Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- Bangladesh's stocks fell significantly on Tuesday as investors dumped their holdings to prevent further losses.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, plunged 52.74 points or 1.11 per cent to settle at 4,708. It was the lowest level of DSEX since November 17, 2016.

Two other indices also ended lower. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 14.60 points to finish at 1,660 and the DSES (Shariah) index lost 8.56 points to settle at 1,080.

The daily trade turnover on the prime bourse also dipped to BDT 2.88 billion as most of the investors were reluctant to make fresh investment in stocks amid ongoing bearish trend.

Turnover came down to BDT 2.88 billion, which was 18 per cent lower than the previous session's...