Share prices on the country’s premier bourse slumped yesterday on profit taking in the wake of the government’s ongoing drive against corrupt politicians and businesspeople.
Investors are shy now to buy new shares following the anti-crime drive, said a stock market analyst.
The joint forces yesterday arrested more high-profile political leaders including BNP leader Mirza Abbas and Awami League leader Engineer Mosharraf Hossain.
The turnover increased to Tk 89.62 crore from Thursday’s Tk 87.7 crore on the Dhaka Stock Exchange.
The DSE General Index lost 35.89 points or 1.98 percent to close at 1771.42.
The DSE All Share Price Index also lost 22.48 points or 1.50 percent to finish at 1475.70.
Information collected from The Daily Star