Four banks among the top transaction chart

Dhaka,  Wed,  26 July 2017
Published : 11 Jul 2017, 21:59:03
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Four banks among the top transaction chart

10 cos grab 25pc turnover
Four banks among the top transaction chart
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Top ten traded companies captured nearly 25 per cent transaction of the premier bourse while Beximco dominated the turnover chart on Tuesday.

The total transaction on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) stood at Tk 13.21 billion on the day, which was 4.50 per cent higher than the previous day's turnover of Tk 12.64 billion.

Beximco, Keya Cosmetics, Islami Bank, Agni Systems, City Bank, Mercantile Bank, Prime Bank, Saif Powertec, Fu-Wang Food and Confidence Cement were the most-active shares in terms of value on the DSE.

Of them, share price of six companies advanced up to 7.30 per cent, two faced mild correction while two remained unchanged on the day over the previous session.

According to the statistics available with the DSE, about 17.20 million shares of Beximco were traded, generating a turnover of Tk 609 million, which was 4.62 per cent of the premier bourse's total turnover value.

The company's share price hovered between Tk 34.80 and Tk 35.70, before closing at Tk 35.60 on the day, advancing 2.30 per cent over the previous session.

Keya Cosmetics, which dominated the turnover chart for the past three consecutive sessions, followed next, with shares of Tk 538 million changing hands.

It was 4.07 per cent of the day's total turnover. The company's share closed at Tk 18.10, losing 0.55 per cent after advancing 30 per cent in the past one month.

Islami Bank emerged as third with shares of Tk 445 million changing hands, grabbing 3.36 per cent of the total turnover value. The bank's share price jumped 7.10 per cent to close at Tk 36.20 each. It was also the day's second highest gainer.

Agni Systems notched the fourth spot, with shares of Tk 326 million changing hands, which was 2.46 per cent of the turnover. The company's share price closed at Tk 29.40, soaring 7.30 per cent. It was the day's top gainer.

City Bank featured a turnover of Tk 263 million which was 1.99 per cent of the day's total transaction. The bank's share price closed at Tk 37.70, remaining unchanged over the previous day.

The turnover of Mercantile Bank was Tk 229 million, capturing 1.73 per cent of the day's total value. The bank's share price remained unchanged to close at Tk 24.90 each.

Prime Bank featured a turnover of Tk 228 million, which was 1.72 per cent of the day's total value. The bank's share price advanced 0.40 per cent to close at Tk 24.90 each.

The turnover of Saif Powertec was Tk 226 million, grabbing 1.71 per cent of the day's total turnover value. The company's share price closed at Tk 46.80, losing 1.47 per cent.

Fu-Wang Food featured a turnover of Tk 222 million, which was 1.68 per cent of the day's total. The company's share price advanced 1.71 per cent to close at Tk 22.80 each.

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