructure sector to feed the country's ongoing infrastructure demand, a leading gl...

MTB opens air lounge at HSIA

-- October 03, 2017 00:40:03

Rashed Khan Menon, MP, Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism inaugurated the MTB Air Lounge at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), Dhaka recently at a ceremony held at the lounge premis...

Aamra Networks makes debut trading today

FE Online Desk October 02, 2017 09:41:50

Aamra Networks will make its debut trading today (Monday) on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange. Aamra Networks, which received regulatory approval for going public from the B...

China stocks rise on SOE reform hopes

-- October 01, 2017 19:32:14

China stocks were firm at the weekend, buoyed by hopes of further reforms to the mainland’s state-owned enterprises and by consumer firms as investors bet shoppers would spend big during the upc...

HK stocks post first monthly loss this yr

-- October 01, 2017 19:06:55

Hong Kong stocks ended higher at the weekend, but the benchmark index posted its first monthly loss this year, an indication the market’s upward momentum may be slowing amid worries over US mone...

Nikkei clinches best monthly gains this yr

-- October 01, 2017 15:53:42

Japan's Nikkei share average ended almost flat at the weekend but posted its biggest monthly gain this year as investors rebuilt positions they had scaled back earlier this month on geopolitical conce...