Ahsan Habib

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Stocks stay buoyant on liquidity hopes

Bangladesh’s stock market remained buoyant for the second consecutive day yesterday, sending the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) to a record high, as investors were upbeat that liquidity...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Shoe-makers’ profits hammered by Covid

Profits of listed shoe-makers of Bangladesh dropped in 2020 despite the drastic fall in the price of rawhides as the sales of the finished products crashed because of the economic slump caused by...

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Stock index hits all-time high

The benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) rose to its record high yesterday despite technical glitches halting trade at the premier bourse for around one and a half hours.

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

Blue-chip index brings up the rear

The blue-chip index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange is lagging behind the broader index as most investors prefer to bet on low-priced securities and are driven by rumours instead of making investment...

July 13, 2021
July 13, 2021

Rumours buck up junk stocks

Junk shares are being traded like hot cakes on the stock exchanges of Bangladesh as rumours are mostly sending such securities to lofty heights rather than performances.

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Non-RMG workers left uncared for

Hardly any improvement in workplace safety has taken place at the non-garment factories over the years as the authorities were primarily bogged down in fixing the loopholes in the apparel industry.

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

Black money finds legal home

Government officials, lawyers, engineers, owners of construction companies, private clinics and doctors mostly whitened their undisclosed wealth last fiscal year.

June 25, 2021
June 25, 2021

4 new pawns for stock gamblers

Four small capital-based companies which have returned from the over-the-counter (OTC) market have been turned into new pawns by gamblers in Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE).

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.