** 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 fall after gaining for a day

28 March 2023

Business Report :
The indices of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) returned to the red on Monday, snapping gains in the last trading session.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the top bourse in Bangladesh, lost 11 points, or 0.18 per cent, to 6,203.
The DS30, the blue-chip index, decreased 0.11 per cent to 2,215 while the DSES, the shariah-compliant index, went down 0.26 per cent to 1,349.
However, turnover, a key indicator of the market, increased 10.8 per cent to Tk 317 crore.
Of the securities, 28 advanced, 72 declined and 183 did not show any price movement.
Legacy Footwear made the highest gain with an increase of 9.9 per cent.
Unique Hotel & Resorts, Intech Ltd, Samata Leather Complex, and National Feed Mill were among the top gainers.
Sonali Paper & Board Mills was the highest loser, shedding 4.7 per cent.
Islami Commercial Insurance Company, Meghna Pet Industries, Monno Agro & General Machinery, and Union Insurance Company were also in the list of the significant losers.
Unique Hotel & Resorts was the most-traded stock with its issues worth Tk 41 crore transacting.
Eastern Housing, Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, and Orion Pharma also registered significant turnover.
Caspi, the all-share price index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange, dropped 47 points, or 0.26 per cent, to close at 18,326.
Of the issues, 17 rose, 40 retreated and 36 did not see any price swing.
Turnover of the port city bourse plummeted more than 40 per cent to Tk 7.19 crore.

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