** People rescuing an injured passenger from inside a passenger bus hit by a truck on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway in Shologhar area of Shreenagar upazila in Munshiganj on Thursday. ** Motorcycles allowed on Padma Bridge after 10 months ** Commuters charge extra fare, passengers disappointed ** 78 people killed in Yemen stampede ** Moon sighting committee meets today to ascertain Eid day ** 9 killed in road accidents in 3 districts ** US announces new $325 m military aid package for Ukraine ** Eid-ul-Fitr in Saudi Arabia today ** Eid exodus begins ** LPG price cut illusive ** 15 hurt as bus overturns in capital ** New interbank cheque clearing timings set for Eid holidays ** Four women hit by a train die in Tangail ** 12.28 lakh SIM users left Dhaka on Tuesday ** Sylhet engineer threatened over power outage ** People rush to village homes to spend Eid holidays with their near and dear ones. This photo was taken from Sadarghat Launch Terminal on Tuesday. NN photo ** Surge in cases of dehydration, diarrhoea amid summer heat wave ** Padma Bridge construction cost increases by Tk 2,412cr ** PM gives Tk 90m to Bangabazar fire victims ** Textile workers block highway demanding wage, Eid bonus ** Attack on PM's motorcade Ex-BNP MP, 3 others get life term ** Load-shedding increases for demand of electricity during heat wave ** Motorbikes to be allowed on Padma bridge from Thursday ** 5-day Eid vacation begins from today ** Take Nangalkot train accident as a warning about negligence of govt functionaries **

Stocks end week flat on budget day

06 June 2014 BSS, Dhaka

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) ended week flat on Thursday, the day when the Finance Minister AMA Muhith unveiled the national budget for 2014-15 financial year at the Jatiya Sangsad.
Pre-budget cautious trading kept indices down with the major DSEX finishing at 4396.54, the DS30 at 1622.94 and the Shariah index at 1007.82.
The daily trade volume increased to 8.44 crore shares and the value rose to Taka 419.39 crore when 133 issues incur loss, 127 gained and 37 remained static.
The activities continued to remain concentrated to most active and large cap scrips when top stocks accounted for the major portion of the total turnover.
Chemical, textile and pharmaceuticals maintained their leading position on the gaining side.

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