Turnover exceeds Tk 10bn mark at DSE

Staff Correspondent

19 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), on Tuesday recorded the highest single-day transaction in more than one year although the winning streak snapped after five days.

The crucial indicator, market turnover exceeded Taka 10 billion-mark and stood at Taka 10.21 billion at DSE, climbing further by 4.61 percent over previous day’s mark of Taka 9.76 billion.

It was the biggest single-day transaction in more than one-year since January 31, 2019, when the turnover totaled a record Taka 10.24 billion.

However, the indices slipped down by breaking a five-day winning streak as investors moved to book some quick-profit on selective large-cap shares.

The broad index, DSEX closed at 4740.40 points on Tuesday with a loss of 27.73 points or 0.58 percent.

Besides, two selective indices, Blue Chip index, DSE30 and Shariah index, DSES also went down by 8.13 points and 2.35 points to settle at 1590.87 points and 1081.33 points respectively On the DSE trading floor, a total number of 236,764 trades were executed in Tuesday’s trading session with a trading volume of 382.88 million securities.

Loser took a lead over gainers as out of 355 issues traded, 132 securities gained price while 188 declined and 35 remained unchanged.