Stocks finished the week on Thursday upward trend with rising participation of investors particularly around large-cap stocks reflecting the daily turnover.
The trade value at DSE increased to Taka 1,062.76 crore from last week Taka 913.55 crore while the trade volume also rose to 29.32 crore from 26.02 crore shares of the last Thursday.
DSEX closed at 5,590.67 with adding nearly 78.20 points over the week. Accordingly, the blue-chip DS30 ended over 25.32 points up at 2027.68 and the Shariah DSES about 21.22 points higher at 1306.15.
Out of the 332 traded securities, 182 closed higher against 126 losing issues when 24 remained unchanged.
During the week, the top five gainers were Malek Spinning, Fortune, Central PHL, Aman Feed and Baraka Power.
The five major losing companies included SEMLLECMF, Green Delta, RAK Ceramic, Prime Finance and Jute Spinning. The top five turnover leaders were Lanka Bangla Finance, Baraka Power, Apollo Isphat, IDLC and Central PHL.
Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed the week up, with its major CASPI index ending 263.90 points higher at 17,309.35.
Like DSE, most of the issues traded here closed higher when both the trade value and volume of shares increased.-BSS