DHAKA, Aug 20, 2020 (BSS) – Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed week carrying the gaining streak of previous session.
At DSE, the broad index, DSEX settled at 4794.06 points on Thursday, last working day of week, with a little gain of 3.39 points or 0.07 percent.
Besides, two selective indices, Blue Chip index, DSE30 and Shariah index, DSES also went up by 2.61 points and 5.93 points to settle at 1647.06 points and 1100.33 points respectively.
On the DSE trading floor, a total number of 184,178 trades were executed in today’s trading session with a trading volume of 357.08 million securities.
On the other hand, DSE’s turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, stood at Taka 9.36 billion from Taka 11.49 billion in the previous session.
Losers took lead over gainers as out of 355 issues traded, 125 securities gained price while 186 declined and 44 remained unchanged.
The market-cap of DSE increased slightly to 3,597 billion which was Taka 3,592 billion in the previous session.
The top 10 gainers were Fu Wang Food, LafargeHolcim Bangladesh, Daffodil Computer, Agni System, Dragon Sweater, AFC Agro, BD Finance, Coppertech, Power Grid and Desh Garments.
Beximco topped the turnover chart followed by Beximco Pharma, IFIC, Orion Pharma, LafargeHolcim Bangladesh, Active Fine, BSCCL, Square Pharma and Indo-Bangla Pharma.
The top ten losers were SEML FBSL Growth Fund, Prime Insurance, CAPM BDBL Mutual Fund, CNA Tex, EBL 1st Mutual Fund, Vanguard AML BD Mutual Fund-1, Golden Son, SEML IBBL Shariah Fund, CAMP IBBL Mutual Fund ad Northern Insurance.
On the other hand, port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed trading at red from the green in previous session.
CSCX and CASPI declined by 6.63 points and 14.23 points to stand at 8277.38 points and 13712.76 points respectively.
At CSE, a total of 14,151,364 shares and mutual funds of 264 companies were traded, of which 100 issues advanced while 129 declined and 35 issues remained unchanged.