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DSE witnesses marginal rise

DHAKA, Oct 8, 2017 (BSS)-Stocks at the country's prime bourse-Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)-opened the week today up as its major indices witnessed a marginal rise on lower transactions.

In the port city, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened the week downward with falling trend of its major index CASPI.

The broader DSEX of DSE closed the day with 3.19 points up at 6205.50. The Shariah DSES also followed the same trend with 4.74 points higher at 1354.65. The blue-chip DS30 closed the day 13.71 points up at 2215.15.

Out of the traded issues on DSE, 117 gained against 181 losing issues.

The day's trade value at DSE stood at Tk 1054.24 crore and 34.35 shares exchanged hands.

The top five gainers of the day were Northern Insurance, United Insurance, Fuwang Food, Uttara Bank and Style Craft. The major losing issues of the day included AAMRA Network, Shepherd Industries, Peninsula, Dhaka Insurance and Standard Insurance.

CSE opened downward, with its major CASPI index 19.50 points down at 19277.31.

Out of the 250 traded issues on CSE, 89 advanced against 138 losing issues.