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Stock market needs listing of sound cos

Stock market needs listing of sound cos

FE Report 2017-10-08 11:06:36

Discussants have said the country's capital market needs listing of more good companies to fetch more foreign investments. They stressed on importance of companies having good fundamentals on Saturd...

S&P 500 breaks record run on jobs data, drug chain drop

S&P 500 breaks record run on jobs data, drug chain drop

Reuters 2017-10-07 10:11:15

The S&P 500 eased on Friday, ending a six-day run of record highs as the first monthly decline in US nonfarm jobs in seven years dampened sentiment and pharmacy shares fell on Amazon competition f...

City Bank appoints Adil Islam as AMD

City Bank appoints Adil Islam as AMD

FE Online Desk 2017-10-07 09:52:22

City Bank has recently appointed Adil lslam as its Additional Managing Director. He has more than 26 years of banking and business leadership experience, gained through working in various internationa...

Mercantile Bank holds Business Review Meeting

Mercantile Bank holds Business Review Meeting

FE Online Desk 2017-10-07 09:34:49

The ‘Business Review Meeting’ of Mercantile Bank Limited was held Saturday at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel in the city. A total of 119 branch managers, All Divisional Heads and Executiv...

Asian shares higher in dull trading

Asian shares higher in dull trading

-- 2017-10-06 03:28:54

Mostly of the Asian shares were higher on Friday after the Standard & Poor's 500 index logged an eighth straight day of gains. Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.3 per cent to 20,685.86 and the...

NZ shares hit all-time high

NZ shares hit all-time high

-- 2017-10-05 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...

Stock mkt lacks depth, breadth

Stock mkt lacks depth, breadth

FE Report 2017-10-05 12:51:37

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

Ten cos snare 35pc transaction on DSE

FE Report 2017-10-05 12:50:07

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...

Australian shares rise after Wall St rally

Australian shares rise after Wall St rally

-- 2017-10-05 12:00:00

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

DSE, CSE open higher on buying spree

FE Online Report 2017-10-05 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

Asian shares edge up slightly after strong US data

Reuters 2017-10-05 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...

DSEX crosses 6,200-mark as bank shares shine

DSEX crosses 6,200-mark as bank shares shine

FE Online Report 2017-10-05 04:30:06

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

Asian shares flat in calm trading

-- 2017-10-05 01:11:30

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...

Asian shares mixed in quiet trading

Asian shares mixed in quiet trading

-- 2017-10-04 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...

Foreign funds in stocks up 202pc in 9 months

Foreign funds in stocks up 202pc in 9 months

Babul Barman 2017-10-04 12:00:00

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...

Stocks see mixed trend in early trading

Stocks see mixed trend in early trading

FE Online Report 2017-10-04 12:00:00

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...

China shares hit two-year high

China shares hit two-year high

-- 2017-10-04 02:07:17

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

Indian shares extend gains

-- 2017-10-04 01:55:04

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

SE Asian stocks mostly rise

-- 2017-10-04 01:45:51

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

Banks lead Hong Kong stocks higher

-- 2017-10-04 01:34:58

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

New Zealand shares end edge up

-- 2017-10-04 01:17:32

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

Australian shares end lower

-- 2017-10-04 01:09:12

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

Japanese shares extend two-year highs

-- 2017-10-04 01:08:19

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

City Bank allots equity to IFC

FE Online Desk 2017-10-04 01:06:27

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...

BD infrastructure needs more foreign investment

BD infrastructure needs more foreign investment

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan 2017-10-03 12:41:44

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

MTB opens air lounge at HSIA

-- 2017-10-03 12:40:03

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...

US stocks end record high

US stocks end record high

-- 2017-10-03 12:00:00

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...

Asian shares advance, tracking rally on Wall Street

Asian shares advance, tracking rally on Wall Street

-- 2017-10-03 12:00:00

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...

Stocks open higher in thin trade

Stocks open higher in thin trade

FE Online Report 2017-10-03 12:00:00

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...

DSEX crosses 6,100-mark on buying spree

DSEX crosses 6,100-mark on buying spree

FE Online Report 2017-10-03 05:05:03

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...