Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks returned to the red on Sunday with sluggish as investors reluctant to take fresh exposure in the market.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country opened with a positive note, but could not sustain the positive momentum at the end of the session.
The benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) shedded 11.94 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) fell 22.97 at the closing.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
The benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) went down by 11.94 points or 0.27 per cent to settle at 4,431.13 points at the closing.
The DSE Shariah Index shed 5.52 points or 0.51 per cent to close at 1,070.38 points.
However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.11 points or 0.30 per cent to finish at 1,681.13 points.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 4.64 billion when the report was filed at 3:26pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 99 advanced, 185 declined and 35 issues remained unchanged.
Doreen Power Generations and Systems Limited was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 321 million changing hands followed by BSRM, Keya Cosmetics, Titas Gas, Aman Feed Limited and Ibn Sina.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also returned to the red with its Selective Categories Index, CSCX, losing 22.97 points to finish at 8,281.81.
Of the issues traded till then, 63 gained, 143 declined 32 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 298 million.