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Global shares extend rebound on hopes of G7 support

REUTERS March 03, 2020 12:01:48

Global shares and oil prices extended their rebound on Tuesday on mounting speculation policymakers around the world would move to ease the economic fallout from the spreading coronavirus, ahead of a...

Stocks open on positive note amid low turnover

FE Online Report March 03, 2020 11:47:24

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hours of trading on Tuesday as optimistic investors are showing their appetite on sector-wise shares. Following the previous day’s modest gain, the Dhaka...

DCCI for active bond market

FE REPORT March 03, 2020 11:37:21

The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) put forward on Monday a set of recommendations to the government that include development of bond market and infrastructure for the country's economic...

Capital mkt needs quality IPOs

FE Report March 03, 2020 11:31:05

The country's capital market requires more companies having good fundamentals to enhance the market cap to GDP (gross domestic product) ratio like other neighbouring countries. The chairman of Dhaka...

Far Chemical generates highest turnover

FE Report March 03, 2020 11:29:33

Ten most-traded stocks accounted for 23 per cent transaction of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Monday while Far Chemical Industries topped the turnover chart. Market insiders said investors continue...

Stocks break week-long losing streak

FE Online Report March 02, 2020 15:58:11

Stocks rebounded in the positive terrain on Monday, snapping a seven-day losing streak, as bargain hunters showed their buying appetite on sector-wise shares. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock...

Seminar on Role of Financial Reporting Tuesday

FE Online Desk March 02, 2020 13:13:20

A seminar on “The Role of Financial Reporting in the Development of Capital Market, arranged by Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) will be held on Tuesday. Dr. Mashiur Rahman, Econo...

IDLC to launch its first venture capital fund

FE Online Desk March 02, 2020 13:03:28

IDLC Finance will launch its first venture capital fund Tuesday. The launching event will be graced by Member of Parliament & State Minister of Information and Technology Division, Zunaid Ahmed P...

Bourses open higher amid low turnover

FE Online Report March 02, 2020 11:30:45

Stocks witnessed positive trend in early hours of trading on Monday as some investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-wise issues. Following the previous seven days’ fall, the Dhaka...

Listed cos under banking, NBFI, ins sectors should comply with IFRS

FE Desk Report March 02, 2020 11:19:21

All listed entities encompassing banks, non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) and insurance sectors should follow the international financial reporting standards (IFRS) to ensure transparency and...

Asian stock markets reverse losses

REUTERS March 02, 2020 11:10:26

Asian shares steadied from early losses on Monday as investors placed their hopes on a coordinated global monetary policy response to weather the damaging economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic....

Stocks extend losses for seven days

FE Online Report March 01, 2020 17:35:51

Stocks extended the losing streak for the seven straight sessions on Sunday as worried investors continued to dump their holdings, fearing further fall of share price. DSEX, the prime index of the Dh...

Walton’s share bidding begins Monday

FE Online Report March 01, 2020 14:01:05

The bidding period for eligible investors to discover the cut-off price of Walton Hi-Tech Industries shares through electronic subscription system will commence tomorrow (Monday). The electronic bidd...

BRAC Bank workshop on “Mastering FX Market and Technicals with Bourse Game”

FE Online Desk March 01, 2020 12:50:00

BRAC Bank organized a workshop on “Mastering FX Market and Technicals with Bourse Game” recently in Cox’s Bazar district. The workshop brought together foreign exchange dealers from...

Stocks witness steep fall at open

FE Online Report March 01, 2020 11:30:14

Stocks witnessed sharp fall in the early hours of trading on Sunday as worried investors continued their selling binge on major sectors’ shares, fearing further fall. Following the previous wee...

Weekly review: Stocks tumble as panic grips investors

Babul Barman February 29, 2020 10:57:42

Stocks tumbled in the outgoing week as worried investors' dumped their holdings amid concern on the looming impact of the single-digit interest rate on the banking business. Due to coronavirus pandem...

Six cos recommend dividend

FE Report February 29, 2020 10:54:16

The board of directors of six listed firms declared dividend up to 530 per cent for the year ended on December 31, 2019 in the outgoing week. The companies are: GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh, British Am...

Many cos miss IPO fund use deadlines

MOHAMMAD MUFAZZAL February 29, 2020 10:21:37

Many listed companies failed to utilise the IPO (initial public offering) funds within the stipulated time mentioned in their prospectuses. Some of them even could not complete the fund use within th...

$6.0t wiped off world stocks this week over coronavirus fear

-- February 28, 2020 21:32:49

Coronavirus panic sent world share markets skidding again on Friday, putting them on course for their worst weekly fall since the 2008 global financial crisis, with almost $6.0 trillion wiped from the...

World stocks set for worst weekly slump since 2008

Reuters February 28, 2020 12:31:29

World share markets were headed for their worst week since the depths of the 2008 financial crisis as investors ditched risky assets on fears the coronavirus would become a pandemic and trigger a glob...

BRAC Bank tops turnover chart

FE Report February 28, 2020 10:47:19

Ten most traded stocks accounted for 25 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with BRAC Bank generating the highest turnover. Market insiders said investors mostly...

FRC finds Advent Pharma a wrongdoer

JASIM UDDIN HAROON February 28, 2020 10:32:35

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC), an auditors' watchdog of the country, found a few irregularities involving a pharmaceutical company. The listed company, Advent Pharma, had an approval of appoi...

DSEX slumps below 4,500-mark Thursday

FE Online Report February 27, 2020 16:40:59

The prime index of the Dhaka bourse fell below 4,500-mark Thursday as worried investors continued to dump their holdings amid concern on the possible impact of the single-digit interest rate on the ba...

Pandemic fears pummel stocks, push bond rally to fresh heights

REUTERS February 27, 2020 14:34:21

Stocks sank deeper into the red on Thursday, oil prices fell and US Treasuries rallied into record territory as more signs of the global spread of the coronavirus heightened fears of a pandemic. Glob...

Stocks witness bumpy ride at opening

FE Online Report February 27, 2020 11:53:53

Stocks witnessed volatile trading in early hours of trading on Thursday as investors are active on both sides of trading fence. Following the previous five days’ downturn, the Dhaka Stock Excha...

BSEC vows to be tough on errant audit firms

FE REPORT February 27, 2020 09:50:27

The chief of the country's capital market regulatory body said on Wednesday auditors would be made accountable apart from ensuring improvement in governance in the listed companies for the sake of pro...

DSEX dips below 4,600-mark on Wednesday

FE ONLINE REPORT February 26, 2020 16:14:42

Stock extended the losing streak for the five consecutive sessions on Wednesday with key index dipped below 4,600-mark as worried investors continued their sell-offs on major sectors’ shares. D...

Stocks keep losing for fourth day

FE Online Report February 25, 2020 17:20:34

Stock continued to fall for the four straight sessions on Tuesday amid poor earnings declarations by a number of large-cap companies. DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settled...

GSK BD declares 530pc cash dividend

FE Online Report February 25, 2020 12:24:06

The board of directors of GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh Ltd has recommended 530 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2019. The annual general meeting (AGM) will be held on April 16....

Stocks mixed in early trading

FE Online Report February 25, 2020 12:03:07

Stocks witnessed mixed trend in the early hours of trading on Tuesday as investors were seen active on both sides of trading fence amid ongoing dividend declarations. Following the previous three day...