Dhaka, Ctg stocks fall
All indices of Dhaka and Chattogram bourses fell today.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), slid 23 points, or 0.36 per cent, to close at 6,342.
The DS30, the blue-chip index, decreased 1.1 per cent to 2,172 while the DSES, the Shariah-compliant index, went down 0.3 per cent to 1,378.
Turnover, a key indicator of the market, dropped 21 per cent to Tk 746 crore.
Of the securities, 44 advanced, 142 declined and 159 did not show any price movement.
Alif Industries made the highest gain with an increase of 8.4 per cent.
Pragati Life Insurance, Gemini Sea Food, Heidelberg Cement Bangladesh, and Apex Foods were among the top gainers.
Rupali Life Insurance Company was the highest loser, shedding 9.9 per cent.
Khan Brothers PP Woven Bag Industries, Western Marine Shipyard, Midland Bank, and Far Chemical 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 39 crore changing hands.
Gemini Sea Food, Alif Industries, Rangpur Dairy & Food Products, and Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa registered significant turnover as well.
Caspi, the all-share price index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange, slipped 39 points, or 0.2 per cent, to close at 18,739.
Of the issues, 33 rose, 87 retreated and 73 did not see any price swing.
Turnover of the port city bourse slid over 19 per cent to Tk 15.53 crore.