Market Digest

Stocks go up

12 November, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), sustained the gaining streak for the fourth consecutive sessions.

The broad index, DSEX closed at 4781.47 points on Monday with a gain of 9.55 points or 0.20 percent.

Besides, the two selective indices, Blue Chip index, DSE30 and the Shariah index, DSES also went up by 6.44 points and 1.24 points to settle at 1664.35 points and 1090.81 points respectively.

On the DSE trading floor, a total number of 95,238 trades were executed in Monday’s  trading session with a trading volume of 100.12 million securities.

Investor’s participation was mostly concentrated on Engineering (13.5pc), Pharma (12.7pc) and General Insurance (12.2pc) sectors.

Losers took a lead over the gainers as out of 331 issues traded, 135 securities gained price while 149 declined and 47 remained unchanged.

Sector wise performance exposed that Financial Institute (2.5pc), IT (2.0pc) and Travel (1.8pc) sectors experienced highest price appreciation while Paper (-2.7pc), Service (-0.5pc) and Cement (-0.5pc) sectors experienced highest price correction in today’s session, according to EBL Securities.