Following a persistent rise in the market, foreign investors withdrew Tk 381.6 crore from the Dhaka Stock Exchange in July-August.
In August, foreign investors withdrew Tk 205.4 crore from the market, up from Tk 176.2 crore in July.
In August, foreign investors sold shares worth Tk 358.5 crore in exchange for Tk 153.1 crore in purchases.
In July, foreign investors sold shares worth Tk 227.4 crore after buying shares worth Tk 51.2 crore throughout the month.
Foreigners began selling stocks at the beginning of 2018 and have continued to do so.
In 2018, net foreign investment was Tk 593.47 crore negative, with nine months of decline due to political uncertainty surrounding the national election on December 30.
In FY20, net foreign investment on Bangladesh’s leading stock exchange was Tk 1,399 crore negative, compared to Tk 183.70 crore negative in FY19.