Stocks perform mixed on higher transactions

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Dhaka, Jan 27, 2019 (BSS) – Stocks on Sunday witnessed flat with falling trend of most of the major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges despite higher transactions.

The day’s trade value at the DSE increased to Taka 1,198.57 crore from Thursday’s Taka 1,037.57 crore and the daily trade also rose to 37.92 crore share from 33.57 crore share of the previous session.

The broader DSEX of the DSE closed the day with 10.56 points down at 5,939.45. The blue-chip DS30 closed the day with 5.48 point down at 2,043.52. But, the Shariah DSES closed the day with 0.65 point up at 1,322.26.

At the DSE, prices of 162 securities out of the day’s 347 closed higher against 159 losing issues.

The major gaining issues were EHL, KDSALTD, Prime Insurance, Provati Insurance and East Land. The major losing issues were Emerald Oil, BD Auto Cars, KAY&QUE, Jute Spinning and JMISMDL. Premier Bank topped the turnover list followed by EHL, UPGDCL, United Fin and Dhaka Bank. The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed the day of the week with downward trend with its major CASPI 50.02 points down at 18,215.80.

At the CSE, 280 issues traded while 280 closed higher against 146 closed lower when 2.09 crore shares worth Taka 53.65 crore changed hands.

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