Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN): The market faced mild correction on Monday with turnover remained upbeat as cautious investors’ booked marginal profit.

The General Index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DGEN) ended at 4,373.62 points, slipping marginally by 12.26 points or 0.27 per cent.

The other two indices also declined slightly — the DSEX went down by 13.97 points or 0.33 per cent to close at 4,165.70 points while the blue chip index DS30 lost 10.01 points or 0.65 per cent to close at 1,526.26 points.

Total turnover on DSE remained upbeat as it further increased by 0.82 per cent over previous session’s 8-month high value. At the end of day’s session, the total market turnover amounted to BDT 8.21 billion. It was also the highest turnover since October 3, 2012.

Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company was the day’s most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 440.17 million changing hands.

First Bangladesh Shilpa Rin Sangstha Mutual Fund was the day’s highest gainer, posting a rise of 9.15 per cent while National Housing Finance and Investments was the day’s worst loser, slumping by 6.74 per cent.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended slightly lower with the Selective Categories Index lost 15.19 points to close at 8,206.89 points.

Losers beat gainers 117 to 81, with 17 issues remaining unchanged on the port city bourse that traded 19.62 million shares and mutual fund units, turnover value of BDT 679.41 million.

BBN/BB/AD/17Jun-13-4.30pm (BST).