Price fall in large-cap drives stocks down
DHAKA, Oct 25, 2021 (BSS) - Stocks today witnessed a downward trend due
mainly to price fall in large-cap securities.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by
120.41 points or 1.72 percent to 6,885.29. Two other indices also ended lower
with the DSE 30 Index, comprising blue chips, slumped 53.76 points to finish
at 2,644.55 and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) plunged 22.18 points to close at
Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, decreased to Taka 14,704.32
million, which was Taka 14,710.46 million at the previous session of the
Losers took a strong lead over the gainers, as out of 376 issues traded,
307 declined, 47 advanced and 22 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading
Delta Life was the most-traded stock with shares, followed by Beximco,
Fortune, Orion Pharma and BATBC.
SHEPHERD was the day's top gainer while OAL was the worst loser.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended day flat with the CSE All
Share Price Index - CASPI -losing 400.81 points to settle at 20,169.77 and
the Selective Categories Index - CSCX closed the day with losing 237.75 point
to close at 12,123.63.
Of the issues traded, 246 declined, 37 advanced and 11 remained
unchanged on the CSE.
The port city's bourse traded 1.64 crore shares and mutual fund units
with turnover value of Taka 60.60 crore.