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Ten firms account for 34pc of weekly DSE transactions

Beximco tops turnover list for ninth week

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Ten most-traded firms accounted for 34 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) in the outgoing week, with Beximco maintaining its dominance on the turnover list for the ninth straight week.

Beximco, the flagship company of Beximco Group, continued to top the turnover chart as investors were active in both buying and selling the company's shares, market operators said.

According to the DSE data, some 52.77 million Beximco shares were traded during the week, generating a turnover of Tk 6.63 billion, which was 7.29 per cent of the week's total turnover.

The week's total turnover stood at Tk 90.91 billion on the prime bourse as against Tk 95.14 billion in the previous week.

Beximco's share closed at Tk 132.10 on Thursday, gaining 6.88 per cent over the week before. The company's share, however, soared to record high at Tk 187.90 on November 11, 2021.

Orion Pharma came second on the weekly turnover list, with shares worth Tk 5.96 billion changing hands during the week. The drug maker's share jumped 20.13 per cent to close at Tk 125.90 on Thursday.

LafargeHolcim clinched the third spot, with shares worth Tk 3.65 billion changing hands. The multinational cement producer's share closed at Tk 82.80 on Thursday, rising 4.94 per cent over the week before.

JMI Hospital Requisite Manufacturing emerged as the fourth, with shares worth Tk 2.94 billion changing hands. The medical equipment manufacturer's share soared 9.45 per cent to close at Tk 92.70 on Thursday.

Nahee Aluminum Composite Panel notched the fifth spot, with shares worth Tk 2.43 billion changing hands. The company's share closed at Tk 79.90 on Thursday, rising 10.51 per cent over the previous week.

Turnover of Eastern Housing was Tk 2.34 billion. The company's share price plunged 18.74 per cent to close at Tk 82.40 on Thursday.

Delta Life Insurance featured a turnover of Tk 1.95 billion. The life insurer's share closed at Tk 150.20, shedding 9.79 per cent over the previous week.

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