DSEX reaches new high
Poriborton Correspondent 6:42 pm, August 28, 2017
The major price index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) reached a new high on Monday on higher activities of some large cap securities. DSEX finished the day with 31.83 points up at 5,947.25 which were the highest after introducing the DSEX on January 27, 2013.
The DSES for Shariah-based companies and DS30 for the blue chip scrips also followed the upward trend with 3.73 points up at 1,312.14 and 2.86 points up at 2,121.36 respectively.
The rising major sectors were ceramics and textile. A total of 135 large-cap securities moved up due to higher activities.
The day's trade value at DSE increased to Taka 1,032.81 crore from Sunday's Taka 930.23 crore and the daily trade also rose to 29.80 crore share from 25.87 crore share of the previous session.
At DSE, out of the day's 331 securities, prices of 174 securities closed higher against 119 losing issues.
The major gaining issues were Fu Wang Ceramics, Monno Ceramics, Standard Ceramic, Safko Spinning and HR Tex. The major losing issues were Kay and Que, Intech, EBL1STMF, Sonali Ansh and Anwar Galvanizing.
BBS topped the turnover list followed by BBS Cables, Fortune, Al Arafah Islami Bank and Mercantile Bank. The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed the day of the week with upward trend with its major CASPI 92.28 points up at 18,443.70.
At CSE, 259 were issues traded. Of those, 146 closed higher and 88 closed lower while 2.37 crore shares worth Taka 73.34 crore changed hands.
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