Stocks witness up on large-cap vibe
Published : Sunday, 14 August, 2022 at 7:33 PM Count : 320
Stocks on Sunday witnessed upward trend as major indices of both Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges were found rising with higher activities of some large-cap securities.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), closed the day with 26.47 points up at 6,175.24. Two other indices also edged higher. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 4.91 points to finish at 2,199.30 and the DSE Shariah Index advanced 5.22 points to close at 1,350.93, BSS reports.
At DSE, out of the day's 380 securities, prices of 168 securities closed higher against 82 losing issues.
The day's trade value at the DSE increased to Taka 6,444.53 million from Thursday's Taka 5,837.70 million and the daily trade also rose to 16.71 crore share from 16.03 crore of the previous session.
The major gaining issues were Sonargaon, MHSML, UNIONCAP, KAY&QUE and TAMIJTEX while the major losing companies were Wata Chemical, SALAMCRST, PADMA Life, LHBL and GHCL.
Beximco topped the turnover list followed by Sonali Paper, Fortune, Malek Spinning and Intraco.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed the day of the week with an upward trend with its major CASPI 0.36 point up at 1,325.81.
At the CSE, 263 issues were traded. Of those, 102 closed higher and 68 closed lower when 56.60 lakh shares worth Taka 15.87 crore changed hands.