Stocks break gaining streak
DHAKA, June 26, 2022 (BSS) - Stocks today witnessed a downward trend after showing two days of positive trend as investors preferred to book profit on quick-gaining stocks.
DSEX, the core index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went down by 26.56 points or 0.42 per cent to settle at 6,301.09. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) and the DSE 30 also shed 4.06 points to close at 1,378.87 and 12 points to close at 2,286.60.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, also dropped and amounted to Taka 5943.79 million which was Taka 6,837.44 million at the previous session of the week.
Losers took a strong lead over the gainers as out of 381 issues traded, 230 declined, 94 advanced and 57 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
Fuwang Food topped the turnover list, followed by ANWARGALV, SP Ceramics, Beximco and SALVOCHEM.
GHCL was the top gainer, posting a 9.91 per cent gain while FASFIN was the day's worst loser, losing 2.0 per cent.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also edged lower with the CSE All Share Price Index - CASPI -losing 45.59 points to settle at 18,573.26 and the Selective Categories Index - CSCX - shedding 25.59 points to close at 11,133.08.
Of the issues traded, 162 declined, 83 advanced and 36 issues remained unchanged on the CSE.
The port city's bourse traded 68.29 lakh shares and mutual fund units with a turnover value worth nearly Taka 21.65 crore.