Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed the week bullish on Thursday with hitting record indices on higher transactions.
The benchmark index of DSE closed the week with 108.55 points up at 6,114.99 which were the highest since the introduction of the DSEX on January 27, 2013.
The DSES for Shariah-based companies and DS30 for the blue chip scrips also followed the upward trend with 25.77 points up at 1347.89 and 39.78 points up at 2,178.50 respectively which were also the highest after the introduction of the indices.
The daily average trade value at DSE was 16.4 percent up at Taka 1057.75 crore and the trade volume was 25.8 percent up at 34.49 crore shares.
Out of the 333 traded securities, 188 closed higher against 127 losing issues when 18 remained unchanged.
During the week, the top five gainers were SIBL, Hakkani Pulp, Apex Spinning, Dulamia Cotton and Miracle Industries.
The five major losing companies were Samata Lather, KAY&QUE, ICB2NDNRB, SEMLLECMF and PRIME1ICBA.
The top five turnover leaders were Lanka Bangla Finance, NBL, Fortune, IFIC and Primer Bank.
Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed the week with upward trend with its major CASPI index ending 369.01 points higher at 18,973.77.
Like DSE, most of the issues traded here closed higher when both the trade value and volume of shares increased.-BSS