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Price fall in large-cap drives stocks down

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Economic Reporter :
Stocks closed on Sunday of the week with downward trend due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities.
The falling major sectors were bank and insurance. A total of 154 securities of the large-cap group moved down due to lower activities.
The broader DSEX index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed the day with 58.07 points down at 5,512.08. The Shariah DSES and the blue-chip DS30 also followed the same trend with 2.60 points down at 1,281.84 and with 20.74 points down at 1,972.26.
The daily trade fell to 7.19 crore shares from Thursday's 7.29 crore shares and the day's trade value at DSE decreased to Taka 354.35 crore from Taka 390.99 crore of the previous session.

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