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Dhaka, Chittagong stocks witness flat

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Published: 17:59, 19 September 2023  
Dhaka, Chittagong stocks witness flat

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Stock markets on Tuesday finished the session of the week flat as the major indices of the both Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges showed no significant rise amid lower activities of large-cap securities.

The benchmark index of the Dhaka bourse closed the day with 0.10 point up at 6,311.08.

BSS adds: The blue-chip DS30 also followed the same trend with 0.44 point up at 2,139.01. But the Shariah DSES closed the day with 1.62 point down at 1,359.75.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stood at Tk 8,116.69 million which was Tk 7,346.17 million at the previous session of the week.

Out of 314 issues traded, 85 declined, 69 advanced and 160 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

PROVATIINS continued to top the turnover list, followed by UNIQUEHRL, FUWANGFOOD, ASIAINS and GEMINISEA.

JANATAINS was the top gainer, posting a 9.98 percent gain while METROSPIN was the day's worst loser, losing 9.86 percent following its corporate declarations.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also slipped into the red with the CSE All Share Price Index - CASPI -losing 16.40 points to settle at 18,663.39 and the Selective Categories Index - CSCX - shedding 9.91 points to close at 11,159.01.

Of the issues traded, 55 declined, 43 advanced and 61 issues remained unchanged on the CSE trading floor.

The port city's bourse traded 22.91 lakh shares and mutual fund units with a turnover value worth over Tk 11.21 crore.

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