Stocks bounce back

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DSEX exceeds 7,100-mark in early trading
DSEX exceeds 7,100-mark in early trading

Stocks bounce back

Bangladesh stock market today bounced back after a continuous fall in the last seven days.

The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), soared 55 points, or 0.79 per cent, to 7,020.

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Turnover of the DSE, however, dropped 22 per cent to Tk 1,310 crore, down from Tk 1,682 crore a day earlier.

At the DSE, 153 stocks advanced, 179 fell and 42 remained unchanged.

NRB Commercial Bank topped the gainers’ list that rose 9.84 per cent followed by Beximco Ltd, Beach Hatchery, Advent Pharmaceuticals, and Golden Son.

Mithun Knitting shed mostly that lost 7.18 per cent followed by Usmania Glass, Wata Chemical, FAS Finance, and Esquire Knit.

Stocks of Beximco Ltd was traded highest that worth Tk 285 crore followed by IFIC Bank, NRB Commercial Bank, Delta Life Insurance, and Orion Pharmaceuticals.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also soared today. The CASPI, the general index of the port city bourse, edged up 172 points, or 0.83 per cent, to 20,693.

Among the traded 273 stocks, 114 rose, 132 fell and 27 remained unchanged.

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