Stocks on Tuesday witnessed flat with downward trend of major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges despite higher transactions.
DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), witnessed a fractional rise of 0.43 point to settle at 7,055.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also inched up by 1.55 points to close at 1,506.
However, the DSE 30 Index, comprising blue chips, dropped 8.87 points to finish at 2,598.
Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, crossed Tk 17 billion-mark again and amounted to Tk 17.12 billion, which was 1.54 per cent higher than the previous day's tally of Tk 16.86 billion.