Market digest

Stocks close mixed

16 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Country’s capital bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), closed Sunday’s session mixed following negative movement of some large-cap stocks.

At DSE, the core index, DSEX closed at 4942.23 points with a gain of 8.33 points or 0.16 percent from the previous day, reports BSS.

Besides, the two selective indices, DSE30 increased marginally by 1.86 points while DSES decreased slightly by 2.54 points to stand at 1738.93 points and 1154.24 points respectively.

A total number of 103,483 trades were executed in today’s trading session with a trading volume of 76.93 million securities. At DSE, 184 securities gained price while 118 declined and 50 remained unchanged.

The market turnover, however, decreased and at the end of the session, the turnover stood at Taka 3170.842 million compared to the previous working day.

Among the large cap sectors, food and allied, fuel and power, pharmaceuticals and textile showed negative movement. Telecommunication exhibited highest positive movement with 0.76 percent profit while food and allied exhibited highest negative movement with 1.59 percent loss, according to the analysts.