Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh stocks extended losses for the second sessions on Monday amid volatile trading as investors remained followed cautious stance.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and the Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, experienced downward trend at the closing despite opened with positive mood.
Key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange shedded 6.28 points while the selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange earned 2.84 points at the closing.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) went down by 6.28 points or 0.13 per cent to settle at 4,617.73 points, despite opened with a positive note.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, shed 2.94 points or 0.16 per cent to finish at 1,756.56.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) edged up by 3.21 points or 0.28 per cent to close at 1,112.49.
Turnover, however rose BDT 4.40 billion, which was 20.22 percent lower than the previous session’s BDT 3.66 billion.
Losers beat gainers 151 to 127, with 40 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
Beximco dominated the turnover chart on the DSE for the second sessions with shares worth BDT 214 million changing hands followed by Summit Alliance Port, United Power, Beximco Pharma and Summit Power.
Miracle Industries was the day’s best performer, posting a rise of 9.09 per cent while Western Marine Shipyard was the worst loser, plunging 7.63 per cent.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
However, the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) edged up with its Selective Categories Index – CSCX – advancing 2.84 points to close at 8,586.99.
Gainers beat losers 96 to 95, with 31 issues remaining unchanged on the port city bourse that traded 8.79 million shares and mutual fund units with a value of BDT 299 million