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Stocks close with marginal gain

Star Business Report

Stocks ended flat yesterday, as investors waited on the sidelines to observe the market.
DSEX, the benchmark general index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, gained 9.28 points or 0.21 percent to close at 4,411.17.
The shariah index of the Dhaka bourse, DSES, closed at 1,016.67 points, after gaining 3.77 points or 0.37 percent.
The bourse managed to remain positive with the support of large-cap stocks that gained 0.94 percent, IDLC Investments said in daily market analysis.
A total of 0.89 lakh trades were executed with 8.46 crore shares and mutual fund units changing hands on the Dhaka bourse.  
Turnover, one of the most important indicators of the market, declined 3.29 percent to Tk 437 crore from the previous day.  
Among the major sectors: telecoms gained 3.07 percent, the most with the support of large-cap Grameenphone that gained 3.07 percent, while cement lost 4.25 percent as Lafarge Surma Cement lost 7.75 percent, becoming the worst loser of the day.

Published: 12:00 am Thursday, June 12, 2014

Last modified: 10:51 pm Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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