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Dhaka, Ctg stocks maintain upward trend

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Published: 18:14, 23 May 2023  
Dhaka, Ctg stocks maintain upward trend

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The country’s both the bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) on Tuesday also witnessed an upward trend like earlier as investors continued their buying spree on large-cap issues amid optimism.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 24.53 points or 0.39 percent to settle at 6,306.19, reports BSS.

The DSE 30 Index, comprising blue chips, and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 5.21 points to finish at 2,195.81 and 4.68 points closing at 1,371.16.

Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, stood at Tk 9,203.07 million on the country's premier bourse which was Tk 7,074.01 million at the previous session of the week.

Gainers took a modest lead over the losers, as out of 352 issues traded, 134 closed green, 38 in the red and 180 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

BSC topped the turnover chart, followed by EHL, NAVANAPHAR, Rupali Life and GEMINISEA.

CLICL was the day's best performer, posting a gain of 9.94 per cent while Jamuna Bank was the worst loser, losing 7.93 percent.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended higher with the CSE All Share Price Index - CASPI -advancing 60.79 points to settle at 18,582.58 and the Selective Categories Index - CSCX gaining 35.34 points to close at 11,121.59.

Of the issues traded, 91 advanced, 37 declined and 86 remained unchanged on the CSE.

The port city's bourse traded 52.71 lakh shares and mutual fund units with a turnover value of Tk 19.62 crore.