Investors’ confidence hits lowest ebb as stocks keep collapsing

Share market investors’ confidence hit the lowest ebb last week as Dhaka stocks kept on plunging in every trading session, prompting the market regulators to halt trading for three consecutive days amid violent street protests by small investors.
The benchmark general index of Dhaka Stock Exchange last week lost a massive 1249.54

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Stock efforts fall apart

6 brokers’ trading suspended for 30 days on market volatility charges; top bosses stripped of responsibilities; book-building system on hold; markets closed on Sunday
The share index breaker failed to prevent a free fall in prices on the Dhaka and the Chittagong stock exchanges yesterday.
The Dhaka stock index had nosedived 600 points before the just-introduced circuit breaker put a stop to trading on the two bourses

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DSE’s market capitalisation declines by Tk 84,460cr

The market capitalisation of Dhaka Stock Exchange has declined by Tk 84,460 crore over the past one and a half months, with its general index losing 2,592 points due to the ongoing volatility in the country’s securities market.
The market capitalisation of the country’s premier bourse came down to Tk 2,83,611 crore on

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Investors run amok over stocks plunge

Disgruntled share market investors on Wednesday locked in scuffles with the police on the street and threw brickbats at the Dhaka Stock Exchange building in the city’s Motijheel area after the share prices dipped further and a newly-introduced circuit-breaker halted trading on the bourse.
Hundreds of angry investors came out on the road in front of the DSE building after

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Credit crisis hits stocks again

Share prices slide for second day
Share prices at the Dhaka Stock Exchange plunged on Sunday as the investors continued to face credit crunch, said market operators.
The benchmark general index of the DSE dropped by 141.29 points, or 1.87 per cent, to close at 7,429.59 points. The DSE’s general index shed 315.57 points at 1:40pm but regained at the

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