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Transport crisis hits commuters

Transport crisis hits commuters

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

The commuters of Narayanganj district are facing enormous sufferings as a very few public transports were allegedly leaving the district for the capital since Sunday morning ahead of the BNP's rally a...

BMBA urges Muhith to exempt investments by MF sponsors

BMBA urges Muhith to exempt investments by MF sponsors

Mohammad Mufazzal 2017-11-12 12:00:00

Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) has urged the finance minister to exclude some components, including sponsors' investments in mutual funds (MFs), from the banks' exposure to the capital...

17 companies declare earnings per share

17 companies declare earnings per share

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

Dhaka Stock Exchange today published the EPS of 17 companies. The following table shows the current situation of EPS compared to the last year. ICB, IFADAUTOS, NPOLYMAR, APOLOISPAT, BSCCL, and EN...

Eastern Housing  approves 22pc cash div

Eastern Housing approves 22pc cash div

FE Online Desk 2017-11-12 11:55:18

The 53rd Annual General Meeting of Eastern Housing Limited was held recently in Dhaka. Manzurul Islam, Chairman of Eastern Housing Limited presided over the meeting. The shareholders approved 22...

DSEX exceeds 6,200-mark in early trading

DSEX exceeds 6,200-mark in early trading

FE Online Report 2017-11-12 11:32:05

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed an upward trend in early hour of trading Sunday as investors are active on sector-wise stocks. Following the previous week’s upturn, D...

DSEX exceeds 6,200-mark once again

DSEX exceeds 6,200-mark once again

-- 2017-11-12 06:35:40

Stocks extended the winning spell for the fifth straight session on Sunday as enthusiastic investors continued their buying appetite on bank and telecommunication issues. Market operators said the po...

Western Marine to issue rights

Western Marine to issue rights

FE Online Report 2017-11-12 01:00:44

The board of directors of Western Marine Shipyard has decided to raise the paid-up capital of the company by way of offering rights shares, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The board has decide...

US stocks end nearly unchanged

US stocks end nearly unchanged

-- 2017-11-11 12:51:55

Wall Street ended nearly unchanged on Friday, with losses in Intel and Apple as investors worried about the future of promised corporate tax cuts following duelling plans unveiled by Republican US law...

Q1 EPS of AAMRANET rises by 60 per cent

Q1 EPS of AAMRANET rises by 60 per cent

FE Online Report 2017-11-11 12:14:54

Earnings Per Share (EPS) of AAMRANET increased by 60 per cent to Tk 1.18 for Q1 2017 as against Tk. 0.58 for Q1 2016. This is attributed to a 102.4 per cent rise in net profits after income tax from...

How to select a mutual fund

How to select a mutual fund

S M Samiuzzaman Aabir 2017-11-11 12:00:00

Five close-end mutual funds listed in Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) have published their unaudited quarterly financial statements for Q1 (July-September) of 2017. The five funds are: AB Bank First Fund...

Summit Group entities to issue preference shares worth $12.50m

Summit Group entities to issue preference shares worth $12.50m

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

A subscription closing ceremony to raise capital through issuance of Preference Shares worth BDT 1,000 million (USD 12.50 million) for Summit Barisal Power Limited & Summit Narayanganj Power Uni...

Stocks nudge higher as bank, telecom issues surge

Stocks nudge higher as bank, telecom issues surge

Babul Barman 2017-11-11 11:51:03

Stocks extended the winning streak for the two consecutive weeks that ended Thursday as enthusiastic investors continued their buying appetite on bank and telecommunication issues. Market operators...

Ten cos grab 32pc turnover on DSE

Ten cos grab 32pc turnover on DSE

FE Report 2017-11-10 12:09:42

The banking sector continued to dominate the transaction chart of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), accounting for 39 per cent of the total turnover on Thursday. Four banks made their way to the top 10...

Investors fret over US tax plans

Investors fret over US tax plans

Reuters 2017-11-10 11:05:00

The dollar licked its wounds on Friday, on track for weekly losses after it dropped on disappointment with a tax bill put forth by US Senate Republicans that would delay expected corporate tax cuts....

European shares inch higher

European shares inch higher

-- 2017-11-10 03:35:18

European shares inched higher on Friday, supported by gains in the insurance sector following a well-received update from German heavyweight Allianz. The STOXX 600 added 0.2 per cent by 0818 GMT, as...

Asian shares slip on US tax fears

Asian shares slip on US tax fears

-- 2017-11-10 03:28:46

Most Asian stock markets fell Friday on uncertainty over US President Donald Trump's tax revamp but news that Beijing will ease curbs on foreign access to some sectors buoyed Chinese shares. Japan's...

Japanese shares tumble

Japanese shares tumble

-- 2017-11-10 03:23:11

Japan’s Nikkei share average fell sharply on Friday morning hit by drops in tech shares, while Toshiba Corp stumbled on dilution fears after media reported it will issue new shares to raise fund...

Hong Kong shares flat

Hong Kong shares flat

-- 2017-11-10 03:22:00

Hong Kong shares were nearly flat on Friday, along with a wider selloff in global equities. The Hang Seng index was unchanged at 29,138.95 points, reports Reuters. The Hong Kong China Enterprises I...

China shares hit 27-month high

China shares hit 27-month high

-- 2017-11-10 03:21:02

China’s blue-chip stocks extended gains on Friday morning to a 27-month high, underpinned by robust gains in consumer firms and other sector leaders. The market was also encouraged by the outco...

NZ shares inch down as technology drag

NZ shares inch down as technology drag

-- 2017-11-10 03:19:52

New Zealand shares edged lower on Friday, while Australian shares pulled back from 10-year highs, as weakness in commodity prices weighed on materials and energy-driven stocks. The New Zealand shares...

Australian shares fall slightly

Australian shares fall slightly

-- 2017-11-10 03:18:31

Australian shares edged lower on Friday, pulling back from recent 10-year highs, as weakness in commodity prices weighed on materials and energy-driven stocks. The S&P/ASX 200 index was down 0.3...

SE Asian stocks rise; S'pore jumps

SE Asian stocks rise; S'pore jumps

-- 2017-11-09 12:58:11

Most of the Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday, with Singapore inching higher to a fresh two-year high and Vietnam set to extend its gaining run to the fifth session, scaling a 10-year p...

BSRMSTEEL earnings decline by 52pc in Q1 2017

BSRMSTEEL earnings decline by 52pc in Q1 2017

FE Online Report 2017-11-09 12:49:58

In Q1 2017 financials, BSRMSTEEL attained an EPS of Tk 1.06 as against Tk 2.21 for Q1 2016. EPS has decreased by more than half compared to the first quarter of last year. Analysis of the financial...

Asian shares mute; Nikkei surges

Asian shares mute; Nikkei surges

-- 2017-11-09 12:22:54

Japan’s stock benchmark surged Thursday to its highest in more than a quarter century on the yen’s weakness and healthy corporate earnings while other Asian markets were subdued. Japan&rs...

DSE turnover scales Tk 8.0b mark

DSE turnover scales Tk 8.0b mark

FE Online Report 2017-11-09 12:00:00

Daily trade turnover on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) surpassed Tk 8.0-billion mark Thursday after one month as investors put fresh stakes on stocks. Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, stood a...

Stocks rise amid low turnover

Stocks rise amid low turnover

FE Online Report 2017-11-09 11:25:07

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Thursday as investors are active on sector-wise stocks. Following the previous three days’ uptur...

US stocks hit high; videogame makers rally

US stocks hit high; videogame makers rally

-- 2017-11-09 11:17:04

Wall Street closed at a record high on Wednesday as videogame makers rallied and Apple’s market value climbed above $900 billion. Take-Two Interactive Software jumped 10.58 per cent after the v...

Three more cos recommend dividend

Three more cos recommend dividend

FE Online Report 2017-11-09 10:44:52

The board of directors of three more listed companies –Meghna Petroleum, Keya Cosmetics and Eastern Cables– have recommended dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, according to sepa...

Nikkei jumps, Topix hits 26-year high

Nikkei jumps, Topix hits 26-year high

-- 2017-11-09 10:30:55

Japan’s Topix index rose to a 26-year high on Thursday, while the Nikkei share average broke the 23,000 level for the first time since January 1992 as financial and securities shares rallied. T...

Broadcom’s bid to take over Qualcomm

Broadcom’s bid to take over Qualcomm

FE Online Report 2017-11-09 04:01:35

Shares of Broadcom Ltd has jumped as it made an unsolicited bid worth $130 billion for acquiring the mobile chipmaker Qualcomm last week. Reports about the bid raised the stock price of Qualcomm as...