Ahsan Habib

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

12 fuel, power companies see profit rise

Twelve out of the country’s 22 listed fuel and power companies saw profits increase year-on-year in the first nine months of the ongoing fiscal year thanks to the rebounding of the economy.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

GPH begins production at new plant

Stocks of GPH Ispat rose 2.47 per cent yesterday after news that the company’s Tk 2,390-crore plant has begun commercial production.

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021

Feeble banking sector weighs on stocks

The gloomy picture of the banking sector led to a fall in the stock market over the past week amid rising coronavirus cases and deaths.

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

Stock market cap hits record high

The stock market has risen to new heights with market capitalisation hitting a high point last week while overvalued shares still remaining a concern.

June 10, 2021
June 10, 2021

High-flying insurance stocks may put market in trouble

The stock price of almost all general insurance companies has more than doubled over the past year riding on speculation, putting the whole market at risk.

June 7, 2021
June 7, 2021

Turnover at DSE spirals on budget measures

The Dhaka Stock Exchange yesterday recorded its highest turnover in a decade, as the ongoing bull run seems to have gotten an added impetus from the proposed budget measures for the incoming fiscal...

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Bata incurs first loss in 59 years of Bangladesh operations

Bata Shoe Company (Bangladesh), one of the country’s most widely known footwear brands, suffered losses for the first time in 59 years of operations as it had to shutter outlets during the main...

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Govt has an uphill battle ahead

The national budget for 2021-22 is being proposed today all the while the country’s economy faces some tough realities stemming from the pandemic’s second wave.

June 2, 2021
June 2, 2021

Budget execution rate falls

The government’s national budget implementation rate fell significantly in the last one decade mainly due to a lack of efficiency, accountability and capacity and a rise in corruption.

May 31, 2021
May 31, 2021

Tk 282 crore whitened through stocks

Just Tk 282 crore was whitened by means of investments in the stock market in fiscal 2020-21 despite a government provision stipulating that no authority would be able to question the source.