Bourses bounce back


Country’s both the bourses Tuesday bounced back due to the positive move of the large cap companies.

Capital bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) returned in green zone at the end of the session as all the large cap sectors, except bank, cement and NBFI, showed upward movements, agency reports.

Index showed fluctuation throughout the day but ended with positive vibe. At the end, the index closed green with 0.25% increase from the previous day.

Telecommunication exhibited the highest positive movement with 2.01% gain while cement exhibited the highest negative movement with 0.78% loss.

The core index, DSEX closed at 5178.70 points with a gain of 12.93 points. Besides, the two selective indices, DSE30 increased by 9.47 points and DSES increased by 5.28 points to stand at 1829.14 points and 1198.34 points respectively.

A total number of 12,37,25,835 trades were executed in today’s session generating a turnover of Taka 4,677.56 million with a trading volume of 128.981 million securities. At DSE, 122 securities gained price while 174 declined and 47 remained unchanged.

The top 10 gainers were SS Steel, Wata Chemicals, Sonali Aansh Industries, Style Craft, Monno Stafflers, Eastern Lubricants, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), VFS Thread Dyeing, Pharma Aids and Indo-Bangla Pharmaceuticals.

Square Pharmaceuticals topped the turnover list followed by Silco Pharmaceuticals, Runner Auto, United Power, BSC and Beacon Pharmaceuticals.

The top 10 losers were SEML FBLSL Growth Fund, Meghna Petroleum, Zeal Bangla, Aramit Cement, Asian Sandhani Life Growth Fund, Global Insurance, Premier Cement, ICB Islami Bank, United Air and Shyampur Sugar Mills.

The port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) ended session with a gain today. CSCX increased by 13.71 points and CASPI increased by 22.68 points.

At CSE, a total of 7,609,731 shares and mutual fund of 248 companies were traded, of which 85 issues advanced while 129 declined and 34 issues remained unchanged.