Stocks maintain upward trend with higher transactions
Published : 19 Nov 2018, 16:53:13
Stocks maintained upward trend on Monday as major indices of both Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges were found finishing upward trend with higher transactions.
The day’s trade value at the DSE increased to Taka 803.06 crore from Sunday’s Taka 556.54 crore and the daily trade rose to 17.62 crore shares from 13.57 crore shares of the previous session.
The broader DSEX index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange closed the day with 1.04 points up at 5,257.11. The Shariah DSES and the blue-Chip DS30 also followed the same trend with 2.02 points up at 1,214.51 and 0.04 point up at 1,853.08 respectively.
At the DSE, prices of 126 securities out of the day’s 335 closed higher against 157 losing issues.
The major gaining issues were ITC, Apex Foods, IBP, KTL and VFSTDL. The major losing issues were BBS Cables, Imam Button, SIMTEX, BD Welding an ALIF.
Saiham Textile topped the turnover list followed by Intech, UPGDCL, KTL and Saiham Cotton.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed the day of the week with upward trend with its major CASPI 8.29 points up at 16,137.62.
At the CSE, 241 issues were traded while 96 closed higher against 118 closed lower when 1.01 crore shares worth Taka 31.98 crore changed hands.-BSS