DSE crosses 5,400-point
The broader price index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Sunday crossed the 5,400-point mark on the higher transaction, indicating a positive trend in the days to come for the greater benefit of the investors.
DSEX, the major index of DSE, added 79.92 points at close to finish the day at 5422.80.
The DSES for Shariah based securities and the DS30 for blue chip scrip also followed the same trend with a marginal rise to end at 1,254.52 and 1934.06 respectively.
The daily trade value increased to Taka 1,659.08 crore from the previous day's Taka 1,416.84 crore and the volume rose to 55.66 crore shares from 47.07 crore shares. Out of 328 traded issues, 213 gained against 99 losing securities.
The day's major gainers were CAPM BDBL, Trust Bank First Mutual Fund, GPH Isphat, Fine Foods and BD Auto Cars.
The day's major losers were Shyampur Sugar, Zeal Bangla, Samata Leather, ISN Limited and Khulna Paper and Printing.
Beximco Limited topped the turnover leaders followed by Lanka Bangla Finance, Apollo Isphat, Baraka Power, GPH Isphat and ACME Lab.
Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also followed the same trend with its CASPI index 257.07 points up at 16,698.29.
The daily trade value rose to Taka 106.71 crore and the volume was 3.92 crore shares.