POST TIME: 14 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Bourses register downbeat
BSS, Dhaka

Bourses register downbeat

Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) yesterday ended with a downbeat in price and amount of transaction.

The broad index, DSEX closed at 4737.17 points on Wednesday with a loss of 42.01 points or 0.87 per cent.

Besides, the two selective indices, Blue Chip index, DSE30 and the Shariah index, DSES also went down by 17.26 points and 6.91 points to settle at 1647.05 points and 1087.86 points respectively.

On the DSE trading floor, a total number of 124,783 trades were executed in yesterday’s trading session with a trading volume of 135.19 million securities.

Losers took a strong lead over the gainers as out of 350 issues traded, 77 securities gained price while 235 declined and 38 remained unchanged.

The top 10 gainers were – Vanguard AML BD Mutual Fund 1, SEML FBSL Growth Fund, Global Insurance, Prime Life Insurance, Apex Tannery, Sea Pearl Beach Resort, Vanguard AML Rupali Bank Balanced Fund, Prime Bank First ICB AMCL Mutual Fund, ICB AMCL First Agrani Bank Mutual Fund and Prime Finance First Mutual Fund.

Sonarbangla Insurance topped the turnover chart followed by National Tubes, Renata Limited, Wata Chemical, Khulna Power, Global Insurance, Standard Ceramics, Shurwid Industries, Rupali Life Insurance and BSCCL.

The top 10 losers were – Al-haj Tex, IT Consultant, Tung Hai Industries, Dulamia Cotton, BD Welding, BIFC, Imam Button, Standard Ceramics, Coppertech and Regent Tex.

On the other hand, the port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also jumped to red from the upbeat of the previous days.

CSCX and CASPI went down by 68.62 points and 115 points to stand at 8760.99 points and 14416.68 points respectively.

At CSE, a total of 5,757,779 shares and mutual fund of 251 companies were traded, of which 53 issues advanced while 174 declined and 24 issues remained unchanged.