Stocks witnessed flat with the downward trend of major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges due mainly to price fall in some large-cap securities on Tuesday.
The broader DSEX index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed the day with 9.29 points down at 7,013. The blue-chip DS30 and the Shariah DSES also followed the same trend with 6.14 points down at 2,660.86 and with 2.39 points down at 1,468.58.
At DSE, out of the day's 368 securities, prices of 156 securities closed higher against 176 losing issues.
The daily trade value increased to Tk 13146.04 million from Monday's Tk 12260.46 million, reports BSS.
The major gaining issues were ACMEPL, SKICL, One Bank Limited, Golden Son, Tosrifa, PDL, SILCOPHL, IBP, MI Cement, and SS Steel. The major losing issues were GPH Ispat, Navana CNG, DOMINAGE, Provati Insurance, Rahim Text, UPGDCL, All Tex, GENEXIL, SIBL, and Style Craft. Beximco topped the turnover list followed by One Bank, FIRSTSBANK, Fortune, and KTL.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed the day of the week with a downward trend with its major CASPI 2.04 points down at 1,566.99.
At CSE, 281 issues were traded. Of those, 101 closed higher and 147 closed lower when 20.80 million shares worth Tk 529.40 million changed hands.