DSE extend gaining
Jamunanews: Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) extended streak on Sunday to open week in positive mode as the benchmark price index of DSE reached at about two-year on higher activities of large-cap securities.
DSEX, the major price index of DSE, added 12.87 points at close to finish the day at 4,938.59 which was the highest after January 15, 2015 when it closed at 4,956.09.
But the DSES for Shariah-based companies and the DS30 for the blue-chip scrips declined with marginally 2.71 points down at 1,169.47 and 2.97 points down at 1,803.03 respectively.
The mere rise of the major price index of DSE was based on the trading of high equity scrips. Out of the day's traded 324 issues, 262 were from the large-cap group. One hundred eighteen issued of this group advanced out of the day's total 146 gaining ones, Another112 scrips from this category suffered losses while the total losing issues on DSE was 135.
The daily trade value fell to Taka 975.02 crore from Thursday's Taka 1,023.05 crore and the volume declined to 30.62 crore shares from 31.99 crore.
The day's major gainers were Navana CNG, Summit Alliance Port Limited, HR Tex, Miracle Industries and RSRM Steel. The most losing securities were Mithun Knitting, IDLC, CAN Tex, Anlima Yarn Dyeing and Jamuna Oil.
Bangladesh Building System topped the turnover list followed by Lafarge Surma Cement, Summit Alliance Port Limited, Ifad Autos and Apollo Isphat.
Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) finished the session of the week upward with its major CASPI index closing significantly high with 67.72 points at 15,167.87.
Out of the 255 issues traded on the CSE, 129 closed higher against 97 losing securities when 1.88 crore shares changed hands for Taka 54.11 crore.