Struggling bank stocks keep market muted

Dhaka stocks inched up for the second day in the new year on Thursday as struggling bank scrips kept the market muted. DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, advanced by 0.13 per cent, or 6 points, to close at 4,459.29 points on Thursday, after inching up by 0.35 [...]

Shakil, Shahjahan elected Dhaka Stock Exchange directors

Shakil Rizvi Stock managing director Shakil Rizvi and Jahan Securities managing director Mohammad Shahjahan were on Sunday elected shareholder-directors of the Dhaka Stock Exchange for a three-year tenure. According to the result declared by the Dhaka Stock Exchange election commission, 178 out of the 259 voters cast their votes for [...]

Dhaka stocks take breather after relentless rout

Dhaka stocks advanced on Thursday to end a three-day losing spell as a section of investors went for bargain hunting to arrest the relentless fall in share prices while the others remained cautious.Dhaka stocks , the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, gained 0.88 per cent, or 38.88 points, [...]

Saudi Aramco market value touches $2t

Saudi Aramco hit the $2 trillion target sought by Saudi leader crown prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday as its shares clocked up a second day of gains, defying some scepticism about the state-owned oil firm’s long-term value. Aramco’s shares closed at 36.8 Saudi riyals on Thursday, putting the company’s [...]

Kamal laments protests against stock market fall

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday said that there was no similarity between the stock market in Bangladesh and those in other countries.The stock markets in other countries do not witness any investors’ demonstration if the markets drop to bottom, Mustafa Kamal told reporters after chairing meetings of [...]

Investors to get SMS alerts on BO AC activities

Stock market investors would soon be automatically notified through short messaging service (SMS) about activities related to opening and closing of beneficiary owner accounts or changing of names, mobile numbers, bank and bank accounts.The market regulator, Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission, on Tuesday approved a proposal from the Central [...]

Global stock market rise sharply in 2019

Global Stock markets mostly retreated Tuesday in shortened end-of-year sessions, but rose sharply overall in 2019 thanks to late surges on receding recession fears and easing China-US trade war tensions. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index closed down 0.6 per cent from the previous session — but jumped 12.1 per cent [...]

DSE launches electronic info disclosure system

The Dhaka Stock Exchange on Monday launched the electronic information disclosure and dissemination process for listed companies to ensure accuracy and transparency.The system will be introduced first on the DSE SME platform and later it will be incorporated in the main board of the bourse.DSE director Xie Wenhai, who [...]

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