DSE crossed 8,000-pt mark

Today’s (Wednesday) DSE General Index stood at 8141.24859 by gaining 58.23070 points or 0.7204079% higher than that of the last day.

Among these issues 91 advanced, 145 declined and 3 remained unchanged.

The general index of Dhaka Stock Exchange crossed the 8,000-point mark for the first time ever on Wednesday as the investors bought shares in large quantities after Tuesday’s profit-taking sales.

The benchmark general index of the DSE gained 108.97 points, or 1.37 per cent, to close at 8,083.01 points on Tuesday, crossing the 7,900-point mark reached on October 28 for the first time.

The share prices of the eight SoEs increased on the day following a rumour that the government will fail to offload shares within the 20-day period announced by the finance minister.

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