Stocks go up

Staff Correspondent

26 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Stocks go up

Country’s both the bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) on Sunday continued a winning streak as optimistic investors maintained their buying appetite.

DSE extended its winning streak for the ninth consecutive session as enthusiastic investors continued their buoyancy on sector specific issues, especially low-cap stocks.

The broad index, DSEX settled at 5,498.21 points on Sunday with a gain of 63.18 points or 1.16 percent. Besides, two selective indices, Blue Chip index, DSE30 and Shariah index, DSES also went up by 30.13 points and 18.34 points to settle at 2,117.69 points and 1,255.73 points respectively.

DSE’s turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, stood at Taka 11,888.62 million from Taka 8,832.93 million in the previous session.

Gainers took lead over losers as out of 359 issues traded, 201 securities gained price while 80 declined and 78 remained unchanged.

Beximco topped the turnover chart followed by Beximco Pharma, LHBL, Lanka Bangla Finance and Renata.

The top 10 gainers were – Agrani Insurance, Phenix Insurance, DOMINAGE, Provati Insurance, KBPPWBIL, Meghna Life, NFML, Fortune, BGIC and AOL.

The top ten losers were – Keya Cosmetic, Family Textile, Paramount, Emerald Oil, RD Food, BD Finance, ICB3RDNRB, CAPMIBBLMF, Square Textile and CRYSTALINS.

On the other hand, port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also extended its winning streak continuing the trend of the previous session.

Selective categories index, CSCX and all shares price index, CASPI increased by 87.19 points and 143.72 points to stand at 9,572.71 points and 15,867.33 points respectively. At CSE, a total of 14,230,782 share and mutual funds of 236 companies were traded, of which 132 issues advanced while 63 declined and 41 issues remained unchanged.