03 Dec 2023, 17:13

Stocks maintain gaining streak

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2023 (BSS) - Country's both the bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) today also witnessed an upward trend like earlier as investors continued their buying spree on large-cap issues amid optimism.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 8.91 points or 0.14 per cent to settle at 6,231.94. The DSE 30 Index, comprising blue chips, and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.15 point to finish at 2,108.48 and 2.12 points closing at 1,355.33.

Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, decreased to Taka 3,490.13 million on the country's premier bourse which was Taka 3,886.92 million at the previous session of the week.

Out of 322 issues traded, 93 closed green, 48 in the red and 181 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

EMERALDOIL topped the turnover chart, followed by GQBALLPEN, KPPL, YPL and FUWANGFOOD.

KPPL was the day's best performer, posting a gain of 10 per cent while ZEALBANGLA was the worst loser, losing 5.53 percent.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended higher with the CSE All
Share Price Index - CASPI -advancing1.82 point to settle at 18,481.34 and the Selective Categories Index - CSCX gaining 0.99 points to close at 11,052.13.

Of the issues traded, 59 advanced, 28 declined and 99 remained unchanged on the CSE.

The port city's bourse traded 33.55 lakh shares and mutual fund units with a turnover value of Taka 11.31 crore.