Indices of the both stock exchanges witnessed a negative trend over investors selling pressure in the first one-and-half-hour trading session on Monday.
Market analysts said, "Most of the big companies' share price rose significantly in the last few days. So, most of the investors has booked quick profit by selling these shares."
In this session, DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) dropped 14.62 points or 0.27 percent to settle at 5,313.
Turnover of the DSE dropped by 16 percent to Tk540.42crore during the session.
The benchmark index CASPI at the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) fell by 61 points to 15,298 till 11:30am.
Moreover, the Shariah-based DSES index lost 4 points to 1,222 and blue-chip index DS30 fell 10.41 points to 1,905.
Despite indices fell, 159 companies share price rose, while 117 issues fell and 82 issues price remain unchanged during the session at the DSE.