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Stocks slide in cautious trading

Stocks slide in cautious trading

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

Stocks witnessed downward trend in early trading on Thursday as cautious investors continued on selling mood on sector-wise issues. Following the previous day’s decline, the Dhaka Stock Exchang...

Envoy Textiles recommends 12pc div

Envoy Textiles recommends 12pc div

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

The board of directors of Envoy Textiles Limited has recommended 7.0 per cent cash and 5.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Thursday. The fi...

DSEX dips below 6,100-mark

DSEX dips below 6,100-mark

FE Online Report 2017-10-12 04:25:36

Stocks extended the losing streak for the second day in a row on Thursday, with key index of the major bourse dipping below 6,100-mark again, as cautious investors continued on selling binge. Dealers...

Hong Kong stocks hover

Hong Kong stocks hover

-- 2017-10-12 01:00:27

Hong Kong stocks hovered near the highest level in nearly 10 years on Thursday, as Asia stocks hit their highest in a decade on the back of global equity bull run. The stocks were bolstered by streng...

Asian stocks advance as Catalan fears ease

Asian stocks advance as Catalan fears ease

-- 2017-10-11 12:00:00

Asian stocks advanced Wednesday after Wall Street’s main index closed at a fresh record high and Spain’s Catalonia crisis eased. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rose further a day after it...

Banking shares lift markets

Banking shares lift markets

FE Online Report 2017-10-11 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Wednesday as optimistic investors went on buying binge on large-cap issues amid earnings expectation. Follo...

Stylecraft recommends 90pc div

Stylecraft recommends 90pc div

FE Online Report 2017-10-11 12:00:00

The board of directors of Stylecraft Limited has recommended 10 per cent cash and 80 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Wednesday. The final a...

JMI Syringes recommends 30pc div

JMI Syringes recommends 30pc div

FE Online Report 2017-10-11 12:00:00

The board of directors of JMI Syringes & Medical Devices Limited has recommended 30 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Wednesday. The fin...

Nikkei share ends at 21-year high

Nikkei share ends at 21-year high

-- 2017-10-11 03:42:24

Japan’s Nikkei share index closed at its highest in 21 years on Wednesday, with gains mainly led by defensive shares, though exporters benefitted from solid global growth. Japan’s second...

Hong Kong stocks end lower

Hong Kong stocks end lower

-- 2017-10-11 03:31:55

Hong Kong stocks fell on Wednesday, pressured by a sharp reversal in property shares after the city’s chief executive unveiled a mix of housing and tax relief policies that disappointed some inv...

China stocks end higher

China stocks end higher

-- 2017-10-11 03:06:59

China stocks firmed on Wednesday, helped by a jump in defensive consumer staples such as big liquor producers, while resources shares curbed gains. Sentiment remained largely positive although trade...

Shepherd Industries recommends 10pc stock div

Shepherd Industries recommends 10pc stock div

FE Online Report 2017-10-11 01:46:09

The board of directors of Shepherd Industries Limited has recommended 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Wednesday. The final approval of d...

SDL recommends 18.50pc dividend

SDL recommends 18.50pc dividend

FE Online Report 2017-10-11 01:35:46

The board of directors of Shasha Denims Limited (SDL) has recommended 12.50 per cent cash and 6.0 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Wednesday....

ACME Laboratories recommends 35pc cash div

ACME Laboratories recommends 35pc cash div

FE Online Report 2017-10-10 12:27:44

The board of directors of ACME Laboratories Limited has recommended 35 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Tuesday. The final approval of divide...

Sponsor-directors go for more bank shares ahead of change in law

Sponsor-directors go for more bank shares ahead of change in law

Mohammad Mufazzal 2017-10-10 12:00:00

The country's capital market has become mostly dependent on the banking sector in recent times mainly due to increased participation in transactions of banks' shares by the sponsor-directors, accordin...

Stocks plunge as panic selling continues

Stocks plunge as panic selling continues

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

Stocks witnessed downward trend in early trading on Tuesday as market reacted negatively to the central bank’s action against the overexposed banks. The capital market has become mostly depende...

Asian shares shrug off Wall St. weakness

Asian shares shrug off Wall St. weakness

Reuters 2017-10-10 10:40:51

Asian shares rose on Tuesday, shrugging off modest losses on Wall Street, while expectations of another US interest rate increase this year continued to underpin the dollar. MSCI’s broadest ind...

Simtex Industries recommends 12pc div

Simtex Industries recommends 12pc div

FE Online Report 2017-10-09 12:39:18

The board of directors of Simtex Industries Limited has recommended 2.0 per cent cash and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Monday. The fi...

Islami Bank leads DSE turnover chart

Islami Bank leads DSE turnover chart

FE Report 2017-10-09 12:31:32

Top 10 traded companies, including six banks, captured nearly 34 per cent transaction of the Dhaka bourse on Sunday while Islami Bank Bangladesh dominated the chart. The total turnover on the Dhaka S...

PCL  recommends 5pc cash div

PCL recommends 5pc cash div

FE Online Report 2017-10-09 12:16:11

The board of directors of The Peninsula Chittagong Limited has recommended 5.0 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final approval of...

Stock markets: BB fines seven errant banks

Stock markets: BB fines seven errant banks

Siddique Islam 2017-10-09 12:00:00

The central bank fined seven commercial banks for their recent share-market activities by violating the legal sanction, officials said. "We've imposed the fines with substantial amount of money on th...

Govt earnings from DSE soar 174 per cent in Q1

Govt earnings from DSE soar 174 per cent in Q1

Babul Barman 2017-10-09 12:00:00

The government revenue earnings from the Dhaka bourse marked a 174 per cent rise in first quarter (Q1) for July-September period of the current fiscal year compared to the same quarter a year ago as t...

Stocks plunge as panic seizes investors

Stocks plunge as panic seizes investors

FE Online Report 2017-10-09 12:00:00

Stocks suffered a sharp fall on Monday as investors went on panic sale after Bangladesh Bank (BB) fined seven banks for violating securities rules on share investment. Brokers said the investors went...

China shares at 21-month high

China shares at 21-month high

Reuters 2017-10-09 02:35:16

Chinese shares climbed on Monday after a week-long break as a disappointing survey on the country’s service sector did little to dent optimism on global growth, while political uncertainty cause...

Asian markets mostly advance

Asian markets mostly advance

-- 2017-10-09 01:03:42

Most Asian markets rose Monday following a strong week on Wall Street as Chinese trading resumed after a holiday. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.1 per cent to 3,383.73 points and Sydney’s...

Far East Knitting recommends 15pc stock div

Far East Knitting recommends 15pc stock div

FE Online Report 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The board of directors of Far East Knitting & Dyeing Industries has recommended 15 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2017, said an official disclosure on Sunday. The final...

First 15 minutes see addition of 28 points on DSE

First 15 minutes see addition of 28 points on DSE

FE Online Report 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Sunday as investors continued their buying appetite on sector-specific stocks. Following the previous week&...

Dhaka stocks end flat after bumpy ride

Dhaka stocks end flat after bumpy ride

FE Online Report 2017-10-08 12:00:00

Dhaka stocks ended almost flat in green Sunday after volatile trading as investors were active both sides of trading fence throughout the trading session. Market insiders said the optimistic investor...

Corporate governance guidelines in the offing

Corporate governance guidelines in the offing

FE Desk 2017-10-08 11:20:36

Experts in a seminar recently said equity market should be a regular source of finance to industrialise the country. As part of observing the World Investor Week, the Institute of Chartered Accounta...

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...