Stocks rebound on both bourses
DHAKA, Oct 21, 2021 (BSS) - After witnessing a downward trend in the seven
sessions, stocks today rebounded in the Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges
as investors remained active on sector-wise issues.
However, daily trade turnover plunged to Tk 13,109.71 million on the
country's premier bourse which was Tk 16,828.51 million at the previous
session of the week.
After witnessing volatility, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock
Exchange (DSE), went up by 55.62 points or 0.79 per cent to settle at
7,076.23. Two other indices also ended higher with the DSE 30 Index,
comprising blue chips, rose 43.29 points to finish at 2,699.34 and the DSE
Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 13.24 points to close at 1,518.16.
Gainers took a strong lead over the losers, as out of 374 issues traded,
153 advanced, 179 declined and 42 issues remained unchanged on the DSE
Beximco dominated the turnover chart, closely followed by IFIC, NRBC Bank,
Delta Life and Orion Pharma.
NRBC Bank was the day's top gainer, rising 9.84 per cent, while Mithun
Knit was the worst loser, shedding 7.19 per cent.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also rebounded with the CSE All Share
Price Index - CASPI -gaining 172.28 points to settle at 20,693.35 and the
Selective Categories Index - CSCX rising 106.06 points to close at 12,433.89.
Of the issues traded, 114 declined, 132 advanced and 27 issues remained
unchanged on the CSE.
The port city's bourse traded 1.23 crore shares and mutual fund units with
turnover value of Tk 41.81 crore.