DSE bounce back after six sessons, banking shares boom

| Updated: October 24, 2017 20:35:03

DSE bounce back after six sessons

The Dhaka bourse on Thursday bounced back after six sessions riding mostly on banking sector.


The market witnessed volatility in early of the session and finally was able to close marginally higher riding on increased participation on banks.



At the end of the session, the DSEX closed at 6092.84 points with a rise of 0.22 per cent or 13.51 points.



The shariah based index DSES declined 0.32 per cent or 4.40 points to close at 1345.86 points, while the DS30 index comprising blue chip stocks lost 0.02 per cent or 0.43 point to close at 2177.61 points.



Of 331 issues traded, 131 advanced, 160 declined and 40 were unchanged.



The turnover stood at above Tk 6.24 billion which was 19.41 per cent less than the turnover of the previous session.



Shahjalal Islami Bank topped the turnover chart with a value of Tk 369 million followed by Uttara Bank Tk 303 million, Jamuna Bank Tk 242 million, National Bank Tk 209 million and Premier Bank Tk 190 million.



Dutch-Bangla Bank was the number one gainer with a rise of 6.86 per cent to close at Tk 154.2, while Summit Power was the worst loser after declining 8.15 per cent to close at Tk 39.40.



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