DSE snaps gaining streak, CSE up
The indices of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell slightly today snapping gains in the last two days.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the top bourse in Bangladesh, edged down 2 points, or 0.03 per cent, to 6,214.
The DS30, the blue-chip index, deceased 0.11 per cent to 2,218 while the DSES, the shariah-compliant index, went down 0.14 per cent to 1,357.
However, turnover, a key indicator of the market, rose about 7.6 per cent to Tk 452 crore.
Of the securities, 68 advanced, 80 declined and 182 did not show any price movement.
Bangladesh General Insurance Company made the highest gain with an increase of 10 per cent.
Usmania Glass Sheet Factory, Dhaka Insurance, Al-Haj Textile Mills, and Ambee Pharmaceuticals were among the top gainers.
Orion Infusion was the highest loser, shedding 6.3 per cent.
Sonali Paper & Board Mills, JMI Hospital Requisite Manufacturing, Bashundhara Paper Mills, and ADN Telecom were also in the list of the significant losers.
Genex Infosys was the most-traded stock with its issues worth Tk 24 crore transacting.
Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, Shinepukur Ceramics, Olympic Industries, and ADN Telecom also registered significant turnover.
Meanwhile, Caspi, the all-share price index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange, went up 10 points, or 0.05 per cent, to close at 18,336.
Of the issues, 40 rose, 40 retreated and 58 did not see any price swing.
The turnover of the port city bourse increased more than 3 times to Tk 16.49 crore.