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DSE, CSE post gain Wednesday

February 19, 2014


Key share price index at the country’s twin bourses - Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) - gained Wednesday, the fourth trading day of the week, after suffering loss in three successive sessions.

The DSE benchmark index, DSEX gained 77.66 points or 1.66 percent to reach 4749.23 at the close of trading on Wednesday. Of the 291 issues traded, 243 gained, 28 declined and 20 remained unchanged.

Shares worth Tk 382.66 crore changed hands at the DSE on the day.

All the major sectors turned positive on Wednesday, with cement, food & allied, pharmaceuticals, and fuel & power gaining the most.

The day’s top 10 gainers at the DSE were 5th ICB Mutual Fund, BSC, AIBL 1st Mutual Fund, MBL 1st Mutual Fund, Prime Finance First Mutual Fund, BD Com, Grameen One, 6Th ICB Mutual Fund, ICB Employees PF, and Mercantile Bank.

The CSE key index, CSCX gained 126.48 points to reach 9332.73 at the close today. Of the 217 issues traded, 170 advanced, 31 suffered loss and 16 remained unchanged. The value of the traded issues was Tk 37.23 crore on Wednesday.

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Source: United News of Bangladesh

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