Stocks open week up on large-cap vibe
DHAKA, Nov 18, 2018 (BSS) – Stocks opened week up on Sunday with all the
indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges finishing upwards on higher
activities of large-cap securities.
The rising major sectors were food and allied, pharmaceuticals and
chemicals and jute. A total of 117 securities moved up due to higher
The broader DSEX of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) finished the day with
11.44 points up at 5,256.07. The Shariah DSES also followed the same trend
with 4.37 points up at 1,212.49. But, the blue chip DS30 closed the day with
3.07 points down at 1,853.05.
Out of the 315 issues traded on the DSE, 144 gained against 128 losing
The trade value at the DSE increased to Taka 556.54 crore from the
previous session’s Taka 555.75 crore and the trade volume also rose to 13.57
crore from 13.08 crore shares of Thursday trading.
The five major gaining companies were RD Food, Salvo Chemicals, Sonali
Ansh, Kohinoor and Silva PHL. The five major losing companies were Monno
Stafflers, Monno Ceramics, National Polymer, RENATA and AFCAGRO.
The top five turnover leaders were UPGDCL, KPCL, SKTRIMS, Saiham Cotton
and Ifad Autos.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed the day up, with its
major CASPI index ending 73.82 points higher at 16,129.33.
At the CSE, 220 issues were traded. Of those, 111 issues closed higher
while 89 issues lower.