Category Archives: CAPITAL MARKET

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Stocks break losing streak

Stocks returned to the black yesterday, breaking a two-day losing streak, as investors placed buy orders of shares and mutual fund units amid political strife. DSEX, the benchmark general index…

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Global dividend income hits new record of $1.167tn

The total dividend income paid to shareholders around the world rose by 11% last year to $1.167 trillion, according to investment firm Henderson Global Investors. The biggest increase in cash…

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Stocks rise for eighth day

Stocks gained for the eighth day yesterday as investors bought into large- and mid-cap companies. DSEX, the benchmark general index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, closed at 4,841.72, after gaining 31.18…

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Stocks buoyed by fresh buying

Turnover on the Dhaka Stock Exchange rose by the most in eight days to Tk 300 crore yesterday, in spite of the drawn-out political crisis. DSEX, the benchmark general index…

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Foreign funds in stocks slide as unrest saps confidence

Net foreign investment in the capital market declined 18 percent year-on-year in January, as overseas investors followed a go-slow policy amid political instability in Bangladesh. Their net investment reached Tk…

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Turmoil upsets forex market

The drawn-out political turmoil has started to bear down on the foreign exchange market, compelling the central bank to buck its dollar-selling spree and start purchasing instead to keep the…

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No dividends for DSE shareholders

  Dhaka Stock Exchange will not propose any dividend for its shareholders for the first financial year after demutualisation, in a move to improve its financial strength and make the…

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Political turmoil biggest risk to stockmarket

Political instability will be the biggest risk to the economy and the capital market this year, a recent survey found. Half of the respondents in the survey, conducted by LankaBangla…

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New IPO subscription system gets green light

Investors will be able to apply for primary shares through stockbrokers and merchant banks instead of commercial banks from April under a new IPO subscription system. The new system, which…

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BSEC to formulate ‘commodity exchange’ rules

The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) has moved forward to formulate rules to open ‘commodity exchange’ in the country for the first time. A committee of BSEC has submitted…