Bourses extend winning streak


Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock  Exchange (DSE) ended today continuing the winning streak, reports BSS.

The broad index, DSEX closed at 4722.30 points on Tuesday with a gain of 28.68 points or 0.61 percent. Besides, the two selective indices, Blue Chip index, DSE30 and the Shariah index, DSES went down marginally by 1.05 points and 1.39 points to settle at 1634.79 points and 1075.24 points respectively.

On the DSE trading floor, a total number of 153,010 trades were executed in today’s trading session with a trading volume of 227.47 million securities.

Gainers took a strong lead over the losers as out of 350 issues traded, 184 securities gained price while 133 declined and 33 remained unchanged.

The top 10 gainers were Saiham Textile, Queen South Textile, Zaheen Spinning, Agni System, Dragon Sweater, Tosrifa Industries, Central Pharma, Makson Spinning, Hakkani Pulp and Fu-Wang Foods.

National Tubes topped the turnover chart followed by City Bank, Kattali Textile, Langkabangla finance, Beacon Pharma, Premier Bank, Sonarbangla Insurance, Meghna Petroleum, Dutch-Bangla Bank and SK Trims.

The top 10 losers were Emerald Oil, Renwick Jajneswar, Shepherd Industries, SK Trims, Janata Insurance, Samat Leather, Silco Pharma, Agrani Insurance, EBL First Mutual Fund and Rupali Life Insurance.

On the other hand, the port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed at green maintaining the winning streak of the previous day. CSCX and CASPI went up by 32.94 points and 58.41 points to stand at 8696.97 points and 14314.82 points respectively.

At CSE, a total of 10,901,016 shares and mutual fund of 267 companies were traded, of which 149 issues advanced while 87 declined and 31 issues remained unchanged.