Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks closed in the mixed trend on Tuesday as investors remained followed cautious approach.
The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the prime bourse of Bangladesh, closed marginally lower after witnessing volatility throughout the session while Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), the port city bourse of the country, closed in green.
The key index of DSE fell 6.18 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse CSE advanced 7.58 points at the closing.
The benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) settled at 4,578.85 points, shedding 6.18 points or 0.13 per cent after remaining positive in the past three sessions.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 8.74 points or 0.49 per cent to end at 1,752.72 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) declined 5.69 points or 0.50 per cent to finish at 1,118.87 points.
The market turnover value stood at BDT 4.60 billion, which was 3.37 percent higher than the previous day’s BDT 4.45 billion.
The gainers took a modest lead over the losers as out of 323 traded issues, 154 closed higher, 115 lower and 54 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
BSRM Limited dominated the turnover chart for the fourth straight session in a row with 2.14 million shares worth BDT 357 million changing hands followed by United Power BDT 277 million, Aman Feed BDT 148 million, Beximco Pharma BDT 130 million and AFC Agro Industries BDT 119 million.
Reliance Insurance was the day’s best performer, posting a rise of 11.13 per cent while Zeal Bangla Sugar Mills was the worst loser, plunging 7.81 per cent.
The port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), however, closed slightly higher with its Selective Categories Index- CSCX- advancing 7.58 points to end at 8,595.64 points.
Gainers beat losers 154 to 115, with 54 issues remaining unchanged on the port city bourse that traded 8.71 million shares and mutual fund units with a value of BDT 279 million.