Stocks on Monday witnessed flat with falling trend of most of the major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges despite higher transactions.
The day’s trade value at the DSE increased to Taka 378.15 crore from Sunday’s Taka 338.20 crore and the daily trade also rose to 12.45 crore share from 10.05 crore share of the previous session, reports BSS.
The broader DSEX of the DSE closed the day with 4.74 points up at 5,379.15. The blue-chip DS30 and the Shariah DSES also closed the same trend with 2.90 point up at 1,893.82 and with 1.38 points down at 1,230.04.
At the DSE, prices of 155 securities out of the day’s 352 closed higher against 156 losing issues. The major gaining issues were SEMLFBSLGF, 1STPRIMFMF, PF1STMF, EBLNRBMF and PHPMF1 while the major losing issues were PLFSL, RNSPIN, Eastern Insurance, Meghan Condensed Milk and United Air. UPGDCL topped the turnover list followed by JMISMDL, BSC, National Polymer and RN Spinning.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed the day of the week with downward trend with its major CASPI 38.22 points down at 16,470.98. At the CSE, 269 issues traded while 106 closed higher against 118 closed lower when 2.52 crore shares worth Taka 79.28 crore changed hands.