Ahsan Habib

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Govt cuts interest rates of savings tools

The government has cut the interest rate on savings certificates and wage-earner bonds by 1 to 3 percentage points – a move that may help the authorities save but hurt the middle-income group...

September 19, 2021
September 19, 2021

BB-BSEC row reins in stocks’ growth spurts

The stock market’s recent growth spurt slowed last week as the tension between the central bank and the stock market regulator over some policy issues has rattled investors.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

NRB Bank fined for breaking stock investment rules

Bangladesh Bank yesterday fined NRB Bank Tk 49.50 lakh for breaching securities rules by buying the shares of Pioneer Insurance beyond the investment ceiling.

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

A memorable week for stock market

Last week will certainly remain memorable for the stock market, with its indexes reaching record levels every day while market capitalisation a historical high over the five-day period.

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Is stock market overvalued?

There is an ongoing debate in the share market whether securities on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) are overvalued as the benchmark index shows no signs of slowing down after hitting the historic...

September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

Stock market climbs to new peak

The Dhaka bourse scaled new heights yesterday, crossing 7,000 points as buoyant investors increased their bets in hopes that the market would maintain its upward trend in the coming days.

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

Soaring Tamijuddin Textile shares belie performance

Stocks of Tamijuddin Textile Mills have skyrocketed tenfold in a span of less than three months since it was relisted at the Dhaka bourse last June.

August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021

A stellar month for stocks

August was a record-breaking month for the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) as all major market indexes and measures, including market capitalisation, reached historical highs.

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.