Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
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Stocks go down

Stocks go down

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Country's both the bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), on Sunday plunged due to mainly price fall in large-cap securities.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 43.97 points or 0.69 percent to 6,334.03. Two other indices also ended sharply lower with the DSE 30 Index, comprising blue chips, plunged 20.53 points to finish at 2,245.28 and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 12.71 points to close at 1,389.78, reports BSS.

Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, remained low and amounted to Taka 8,265.99 million, which was Taka 10,949.85 million at the previous session of the week.

Out of 366 issues traded, 91 declined, 44 advanced and 231 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

NAVANAPHAR topped the turnover chart, followed by Beximco, ANWARGALV, Orion Pharma and SEAPEARL.

NAVANAPHAR was the day's top gainer, posting 78.08 percent gain while AMCL (PRAN) was the worst loser, losing 11.60 per cent.

 The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended sharply lower with the CSE All Share Price Index - CASPI -losing 86.61 points to settle at 18,692.93 and the Selective Categories Index - CSCX shedding 51.96 points to close at 11,203.38.

Of the issues traded, 62 declined, 46 advanced and 121 issues remained unchanged on the CSE.

The port city's bourse traded 49.84 lakh shares and mutual fund units with turnover value worth about Taka 40.67 crore.