09 May 2024, 17:26

Price fall in large-cap drives stocks further down

DHAKA, May 9, 2024 (BSS) - Country's both the bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange 
(DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), today plunged further due to 
mainly price fall in large-cap securities.

The DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), finally went down 
by nearly 30 points or 0.52 per cent to settle at 5,661.
The blue-chip index DS30, a group of 30 prominent companies, also dropped 
almost 11 points to 2015 while the DSES Index, which represents Shariah-based 
companies, shed 8 points to 1,242.

Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, stood at Taka 9.11 billion which 
was Taka 8.70 billion at the previous session of the week.

Most of the traded issues saw the price fall as out of 392 issues traded, 258 
saw price erosion, 93 closed higher and 41 remained unchanged.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended lower with the CSE All Share 
Price Index - CASPI -losing 81 points to 16,232.


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