Country’s both the bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed downbeat on Tuesday amid investors’ selling pressure on major sectors issues.
The broad index, DSEX settled at 5,422.39 points with a loss of 63.48 points or 1.16 percent.Besides, two selective indices, Blue Chip index, DSE30 and Shariah index, DSES also went down by 33.42 points and 17.35 points to settle at 2,092.48 points and 1,245.46 points respectively.
On the DSE trading floor, a total number of 1,37,036 trades were executed in yesterday’s trading session with a trading volume of 212.71 million securities.
DSE’s turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, stood at Taka 8.24 billion from Taka 11.96 billion in the previous session.
Losers took lead over gainers as out of 352 issues traded, 59 securities gained price while 231 declined and 62 remained unchanged.
Beximco dominated the turnover chart followed by Beximco Pharma, NFML, LHBL and BATBC.
The top 10 gainers were Crystal Insurance, Phenix Insurance, Dhaka Insurance, Agrani Insurance, City General Insurance, NFML, Federal Insurance, Continental Insurance, BGIC and Sonali Ansh.The top ten losers were Shyampur Sugar, INTECH, HEIDELBCEM, KBPPWBIL, Beacon Pharma, SP Ceramics, Dominage, Sun Life Insurance, Rahima Food and Tallu Spinning.
On the other hand, port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed in red, maintaining trend of previous session.
Selective categories index, CSCX and all shares price index, CASPI declined by 166.49 points and 101.35 points to stand at 15,662.33 points and 9,448.31 points respectively.
At CSE, a total of 8.84 million share and mutual funds of 231 companies were traded, of which 44 issues advanced while 158 declined and 29 issues remained unchanged.