Dhaka, June 14 -- Stocks opened marginally lower on Monday as the shaky investors continued to book profit on quick-gaining stocks.

Following the previous day's correction, the market opened on a negative note this morning with the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange falling 13.55 points or 0.22 per cent to reach 6,022 within the first 30 minutes of trading when the report was filed at 10:30 am.

Market analysts said the cautious investors keep booking profits on stocks that saw significant gains in the past few trading days.

As the market was on a rising trend in the last few days, many stock prices were up by at least 10 per cent to 15 per cent, so investors are taking in their profits now, they said.

The DS30 index, comprising b...