• Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020
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DSE turnover crosses Tk1,000cr mark

  • Published at 12:22 am February 19th, 2020
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The turnover stood at Tk1,021 crore, climbing by 4.6% over previous day’s transaction of Tk976 crore

The turnover of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Tuesday crossed Tk1,000 crore mark for the first time in 13 months as investors keep pumping fresh liquidity in the market.

The turnover stood at Tk1,021 crore, climbing by 4.6% over previous day’s transaction of Tk976 crore. It happened to be the biggest single-day transaction in the last 13 months since January 30 last year, when the turnover totalled a record Tk1,024 crore.

However, the key index of DSE declined 27.73 points or 0.58% on the day to end at 4740 points caused mainly by profit booking after five days’ index rally.

Meanwhile, the market capitalization of DSE rose to Tk356,160 crore on Tuesday, as the stocks’ value surged by Tk20,415 crore in last seven days.

DSE Shariah based index DSES declined 0.22% to end at 1,081.3 points, while blue-chip index, DS30 went down by 0.51% to close at 1,590.9 points.

Among the traded issues 132 gained, 188 declined and 35 remained unchanged during the session in Dhaka bourse.

Summit Power secured the leadership position on the top turnover chart with a turnover of Tk42.2 crore with its share price closing at Tk44.1 per share. ICB AMCL Sonali Bank 1st Mutual Fund secured the highest gain of 10% during the session. Shyampur Sugar Mills turned out to be the worst loser with its price declining by 7.7%.