Dhaka Stock Exchange crosses 5000 mark after 25 months
Staff Correspondent bdnews24.com
Published: 2016-12-28 00:35:05.0 BdST Updated: 2016-12-28 00:39:42.0 BdST
For the first time in 25 months, the Dhaka Stock Exchange’s (DSE) benchmark index has crossed 5000-point mark, bringing smile to the faces of the investors.
The last time the DSEX was above 5000 mark was on Nov 6, 2014, when it was 5025 points.
On Tuesday, shares worth nearly Tk 2.13 billion changed hands on the premier bourse , which was 11.88 percent higher than the previous day.
Among the 327 companies and mutual funds traded on the day, 174 posted gains, 133 slipped while 20 remained unchanged.
On Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), the index also witnessed a rise of 71 points to 15,451 points.
Of the 265 companies and mutual funds traded, share prices of 140 companies gained, 108 dropped and 17 remained unchanged.
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