Turnover of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) showed a rising trend in the last three days as investors poured funds into the market after many shares fell to their lowest levels because of the recent slide. The important indicator of the market reached Tk 409.61 crore, up 12.6 percent from the previous day.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the exchange, also edged up 4.62 points, or 0.09 percent, to 4,722.01. In recent times, the DSEX had dropped below the 4,700-level to a three-year low. Of the traded issues yesterday, 156 securities advanced, 135 declined and 50 closed unchanged.
National Tubes dominated the turnover chart with its shares worth Tk 17.43 crore changing hands, followed by Wata Chemicals, Asian Insurance, Sonar Bangla Insurance, and Dutch-Bangla Bank.
Tung Hai Knitting was the day’s best performer with 10 percent gain, while Kohinoor Chemicals was the worst loser, shedding 14 percent.