20 Jun 2024, 18:57

Stocks maintain gaining streak

DHAKA, June 20, 2024 (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 82.75 points or 1.60 per cent to settle at 5244.13. The DSE 30 Index, comprising blue chips, and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 31.34 points to finish at 1875.48 and 2.20 points closing at 1,146.06.

Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, increased to Taka 4529.43 million on the country's premier bourse which was Taka 2464.41 million at the previous session of the week.

Out of 393 issues traded, 288 closed green, 55 in the red and 50 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

ASIATICLAB topped the turnover chart, followed by LINDEBD, SEAPEARL, BEACHHATCH and RUPALILIFE.

LINDEBD was the day's best performer, posting a gain of 43.04 per cent while GHCL was the worst loser, losing 2.99 percent.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended higher with the CSE All Share Price Index - CASPI -advancing 178.35 points to settle at 14786.82 and the Selective Categories Index - CSCX gaining 113.25 points to close at 8899.57.

Of the issues traded, 122 advanced, 48 declined and 29 remained unchanged on the CSE.

The port city's bourse traded 95.87 lakh shares and mutual fund units with a turnover value of Taka 121.63 crore.



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