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Stocks open down amid low turnover

Stocks open down amid low turnover

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-12 11:06:49

Stocks witnessed a downward trend in early trading on Monday as shaky investors continued their selling binge on sector-wise issues amid the earning disclosure session. Following the previous day&rsq...

BD Finance to launch innovative products

BD Finance to launch innovative products

Ismail Hossain 2020-10-12 09:52:31

Bangladesh Finance and Investment Company Ltd or BD Finance is planning to introduce innovative and customised lending and deposit options to pull together NBFI-designed funding and lending base, top...

Crystal Insurance’s IPO subscription begins Nov 10

Crystal Insurance’s IPO subscription begins Nov 10

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-12 09:46:18

The initial public offering (IPO) subscription of Crystal Insurance Company Ltd is set to open on November 10, aiming to raise Tk 160 million from the capital market. The IPO subscription for shares...

Mir Akhter’s cut-off price set at Tk 60

Mir Akhter’s cut-off price set at Tk 60

FE Online Report 2020-10-11 16:50:17

The cut-off price of shares of Mir Akhter Hossain Ltd, a construction company, has been fixed at Tk 60 each through electronic bidding by eligible investors. As per the book-building method, eligible...

DSEX dips below 4,900-mark on selling spree

DSEX dips below 4,900-mark on selling spree

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-11 16:09:38

Stocks tumbled on Sunday as the risk-averse investors went on heavy sell-offs on major sectors, fearing further fall of stock prices. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went dow...

MI Cement postpones expansion plan due to pandemic

MI Cement postpones expansion plan due to pandemic

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-11 11:55:03

The MI Cement Factory Limited, the owning entity of popular brand Crown Cement, has postponed expansion plans of its sixth manufacturing unit due to Covid-19 as well as the financing arrangement. Bot...

Stocks open week lower

Stocks open week lower

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-11 10:57:52

Stocks witnessed a downward trend in early trading on Sunday as investors mostly followed a cautious stance amid the ongoing corporate declaration session. Following the previous week’s downwar...

MNCs witness moderate fall in stock prices

MNCs witness moderate fall in stock prices

FE Report 2020-10-11 10:40:59

Most of the listed multinational companies (MNCs) lost prices moderately along with featuring lower turnover in last week following investors' less participation. The companies' share prices declined...

BSEC to allow small town trading booths

BSEC to allow small town trading booths

FE REPORT 2020-10-11 10:18:14

The securities regulator is set to allow stock brokers to open trading outlets in different areas of the country to reach the capital market to the people's doorsteps. As part of the move, the Bang...

China's Ant IPO creates retail frenzy

China's Ant IPO creates retail frenzy

REUTERS 2020-10-09 13:09:01

Five newly launched Chinese funds targetting Ant Group’s upcoming mega stock listing raised 60 billion yuan ($8.93 billion) cumulatively from more than 10 million retail investors, selling out w...

Market experts suggest investment plan based on financial literacy

Market experts suggest investment plan based on financial literacy

FE Report 2020-10-09 10:01:16

Investors need to make prudent decisions based on financial literacy to get higher returns on their investments in the capital market, experts said at a webinar on Thursday. They also urged the inves...

Siddiqur Rahman new DSE shareholder-director 

Siddiqur Rahman new DSE shareholder-director 

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-08 20:06:51

Md. Siddiqur Rahman, chairman of Sterling Stocks & Securities, has been appointed as new shareholder director of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). The board of directors of the DSE selected Mr Sidd...

Stocks slip back into red as World Bank growth forecast prompts selling spree

Stocks slip back into red as World Bank growth forecast prompts selling spree

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-08 16:04:49

Stocks slipped into the red on Thursday, after a single-day break, as shaky investors went on a selling binge on major sectors issues. Markets opened on an upbeat note and the key index of the major...

BSEC fines Prime Islami Life sponsor for breach of rules

BSEC fines Prime Islami Life sponsor for breach of rules

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-08 11:50:54

The securities regulator has fine fined a sponsor shareholder of Prime Islami Life Insurance Tk 40 million for selling shares in breach of rules. The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BS...

Marico Bangladesh to invest Tk 2.27b in capacity expansion

Marico Bangladesh to invest Tk 2.27b in capacity expansion

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-08 11:43:09

The board of directors of Marico Bangladesh Ltd has decided a phase-wise investment of Tk 2.27 billion for the purpose of increasing manufacturing capacity. Marico, one of the listed multinational co...

Bourses open higher on corporate declarations

Bourses open higher on corporate declarations

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-08 11:13:04

Stocks witnessed a positive trend in early trading on Thursday as bargain hunters continued their buying interest on sector-wise issues amid expectations. Following the previous day’s slight ga...

Summit Power recommends 20pc final cash dividend

Summit Power recommends 20pc final cash dividend

FE Online Report 2020-10-08 10:14:06

The board of directors of Summit Power Ltd has recommended a 20 per cent final cash dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2020. The company’s total cash dividend will be 35 per cent for the f...

BSEC to hire int'l consultant on IT

BSEC to hire int'l consultant on IT

FE Online Desk 2020-10-08 00:10:19

Experts in a webinar on Wednesday put thrust on digitising the stock market trading for the greater interest of the investors. They said technology is important for three reasons: it speeds up the wo...

Maroof Matin's expiry an irreparable loss for financial sector

Maroof Matin's expiry an irreparable loss for financial sector

-- 2020-10-07 20:33:33

Venture Capital and Private Equity Association of Bangladesh (VCPEAB) and Capital Market Journalists’ Forum (CMJF) expressed their heartfelt sorrow by hosting a virtual ceremony commemorating Wa...

Stocks manage modest gain after two-day slump

Stocks manage modest gain after two-day slump

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-07 16:02:06

Stocks posted a modest gain on Wednesday, snapping a two-day losing streak, as bargain hunters went on buying binge on lucrative issues. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went...

MNCs be listed with Bangladesh stock exchanges, say stakeholders

MNCs be listed with Bangladesh stock exchanges, say stakeholders

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-07 15:25:47

The country’s share market stakeholders have demanded making a compulsory provision for multinational companies (MNCs) to be listed with stock exchanges for doing business in Bangladesh. At a v...

Associated Oxygen publishes IPO lottery results

Associated Oxygen publishes IPO lottery results

FE Online Report 2020-10-07 14:33:45

Associated Oxygen will allocate 15 million ordinary shares among the successful applicants as the company held IPO lottery draw on Wednesday. The lottery draw was held at 10:30am at Crystal Ballroom,...

Stocks open higher after two-day correction

Stocks open higher after two-day correction

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-07 10:56:31

Stocks posted a marginal gain in early trading on Wednesday as bargain hunters went on buying binge amid expectations. Following the previous two days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE...

Asian stocks edge higher shrugging off US stimulus gloom

Asian stocks edge higher shrugging off US stimulus gloom

REUTERS 2020-10-07 10:49:31

Asian stock markets edged higher on Wednesday, brushing off Wall Street’s weaker finish, which came after US President Donald Trump abruptly broke off economic stimulus negotiations with lawmake...

Stocks extend losses after choppy trading

Stocks extend losses after choppy trading

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-06 15:55:11

Stocks extended the losing streak for the two consecutive sessions on Tuesday as shaky investors continued their sell-offs on sector-wise issues. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DS...

Asian stocks touch two-week high as Trump leaves hospital

Asian stocks touch two-week high as Trump leaves hospital

REUTERS 2020-10-06 13:39:52

Asian stock markets advanced to a more than two-week high on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump was discharged from hospital following treatment for Covid-19, and as prospects for a fresh US stim...

Markets witness mixed trend in early trading

Markets witness mixed trend in early trading

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-06 11:12:25

Stocks witnessed a mixed trend in the early trading on Tuesday as investors were active on both sides of the trading fence after a big fall on the previous day. Following the previous day’s sha...

BSEC urged to cautiously approve IPOs for protecting small investors

BSEC urged to cautiously approve IPOs for protecting small investors

FE REPORT 2020-10-06 09:54:35

The securities regulator should ensure the safety of investors' money while combating cooked-up financials for the long term development of the capital market, experts said. They also said the author...

Associated Oxygen’s IPO lottery draw Wednesday

Associated Oxygen’s IPO lottery draw Wednesday

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-05 15:52:45

Associated Oxygen is set to hold IPO (initial public offering) lottery draw on Wednesday, aiming to allocate 15 million shares among the successful applicants. The lottery draw will be held at 10:30a...

Stocks slump as major sectors tumble

Stocks slump as major sectors tumble

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-10-05 15:48:23

Stocks plummeted on Monday, after remaining flat in the previous day, as risk-averse investors went on sell-offs on major sectors shares. The market opened on positive for a brief period and went dow...