BSS-40 Stocks perform mixed with rising trend of major indices





Stocks perform mixed with rising trend of major indices

DHAKA, Feb 3, 2021 (BSS) – Stock markets today performed mixed with rising
trend of major indices of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) after falling three
consecutive days on higher activities of some large-cap securities.

In the port city, the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) today also
maintained the downward trend as its CSE All Share Price Index-CAPSI
witnessed a fell.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 17.17
points or 0.31 per cent to settle at 5,581.87. The DSE 30 Index comprising
blue chips and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also advanced 27.01 points to
finish at 2,136.46 and 4.49 points to finish at 1,250.57.

Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, increased to Taka 7,946.142
million on the country’s premier bourse which was Taka 7,029.337 million at
the previous day.

Losers took a modest lead over the gainers, as out of 357 issues traded, 68
advanced, 182 declined and 107 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

Beximco topped the turnover chart followed by Robi, BATBC, Mir Akhter and
Beximco Pharma.

Mir Akther was the day’s best performer, posting a gain of 23.70 per cent
while EPGL was the worst loser, losing 9.89 per cent.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) edged lower with the CSE All Share
Price Index – CASPI -advancing by 31.55 points to settle at 16,166.21 and the
Selective Categories Index – CSCX gaining 17.86 points to close at 9,753.70.

Of the issues traded, 50 advanced, 125 declined and 50 remained unchanged
on the CSE.

The port city’s bourse traded 93.70 lakh shares and mutual fund units with
turnover value of Taka 43.62 crore.