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US Stock Markets Show Resilience: Dow and S&P 500 Post Second Weekly Gains

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During the ongoing earnings season, both the Dow and the S&P 500 registered their second consecutive weekly gains, while the NASDAQ experienced a slight decline. As of Friday, during the second week of the earnings season, approximately 75% of the S&P 500 companies had surpassed the analysts’ predictions for their quarterly net income, as reported by FactSet.

On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a marginal gain of 0.01%, achieving its 10th consecutive day of positive trading. The primary driving force behind this ongoing positive streak for the Dow was the strong financial performance reported by several companies within the 30-stock index during the quarterly earnings season. Thanks to these positive results, the Dow has seen an overall increase of more than 4% throughout this 10-day period.

Reviewing the US Stock Markets, the Nasdaq Composite, recorded a decent loss of 23 points, reaching a closing value of 14,090 points by the end of the week. Similarly, the S&P 500 index showed a positive trend, adding 31 points to settle at 4,536 points. Meanwhile, DJIA Index experienced a notable surge, adding by 718 points during the week and concluding at 35,227 points after a week of gain.

In contrast, Russell 3000 Index saw a gain in week performance, with a hike of 20 points to reach 2,611 points by the end of the week.

Moving to Russell 2000 Index, demonstrated a notable added of 29 points, ending the week at a steady 1,960 points.

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DSE Break Thru 3-Days Losing Streak Despite Sluggish Turnover

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Dhaka Stock Exchange DSE, Bourse on the fourth working day of the week, 12th June, ended with a hike in Indices and drop Turnover from the previous working session. This information is known from DSE sources.

350 crore 79 lakh taka shares were traded on this day. 80 crore 84 lakh less tradings were done in DSE today compared to the previous workday, June 11th, Shares worth Tk 431 crores 64 lakh shares were traded last time, Tuesday

The benchmark DSEX increased 13.17 points or 5,083 The Shariah-based index DSES added 7.13 points or 1,100, and the blue-chip index DS30 gained by 9.12 points or 1,812.

Of the issues traded, 161 advanced, 168 declined and 66 remained unchanged.

Samata Leather Complex Limited ranked top gainer on DSE, the share price increased by Tk 4.40 paisa or 9.98 percent. On this day, the share was last traded at Tk 48.50 paisa.

Delta Life Insurance Company Limited ranked top loser on the DSE, the share price dropped by Tk 2.90 paisa or 3.68 percent. On this day, the share was last traded at Tk 75.80 paisa.

DSE topped on trade is Unilever Consumer Care (Bangladesh) Limited 17 crore 87 lakh takas of company shares have been traded.

A total of 45 companies’ shares were traded in the Block on Dhaka Stock Exchange. A total of 80 lakh 76 thousand 693 shares of the companies were traded. The financial value of which is 50 crore 38 lakh taka

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Popular Life Insurance announce their Dividends

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One of the Listed companies, Popular Life Insurance Limited has recommended 37% Cash Dividend for the year ended December 31, 2023.

In terms of financial performance, The Company has also reported Consolidated EPS  of Tk. 3.70 for the year ended December 31, 2023. NAV per share of Tk. 91.20.

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company will be held on September 24, through the digital platform. The record date for this has been fixed at July 25.

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Indices on 3-Day Losing Streak

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Dhaka Stock Exchange DSE, Bourse on the third working day of the week, 11th June, ended with a drop in Indices and hike Turnover from the previous working session. This information is known from DSE sources.

431 crore 64 lakh taka shares were traded on this day. 112 crore 86 lakh more tradings were done in DSE today compared to the previous workday, June 10th, Shares worth Tk 318 crores 78 lakh shares were traded last time, Monday

The benchmark DSEX decreased 35.87 points or 5,070 The Shariah-based index DSES lost 9.87 points or 1,093, and the blue-chip index DS30 lost by 8.72 points or 1,803.

Of the issues traded, 51 advanced, 308 declined and 35 remained unchanged.

Sunlife Insurance Company Limited ranked top gainer on DSE, the share price increased by Tk 4.00 paisa or 7.52 percent. On this day, the share was last traded at Tk 57.20 paisa.

Eastland Insurance Company Limited ranked top loser on the DSE, the share price dropped by Tk 0.60 paisa or 3.00 percent. On this day, the share was last traded at Tk 19.40 paisa.

DSE topped on trade is Beacon Pharmaceuticals Limited 72 crore 35 lakh takas of company shares have been traded.

A total of 46 companies’ shares were traded in the Block on Dhaka Stock Exchange. A total of 43 lakh 57 thousand 887 shares of the companies were traded. The financial value of which is 31 crore 81 lakh taka

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