Dhaka bourse’s turnover crosses Tk 1,500 crore
Turnover at the Dhaka bourse crossed Tk 1,500 crore today after a month as optimistic investors were in a buying mood.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), rose 22 points, or 0.34 per cent, to 6,410.
The DS30, the blue-chip index, was up 0.39 per cent to 2,252 while the DSES, the index that represents shariah-based companies, advanced 0.13 per cent to 1,401.
On the DSE, 84 securities advanced, 82 declined and 202 did not see any movement.
Turnover, one of the important indicators of the market, increased 3 per cent to Tk 1,512 crore.
Orion Pharmaceuticals topped the gainers' list, advancing 9.95 per cent. Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, Navana Pharmaceuticals, Pragati Life Insurance, and Sunlife Insurance also rocketed more than 9 per cent.
Bangladesh Monospool Paper Manufacturing suffered the sharpest fall, giving up 7.9 per cent. Information Services Network, Sinobangla Industries, aamra technologies, and Union Insurance were also among the major losers.
The Caspi, the all-share price index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange, gained 140 points, or 0.74 per cent, to close at 18,945.
Of the issues that traded on the bourse in the port city, 81 advanced, 53 declined, and 117 did not show any price movement.