MNCs see price hike up to 10.39pc
With the stock market surge that continued throughout the last week, share prices of the listed multinational companies (MNCs) gained between 1.67 per cent and 10.39 per cent. Buoyed by market-supportive measures taken by the securities regulator, the benchmark DSEX index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) kept soaring for five consecutive sessions in a row, ending the week 331.74 points or 5.55 per cent higher at 6,312.25.The share price of British American Tobacco Bangladesh advanced 1.67 per cent or Tk 8.5, closing the week at Tk 523.10 each. Bata Shoe Company (Bangladesh) surged 5.47 per cent or Tk 50.60 to settle the week at Tk 974.10 each. Berger Paints Bangladesh saw a price hike of 5.65 per cent in the last five sessions, ending at Tk 1804.30 each on Thursday. The share price of RAK Ceramics (Bangladesh) closed at Tk 44.90 each on Thursday, up from Tk 42.20 in the week before. The share price of Heidelberg Cement Bangladesh rose to Tk 183.50 each on Thursday from the previous week’s closing price of Tk 173.50.
Gold prices soar by Tk1,954 per bhori
The local jewellery makers’ body has increased gold prices by Tk 2,064 per bhori effective from today (7 August). Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (Bajus) took the decision at a meeting on Saturday. Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (Bajus) took the decision at a meeting today, reads a press release.As per the new rate, each bhori of 22-carat gold will cost Tk84,301.8 from Tk82,347 – raising by Tk1,954.8. The price of 21-carat gold per bhori has been fixed at Tk80,454, raising Tk1,839 from Tk78,615.The price per bhori of 18-carat gold has been fixed at Tk68,968 from Tk67,417, raising it Tk1,551. The price per bhori of traditional gold is Tk56,959 from Tk55,696, a raise by Tk1263.
National Bank opened a sub-branch at Sadarpur
National Bank Limited opened a sub-branch at Sadarpur under Faridpur district recently. Syed Rois Uddin, Deputy Managing Director of National Bank, inaugurated the sub-branch as the chief guest.
Local and Global Stock Indices *
|Index Name||Close Value||Value Change||Percentage Change|
|FTSE100||$ 7,439.74||↓8.32||↓0.11 %|
|Nikkei 225||$ 28,175.87||↑243.67||↑0.87%|
World Commodities *
|Commodity||Close Value||Value Change||Percentage Change|
|Crude Oil (WTI)||$ 89.01 ||↑0.47||↑0.53%|
|Crude Oil (Brent)||$ 94.92||↑0.80||↑0.85%|
|Gold Spot||$ 1,775.50||↓15.78||↓0.88 %|
Major Currencies Exchange Rates Movement in Last Seven Days *
|USD 1||BDT 94.7000|
|GBP 1||BDT 115.0321|
|EUR 1||BDT 96.2720|
*World Commodities & Local and Global Stock Indices data are taken from bloomberg.com<
* Exchange Rates are taken from BB website, as on latest update.<