Key share price indices at the country’s twin bourses — Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – returned to positive on Tuesday, the third trading day of the week, agencies report. The DSE key index, DSEX slightly gained 4.47 points or 0.09 percent to close at 4596.81 on the day. Of the 323 issues traded, 162 gained, 127 declined and 34 remained unchanged.Shares worth Tk 390.23 crore changed hands at the DSE on Tuesday as against Tk 413.31 crore on Monday. Monno Ceramic topped the gainer’s list at Dhaka bourse while other companies were National Housing Finance and Investment, Ibn Sina, Industrial Promotion & Development Corporation of Bangladesh, Green Delta Insurance, Agrani Insurance, Anwar Galvanizing, Fas Finance & Investment, ACI Formulations, and Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation.
The top five turnover leaders at the DSE were ACI, Beximco Pharma, Square Pharmaceuticals, Emerald Oil Industries and Quasem Drycells. Top five losers at the DSE were Samata Leather Complex, Jamuna Oil Company, Midas Financing, Bangladesh Industrial Finance Corporation and National Tea Company.
The key index at the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), CASPI gained 19.88 points to reach 14028.69 at close on Tuesday. Of the 243 issues traded, 96 advanced, 99 suffered loss and 48 remained unchanged. The value of the traded issues at the port city bourse was Tk 21.84 crore on the day.