Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Stocks witness flat as major sectors plunge

Stock markets on Tuesday witnessed flat due to lower activities of large-cap securities.

The falling major sectors were textile and cement. A total of 178 securities of the large-cap group moved down due to lower activities, reports BSS.

The broader DSEX index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed the day with 29.91 points down at 5,217.91. The blue-chip DS30 and the Shariah DSES also followed the same trend with 10.88 points down at 1,825.52 and with 7.00 points down at 1,203.37 respectively.

At the DSE, out of the day’s 347 securities, prices of 76 securities closed higher against 219 losing issues.

The major gaining issues were ICBSONALI1, Legacy Foot, Bangas, Popular

Life and EXIM1STMF. The major losing issues were RNSPIN, ARAMITCEM, VAMLRBBF,

Family Textile and NLI1STMF. Fortune Shoes topped the turnover list followed by Jamuna Bank, BRAC Bank, BSC and Monno Ceramics.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed the day of the week with down with its major CASPI 93.07 points down at 15,962.29.

At the CSE, a total of 223 issues were traded while 52 closed higher and 142 closed lower when 48.02 lakh shares worth Taka 14.55 crore changed hands.