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Friday, October 16, 2015, Kartik 1, 1422 BS, Muharram 2, 1437 Hijr

Stock Market Update
Stocks fall for 3rd day
Business Desk
Published :Friday, 16 October, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 16

Stocks fell for the third consecutive day on Thursday as the dominant small investors continued to offload shares for profit, dealers said.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) dropped 39.45 points or 0.83 per cent to end the session while the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 21.75 points or 1.21 per cent to 1,766.50 and the Shariah Index DSES declined 12.73 points or 1.13 per cent to end at 1,114.83.
At the Chittagong Stock Exchange its Selective Categories Index CSCX lost 77.08 points to close the session at 8,711.71 as losers beat gainers 132 to 65, with 31 issues remaining unchanged. The port city bourse  traded 8.90 million shares and mutual fund units with a value of Tk355.47 million.
At the DSE the turnover was Tk4.04 billion, up 31.16 per cent than the previous day's Tk3.08 billion. Losers outpaced gainers as out of 320 issues traded, 176 declined, 98 advanced and 46 remained unchanged.
The newly listed KDS Accessorie STOCKSs dominated the day's top turnover chart with shares of Tk457.70 million changing hands followed by Lafarge Surma Cement, Beximco Pharma, GP and United Airways. IPDC was the day's best performer, posting a rise of 9.79 per cent while Appollo Ispat was the day's worst loser, plunging by 12.5 per cent.

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