Economic Reporter :
Stock markets closed on Monday of the week with downward trend due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities despite higher transactions.
The falling major sectors were financial ..." /> Logo
11th-Sep-2018

Price fall in large-caps drives stocks down

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Economic Reporter :
Stock markets closed on Monday of the week with downward trend due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities despite higher transactions.
The falling major sectors were financial institution, travel and leisure, insurance, textile and paper and printing. A total of 145 securities of the large-cap group moved down due to lower activities.
The broader DSEX index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed the day with 9.67 points down at 5,540.11. The Shariah DSES and the blue-chip DS30 also followed the same trend with 3.92 points down at 1,272.16 and with 6.31 points down at 1,941.08 respectively.
The daily trade increased to 22.42 crore shares from Sunday's 20.94 crore and the day's trade value at DSE increased to Tk 965.36 crore from Tk 900.94 crore of the previous session. At the DSE, prices of 106 securities out of the day's 329 closed higher against 177 losing issues.
The major gaining issues were National Life Insurance, Shasha Denims, Standard Insurance, Titas Gas and GHAIL.