Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sept. 11 -- Bangladesh's stocks slipped into the red on Monday, snapping a two-day gaining streak, as risk-averse investors went on selling binge on major sectors shares.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 24.83 points or 0.49 per cent over the previous session to close at 5,008.

Three heavyweight five stocks - United Power, BATBC, Khulna Power, BRAC Bank and National Life Insurance led the day's slump, contributing nearly 48 points DSEX fall jointly.

Two other indices also ended lower. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 8.64 points to finish at 1,758 and the DSE Shariah Index lost 1.97 points to close at 1,169.

Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, went up slightly...