Insurance shares lift Dhaka stocks

October 18, 2020 13:08:10

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October 18, 2020 14:34:57

Dhaka bourse displayed an enthusiastic start on Sunday as gainers took control over the losers following investors’ participation in sector-specific stocks.

Of the listed securities, insurers dominated the trading board of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), and the DSEX, broad index of the premier bourse, crossed the 4900-point mark within forty minutes.

After two and a half hours of the session, the DSEX stood at 4904.79 points with a rise of 32.49 points.

Of the total issues are being traded, 155 advanced, 130 declined, and 68 remained unchanged by 12.30 pm.

During the period, the turnover stood at 3.71 billion on the premier bourse DSE.

Of the most traded securities, Continental Insurance featured a turnover of Tk 180 million followed by Asia Pacific General Insurance, Northern Islami Insurance, Bangladesh General Insurance Company, and Beximco Pharmaceuticals till 12.30 pm.



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