Bourses end flat

DHAKA Country's bourses closed in flat note today amid choppy trading as the investors were active on both the sides of the trading fence throughout the session.

The market's session started positively and closed in the same style, but observed volatility in the middle of the session.

At Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the broad index, DSEX closed in green at 4949.63 points with a marginal gain of 1.75 points or 0.03 percent from the previous day.

In addition, the two selective indices, DSE30 declined slightly by 0.21 points while DSES increased by 1.51 points to stand at 1759.75 points and 1140.21 points respectively.

On the DSE trading floor, a total number of 100,234 trades were executed in today's trading session with a trading volume of 105.10 million securities.

Gainers took a moderate lead over the losers as out of 352 issues traded, 183 securities gained price while 113 declined and 56 remained unchanged.

The day's turnover stood at Taka 3.04 billion which is 49% lower than last day's session.

Sector wise performance exposed that it (2.2%), textile (1.9%) and ceramic (1.2%) experienced highest price appreciation while general insurance (-1.2%), jute (-1.0%) and telecom (-0.9%) sectors experienced highest price correction in today's session.

Engineering, pharma and general insurance sectors topped the turnover by contributing 14.5%, 14.1% and 12.3% respectively, according to the EBL Securities.

The top ten gainers were Miracle Industries, CAPM IBBL Mutual Fund, CAPM BDBL Mutual Fund, JMI Syringe, Shepherd Industries, Monno Ceramics, Monno Stafflers, Premier Cement, Nurani Dying and Dragon Sweater.

JMI Syringe topped the turnover chart followed by Beacon Pharma, Bangladesh Building System, Stylecraft, National Tubes, Monno Ceramics, Monno Stafflers, SEML FBSL BSCCL and Sonarbangla Insurance.

The top ten losers were Mithun Knitting, Green Delta, International Leasing, Shinepukur Ceramics, Golden Harvest, EBL NRB Mutual fund, Vanguard AML BD Mutual Fund 1, EBL First Mutual Fund, BD Finance and IFIL Islamic Mutual Fund.

Besides, the port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also registered a moderate session on Tuesday. CSCX and CASPI increased by 0.34 points and 1.49 points to stand at 9140.01 points and 15048.22 points respectively.

At CSE, a total of 6,879,893 shares and mutual fund of 250 companies were traded, of which 123 issues advanced while 98 declined and 29 issues remained unchanged.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)