Stocks plunge on rumour-driven panic selling

Share prices on the Dhaka Stock Exchange plunged on Tuesday as investors went for panic selling, driven by rumours including one on a squeeze of margin loan by the regulators.
The benchmark general index of the DSE fell by 203.25 points, or 2.72 per cent, to close at 7,280.98 points on the day after the index had lost 88.38 points on

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Stock prices bounce back amid low turnover, thin transactions

Trading on the DSE resumed Tuesday with a positive note. However, the turnover was abnormally low — Tk 2.06 billion — with a revised circuit breaker mechanism in place for transactions of individual issues.
The revised circuit breaker mechanism, apparantly, discouraged investors from selling their stocks in a situation marked by high demand

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