Ahsan Habib | The Daily Star
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  • DSEX depressed despite soaring profits of firms

    The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, is refusing to pick up even though the profits of the listed companies continued to soar in the last five years.
  • Startups, SMEs to get easy funds

    Bangladeshi hi-tech start-ups and SME entrepreneurs can now receive funding from local and foreign investors by pitching their ideas and enterprises on a platform of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE).
  • Listed MNCs thrive on superior skills

    The 11 listed multinational companies of the Dhaka bourse are bagging higher profits than their local counterparts thanks to their superior skillset, research-based investment and astute management of operational costs.
  • BO accounts drop off in lakhs as investors bolt

    In 2016, Masum Ahmad, an accountant who dabbles in the stock market on the side, had as many as seven beneficiary owner (BO) accounts in the name of his family members.
  • Lodge stock complaints online

    Investors will be able to file stock market-related complaints online on the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission’s (BSEC) website from tomorrow, a move aimed at expediting its redress mechanism.