Dhaka, Chattogram stocks rise
The prime indices of the Dhaka and Chattogram bourses rose today.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), gained 15 points, or 0.23 per cent, to close at 6,366.
The DS30, the blue-chip index, increased 0.11 per cent to 2,200 while the DSES, the Shariah-compliant index, went down 0.03 per cent to 1,387.
However, turnover, a key indicator of the market, slipped 19 per cent to Tk 877 crore.
Of the securities, 116 advanced, 65 declined and 185 did not show any price movement.
Crystal Insurance Company made the highest gain with an increase of 9.9 per cent.
Yeakin Polymer, Bengal Windsor Thermoplastics, Janata Insurance Company, and Continental Insurance were among the top gainers.
Rupali Life Insurance Company was the highest loser, shedding 9.7 per cent.
Rangpur Dairy & Food Products, Aziz Pipes, Meghna Pet Industries, and Khan Brothers PP Woven Bag Industries were also on the list of significant losers.
Fu Wang Food was the most-traded stock on the day with its issues worth Tk 48 crore changing hands.
Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, Rangpur Dairy & Food Products, Khan Brothers PP Woven Bag Industries, and Midland Bank also registered significant turnover as well.
Caspi, the all-share price index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange, gained 11 points, or 0.06 per cent, to close at 18,780.
Of the issues, 82 rose, 84 retreated and 82 did not see any price swing.
However, turnover of the port city bourse dropped 31 per cent to Tk 10.53 crore.