Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 29 -- Bangladesh's stocks witnessed yet another setback on Monday as investors dumped their holdings to prevent further losses.

DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), slumped 53.42 points or 1.12 per cent to settle at 4,699-the lowest level since November 17, 2016.

Two other indices also ended lower. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 19.41 points to finish at 1,648 and the DSE Shariah Index lost 16.32 points to close at 1,074.

Turnover, another important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 3.05 billion, which was nearly 19 per cent higher than the previous day's turnover of BDT 2.57 billion.

Worried investors continued to dump their holdings amid relentless fall in share prices in rece...