Stocks fall for second consecutive day

    The stock market fell for the second consecutive day today as investors continue to hold profits.

    The DSEX, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) benchmark, lost 69 points, or 1.14 percent, at 6,035.

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    Turnover, a major market indicator, increased by 0.49 percent to TK 2,027 million.

    In the DSE, 133 shares rose, 217 fell and 22 remained unchanged.

    Monno Ceramics topped the list of winners, rising 9.64 percent, followed by Bangladesh Monospool Paper Manufacturing, Monno Fabrics, Tamijuddin Textile and Paper Processing & Packaging Ltd.

    Beximco Ltd became the most traded stock with a value of 160 million Tk, changing hands followed by National Feed Mills, Maksons Spinning, Dragon Sweater and Kattali Textile.

    Pioneer Insurance fell further, falling 9.89%, followed by Alif Industries, Prime Islami Life Insurance, Pragati Insurance and Global Insurance.

    The stock market also fell today. CASPI, the general index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange, fell 184 points to 17,580.

    Of the 318 stocks, 120 rose, 181 fell and 17 remained unchanged.

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