DSE witnesses mild correction in early trading

FE Online Report | Published: January 07, 2019 12:16:21 | Updated: January 09, 2019 11:40:00

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The Dhaka bourse witnessed moderate correction in Monday’s early session following mixed performance of the major sectors.

DSEX, the broad index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), declined marginally although the market opened the session positively.

The DSEX initially rose 0.15 per cent or 9.07 points to close at 5696.08 points within one hour of the session.

The shariah based index DSES advanced 0.21 per cent or 2.77 points to stand at 1298.12 points at 11:30am when the report was filed.

The DS30, comprising blue chip securities, declined 0.01 per cent or 0.31 point to close at 1973.77 points also at the same time.

Of the total issues are being traded on the DSE trading floor, 164 advanced, 132 declined, and 39 were unchanged.

The turnover stood above Tk 3.27 billion within one hour following investors’ increased participation in share trading.

The DSEX later failed to continued the upward trend and declined 0.28 per cent or 16.34 to close at 5670.66 points at 11.41am.

The two other indices also declined marginally on the country's premier bourse.

JMI Syringes & Medical Devices was on top of the turnover chart with a value of Tk 148 milllion followed by Bd. Thai Aluminium, Alif Industries, Singer Bangladesh, and BRAC Bank.


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