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DSEX dips below 4,000-mark at open

FE Online Report March 15, 2020 11:04:52

Stocks tumbled at opening on Sunday amid growing tension over the impacts of coronavirus outbreak as more two cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Bangladesh. Within 15 minutes of trading, DSEX, the key in...

Company profile: Steady earnings growth of DBH

Babul Barman March 15, 2020 10:45:19

Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation (DBH) has reported profit after tax of Tk 1,077 million in 2019, rising 2.78 per cent over the previous year. With Tk 44.30 billion housing loan portfolio, DBH...

Weekly Review: Coronavirus scare wreaks havoc on stocks

Babul Barman March 14, 2020 11:52:55

Stocks kept tumbling for three straight weeks amid growing tension over the impacts of coronavirus outbreak across the world. Week-on-week, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE),...

Square Pharma generates highest weekly turnover

FE Report March 14, 2020 11:49:44

Square Pharmaceuticals dominated the Dhaka bourse's transaction chart in the outgoing week while ten most-traded stocks accounted for one-fifth transactions. Market analysts said investors showed the...

Stimulus hopes pull global stocks back from abyss

REUTERS March 13, 2020 15:32:30

Stocks plunged on Friday with coronavirus panic selling hitting nearly every asset class, before finding some kind of floor as hopes turned to a US stimulus package. European and US stock futures tra...

Pharma sector dominates DSE turnover chart

FE Report March 13, 2020 11:37:47

The pharmaceuticals & chemicals sector dominated the top 10 turnover chart of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday. Of the 10 top turnover leaders, six were from the pharmaceuticals & c...

Global stocks crash as pandemic panic sweeps markets

REUTERS March 13, 2020 10:26:54

Global stock markets crashed on Friday, ending a years-long bull run, with coronavirus panic selling hitting almost every asset class and leaving investors nowhere to hide. Half a trillion dollars in...

Indian stock market crashes on travel ban

-- March 12, 2020 14:52:57

The Indian stock market crashed on Thursday morning following incessant selling by investors on the United States imposing travel bans as well as India suspending visas amid rising number of COVID-19...

World stocks plummet after Trump bans travel from Europe

Reuters March 12, 2020 11:11:40

Global shares crumbled on Thursday after US President Donald Trump stunned investors by announcing a temporary travel ban from Europe in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, threatening mo...

CGIA, BICM ink MoU

FE Online Desk March 11, 2020 14:47:59

US-based CGIA Institute, a globally recognized body of finance and investment professionals which provides the Chartered Global Investment Analysts (CGIA) designation on Monday signed a Memorandum of...

DSE-IFC team up for gender equality for 5th consecutive yr

FE Online Desk March 11, 2020 13:41:41

For the fifth consecutive year, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has partnered with the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) as part of the global Ring the Bell for Gender Equality initiative to celebrate...

Capital mkt investment: BB prods banks on special funds

SIDDIQUE ISLAM March 11, 2020 10:02:14

The central bank has advised more than a dozen of scheduled banks to expedite the ongoing process of creating their special funds for investment in the capital market. In the latest move, Bangladesh...

Asia shares try to stabilise, pin hopes on policy stimulus

REUTERS March 10, 2020 14:55:14

Asian shares bounced and bond yields rose from historic lows on Tuesday as speculation of coordinated stimulus from global central banks and governments calmed panic selling. Yields on benchmark US 1...

Mkt looks much cheaper in terms of P/E ratio: CSE

FE Online Desk March 10, 2020 12:55:08

Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has urged the banks to start their process to invest in the stock market as soon as possible. "Bangladesh Bank recently released a directive regarding capital market i...

SEC exec points fingers at unholy nexus

FE Report March 10, 2020 11:06:29

A top regulatory official on Monday said an "unholy game" is going on in the capital market involving issuers, issue managers, audit firms, and the company management to cheat the public and state. P...

Only two issues rise

FE Report March 10, 2020 11:03:47

The share prices of only two companies- Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) and Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company (BIFC)- rose on Monday on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). Amid panic-driven sales exerted through...

DSE sees massive fall on panic sale

FE Online Report March 09, 2020 12:47:17

Dhaka bourse witnessed a massive plunge on Monday amid investors’ panic driven sales observed from the beginning of the session. The DSE broad index--DSEX-- lost 4.29 per cent or 184 points to...

CSE team calls on BSEC chairman

FE Online Desk March 09, 2020 12:39:41

A delegation of the newly-elected board of directors of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), led by its chairman Asif Ibrahim called on Khairul Hossain, chairman of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Comm...

World shares trampled in coronavirus panic

REUTERS March 09, 2020 12:03:09

Global share markets tumbled on Monday as panicked investors fled to bonds to hedge the economic shock of the coronavirus, and oil plunged more than 20 per cent after Saudi Arabia slashed its official...

VFS Thread Dyeing tops turnover chart

FE Report March 09, 2020 11:23:38

VFS Thread Dyeing on Sunday topped the turnover chart following increased participation by investors. On the day, the company featured a turnover of above Tk 140 million and grabbed 3.27 per cent of...

Chartered Life Ins to go public

-- March 08, 2020 14:05:42

Chartered Life Insurance Ltd , has recently signed an agreement with AAA Finance & Investment Limited for raising fund through Initial Public Offering (IPO) at the Head Office of Chartered Life In...

Company profile: Land sales spur EHL net profit

FE Report March 08, 2020 10:38:09

Eastern Housing Limited (EHL), a listed company, continued its steady growth in net profit for the last four years. The company reported its net profit of Tk 345.52 million for 2019, Tk 324.44 millio...

Weekly Review: Stocks rout continues

Babul Barman March 07, 2020 12:06:18

Stocks kept losing in the outgoing week as worried investors continued their sell-offs amid growing tension over the impact of coronavirus outbreak. Week-on-week, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka S...

LafargeHolcim's profit soars 56pc

FE DESK REPORT March 07, 2020 12:04:10

LafargeHolcim Bangladesh (LHBL) posted a significant improvement in financial results in 2019. Consolidated Sales Revenues for the year rose to BDT 17,840 million, up by BDT 1,208 million compared to...

Asian stocks suffer as virus spreads

REUTERS March 06, 2020 11:47:49

Asian shares and US stock futures fell on Friday following another Wall Street rout as disruptions to global business from the coronavirus beyond China worsened, stoking fears of a prolonged world eco...

LafargeHolcim generates highest turnover on DSE

FE Report March 06, 2020 11:05:14

The ten most traded companies accounted for one-fifth transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with LafargeHolcim Bangladesh generating the highest turnover. Market insiders said i...

Stocks descent; DSEX dips below 4,400-mark

FE Online Report March 05, 2020 15:35:01

Stocks extended the losing streak on Thursday with key index dropped below the 4,400-mark again as investors continued their selling binge on sector-wise shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka St...

Delta Hospital share bidding to begin Mar 22

FE Online Report March 05, 2020 14:54:32

The bidding period for eligible investors to discover the cut-off price of Delta Hospital Limited shares through electronic subscription system will commence from March 22. The electronic bidding wil...

Asian shares grind higher, virus risks block the way

REUTERS March 05, 2020 11:38:05

Asian shares rallied for a fourth straight session on Thursday as U.S. markets swung sharply higher and another dose of central bank stimulus offered some salve for the global economic outlook. Wall...

Tax receipts from DSE slump 38pc in 8 months

Babul Barman March 05, 2020 10:57:21

The government's revenue earnings from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell 38 per cent year-on-year in eight months in the current fiscal year as trading volume was on the decline. Market analysts sa...