Stocks bounce back firmly


DHAKA, Sept 28, 2020 (BSS) – Country’s both the bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), rebounded today after single-day break riding on the buoyancy of investors in trade.

At DSE, the broad index, DSEX settled at 5003.62 points on Monday with a gain of 32.01 points or 0.64 percent.

Besides, two selective indices, Blue Chip index, DSE30 and Shariah index, DSES also went up by 21.82 points and 9.46 points to settle at 1712.61 points and 1131.05 points respectively.

On the DSE trading floor, a total number of 178,818 trades were executed in today’s trading session with a trading volume of 353.95 million securities.

Besides, DSE’s turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, stood at Taka 8.794 billion from Taka 10.34 billion in the previous session.

Gainers took lead over losers as out of 356 issues traded, 154 securities gained price while 151 declined and 51 remained unchanged.

The market-cap of DSE increased to Taka 3,978 billion which was Taka 3,952 billion in the previous session.

The top 10 gainers were Anwar Galvanizing, Beximco Limited, Shamarita Hospital, Legacy Footwear, Fine Foods, SEML Lecture Equity Management Fund, Paramount Insurance, Asia Pacific General Insurance, Hakkani Pulp and Walton Hi-Tech.

Beximco Pharma topped the turnover chart followed by Beximco Limited, City Bank, Brac Bank, Asia Pacific General Insurance, Sandhani Life Insurance, BD Finance, Eastern Insurance, Nitol Insurance and Eastland Insurance.

The top 10 losers were United Insurance, CNA Textile, Takkaful Insurance, Delta Life Insurance, Ring Shine Textile, Familytex, Premier Leasing, Standard Insurance, Federal Insurance and Pravati Insurance.

On the other hand, port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), also closed trade in green from the bearish streak of previous session.

Selective categories index, CSCX and all shares price index, CASPI rose by 75.23 points and 112.57 points to stand at 8582.20 points and 14299.16 points respectively.

At CSE, a total of 12,622,510 share and mutual funds of 279 companies were traded, of which 133 issues advanced while 104 declined and 42 issues remained unchanged.