Bangladesh stock market

Retail investors' holdings in stocks fall by half in 12 years

Retail investors’ stakes in the share market of Bangladesh have nearly halved in the last 12 years as they are increasingly losing their appetite for stocks owing to a lacklustre market performance.

Investors on edge as stocks end two years of inflated prices

The ongoing decline of share values in the stock market of Bangladesh was expected as the removal of floor prices has allowed them to adjust to their real levels, according to market analysts.

Everything that's wrong with our stock market right now

Only two years ago, Bangladesh's stock market was termed 'hidden gem.'

Dhaka, Chattogram stocks rise

The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), gained 15 points, or 0.23 per cent, to close at 6,366.

Agro Organica to raise Tk 5 crore from stock market

It will issue 50 lakh shares worth Tk 10 each

Dhaka stocks' turnover hits seven-month high

It hit Tk 1,198 crore, up from the previous day's Tk 976 crore

Stocks fall for fifth straight day

The indices of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell for the fifth consecutive day today.

Capital market: Looking back, looking forward

Bangladesh’s stock market had a lackluster year in 2022 after posting double-digit returns for the previous two years. Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSEX), the broad market index of the country, fell 8.1 per cent in 2022, while daily average turnover fell by 35 per cent.

Dhaka stocks inch down, Ctg up

Stocks on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) slightly inched down today for a second consecutive trading session.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Manipulation in stock market lives on despite surveillance

A common scenario in the domestic stock market is low performing stocks becoming the top gainers no matter how the market indices react.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Dhaka stocks ended in the red despite corporate tax cut

Most shares on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell today despite a cut in the corporate tax rate for listed companies.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Most stocks down despite corporate tax cut

Shares opened the week lower as most of the scrips on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell today, despite a cut in the corporate tax rate for listed companies.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Stocks keep bleeding as panic grips investors

No matter how hard the government tries to give a message that Bangladesh would not face a Sri Lanka like crisis, edgy stock market investors don’t seem to be in the mood to listen. 

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

GPH Ispat begins commercial production in Tk 2,390cr plant

GPH Ispat begins commercial production in its Tk 2,390 crore plant to produce MS billet and rod today, which fuelled the company’s share price to instantly see a 2.47 per cent rise in the stock market.

May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019

BB loosens the leash on banks’ stock exposure

The central bank has widened banks’ scope to invest in the stock market and infrastructural fund as the government looks to put a pause on the longer than usual bear run. The DSEX, the benchmark index of the premier bourse, lost 774.55 points, or 13.07 percent, in the last three months.

May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019

Develop stock, bond markets to meet infrastructure financing needs

Bangladesh must develop its capital and bond markets to meet the long-term financing needs of infrastructure projects as bank loans are not viable for mega initiatives worth billions of dollars, said a top official of a state-run non-bank financial institution. “Funds will have to come from the stock market

August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015

1996 share scam: 2 textile company officials jailed

A special tribunal jailed two top brass of a textile company for four years in a case filed over capital market manipulation in 1996.

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