DSE turnover hits two-month high

Turnover on the Dhaka Stock Exchange hit a two-month high yesterday as high investor participation pulled trade volume up. Daily turnover on the prime bourse stood at Tk 1,524.38 crore, up Tk 181.30 crore from the previous day.
Soaring investor participation fuelled trade volume and as a result, turnover rose, said a

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Investors’ anger deepens as stocks fall further

The long-brewing anger of the retail investors intensified further on Thursday as the Dhaka stocks plunged for the third day at a stretch, with all the government measures failing to stabilise the capital market, operators said.
The general index of Dhaka Stock Exchange slid 217.54 points, or 3.61 per cent, to 5,800.93

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Small investors on rampage: 50 held

Hundreds of small investors, fuming at the series of plunge in share prices, ran amok, clashing with policemen, setting fire to a multi-storied building, ransacking scores of vehicles, attacking brokerages and other business establishments in the city. More than 50 people were detained on charge of vandalism from the trouble-spot Motijheel area, the country’s commercial heart, after a series of fierce

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Investors take to street for 4th day

Investors of Dhaka Stock Exchange went on a rampage for the fourth day on Wednesday blocking a thoroughfare at Motijheel in the city as the general index of the bourse took a 149-point plunge.
Although the index had gained around 117 points in early trading till 1:00pm, it then started to slide and closed the day 2.19 per cent down at 6,673.40

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Govt assurance, institutional investors’ return help DSE make magic rebound

Dhaka stocks on Tuesday made a dramatic turnaround on the finance minister’s remark that the capital market would be stabilised this very week and some institutional investors’ re-entry into the market, analysts said.
Heavy buying of shares by different government agencies like the Investment Corporation

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Investors worried about Tk 3,969cr investment in 2 suspended IPOs

Thousands of investors, who have deposited around Tk 3,969 crore for purchasing initial public offerings of Mobil Jamuna Limited Bangladesh and MI Cement, are in agony over the fate of their investments after the government suspended the IPO procedures of the two companies under the book-building method.
Analysts said that the market regulators should immediately decide whether the IPO

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Stock efforts fall apart

6 brokers’ trading suspended for 30 days on market volatility charges; top bosses stripped of responsibilities; book-building system on hold; markets closed on Sunday
The share index breaker failed to prevent a free fall in prices on the Dhaka and the Chittagong stock exchanges yesterday.
The Dhaka stock index had nosedived 600 points before the just-introduced circuit breaker put a stop to trading on the two bourses

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All ends in the blink of an eye

Every one was waiting for the trading to begin. The trading was slated to start at 1:00pm instead of the usual 11:00am. The bourse authorities curtailed the trading time by two hours fearing that more trading would mean a greater fall.
Investors at a brokerage house at Motijheel were watching the DSE president’s press

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Investors run amok over stocks plunge

Disgruntled share market investors on Wednesday locked in scuffles with the police on the street and threw brickbats at the Dhaka Stock Exchange building in the city’s Motijheel area after the share prices dipped further and a newly-introduced circuit-breaker halted trading on the bourse.
Hundreds of angry investors came out on the road in front of the DSE building after

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