Bangladesh stocks dip
Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks ended flat on Wednesday as most of the investors followed cautious trading amid ongoing political turmoil in the country.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) ended at 4,802.27 points, gaining 1.86 points or 0.03 percent.
However, the two other indices closed in red.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips lost 0.54 points or 0.03 percent to close at 1,786.17 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 2.81 points or 0.24 percent to close at 1,133.70 points.
Turnover on DSE stood at BDT 2.59 billion, registering an increase of 4.43 percent over the over the previous session’s value of BDT 2.48 billion.
The losers took a modest lead over the gainers as out of 310 issues traded, 144 declined, 135 advanced and 31 remained unchanged on the DSE floor.
Shahzibazar Power Company was the most traded stock with shares worth BDT 143.23 million changing hands followed by City Bank, IFAD Autos, Lafarge Surma Cement and MJL BD.
The port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), however, ended in positive with its Selective Categories Index – CSCX – gained 24.10 points to close at 8,929.95 points.
Losers beat gainers 107 to 91, with 23 issues remaining unchanged at the port city bourse that traded 7.22 million shares and mutual fund units, turnover value of BDT 214.98 million.
BBN/BB/AS-18Feb15-3:30pm (BST)