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Stocks witness positive trend after Eid vacation

April 25, 2023 00:00:00

Stocks witnessed positive trends on Monday after five-day Eid holiday as investors are showing their buying appetite on sector-wise issues, reports BSS.

DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up 23.51 points or 0.38 per cent to settle at 6252.16. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, and the DSE Shariah Index also advanced 10.20 points and 5.59 points to finish at 2,213.04 and 1,354.99 respectively.

Turnover, another important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 5.525 billion on the country's prime bourse, which is lower than the previous trading session's turnover of Tk 5.585 billion.

Of the issues traded, 204 remained unchanged while 87 issues advanced and 81 declined on the DSE floor.

Heidelberg Cement was the day's top gainer, rising 9.99 per cent, while Midland Bank was the worst loser, shedding 5.21 per cent.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended higher with its All Shares Price Index (CASPI)-gaining 62.84 points to close at 18,416.54 and the Selective Categories Index - CSCX -advancing 37.84 points to finish at 11037.73.

Of the issues traded, 55 gained, 19 declined and 60 remained unchanged on the CSE.

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