Tuesday, December 8, 2015, Agrahayan 24, 1422 BS, Safar 25, 1437 Hijri

Stock Market Update
Stocks fall on profit hunting
Business Correspondent
Published :Tuesday, 8 December, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 13

Leading indices at the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) fell on Monday breaking a two-day rising streak as the dominant small investors returned to selling zone for profits on previous gains, dealers said.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, fell 46.69 points or 1.0 per cent to 4,608.04 while the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 20.69 points or 1.16 per cent to 1,756.82 and the Shariah Index DSES shed 14.95 points or 1.32 per cent to close the session at 1,110.52.
At the CSE its Selective Categories Index CSCX shed 105.93 point to close at 8,558.16 as losers beat gainers 153 to 63, with 32 issues remaining unchanged. The port city bourse traded 8.96 million shares and mutual fund units with a value of Tk 324.48 million.
At the DSE the market turnover was up at Tk 4.56 billion, 18.13 per cent higher than the previous day's Tk 5.57 billion. The losers took a strong lead over the gainers as out of 3314 issues traded, 196 closed lower, 77 higher and 41 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor. Quasem Drycells dominated the turnover chart with shares of Tk 165 million changing hands followed by BSRM Steels, Aftab Autos, Saif Power and GP. Desh Garment was the day's best performer for the two consecutive sessions, posting a rise of 9.44 per cent while Samata Leather was the day's worst loser, plunging by 8.52 per cent.

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