Shares rise for fourth day in a row

Stock market investors watch the movement of stock prices on a screen at the offices of a brokerage firm in Dhaka. Photo: star / file

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Stock market investors watch the movement of stock prices on a screen at the offices of a brokerage firm in Dhaka. Photo: star / file

The Dhaka Stock Exchange has continued to rise for the past four consecutive days with most investors in a buying trend.

The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), rose 31 points, or 0.43%, to 7,091.

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At the DSE, stock prices of 152 companies rose, 159 fell and 30 remained unchanged.

However, DSE’s revenue fell 3 percent to Tk 1,461 crore.

Tung Hai Knitting tops the list of winners with a 10% increase, followed by Sena Kalyan Insurance, One Bank, AFC Agro Biotech and Acme Pesticides.

Beximco Ltd became the most traded share with shares valued at Tk 155 crore, followed by Fortune Shoes, Delta Life Insurance, IFIC Bank and NRB Commercial Bank.

Kattali Textiles mainly fell 9.73%, followed by Matin Spinning, Jute Spinners, Saiham Cotton and Navana CNG.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange was also in an uptrend today. The CASPI, the main index of the port city stock exchange, rose 81 points, or 0.39%, to 20,723.

Of the 264 stocks traded, 130 rose, 108 fell and 26 stayed the same.


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