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Stocks perform mixed

BI Desk || BusinessInsider

Published: 00:05, 14 May 2024   Update: 00:05, 14 May 2024
Stocks perform mixed

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Stocks on Monday performed mixed with major indices finishing flat.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 29.96 points or 0.53 percent to 5,666.76, reports BSS.

Two other indices also ended sharply lower with the DSE 30 Index, comprising blue chips, plunged 8.62 points to finish at 2,017.98 and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 8.94 points to close at 1,241.53.

Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, decreased to Tk 9,680.26 million, which was Tk 9858.88 million at the previous session of the week.

Out of 393 issues traded, 221 declined, 135 advanced and 37 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

EGEN topped the turnover chart, followed by ASIATICLAB, LOVELLO, BESTHLDNG and GOLDENSON.

PURABIGEN was the day's top gainer, posting 11.57 percent gain while ARAMIT was the worst loser, losing 2.99 percent.

But, the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended higher with the CSE All Share Price Index - CASPI -gaining 6.09 points to settle at 16,335.73 and the Selective Categories Index - CSCX- shedding 5.29 points to close at 9,838.48.

Of the issues traded, 137 declined, 85 advanced and 30 issues remained unchanged on the CSE trading floor.

The port city's bourse traded 1.98 crore shares and mutual fund units with turnover value worth about Tk 108.91 crore.