Ahsan Habib

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Pandemic weighing on schoolbag makers

Habibur Rahman, a Chattogram-based schoolbag manufacturer, suddenly fell into deep financial peril ever since the coronavirus pandemic first reached Bangladesh in March 2020.

August 16, 2021
August 16, 2021

Bank, NBFI, cement stocks gaining ground

Investor participation in the local stock market’s banking, non-bank financial institution (NBFI), and cement sectors soared last week while the insurance sector was lacklustre in attracting funds.

August 15, 2021
August 15, 2021

BSEC spurs loans despite criticism

The stock market regulator has decided to extend loan facilities for investors to buy stocks when the index is at its historical highest level despite analysts’ criticism against loan-based...

August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021

Walton makes strong comeback

Walton Hi-tech Industries saw its profits double in the recently concluded fiscal 2020-21, riding on higher sales of air conditioners and refrigerators past an earnings decline for the pandemic.

August 11, 2021
August 11, 2021

Berger profit jumps seven times

Berger Paints Bangladesh’s profit jumped seven times as its business returned to normalcy in the April to June quarter, recouping the losses incurred a year ago owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Are stock indices overvalued?

Soaring market capitalisation last week pushed Bangladesh’s stock exchange indices to their highest point since inception in 2013 thanks to increased investor participation.

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

Beacon share price on unusual rise

A recent unusual price hike of the Beacon Pharmaceuticals stock prompted the company to inform investors on July 28 that it had no undisclosed information that could have instigated the rise.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Strong stocks behind DSE rally

The shares of many low-performing companies might have risen to surprising levels at the Dhaka Stock Exchange in the last one year, but it is the firms with strong earnings and dividend records...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Most multinationals draw bigger profits

Most listed multinational companies dealing in construction and pandemic-related products were blessed with a higher year-on-year growth in profits in the first half of the current year.

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Stocks stay buoyant on liquidity hopes

Bangladesh’s stock market remained buoyant for the second consecutive day yesterday, sending the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) to a record high, as investors were upbeat that liquidity...