|DSE General Index from August 1 to September 28, 2011|
According to DSE statistics, DSE general index 6,400 on August 3, 2011 is the highest value of last two months. On September 28, index is 5851 at the end of day. The trend of increasing in share prices continued to February 28, 2011, individuals investors rose to 3.5 million. A large number of people borrowed money from the private banks to invest in the share market with a hope of making good profit. These investors lost their money as a result of suddenly dropped share prices.
Security and Exchange Commission, Bangladesh Bank are trying to build stability in the market. But, it is not influenced enough for getting a better price than present. If the index increases today, that is going down for the next few days. As a evidence of the fact, you can read two contrary reports on The Daily Star:
September 26, 2011: Stocks claw back ground
Dhaka stocks gained 2.34 percent yesterday due to a heavy buying pressure of investors to benefit from low-priced shares, as the bourse returned from deep losses last week. The benchmark General Index -- DGEN -- of Dhaka Stock Exchange closed on 5,784, after gaining 132 points. Ahmed Rashid, director of DSE, said institutional portfolios must be more active to make the market stable for a long term, adding that the price level is attractive for institutional investors.