When asked to know, Professor Mohammad Musa of the Faculty of Commerce of the private United International University said that ordinary investors have become very scared due to the fear of economic uncertainty, abnormal increase in the price of fuel oil and political uncertainty. Especially in the recent past, the abnormal increase in the price of energy has increased the fear of investors. Because, the increase in fuel prices will create pressure on everyone, starting from the industrial sector and the common man. The production cost of the industry will increase. Due to this, it has a negative impact on the stock market.
Among the 379 companies traded in the Dhaka market yesterday, 279 or 74 percent of the companies have decreased in price. The price of 26 or 7 percent increased while the price of 74 or 19 percent was unchanged. Besides, the transaction also decreased by Tk 284 crore from the previous day to Tk 799 crore.
A brokerage house owner spoke on condition of anonymity Prothom-aloWho said, now there are more sellers than buyers in the market.