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BMBA workshop on financial literacy Wednesday

FE Online Desk September 19, 2017 13:47:54

  Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) will hold a workshop under the Financial Literacy Programme (FLP) Wednesday. M A Mannan, MP, State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of...

Banking shares continue to boost bourses

FE Online Report September 19, 2017 11:59:18

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

Asian shares stumble

-- September 19, 2017 10:58:54

Asian shares were mixed Tuesday, as investors awaited comments from the US Federal Reserve, and Japan's benchmark rose on optimism over a weak yen and a record finish on Wall Street.   Japan's...

Asian markets post healthy gains  

-- September 18, 2017 18:14:19

Asian markets posted healthy gains on Monday following another record finish on Wall Street, as the focus shifts to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting later in the week.   Investors will be c...

IPO of 'Angry Birds' owner takes flight in Helsinki  

-- September 18, 2017 18:10:15

Finland's Rovio, creator of the hugely popular smartphone game "Angry Birds", launched its initial public offering (IPO) on the Helsinki stock exchange on Monday, valuing the company at almost 900 mil...

Dhaka stocks break three-day sharp rally

FE Online Report September 18, 2017 17:01:40

Stocks witnessed a marginal correction on Monday, snapping a three-day sharp rally as cautious investors booked profit on quick-gaining stocks.   However, the daily trade turnover on Dhaka Stoc...

Asia stocks hit decade high

Reuters September 18, 2017 13:22:08

Asian shares hit decade highs on Monday and the dollar gained on the yen early in a week in which the US Federal Reserve is likely to wrestle with its bloated balance sheet as part of a long reversal...

Stocks higher in early trading

FE Online Report September 18, 2017 12:17:54

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

Banking shares lift DSE, CSE, bourses

FE Online Report September 18, 2017 12:11:12

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

Asian shares rise ahead of fed meeting

-- September 18, 2017 10:38:28

Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors looked ahead to a US Federal Reserve policy meeting and President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations.   The Shanghai Composite Index gained...

Eastern Housing recommends 22pc cash dividend

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 19:23:50

Eastern Housing Limited (EHL)’s board of directors recommended 22 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday.   The final approval o...

Stocks’ record rally continues as bank shares shine

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 16:38:44

Dhaka stocks continued to break the previous records, as all three indices and market capitalisation of the prime bourse hit a record high Sunday.   Brokers said the market maintained the upbea...

DSE, CSE up at opening Sunday

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 12:47:59

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed a positive trend in the first hour of trading Sunday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks.   Following the...

Eastern Housing recommends 22pc cash div

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 12:00:03

The board of directors of Eastern Housing Limited (EHL) has recommended 22 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final approval of...

DSE, CSE up at opening

FE Online Report September 17, 2017 11:51:23

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Sunday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks. Following the previous w...

Wall Street hits record highs

-- September 16, 2017 10:58:39

Wall Street reached record highs on Friday, with the S&P 500 surpassing 2,500 points as telecommunications shares rose and technology bounced back after two days of declines.   The S&P...

Stocks extend rally for fourth week

Babul Barman September 16, 2017 10:22:20

The Dhaka bourse passed another buoyant week that ended Thursday with the core index of the prime bourse exceeding the 6,200-mark for the first time since its inception in January 2013.   Marke...

iPhone X could make Apple the first trillion-dollar company

-- September 15, 2017 18:44:22

At around $830 billion, Apple Inc’s stock market value on the day of its newest iPhone launch towers over its next-largest rival and has Wall Street asking: Will it be the first listed company t...

Angry Birds maker Rovio values company at $1 billion

Reuters September 15, 2017 15:39:45

Finnish mobile games and animation studio Rovio Entertainment Ltd on Friday set the initial price range for its planned IPO which would value the company at around 1 billion dollars.   The prel...

Asian stocks slip after missile tests

-- September 15, 2017 10:40:04

Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment.   Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225...

DSE's Aug net foreign investments slip 84pc

Babul Barman September 15, 2017 10:13:40

The net foreign investment in the Dhaka bourse plunged 84 per cent month-on-month in August last as overseas investors preferred to book profits.   Market insiders said the Dhaka Stock Exchange...

DSEX exceeds 6200-mark  

FE Online Report September 14, 2017 17:10:26

Dhaka stocks continued to break the previous records with the key index of the major bourse crossing the 6200-mark, as investors continued their large-cap stock buying spree.     Dealers...

Bourses witness positive trend

FE Online Report September 14, 2017 11:30:53

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Thursday as investors were on sector-wise large-cap stocks.   Following the previous day&rsquo...

Asian shares lackluster after China data

-- September 14, 2017 11:18:14

Asian stocks were little changed on Thursday after data showed retail sales and industrial output growth slowed in China.   Japan's Nikkei 225 was up less than 0.1 per cent to 19,873.62 and Sou...

Stocks rebound strongly riding on banks

FE Online Report September 13, 2017 16:50:45

Stocks rebounded strongly on Wednesday, snapping two-day losing streak with three indices and market of the major bourse hitting a record high.   Brokers said the market returned to higher as i...

DSE, CSE rise at midday trading

FE Online Report September 13, 2017 13:13:06

Stocks witnessed upward trend at midday, after first two hours of trading Wednesday, as investors are taking position on large-cap banks issues.   Following the previous two days’ mild co...

Asian shares rise after overnight gains on Wall Street

-- September 13, 2017 10:48:26

Most Asian stock markets were higher Wednesday after US shares rose on encouraging jobs data while worries about North Korea and twin hurricane disasters eased.   Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.4 p...

Stocks close flat amid high turnover  

FE Online Report September 12, 2017 17:34:24

Stocks closed almost flat on Tuesday amid volatile trading as investors were active on both sides of the trading fence throughout the session.     Dealers said some investors preferred pr...

Dhaka, Chittagong bourses open positive

FE Online Report September 12, 2017 12:11:41

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed a positive trend in the first hour of trading Tuesday amid volatility as some investors were active on sector-wise issues.   After fac...

Asia shares hit ten-year high on Irma, North Korea relief

Reuters September 12, 2017 11:34:16

Asian shares hit a 10-year peak on Tuesday with investors breathing a sigh of relief as North Korean fears eased slightly and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided....