Posts Tagged ‘ Share market ’

Does Deutsche Bank have the solution to our volatile stock market?

December 18, 2012
Nofel Wahid
Does Deutsche Bank have the solution to our volatile stock market?

This December marks the 2-year passing of the stock market crash. To say that the stock market is struggling would be a gross understatement – almost every indicator of stock market performance suggests that.
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Internet media: emerging as the people’s media

October 24, 2011
ABM Nasir
Internet media: emerging as the people’s media

On March 3, 2005, Martha Stewart was released from jail after serving five-month for her involvement in insider trading. On being tipped off by Sam Waksal, the CEO of ImClone, Ms. Stewart sold 3928 of her ImClone shares only the day before the company disclosed to the market that FDA had rejected its cancer...
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Wake up Bangladesh

October 17, 2011
Rubana Huq
Wake up Bangladesh

Inflation is kissing the Everest; stock market slump has forced investors to fast unto death (breaking news alerts of today are prompting one face saving measure after the other); the foreign secretary is comparing his own body weight to the United States’ stance on Prof Yunus; army is being deployed as a safe striking...
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Posted in Economy, Politics | 14 Comments »

Capital market outlook – remainder of 2011

August 10, 2011
Aminul Haque
Capital market outlook – remainder of 2011

If investors and general public are fed up by the vagaries of the capital markets, they may take solace in the fact that this has been the bane of investors for the last five centuries. There is chronicled history about share market excess and subsequent demise, which left large impact on the mainstream economy...
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Off the mark: Policies and debacles

July 9, 2011
M A Taslim
Off the mark: Policies and debacles

Economic policy-making is going through an interesting time. Huge opportunities are beckoning, but there are also many risks. Steering the economy in this environment is a challenging task. The rewards of correct policies will be large in terms of accelerated economic growth, but wrong policies could condemn the economy to stagnation for a considerable...
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Off the mark: Whitening black money

June 28, 2011
M A Taslim
Off the mark: Whitening black money

The government has again succumbed to the pressure of whitening (legalising) black money. This did not come as a surprise: once the government permits whitening black money, the pressure to continue with it becomes irresistible.
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Share market, punters, greed and other foibles

May 11, 2011
Kayes Ahmed
Share market, punters, greed and other foibles

I have been reading with some amusements various articles; blood curdling calls for martial law, unspecified legal action, street protests, call for disgorgements of ill-gotten profits from the recent calamities of the Dhaka Stock Exchange. I see friends like Afsan Chowdhury calling some of the participant scammers and the government prima facie agreeing that...
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Liquidity: is there a shortage?

April 27, 2011
M A Taslim
Liquidity: is there a shortage?

Liquidity has become a controversial public issue in recent months. Commercial banks claim that they are suffering from severe liquidity crunch. Business people, especially those associated with the stock market, echo the same view. The central bank of the country (Bangladesh Bank), on the other hand insists that there is no shortage of liquidity...
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Martial law or civil law, share market thieves are above all laws

April 24, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
Martial law or civil law, share market thieves are above all laws

How long did it take to cast aside the much awaited share market probe report and focus all attention on whether its author Ibrahim Khaled wanted martial law and why? It was a stroke of luck or brilliance on the part of the scammers to turn the tables and let everyone argue about something...
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A make-believe crisis in the stock market

January 20, 2011
ANM Hamidullah
A make-believe crisis in the stock market

A number of newspapers recently reported that in the past few days, nationalised commercial banks and financial institutions have been actively buying in the stock market in order to “bring normalcy” to the market.
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Posted in Economy, Finance | 7 Comments »

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