Investors lose Tk 10,261 crore at DSE in one week
Published : Saturday, 23 October, 2021 at 10:04 PM Count : 765
Investors have lost their capital amounting to Tk 10,261 crore in the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) over the last week with the share prices witnessing a downtrend.
According to a market review, the main index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange Index (DSEX), the country's main bourse, shed 167.4 points to 7,076 points during the October 17-21 period, UNB reports.
Among the other two DSE indexes, the DSES (Shariah Index) index shed 49 points to 1,518 points and the DS-30 (blue chip index) index lost 19 points to 2,699 points.
The prices of 31 shares, out of those of 382 companies, marked a rise in the DSE during the one-week period. Besides, the share prices of 338 companies declined and the share prices of nine companies remained unchanged.
Of the 362 companies traded during the last week, the prices of 124 companies marked a rise. Besides, the share prices of 231 companies declined and that of 23 companies remained unchanged.
The market capitalization of DSE has come down from Tk 10,261.56 crore to Tk 5,69,851.24 crore last week (3rd week in Oct) due to the fall in the prices of the shares of most of the companies. The total transaction volume of the market was Tk 5,80,112.81 crore in the second week of October.
During the period, a total of Tk 6,043.03 crore was traded in the DSE against Tk 962.11 crore during the previous week. The transaction has declined by Tk3019.08 crore or 33.32 percent as compared to the previous week.
In the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), a total of Tk228.98 crore was transacted during the period while it saw a transaction of Tk 324.99 crore during the previous week, showing a fall by Tk 96 crore in a week.
The CSEX main index lost 423 points to 20,693 points from the previous week. Of the companies traded during the period, the prices of the shares of 41 companies have risen while that of 28 companies declined and that of 286 companies remained unchanged.