DHAKA: Country’s both the bourses -- Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) --- witnessed sharp fall in early trade for second trading session in a row on Monday (July 22).
Within first two hours of trading, the key index of the country's major bourse declined 66.60 point up while the Selective Category Index of the port city bourse shed 256.37point.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went down by 66.60 points or 1.32 percent to 4967.13points at 12:12 pm.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also declined 16.86points or 1.45 percent to stand at 1140.62 points.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, shed over 23.01points or 1.27 percent to reach at 1776.40 points.
Turnover stands at Tk 2101.05 million on the DSE, riding on Fortune Shoes and United Power Generation and Distribution Company Limited, Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Fortune Shoes Limited dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 126.03 million changing hands till then United Power Generation and Distribution Company Limited, Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Of the issues traded till then, 46 advanced, 270 declined and 33 issues remained unchanged.
However, the port city bourse, the CSE, saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index - CSCX – declining 256.37points or 1.66 percent to stand at 15159 also at 12:09pm.
Of the 251 issues traded till then, 28 gained, 207 declined and 16 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 74.23 million.
BDST: 1247 HRS, July 22, 2019