Stocks drop28 January 2022
Business Desk :
Dhaka stocks dropped at the end of the day though the trading started on a positive note in the morning.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), dropped 4 points, or 0.06 per cent to 7,027 on Thursday.
At the DSE, 142 stocks advanced, 184 fell and 55 remained the same.
Turnover, an important indicator of the market, went up 9.32 per cent to Tk 1,219 crore.
Bangladesh Building System topped the gainers' list that rose 10 per cent followed by Union Bank, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, Union Insurance, and BD Tahi Food.
Beximco Ltd became the most traded stock with shares worth Tk 61 crore followed by Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, Queen South Textiles, Malek Spinning, and RAK Ceramic Industries.
Premier Cement eroded mostly that dropped 7.13 per cent followed by Eastern Insurance, Beacon Pharmaceuticals, Square Textiles, and Heidelberg Cement.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also slid on Thursday. The CASPI, the main index of the CSE, fell 11 points, or 0.05 per cent, to 20,586.