Stocks finished the week down on Thursday with falling trend of all major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges due to lower demand.
The broader DSEX of the DSE finished the week with 32.25 points down at 5,305.17.The blue-chip DS30 and the Shariah DSES also followed the same trend with 13.96 points down at 1,890.51 and with 13.31 points down at 1,259.79 respectively, reports BSS.
Out of the 343 issues traded at the DSE today, 125 issues gained against197 losing issues.
During the week, the daily average trade value increased by 1.45 percent to Taka 890.95 crore and the average trade volume rose by 12.36 percent to 20.53 crore shares.
The top five gainers of the week were Padma Islami Life Insurance,
Dragon Sweater and Spinning, Simtex Industries, Saiham Textile Mills and IT Consultants.
The major losing issues of the week were Jute Spinners, Libra Infusions, Meghna Pet Industries, Meghna Condensed Milk Industry and Apex Tannery.
The top five turnover leaders were BBS Cables, KDS Accessories, IFAD Autos, Nahee Aluminum Composite Panel and the Peninsula Chittagong.
Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed the week down with its major CASPI index ending 70.97 points lower at 16,373.25.