POST TIME: 23 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Dhaka stocks close week down

Dhaka stocks close week down

Stocks closed the week down yesterday with falling trends of all major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges, reports BSS.

The daily transactions declined amid volatility in large-cap securities.

During the week, the daily average trade value declined by over 27 percent to Tk 374.63 crore and the average trade volume fell by 29 per cent to 10.19 crore shares.

The broader DSEX of the DSE finished the week with 143.22 points down at 6,050.20.

The blue-chip DS30 and Shariah DSES also followed the same trend with 60.67 points down at 2,170.25 and with 29.92 points down at 1,375.52 respectively.

Out of the 339 issues traded on DSE, 55 gained against 277 losing issues.

The top five gainers of the week were Apex Spinning and Knitting Mills, CVO Petrochemical Refinery, Renwick Jajneswar and Co (Bd), Ambee Pharma and Apex Foods.

The major losing issues of the week were Bangas, Savar Refractories, Beximco Synthetics, RAK Ceramics (BD) and Meghna Condensed Milk Industry.

The top five turnover leaders were Unique Hotel and Resorts, Square Pharmaceuticals, CVO Petrochemicals Refinery, Grameen Phone and FU Wang Food.

Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed the week down, with its major CASPI index ending 471.05 points lower at 18,251.70.