Indices plunge as large cap stocks down
The indices of the country’s stock exchanges plunged in the initial session till 11:30 am on Monday (12 September) as large capital stocks witnessed a sharp fall due to profit book sell pressure by the investors.
During the first session, the key index DSEX of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) lost 6 points to settle at 6,532.
The port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) all share price index CASPI fell 26 points to 19,233.
Till 11:30, the DSE turnover stood at Tk673 crore, which was slightly higher than the previous day’s session.
Despite the selling pressure, 157 scripts advanced, 80 declined and 135 remained unaltered.
Market insiders said, since the initial session large-cap stocks such as Beximco, Orion have faced sell pressure for booking quick profits.
But weak companies, particularly non-bank monetary foundations sectors saw a sharp rise without any reason.
Index Hikes, Turnover Drops on DSE
Dhaka Stock Exchange DSE, Bourses on the first working day of the week, April 2, ended with price index hikes & turnover drops.
This information is known from DSE sources.
666 crores 83 lakh shares were traded in DSE on this day. 531 crores 83 lakhs more trading was done in DSE today compared to the previous workday, 30 March, Shares worth Tk 666 crores 83 lakh shares were traded in DSE last time, Thursday.
Of the issues traded, 83 advanced, 46 declined, and 195 remained unchanged.
On the other hand, Miracle Industries Ltd ranked top loser on the DSE, the share price dropped by Tk 1.5 paisa or 5.38 percent. On this day, the share was last traded at Tk 26.40 paisa.
DSE topped on trade Genex Infosys Limtied 36 crores 98 lakh 2 thousand takas of shares of the company have been traded.
A total of 53 companies’ shares were traded in the Block on Dhaka Stock Exchange, 61 lakh 34 thousand 273 shares of the companies were traded. The financial value of which is 30 crore 30 lakh taka.
Standard Ceramic releases its Financial Reports
One of the listed companies, Standard Ceramic Industries Limited, discloses its financial reports for the second quarter, (October-December 22). This source is known from DSE.
The company’s earnings per share (EPS) was loss Tk 1.33 paisa in Q2 of the current financial year. EPS was loss Tk 4.33 paisa during the same period last year. As of December 31, 2022, net asset value (NAVPS) was Tk 2.33 paisa.
The company reported EPS has been decreased due to reduction in sales and gross profit.
South Asian Stock hikes on the outgoing week
South Asian Bourse or Stock Markets saw growth last week. Among them, the hike was in the stock markets of India and Pakistan.
A review of South Asian markets shows that India’s Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) index BSE Sensex has hiked 1,464 points during the week. At the end of the week, the index stood at 58,991 points. On the other hand, the Nifty-50 index of the country’s National Stock Exchange rose by 414 points last week. At the end of the week, the index stood at 17,359 points.
Pakistan Stock Exchange Index ‘KSE 100’ earned 58 points last week. After a week of gaining, the index settled at 40,000 points.
On the hand The Sri Lankan stock market hiked, the Colombo Stock Exchange index ‘ASPI’ lost 118 points in a week. After a week the index settled at 9,301 points.
Bhutan’s stock market index ‘BSI’ hiked by 68 point and the index stood at 1,195 points throughout the whole week. Nepal’s ‘NEPSE’ lost 7 points last week, as the index stands at 1,908 points.
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