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Stocks flat in mixed trade

| Updated: October 24, 2017 05:09:55

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Dhaka bourse displayed flat movement amid mixed performance of the major sectors.

Price correction was also observed in the stocks of banks as like previous three sessions.

The market started the session with a flat movement and after fifteen minutes the broad index DSEX lost some points.

Soon later, the DSEX witnessed a recovery stance and the DSEX stood at 6106.38 points with a rise of 0.13 point.

The shariah based index DSES and the DS30 index comprising blue chip securities also displayed flat movement.

Among the major sectors, engineering, financial institutions, fuel & power and pharmaceuticals & chemicals were observed to perform mixed.

Of total number of issues traded, 123 advanced, 113 declined and 53 were unchanged. 

The turnover stood at above Tk 1.61 billion after one hour of the session.

The banks were majority in top 20 traded stocks, while small cap companies were on top of gainers chart.

After hour of the session, the DSEX, however, gained some points on the premier bourse.

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