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Nikkei breaks 9-week winning streak

Nikkei breaks 9-week winning streak

-- 2017-11-17 03:17:39

Japan’s Nikkei share average rose to a one-week high on Friday, but it has broken a nine-week winning streak.   The Nikkei ended 0.2 per cent higher to 22,396.80, the highest closing since...

Australian shares end firm

Australian shares end firm

-- 2017-11-17 03:16:03

Australian shares closed firmer on Friday, but they posted their worst week in five months dampened by sliding commodities and financial shares. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.2 per cent, or 13.789...

NZ shares post biggest weekly gain in five

NZ shares post biggest weekly gain in five

-- 2017-11-17 03:14:33

New Zealand shares edged up on Friday, tracking strength in Wall Street which main indexes rose sharply on Thursday. The US stocks boosted by earnings optimism and after the US House of Representativ...

HK stocks rise as IT sector soars

HK stocks rise as IT sector soars

-- 2017-11-17 01:54:37

Hong Kong stocks rose on Friday as IT sector gained more than 1.0 per cent. The Hang Seng index added 0.8 per cent, to 29,250.09 points. The Hong Kong China Enterprises Index gained 1.1 per cent, to...

Bourses back to green zone

Bourses back to green zone

FE Online Desk 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Bourses returned to the green zone on Thursday although the turnover edged lower than the previous session as investors opted for buying riding on sector-specific issues. The last trading session of...

SE Asian stocks rise on upbeat data

SE Asian stocks rise on upbeat data

-- 2017-11-16 11:54:53

Most Southeast Asian stock markets firmed on Thursday, with Indonesia climbing about 1.0 per cent, as upbeat US and regional economic data boosted sentiment. Broader Asian equities gained after dat...

Eight more cos disclose EPS

Eight more cos disclose EPS

FE Online Report 2017-11-16 11:51:22

Eight more listed companies disclosed their first quarter (Q1) un-audited earning per share (EPS) for July-September 2017 on Thursday, according to the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) website. EPS is the...

Stocks mixed in cautious trade

Stocks mixed in cautious trade

FE Online Report 2017-11-16 11:29:35

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw negative trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive trend in early trading on Thursday as investors followed cautious stance. Following the prev...

Asian shares mostly firm

Asian shares mostly firm

-- 2017-11-16 11:04:24

Asian stock markets were mostly firm on Thursday and oil prices were steady, despite a second straight day of losses on Wall Street overnight. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.8 per cent to 22,210.45 and So...

Wall Street recovers on Wal-Mart, Cisco earnings

Wall Street recovers on Wal-Mart, Cisco earnings

-- 2017-11-16 09:22:10

US stocks indexes opened higher on Thursday after two days of losses, driven by strong earnings from Wal-Mart and Cisco. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 117.2 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 2...

European shares break losing streak

European shares break losing streak

-- 2017-11-16 03:59:21

European shares rebounded on Thursday to longest losing streak since October 2016 as the cyclical sectors which had driven a market-wide sell-off made a comeback. The German share price index, DAX bo...

DSE, CSE witness positive trend

DSE, CSE witness positive trend

FE Online Report 2017-11-15 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Wednesday as optimistic investors remained active on sector-wise issues. After hitting record high of the m...

Asian stock markets decline

Asian stock markets decline

-- 2017-11-15 11:08:21

Asian shares markets fell on Wednesday, tracking modest losses overnight on Wall Street, where the biggest drop in crude oil prices since October weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks. Jap...

ICAB holds members’ confce on corporate leadership

ICAB holds members’ confce on corporate leadership

FE Online Desk 2017-11-15 11:02:41

A members’ conference on Corporate Leadership was arranged by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB)recently, said a statement. Wg Cdr Md. Tabarak Hossain Bhuiyan, psc (Retd)...

China stocks hit record low

China stocks hit record low

-- 2017-11-15 10:52:59

China’s blue-chip index was poised for its biggest one-day loss in three months, as resources shares slumped amid signs of slowing industrial production growth. The CSI300 index fell 0.8 per ce...

Bourses slip into red

Bourses slip into red

FE Online Report 2017-11-15 03:52:51

Stocks slipped into the red on Wednesday, after the prime index of the major bourse reaching record high in the previous day, as cautious investors booking profits on large-cap stocks. Market insider...

BAPLC organises seminar on capital market

BAPLC organises seminar on capital market

FE Online Report 2017-11-15 02:46:44

Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies (BAPLC) has organised a seminar to raise awareness on various aspects of the capital markets of Bangladesh recently. Finance Minister AbulMaal Abdu...

46 more cos disclose Q1 EPS

46 more cos disclose Q1 EPS

FE Online Report 2017-11-15 01:00:17

Some 46 more listed companies disclosed their first quarter (Q1) un-audited earning per share (EPS) for July-September 2017 on Wednesday, according to separate disclosures posted on the Dhaka Stock Ex...

Southeast Asian stocks weak

Southeast Asian stocks weak

-- 2017-11-14 12:37:18

Most Southeast Asian stock markets were edged lower in cautious trading on Tuesday, as disappointing Chinese economic data and worries over US tax reforms hurt risk appetite. However, the Vietnam ind...

Rahima Food decides to change nature of business

Rahima Food decides to change nature of business

FE Online Report 2017-11-14 12:20:44

The board of directors of Rahima Food Corporation Limited has decided to change the nature of existing business of the company, according to a statement posted on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) websit...

DSE, CSE rise on GP shares

DSE, CSE rise on GP shares

FE Online Report 2017-11-14 11:31:23

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Tuesday as optimistic investors are taking position on Grameenphone shares. Each share price of Grameenphon...

Asian shares slip; Nikkei rises

Asian shares slip; Nikkei rises

-- 2017-11-14 10:30:41

Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday as markets watched for tax reform developments in the US and digested economic data from China. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 recouped earlier gains to end the m...

5 valued ratios that every investor needs to know

5 valued ratios that every investor needs to know

-- 2017-11-14 08:51:31

An unaware investor would say, "The stock is cheap, its current price is only Tk. 5." However, a smart investor would say, “The stock value means nothing. This stock’s EBITDA multiple is n...

DSEX hits all-time high

DSEX hits all-time high

FE Online Report 2017-11-14 04:11:42

Stocks rebounded on Tuesday, after a single-session break, with prime index of the major bourse reaching record high since its inception on January 27, 2013. Dealers said the market returned to highe...

City Bank gets int’l accolade

City Bank gets int’l accolade

-- 2017-11-13 12:34:32

Vice Chairperson of City Bank Tabassum Kaiser receiving an award from Managing Director (Europe and Asia) of Global Finance Richard Scholtz as the bank was adjudged the 'Best Consumer Digital Bank in...

MNCs should increase free float of share volumes: Experts

MNCs should increase free float of share volumes: Experts

Babul Barman 2017-11-13 12:00:00

Public float of shares of large-cap listed companies and MNCs should be increased to raise the depth of the market, experts said. "Free float shares of the existing multinational companies should be...

Asian stocks slip on US tax reform doubts

Asian stocks slip on US tax reform doubts

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

Asian shares stepped back in cautious trade on Monday as investors look to see whether US Republicans can hammer a tax reform deal quickly, while the British pound fell on growing doubts over Prime Mi...

Stocks open higher

Stocks open higher

FE Online Report 2017-11-13 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed a downward trend after 30 minutes of trading despite a flying start on Monday as risk-averse investors were booking profits on banking sector...

Titas Gas sees 18pc growth in earnings

Titas Gas sees 18pc growth in earnings

FE Online Report 2017-11-13 12:00:00

The state-run Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company witnessed more than 18 per cent growth in earnings for July-September period of 2017 compared to the same period a year ago. The net prof...

Profit booking pulls stocks down

Profit booking pulls stocks down

FE Online Report 2017-11-13 12:00:00

Stocks witnessed mild correction Monday, snapping a five-day gaining streak, as risk-averse investors booked profit on sector-wise stocks. Analysts said the market finished marginal correction as cau...