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Dhaka stocks open lower amid dissatisfaction of fuel price

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Published: 10:46, 7 August 2022   Update: 10:59, 7 August 2022
Dhaka stocks open lower amid dissatisfaction of fuel price

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Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) began trading on Sunday with negative trends in the index amid public discontent following the record price hike in fuel.

In the first 35 minutes into the trade, the benchmark index of DSE, DSEX has decreased over 4 points or 0.06 percent to 6,308.

Among other indices, the shariah-based DSES was down by 0.31 points or 0.02 percent and the blue-chip DS-30 fell by 1.43 points or 0.06 percent.

Over Tk 207 crore worth of shares transacted so far in DSE, where Beximco, Makson Spinning, Intraco, Salvo Chemical and Queen South Textile were the top five traded stocks.

Earlier, on Thursday, DSEX, the benchmark index of DSE increased by 12 points or 0.19 percent to 6,312.

Among other indices, the shariah-based DSES rose by 4.68 points or 0.34 percent and the blue-chip DS-30 increased by 6.37 points or 0.28 percent.

The DSE had a turnover of Tk 1,190.26 crore on the day, which is Tk 5.15 crore less than the previous session.

Shares of the 381 companies traded on the day, of which 129 firms gained, 199 issues lost and 53 companies remained unchanged.

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