Sunday, April 14, 2024

Dhaka stocks skyrocket for 2nd day

Share prices on Dhaka Stock Exchange skyrocketed for the second day on Sunday buoyed by a number of government measures to stabilise the market in the wake of two weeks of heavy slides and violent street protests. The general index of the bourse advanced by 463.27 points, or 7.81 per cent, on the day to

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 ... Read more