Stocks continue rising – The Daily Star

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The stock market rose for the third consecutive day today.

The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), rose 4 points or 0.05 per cent to 7,060.

At the DSE, 152 companies’ stock prices increased, 177 fell and 37 remained unchanged.

Express Insurance topped the gainers’ list that rose 9.90 per cent followed by Sena Kalyan Insurance, Index Agro Industries, Acme Pesticides and Janata Insurance.

Stocks of IFIC Bank traded mostly that worth Tk 120 crore followed by Beximco Ltd, Delta Life Insurance, Orion Pharmaceuticals and NRB Commercial Bank.

IFIL Islamic Mutual Fund-1 experienced the highest fall of 5.97 per cent, followed by Generation Next, Agni Systems, Anlima Yearn, and Brac Bank.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange also rose today. The CASPI, the main index of the port city bourse, up 3 points, or 0.01 per cent, to 20,642.

Among traded 289 stocks, 128 rose, 127 fell and 34 remained the same.

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