Stocks on Sunday witnessed upward trend as major indices of both Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges were found rising with higher activities of some large-cap securities.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), inched up 6.46 points, or 0.1 per cent, to close at 6,325. The DS30, the blue-chip index, increased 0.1 per cent to 2,189 while the DSES, the Shariah-compliant index, went up 0.1 per cent to 1,374, reports BSS.
Fine Foods made the highest gain with an increase of 8.3 per cent.
Khan Brothers PP Woven Bag Industries, Sonali Aansh Industries, Olympic Accessories, and Simtex Industries were among the top gainers.
Shurwid Industries was the highest loser, shedding 9.8 per cent.
Ratanpur Steel Re-Rolling Mills, Northern Jute Manufacturing, Advent Pharma, and Appollo Ispat Complex were also on the list of significant losers.
Navana Pharmaceuticals was the most-traded stock on the day with its issues worth Tk 41 crore transacting.
The Caspi, the all-share price index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange, attained 14 point, or 0.07 per cent, to close at 18,671.
Of the issues, 53 rose, 57 retreated and 75 did not see any price swing.