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Asian stock markets mixed

Asian stock markets mixed

-- 2017-11-02 11:26:42

Asian stock markets were mixed on Thursday as investors were waiting for the announcement on the next Federal Reserve leader, shrugging off results of a Fed meeting that met their expectations. Some...

SE Asian stocks mixed, Indonesia hits all-time high

SE Asian stocks mixed, Indonesia hits all-time high

-- 2017-11-02 11:20:01

Southeast Asian were mixed on Thursday, Indonesian shares scaled an all-time high, while Singapore fell 1.0 per cent with financials and industrials leading the decline. Indonesia's Jakarta IDX Compo...

Nikkei extends strong rally

Nikkei extends strong rally

-- 2017-11-02 11:09:25

Japan’s Nikkei share average extended its strong rally to top a new 21-year peak on Thursday, with the mining sector getting a boost while buyers continued to pile into companies such as Honda M...

Rupali Bank's thrust on SME investment

Rupali Bank's thrust on SME investment

Siddique Islam 2017-11-02 01:22:35

Rupali Bank Limited (RBL) has vowed to improve its overall financial health by the end of this calendar year through strengthening classified loans recovery drives. The state-owned commercial bank (S...

CSE offers motivational package for TREC holders

CSE offers motivational package for TREC holders

FE Online Desk 2017-11-01 12:56:43

Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has offered a motivating knowledge sharing excursion at Malaysia for the CEO or high officials of its top ten performing TREC holders. The projected time schedule for t...

Stocks rise on buying appetite

Stocks rise on buying appetite

FE Online Report 2017-11-01 12:01:02

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw upward trend in early trading Wednesday as investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-wise issues. Brokers said investors are taking po...

Mutual funds trade with over 40pc discount

Mutual funds trade with over 40pc discount

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

Most of the mutual funds in Bangladesh stock market have a lower trading price against their Net Asset Values (NAVs). According to the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), there are 36 mutual funds enlisted o...

Stocks end higher amid increasing turnover

Stocks end higher amid increasing turnover

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

Stocks ended higher Wednesday amid increase in trading activities as optimistic investors appeared to be interested in selective large-cap stocks. Brokers said the optimistic investors showed their b...

Regent Textile recommends 10pc dividend

Regent Textile recommends 10pc dividend

FE Online Report 2017-11-01 11:48:29

The board of directors of Regent Textile Mills Limited has recommended 10 per cent cash dividend for the general shareholders only (excluding Sponsors/Directors) for the year ended on June 30, 2017, s...

Asian shares Jump after Wall St gains

Asian shares Jump after Wall St gains

-- 2017-11-01 11:29:20

Asian shares were higher Wednesday on optimism about global economic growth following gains on Wall Street. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.4 per cent in morning trading to 22,324.64. Aus...

Six more listed cos recommend dividend

Six more listed cos recommend dividend

FE Online Report 2017-10-31 12:41:28

The board of directors of six more listed companies have recommended 62 per cent dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, according to separate disclosures posted on the Dhaka bourse’s webs...

Asian shares meander

Asian shares meander

-- 2017-10-31 11:48:19

Asian shares meandered on Tuesday after the markets retreated from their record highs overnight and China reported weak manufacturing data. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.4 per cent to 21,933.52 as...

SE Asian stocks rise, Indonesia jumps

SE Asian stocks rise, Indonesia jumps

-- 2017-10-31 11:36:47

Most of the Southeast Asian stock rose Tuesday, Indonesian shares jumped up to 1.0 per cent with financials and materials leading the rise. Thai shares rose for a sixth straight session, led by gains...

Japanese share slips

Japanese share slips

-- 2017-10-31 11:19:20

Japan’s Nikkei share average slipped on Tuesday, taking its cue from losses on Wall Street after a report that US lawmakers are discussing more gradual corporate tax cuts rather than reducing it...

US stocks slip as Merck drops 

US stocks slip as Merck drops 

-- 2017-10-31 11:10:41

US stocks pulled back from record-high territory on Monday, weighed down by a drop in Merck shares and a report that US lawmakers are discussing a gradual phase-in of much-anticipated corporate tax cu...

Stocks edge higher after volatility

Stocks edge higher after volatility

FE Online Report 2017-10-31 03:44:13

Stocks witnessed marginal gain on Tuesday after volatile trading as investors were active both sides of trading fence amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session. Brokers said the optimist...

DSE, CSE witness mixed trend

DSE, CSE witness mixed trend

FE Online Report 2017-10-31 01:13:15

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Tuesday as investors are active both sides of trading fence amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session. Following the previous day’s...

CSE mulls scrip-to-scrip netting system to boost turnover

CSE mulls scrip-to-scrip netting system to boost turnover

FE Report 2017-10-30 12:54:37

The depth of the country's capital market should be increased through coordinated efforts of the stakeholders to restore investors' confidence. The chairman of the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) Dr....

Stocks open positive riding on banks

Stocks open positive riding on banks

FE Online Report 2017-10-30 12:01:44

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened positive note on Monday as investors are active on selective banking issues amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration...

Stocks end flat after bumpy ride

Stocks end flat after bumpy ride

FE Online Report 2017-10-30 12:00:00

Stocks ended flat in green zone on Monday after volatile trading as investors were active on both sides of trading fence amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session. Dealers said the optim...

Confidence Cement recommends 35pc dividend

Confidence Cement recommends 35pc dividend

FE Online Report 2017-10-30 11:52:55

The board of directors of Confidence Cement Limited has recommended 15 per cent cash and 20 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Monday. The fin...

KPCL recommends 55pc dividend

KPCL recommends 55pc dividend

FE Online Report 2017-10-30 11:41:51

The board of directors of Khulna Power Company Limited (KPCL) has recommended 55 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Monday. The final approval...

Asian stocks mixed ahead Fed decision

Asian stocks mixed ahead Fed decision

-- 2017-10-30 11:27:50

Asian stock markets were mixed Monday as investors waited to find out who US President Donald Trump will pick to head the Federal Reserve. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index lost 0.1 per cent to 21,995.1...

SE Asian stocks mostly higher, Singapore jump

SE Asian stocks mostly higher, Singapore jump

-- 2017-10-30 11:17:34

Southeast Asian markets rose on Monday, Singapore shares came off 29-month highs to trade lower as investors booked profits after three straight sessions of gains. Singapore's FTSE Straits Times Inde...

Nikkei edges lower in choppy trade

Nikkei edges lower in choppy trade

-- 2017-10-30 11:15:10

Japan’s Nikkei share average edged down in choppy trade on Monday as falls in financials countered gains in Apple suppliers after shares in the iPhone maker soared on Friday. In mid-morning tra...

New Zealand shares hit record high

New Zealand shares hit record high

-- 2017-10-30 10:54:56

New Zealand shares were higher on Monday, as consumer staples and utilities posted their biggest gains since Sept. 28, just after the general election was held. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ros...

Australian shares rise as oil jumps

Australian shares rise as oil jumps

-- 2017-10-30 10:48:00

Australian shares edged slightly higher on Monday, tracking US stocks as a rise in oil prices to their highest in more than two years helped the market weather Australia’s political malaise. Th...

SEBL to issue Tk 5.0b subordinated bond

SEBL to issue Tk 5.0b subordinated bond

FE Online Report 2017-10-30 02:14:00

The board of directors of Southeast Bank Limited (SEBL) has adopted the resolution for the issuance of Southeast Bank 7 years Non-Convertible Subordinated Bond to raise Tier-II Capital of the Bank, sa...

Oimex Electrodes recommends 10pc stock dividend

Oimex Electrodes recommends 10pc stock dividend

FE Online Report 2017-10-29 12:00:00

The Board of Directors of Oimex Electrode, which is still in the pipeline to make its debut in the secondary market, has recommended 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017. An...

DSEX drops below 6000-mark

DSEX drops below 6000-mark

FE Online Report 2017-10-29 12:00:00

Stocks returned to the red on Sunday, with key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) falling below 6,000-mark once again, as risk-averse investors went on selling spree. Market insiders said earnin...