Dhaka, Feb. 14 -- Stocks extended the losing streak for three consecutive days on Wednesday, with declining turnover, as risk-averse investors preferred to bag profit on quick-gaining shares.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down more than 23 points to settle at 6,371.

DSEX shed 76 points in the past three trading days after gaining 368 points in the previous ten days.

Market insiders said cautious investors continued their profit-taking sell on stocks that saw a significant gain in the past few trading days, while some were busy rebalancing their portfolios.

DSES, which represents Shariah-based companies, also saw a fractional loss of 0.20 points to 1,391. However, DS30, which consists of blue-chip compan...