General index fluctuates
Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) started trading with fluctuation in prices of issues on Wednesday.
Following Tuesday’s rise, the general index saw an increase at the start of Wednesday trading. However, the index started to fall immediately after the increase and then once again started to rise.
Around midday, the general index stood at 6864.95, which was an increase of 42.1 points or 0.62 percent than what it opened at.
Out of the issues traded by then, 146 advanced in prices, 83 declined and five remained unchanged.
At the end of Tuesday’s trading, the general index increased by 32 points at the DSE.
However, investors staged demonstration at the starting of the trade following a fall in price of issues.
The police charged batons on the protesters to bring the situation under control and arrested two people on Tuesday.