Stocks open week up on higher transactions
Poriborton Correspondent 8:05 pm, July 16, 2017
Stocks opened the week on Sunday upward with rising trend of all indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges on higher transactions. The day's trade value at DSE increased to Taka 1263.47 crore from Thursday's Taka 1009.33 crore and the daily trade also rose to 38.89 crore shares from 31.61 crore shares of the previous session.
The broader price DSEX index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed the day with 9.85 points up at 5844.72. The blue-chip DS30 and the Shariah DSES also followed the same trend with 2.21 points up at 2,133.37 and with 0.41 points up at 1327.41 respectively.
At DSE, out of the day's 330 securities, prices of 156 closed higher against 142 losing issues.
The major gaining issues were Confidence Cement, DSSL, Aftab Autos, Apex Foods and VAMLBDMF1. The major losing issues were Nurani, Fu Wang Food, Eastern Insurance, Keya Cosmetics and Purabi General.
Ifad Autos topped the turnover list followed by Confidence Cement, Keya Cosmetics, Doreen Power and UPGDCL.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed the day of the week with upward trend with its major CASPI 35.52 points up at 18,126.48.
At CSE, 268 issues were traded. Of those, 121 closed higher and 114 closed lower while 2.76 crore shares worth Taka 74.15 crore changed hands.
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