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Sonali Aansh recommends 10pc cash dividend

Sonali Aansh recommends 10pc cash dividend

FE Online Report 2017-12-03 11:15:26

The board of directors of Sonali Aansh Industries Limited has recommended 10 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final approval of...

ABC News blunder sent US stocks lower

ABC News blunder sent US stocks lower

Reuters 2017-12-03 10:54:17

ABC News said on Saturday it had suspended Brian Ross, its chief investigative correspondent, over an error in his reporting about former national security adviser Michael Flynn which sent US stocks,...

SJIBL holds its 731st EC meeting

SJIBL holds its 731st EC meeting

-- 2017-12-03 07:31:22

Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited (SJIBL) has held its 731st meeting of the Executive Committee (EC) recently at the Board Room of Head Office of the Bank. Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee Fakir...

DSEX falls below 6,300-mark

DSEX falls below 6,300-mark

FE Online Report 2017-12-03 03:26:43

Stocks slipped into the red on Sunday, snapping the previous two days gaining streak, as some risk-averse investors opted for booking profits on sector-wise stocks. Turnover, a crucial indicator of t...

AIUB team visits CSE

AIUB team visits CSE

FE Online Desk 2017-12-03 01:07:25

A 12-member AIUB team along with Dr. Nisar Ahmed, Director, MBA Program, AIUB visited  Chittagong Stock Exchange Ltd to gain practical experience on the operation of the exchange. The tea...

Most sectors post negative performances

Most sectors post negative performances

FE Report 2017-12-02 12:00:00

Most of the sectors showed negative performances last week that ended Thursday as cautious investors preferred to book profit on sector-specific issues. Of the 19 sectors listed with the prime bourse...

Stocks break four-week winning streak

Stocks break four-week winning streak

Babul Barman 2017-12-02 11:05:15

Stocks drifted lower last week that ended Thursday, snapping a four-week gaining streak, as cautious investors opted for booking profit on quick-gaining stocks. Brokers said the risk-averse investors...

Asian shares rise marginally

Asian shares rise marginally

-- 2017-12-01 12:33:40

Asian share markets were marginally higher Friday, after an overnight recovery of technology stocks on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat at 22,724.11 while South Korea's Kospi rose 0.2 per...

Nikkei falls slightly; Sharp soars

Nikkei falls slightly; Sharp soars

-- 2017-12-01 12:05:10

Japan’s Nikkei share average edged down on Friday morning, trimming earlier gains in choppy trade and led lower by real estate stocks. Sharp Corp soared more than 8.0 per cent after the comp...

Hong Kong stocks little change

Hong Kong stocks little change

-- 2017-12-01 11:58:33

Hong Kong stocks little changed on Friday, the sub-index of the Hang Seng index tracking energy shares rose 0.1 per cent while the IT sector fell 1.8 per cent. The top gainer on Hang Seng was Galaxy...

China stocks slip after soft factory growth

China stocks slip after soft factory growth

-- 2017-12-01 11:55:49

China stocks slipped on Friday, after a private survey showed the country’s manufacturing activity grew at the weakest pace in five months in November. At 04:03 GMT, the Shanghai Composite inde...

US stocks rally; Dow hits record high

US stocks rally; Dow hits record high

-- 2017-12-01 11:27:36

Wall Street indexes rallied on Thursday on increasing indications the Republican party’s push for a US tax overhaul may get enough support to pass, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke t...

Euro zone stocks slip slightly at opening

Euro zone stocks slip slightly at opening

-- 2017-12-01 03:05:39

European share edged lower at the opening session on Friday, while the financial stocks wilted after a delayed vote on tax reform in the US deflated a rally in the sector. Euro zone stocks fell 0.6 p...

Asian shares decline after US stocks fall

Asian shares decline after US stocks fall

-- 2017-11-30 12:40:21

Asian stock markets declined Thursday after US tech stocks fell and China reported stronger manufacturing as investors looked ahead to a key OPEC meeting. The Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.2 per...

SE Asian stocks fall, Malaysian holds steady

SE Asian stocks fall, Malaysian holds steady

-- 2017-11-30 12:34:51

Southeast Asian stock markets were downcast on Thursday as broader Asian equities fell sharply on a selloff in technology heavyweights, with Singapore falling the most. Singapore shares fell as much...

Nikkei share edges lower in choppy trade

Nikkei share edges lower in choppy trade

-- 2017-11-30 12:25:42

Japan’s Nikkei share average edged lower on Thursday in choppy trade as tech shares fell sharply following a drop in their US counterparts overnight, offsetting gains in banking shares. The Nik...

China shares fall; technology firms dips

China shares fall; technology firms dips

-- 2017-11-30 12:21:43

China shares fell on Thursday, while gaming giant Tencent slid 2.3 per cent, leading a decline in information technology firms. The Shanghai Composite index was down 8.77 points or 0.26 per cent at 3...

ASX slips on new bank inquiry

ASX slips on new bank inquiry

-- 2017-11-30 12:05:23

Australian shares slipped on Thursday, pulled down by financials after the government announced a wide-ranging inquiry into the country’s banking sector. The inquiry reverses the government&r...

New Zealand shares decline

New Zealand shares decline

-- 2017-11-30 12:03:54

New Zealand shares declined on Thursday, as business sentiment sunk to an eight-year low in November. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.2 per cent or 17.26 points to 8,124.70. The benchmark w...

HK shares slip, led by tech firms

HK shares slip, led by tech firms

-- 2017-11-30 12:00:00

Hong Kong stocks fell on Thursday, led by tech firms tracking falls in high-flying technology shares on the Wall Street, and weighed down by losses in mainland China markets.  “There is...

IBBL to issue Tk 7.0b Mudaraba bond  Islami

IBBL to issue Tk 7.0b Mudaraba bond Islami

FE Online Report 2017-11-30 11:54:19

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) will issue “Second Mudaraba Redeemable Non-Convertible Subordinated Bond” of Tk 7.0 billion under Mudaraba principle of Islamic Shariah, said an offic...

ETF launching eludes investors

ETF launching eludes investors

FE Report 2017-11-30 11:27:05

The stock exchanges are yet to launch the exchange traded fund (ETF) though nearly three years have already passed since the move was initiated. The officials of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchang...

DSE, CSE inch up in timid trade

DSE, CSE inch up in timid trade

FE Online Report 2017-11-30 11:26:42

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw upward trend in early trading Thursday as some optimistic are active on sector-wise large-cap issues. Following the previous day’s marginal...

Reckitt Benckiser recommends 275pc dividend

Reckitt Benckiser recommends 275pc dividend

FE Online Report 2017-11-30 11:11:48

The board of directors of Reckitt Benckiser (Bangladesh) has recommended 275 per cent interim cash dividend based on the financial position and un-appropriated profit for the half year ended on June...

Stocks edge higher for second day

Stocks edge higher for second day

FE Online Report 2017-11-30 07:33:36

Stocks extended the gaining streak for the second day in a row on Thursday as some optimistic investors showed their buying appetite on bank and telecom issues. However, turnover, the crucial indicat...

Mercantile Bank,  CCRM ink deal

Mercantile Bank, CCRM ink deal

FE Online Desk 2017-11-29 12:00:00

Md. Quamrul Islam Chowdhury, Additional Managing Director & CBO of Mercantile Bank Limited (MBL) and Ka-Kit Man, CEO of Capital & Credit Risk Manager (CCRM) recently signed an agreement at the...

ICSB Award for Corporate Governance Excellence Thursday

ICSB Award for Corporate Governance Excellence Thursday

FE Online Desk 2017-11-29 12:00:00

‘4th ICSB National Award for Corporate Governance Excellence, 2016’, arranged by Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) will be held Thursday at 7:30 pm at the Celeb...

Asian shares mixed after Wall St rally

Asian shares mixed after Wall St rally

-- 2017-11-29 11:38:05

Most of the shares are mixed in Asia following a broad rally on Wall Street that lifted US stocks to a milestone-shattering finish. Investors appeared to shrug off the latest launch of a ballistic m...

Stocks edge lower at opening

Stocks edge lower at opening

FE Online Report 2017-11-29 11:28:37

Stocks on both bourses witnessed slow trend in early trading Wednesday as most of the investors followed cautious stance. Following the previous two days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (...

AB Bank’s bond issue gets green light

AB Bank’s bond issue gets green light

FE Online Report 2017-11-29 11:12:50

The securities regulator has allowed AB Bank to raise Tk 4.0 billion by issuing non-convertible subordinated bonds to meet its tier-II capital requirement. The bonds will have a maturity period of...